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Articles tagged Character

Rhett Butler and Relationship Advice

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Recently I did something brave. I took my own advice. I have said that if you want your children to be vulnerable with you, you have to be vulnerable with them. So, when I sensed that my daughter who turned twelve this summer was beginning to hold back—feeling perhaps...
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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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Take the Ultimate Challenge

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by Jen
Friday, 11 April, 2014
categories: Articles, Homeschooling Life
A lawyer, a medical student, a teenager, and a mom of three gather at a public park. No, this is not the beginning of a joke; it is the start of a weekend Ultimate Frisbee tournament. In 1968, three high school students, one of whom would go on to produce the Matrix...
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Can Books Really Teach Us Anything? (Part Two)

In Part One of this article, we looked at two recent arguments in favor of letting children’s desires dictate what they read. This common contemporary argument is directly opposed to the idea of a classical, Christian education. While the aim of most contemporary...
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Which Is Better: Good Sense or Good Character?

This summer, as we refresh ourselves and renew our commitment to home education, many of us will be thinking about why we pour so much time and energy into educating our children at home. It seems much easier in the summer to think beyond the minutiae of the daily...
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