Monthly Archives: April 2014

Nourishing the Soul with Fairy Tales

Abolition of Man by C.S. Lewis quotes Augustine in the Chapter “Men without Chests”. He writes, “St. Augustine defines virtue as ordo amoris, the ordinate condition of the affections in which every object is accorded that kind and degree of … Continue reading

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Looking Ahead to the New School Year

What is it about spring that makes us look for a fresh start?  Homeschool families are already thinking ahead to the new year. As our children grow we find their needs change. Teens in particular have a need to bounce … Continue reading

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Aaaand We’re Up!

The website is up and running!  Check it out and let me know if you find any links that do not work. I am looking into a Classical Conversations logo to place on the website so people know we are … Continue reading

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Working on a Website

With the help of my son I have created a website. We found a fabulous template here: It has several pages that have explanations and videos of our program. Not only that, but I have linked to some rich resources, such as Dorothy … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Upper Valley Classical Community blog!

On this chilly April afternoon I am launching the official blog for the Upper Valley Classical Community writers. Here we will post about home school, classical education, Classical Conversations, and life in general. As we grow through our practice of … Continue reading

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