Christmas Star

Christmas Star

The Christmas Star will occur on December 21st when Saturn and Jupiter align. These two planets will produce a significant amount of light. The two largest planets in our solar system will look like a “double planet” for the first time since the Middle Ages. Nothing of this astronomical magnitude will happen again until March […]

A Star is Born

A Star is Born

Whenever you speak the truth, whenever you love someone, whenever you get involved, whenever you drop a bad habit and begin a new one, whenever you say your prayers, whenever you read a good book, whenever you watch wholesome entertainment, whenever you spend time with a family member, a friend, or someone that is lonely, […]

Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother

Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother

I would like to first thank my husband, Don, who is an inspiration and support in everything I do. My children, David and Joseph, give me hope to believe in all that is good. I would also like to thank my parents, Marian and Bernard Sheptoski, for teaching me to love reading good books.

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

History in 3 Minutes Podcast

Hello everyone from “History in 3 Minutes Podcast.” Welcome back! Today, let’s take a look at “Ratification of the Constitution.” During this time, major events included debate over ratification, new political groups, and state conventions. Debate over ratification took place in state legislatures, mass meetings, newspapers, and everyday conversations. Those who supported the new Constitution began […]

Reverse Christmas Parade

Reverse Christmas Parade

Do you know the definition for the New Word of the Day, which is “Reverse Christmas Parade”? Pronounced: [ri-ˈvərs] [kris-məs] [pə-ˈrād] All of the Christmas floats, tables and decorations are stationary while motorists drive by passing them on the street. The Grinch did not steal the Christmas spirit of celebrating with the newest improvisation called […]

Word of the Day – Positivity

Word of the Day – Positivity

Do you know the definition for the New Word of the Day, which is “Positivity”? Pronounced: [pä-zə-ˈti-və-tē ] The practice of being or tendency to be positive or optimistic in attitude Here is one way to be more optimistic: Say Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious  So, Homeschoolers: sketch an illustration and briefly describe what the word ‘positivity’ means to you.

Word of the Day – Pandemic

Word of the Day – Pandemic

Do you know the definition for the New Word of the Day, which is “Pandemic”? Pronounced: [pan-ˈde-mik] A disease that occurs over a wide geographic area (such as a whole country or the world) and typically affects a significant proportion of the population The Hong Kong Flu claimed 1 million lives in 1968 Asian Flu took […]