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Articles tagged Development

Becoming Patient with Questions

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Modern life has a lot of benefits; I have easy access to just about anything I want. However, this benefit comes with a drawback: it is easy to forget where things came from. It is easy to forget that asparagus comes not from a factory, but from a farmer. It is easy to...
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Classical Education Is like Making a Cheesecake

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by Lisa
Friday, 13 September, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
I recently asked a group of young children at Foundations Orientation if they wanted to learn how to make cheesecake. Always ready for an adventure and primed to have snack time sooner rather than later, they enthusiastically agreed. “So, what do we need to get started...
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Into Eternity: Homeschooling through High School

Almost every year since we became members of our local homeschool support group over a decade ago, my family has attended a high school graduation ceremony. It is always a blessing to watch parents—and sometimes entire families—ascend the stage, and to watch fathers...
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From Driver to Passenger: A Homeschool Parent's Journey

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by Lisa
Tuesday, 21 May, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
Years ago, back when we were both new to homeschooling, one of my friends was loudly lamenting the early elementary years. She was not a fan of “projects,” copy work, or repetitive reading; she was eager to engage her children in discussing “big ideas,” to teach them...
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