Category Archives: Teaching our children

A Practical Education; A Response to “Don’t Stay in School”

I admit the first time I watched the video “Don’t Stay in School” I felt incredibly irritated. David Brown recites in an edgy rap the kinds of things he had to learn in school instead of useful things he thought … Continue reading

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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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