Take a Mental Vacation – Part I

October 20th, 2013 by Sarah Moser

TAKE A MENTAL VACATION – WRITING EXERCISE, PART I WRITE A VOCABULARY POEM! NaBloWriMo Post Number 14 by Sarah Gunning Moser Ever been stuck on a writing assignment?  Take heart. Sometimes, you just need to take a little vacation…even if it’s only a mental one. How? Well, follow me through the mist of “writer’s block”. […]


Take a Mental Vacation – Part II

October 19th, 2013 by Sarah Moser

TAKE A MENTAL VACATION – PART II NoBloWriMo Post 15 Welcome back! Yesterday, I promised you I would teach you the five steps necessary to write a vocabulary poem. They are the prerequisites to take your mental vacation. If you follow them exactly, you will find freedom in your writing and your thinking that you […]


The Word Geek: borborygmus

October 14th, 2013 by Sarah Moser

THE WORD GEEK: borborygmus NaBloWriMo Post 11 Sometimes in my guise as The Word Geek, I come across a word I have never seen before, and it makes me giggle. Borborygmus is just such a word, and the picture to the left should give you a hint as to its origin and meaning. If not, […]


Sounding Off: Pet Peeves II

October 12th, 2013 by Sarah Moser

SOUNDING OFF ABOUT MANNERS: PET PEEVES II NaBloWriMo Post 9 A DECIDED LACK OF MANNERS I promised you the Pet Peeves II list today, and I shall deliver. I suspect most of these peeves are some of yours, too. If you think I left an important one out about minding one’s manners, please leave a […]


Word Geek: Viewpoint

October 9th, 2013 by Sarah Moser

WORD GEEK: VIEWPOINT – It’s Not What You’ve Heard NaBloWriMo Post 6 This is a post is for my fellow word geeks: those who love the English language, care about the growing rate of functional illiteracy in the United States, and who seek ways to help children – and illiterate adults – learn to read […]


How Fast Do You Read?

October 2nd, 2013 by Sarah Moser

One of my students asked me, ” How fast can human beings read?” I did not know the answer to the question, but it interested me. I told him I needed to check on that, so I did. NaBloWriMo and Reading What I found is interesting, inspiring, and astonishing. Since today is Day One of […]


One Seed at a Time

July 8th, 2013 by Sarah Moser

Encouragement for Mothers, Teachers, Homeschoolers Late last fall, I felt down. I don’t remember what triggered it, other than worrying about why I tend to have small to medium-sized seminars as opposed to large ones most of the time. The Lord answered my concern instantly by giving me the most wonderful image, which is what I […]


English 98 Keys “Boot Camp”

May 23rd, 2013 by Sarah Moser

SWR is Like “Boot Camp” for English Guest Blogger: Jennifer Braden Last fall I had the privilege of taking a Spell to Write and Read Basic Seminar, essentially a boot camp/training seminar for moms and teachers choosing to teach their kids to read and write via this method, developed by Wanda Sanseri from the Romalda […]


Homeschooling from the Heart

August 9th, 2012 by Sarah Moser

Any teaching parent knows that homeschooling is a calling and a sacrifice, something done from the heart. There are inevitable ups and downs from combining parenting and teaching. Sometimes, others misunderstand. Parenting and homeschooling require a heart focused on God and locked onto the children being taught. It must be willing to quiet itself during […]


How to Order Materials II

August 3rd, 2012 by Sarah Moser

We are working still on the Shopping Cart feature for this site. Until it is operational, please email Sarah Moser for any materials you wish to order. You may read about a few of the basic Core Kit materials if you go to the blog on this site and type in “How to Order Materials” […]