Category Archives: Elementary

Motor Memory: The Missing Piece for Kids with Bad Handwriting

When teaching our kids manuscript and cursive handwriting, many homeschool parents forget about the importance of motor memory. Motor memory, simply put, is the ability to instantly recall and replicate specific motor movements. When you do something so many times … Continue reading

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Raising Kids Who Can Focus in a Distracted Digital Age

Is your child’s attention span longer than a goldfish? Are you deliberately raising kids who can focus deeply? According to a recent study, a goldfish has an attention span of nine seconds, while most people lose concentration after only eight. … Continue reading

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Why We Have a No Toy Policy

Yes, I have a No Toy Policy. Before you think we have read The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up and have gone over the Feng Shui deep end, let me share an observation that happened about sixteen years ago while visiting … Continue reading

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