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Articles dated August 2013

"Why do I Homeschool?"

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by Beth
Wednesday, 14 August, 2013
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
On the first morning of our 3-Day Parent Practicum, our speaker, Erin Barry asked this question. She said finding the answer in July would carry us through the entirety of the upcoming school year. Erin asked us another question, "When did you know you really believed...
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Pig Out on Good Food and Great Ideas

Imagine a banquet hall with a long table staggering under the weight of varied foods. Imagine a night filled with music, laughter, and stories. Imagine reasoned discourse about the issues of the day and about the nature of man.   In the not too distant past, people...
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I'm Different, Therefore I Am

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by David
Monday, 12 August, 2013
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
Last week, in celebration of our twenty-seventh anniversary, my wife and I spent a couple of nights at a bed and breakfast in Black Mountain, NC. The whole town treated us like home folks and we really needed it. We experienced car trouble as soon as we arrived in town...
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Rethinking the Daily Grind

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by Jen
Friday, 09 August, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
When I was in high school, one of my favorite attention-getting quotations came from the famous German composer Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750): “Without my morning coffee, I’m just like a dried-up piece of roast goat.”1 Reciting this line was guaranteed to generate...
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How the Bible Taught Me to Study

What do you think of when you hear the word ‘wisdom’? Do we want our children to grow up in wisdom? Do we want them to be wise as serpents and harmless as doves, even if that means they will be wiser than we are? I hope the answer to these questions is yes. My son felt...
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