Christmas Spirit Reading Challenge Wrap-up

I did not read as many Christmas stories as I would have liked for the  Christmas Spirit Reading Challenge, but I did complete the Mistletoe Level which is what I was aiming for. I also completed Visions of Sugar Plumbs, reading a couple of Christmas stories with my niece on …

Fun While Learning Math

School’s back in and if your child is anything like mine, math has and probably always will be one of the tougher subjects. While you were in elementary school, you might remember using colored objects to help with counting. These items are called math manipulatives, and they are still being used in …

St. Patrick’s Breastplate

Since today is St. Patrick’s Day, I though I’d share my favorite prayer, St. Patrick’s Breastplate. According to tradition, St. Patrick wrote it in 433 A.D. for divine protection before successfully converting the Irish King Leoghaire and his subjects from paganism to Christianity. It’s possible that it was written by …