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Articles tagged Conversation

The Hobbit Retreat: What Is It?

by Matt
Tuesday, 19 November, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
What is The Hobbit Retreat? Some of my readers will know, some will not. In October, Classical Conversations held the first of what we hope will be many “Rising to the Challenge” student retreats. The theme of this first retreat was J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit. It was...
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The Fear and Danger of Missing Out

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by David
Wednesday, 13 November, 2013
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
I was missing out. Something prompted my daughter to address my ignorance and she played for me the Gangnam Style music video. A multitude of cultural references suddenly made sense. I could finally laugh at the joke, a joke that I previously failed to recognize. We...
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What if Adam and Eve had been Challenge Students?

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by Brian
Tuesday, 05 November, 2013
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
Recently, a few of our city commissioners tried to pass an ordinance that was clearly unbiblical. As I was discussing it with others, I stumbled upon a disturbing trend. While everyone I talked with agreed that the ordinance was wrong, most could not effectively...
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The Power of a Question

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by Lisa
Friday, 11 October, 2013
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
May I ask you a question? As a mom, I am good at that: “Are you up yet?” “Do you need some help?” “Why did you leave that here?” “Is your throat sore?” “When will you be back?” “Do you call that clean?” As a homeschool mom of two for more than a dozen years, I have...
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The Two Best Hours of the Week

Feeling guilty seems to be a permanent condition of motherhood. It is often magnified for homeschooling mothers: it seems impossible to finish the “perfect” lesson plans we have made; if we participate in too many activities, we worry that we are overloading our...
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