As I have never baked with parchment paper (and neither has my mom), I have hard to remove cookies, etc. when I cook with cookie sheets. I am sure you don't have this problem. I decided to try something new the last time I baked my absolutely delicious double chocolate cake mix cookies; I lined my […]
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The joy of self-motivated learning begins when your child first says" let me do it myself" and hopefully this attitude will continue to lead your child into new adventures in learning. We're a very musical family — with me being a piano teacher and my husband a music minister — so my children have been […]
Why would you consider teaching your children the phonetic alphabet? How many times have you misunderstood someone when they spelled a word, a name, or a VIN or serial number over the phone? P's sounded like B's, S's sounded like X's, and so on. To prevent confusion in situations like this, customer service agents are […]
What does it take to raise musical children? Is it inherited? Encouraged? or does it just happen? I'm a piano teacher and my husband is a music minister, so people tell us all the time that our children have no hope — they are going to turn out to be musical kids. And it's turned […]
This post is linked to Wordless Wednesday.
National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a world-wide event that takes place every November in which each participant tries "to write a 175-page (50,000-word) novel by midnight, November 30." NaNoWriMo is a fun way for aspiring writers to put into practice that often-elusive secret to becoming a successful writer — B.I.C. Also known as 'Butt […]