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Articles dated November 2012

Beating the Winter Blues

by Jen
Thursday, 08 November, 2012
categories: Homeschooling Life
Lo! now the direful monster, whose skin clings To his strong bones, strides o’er the groaning rocks: He withers all in silence, and in his hand Unclothes the earth, and freezes up frail life. —William Blake, “To Winter”  The first semester of the school year is winding...
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Homeschooling: Freedom from Responsibility

You homeschoolers have it made! You can pack up and go wherever you want, whenever you want!” I’m sure you’ve heard that one before. But aren’t they right? Can’t we pack up and go wherever, whenever? One of the biggest benefits of homeschooling is that, yes, you do...
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How to Campaign and Win a Roman Election—How the Romans Were Just Like Us!

The Romans were just like us. They had problems with taxes, their economy, and unemployment. They also had trouble keeping their borders secure from other countries. They had issues with morality, abortion, and welfare. Augustus, in fact, gave benefits to men who were...
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Five Secrets to Learning Latin (or Any Other Subject) Well

The project: keep up with a group of high school Latin students for Henle Second Year. My response: challenge accepted!   The first hurdle: I had never taken Henle Latin First Year. The solution: Latin by the pool over the summer. This summer I committed to get as far...
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