14 creative Christmas letters

14 creative Christmas letters

It’s December 20th, and I still haven’t written my Christmas letter for 2010. But hope springs eternal! If you’re in the same boat, you might appreciate a few ideas to inspire you. Creative Christmas Letters 1. Use a newspaper format with major...

Build a strong reading foundation

By Nancy I. Sanders During the important elementary years, your children are developing the ability to read well and learning to form a positive attitude toward reading. You have the amazing privilege of shaping their hearts to embrace reading as a natural and...
How to write a Christmas carol haiku

How to write a Christmas carol haiku

Haiku poems may be short in length, but they’re long on vivid description and imagery that make the most of every word. Though there are variations, the typical haiku poem contains three lines with a specific syllabic pattern: Line 1 = 5 syllables Line 2 = 7 syllables...
English is confusing

English is confusing

Unless I’m typing in my sleep, I’ll probably never confuse its with it’s or your with you’re. I’m pretty handy with a hyphen, and I’m confident that I’m not prone to apostrophe catastrophes. But I’m the first to admit...