Chatham Stables LLC is Now Under New Management and is Ready for Boarders

My friend Emily Clark is the new owner of Chatham Stables LLC. I met her when I lived and worked at Camp Redcloud in Lake City, Colorado. Her easy going, bubbly and hardworking personality made her a friend to everyone at the barn. Her compassion and riding skills made her a …

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Super Awesome Adventures at the Minnesota Children’s Museum

*We were given a membership to the Minnesota Children’s Museum to help us facilitate our review. All thoughts and opinions are based on our experience and are 100% honest and our own. I adore the Minnesota Children’s Museum mission to inspire parents, educators and anyone involved with children to value …

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Understanding social media as a parent

Facebook and Myspace came out about the time I was in high school. I remember talking about it with my friends ands setting up our accounts together. It was awesome because it was a place away from our parents eyes. We could talk to one another, look up whatever information …

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When kids need to play

There is a pattern I am noticing in my kids lately. I see it the most in Madeline which makes sense, because she is three years older than the twins. She is between Love of Learning and Scholar, with occasional hours and days practicing scholar phase. I am thankful for Oliver and …

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How positive, strong social media, reflects the small town business community you live in.

We live in a small town and many of our clients will come from outside of the community. I-35 and I-90 intersect right outside of town. There are statistically more travelers on I-35 than I-90, but travelers pass by our town everyday. If there is one thing I have learned in life, …

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My kid’s attitudes are making me quit homeschooling.

Our kids have chores they are required to do everyday. It doesn’t change unless they are sick, we have a field trip or circumstances come up we can’t control. Otherwise they have been trained or are in the process of being trained to perform the task. We try to make …

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What is your business core?

We model our business core after the homeschooling method we discovered a little over five years ago. Thomas Jefferson Education is a educational method based on three phases of learning. Discovering these three phases has had a tremendous impact on our family, learning and business. There have been many times over the …

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Mentor your kids through a rough homeschool day, week or months.

I don’t know what happens to our kid’s brains between Friday and Sunday. Whatever happens it is as if they have forgotten everything we have been learning. Emotions run high, their attitudes are disrespectful and it is all I can do to not break into yelling or tears. There have …

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Story learning with Kidloland

*We were given a subscription to Kidloland to help us faciliate this review. All thoughts and opinions are honest and based on our experience. Naomi is the spitting image of myself. She loves to talk, has as sweet, stubborn spirit and has the ability to command an army. God created …

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Five years later, does TJED work?

We always knew we wanted to create a different learning environment for our kids than we had growing up. We wanted their education to be different from a public, private or christian school. In one way or the other, Mark and I combined had experienced all three. We wanted a hands-on, …

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