May 2014 archive

John McCrae postage stamp

A Poppy for Memorial Day

I’m Canadian, and in my homeland, we honor our veterans on November 11th, or Remembrance Day as we call it.  It marks the end of the violence during World War 1.  As you might imagine, it is a day to remember those who have served in the armed forces, to defend our freedom. Remembrance Day […] Read more…

Preparing for Challenge A

Preparing Your Child for Challenge A

My family participates in a classical group learning environment for homeschoolers called Classical Conversations, in New York City.  There are campuses all over the world, and there’s probably one in your backyard if you live in the USA.  Find out more by visiting  To find out why I love the CC Challenge Program for […] Read more…