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Articles tagged Brandy Ferrell

Celebrating Childhood

by Brandy
Monday, 04 September, 2017
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
It happens almost every day. Our two-year-old sits at the top of the stairs, motions for me to sit next to him, and gestures to the family portrait as he points out, “Mama? Daddy? Baby?” Together, we scoot down the stairs one at a time, studying that portrait,...
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Letter to a New CC Mom (continued)

What am I going to neglect and what am I going to pursue? My last article left us with this probing question as we pondered Leigh Bortins’s words… ...And I see frustrated parents who have over-estimated their high school child’s elementary education, realize they have...
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Letter to a New CC Mom

Dear CC Mom, I have learned so much about the classical model in the past few years (I still have a long way to go!), and I admit that it has sometimes gone against what my preconceived notions and tendencies are! I just finished reading Echo in Celebration by Leigh...
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When Failure Becomes Success--A Mother's Story

In the midst of failure, it is not always easy to see God's purposes. About seven years ago, I was in a set routine. I had already experienced life as an engineer for a Fortune 500 company, as well as life as a high school math teacher for everything from precalculus...
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Two-Thousand-Mile Thoughts on Teaching the Trivium

Imagine this scenario: As we travel across West Virginia, three boys are loudly singing "Take Me Home Country Roads" by John Denver (at the top of their lungs), the rain is pelting our windshield so hard that it sounds like a helicopter is about to take off right there...
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