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Articles by author: Lisa Bailey

Speaking of Dirt

by Lisa
Friday, 21 March, 2014
categories: Rhetoric Stage (ages 14 to 18)
It started with a dirt hill. The large, unassuming pile of fill dirt occupied the back corner of our church property. To us adults it represented the unfinished nature of our construction efforts. To our children, it represented adventure, strategy, and conquest. Every...
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Knowing When to Cheat

by Lisa
Tuesday, 28 January, 2014
categories: Homeschooling Life
I never thought I would find myself teaching my daughter to cheat. We spend our time as parents teaching wholesome lessons like kindness to siblings, respect of elders, and honesty in all things. What place could “cheating” have among those lesson plans? I have been...
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In the spirit of the holidays, I offer you: The Twelve (CC) Days of Christmas

by Lisa
Friday, 20 December, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
On the twelfth day of Christmas, CC gave to me: twelve famous paintings. On the eleventh day of Christmas, CC gave to me: eleven friends in Challenge. On the tenth day of Christmas, CC gave to me: ten body systems. On the ninth day of Christmas, CC gave to me: nine...
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Celebrating the Teachable Moments

by Lisa
Friday, 22 November, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
What is your favorite thing about a To Do List? The calming pursuit of listing all the necessary tasks to be accomplished? The knowledge that you will not forget something important? The sheer symmetry of the bullet points? My favorite part of a To Do List is crossing...
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When the Going Gets Tough

by Lisa
Friday, 25 October, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
“When the going gets tough, the tough get going!” This quote by Joseph Kennedy, father of President John F. Kennedy, urges the soul under attack to hunker down and work harder, putting forth extra effort to battle adversity. The pithy sentiment, designed to inspire a...
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