As a homeschool mom for 25 years, I was significantly influenced by the writings of Susan Schaeffer McCauley, Karen Andreola, and others who
To encourage my kids in learning to narrate in their letters to me about their life experiences, I’ve suggested that they tell me about a favorite story that they have read… what did they like about it? What character qualities did they like about the people in the story? What is something new that they learned? So I sometimes pick a story that fits with my theme, and tell them a little bit about it.