“Dignified Speech”

Sophie:  Hi everyone.  I just love my blog. This post is about how I need to use Dignified Speech. Bob and Ellen say I am highly capable.  Please read this. Lisa:  Ever since I started homeschooling Sophie, I’ve mandated a household rule that we call  “dignified speech.”  What does that...

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“Picture This!”

  Lisa:  Do you have any hobbies?  We learned early on that Sophie was attracted to electronic devices.  She is pretty computer savvy and just naturally picks up on the operation of handheld devices.  I remember once when she and I were driving to Mount Washington Children’s Hospital in Baltimore...

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“Miss Vera”

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Sophie:  Miss Vera is my brand new piano teacher!  She is very nice, and also, she is amazing, and she also just delivered her twin babies!  She is from Hungary, and her husband is named Christophe.  With her as my teacher, I played in my first piano recital this past...

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“The Day She Cracked the Code”

Lisa:  As per instructions from Bob Doman at the National Association for Child Development (NACD), we began flashing picture cards to Sophie when she was 9 months old in order to build receptive language.  Cards were flashed in categories several times a day in short, high-intensity spurts.  When Sophie was...

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