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Articles tagged encouragement

Stones of Remembrance

Fear is the constant companion of parents, is it not? When our children are sick or sickly, or have disorders, disabilities, and diagnoses that are known by an alphabet soup of acronyms, fear mounts quickly. I have faced my share of fear. Our daughter was known to have...
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What I Teach When I Don't Get It

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I loved teaching logic to my girls. I spent multiple years teaching logic as a Challenge B tutor and I mastered the subject (at least to some degree!). Revealing the patterns and intricacies of the subject was exhilarating for me, and I felt equal to most of the...
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Getting It All Done: Ten Tips from a Classical Conversations Veteran

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I think I know you. Like me, you are convinced the Christian classical idea is good for your family, but in practice it means long days, hard work, and utter madness on the day before community. If you have children in more than one program you find yourself stretched...
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Can My Child with Autism Succeed in Challenge?

Socks worn wrong side out, tags cut from every piece of clothing, food which mustn’t touch and must be of similar consistency and color. Odd questions at odd times on odd topics, usually in public from a tiptoeing, finger-waving, beautiful enigma. No eye contact. No...
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His Strength Made Perfect in Weakness

A man's heart deviseth his way: but the Lord directeth his steps (Proverbs 16:9, KJV). Homeschooling humbles me. I am inconsistent. I am a perfectionist. I am selfish. I am distracted when I need to focus. I am focused when I need to be distracted. I have poor time...
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