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Articles tagged Habits

Five Ways to Give Thanks for One Thousand Gifts

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Revisiting Some Archived Articles that Have Not Been Lost, but May Have Been Forgotten and Are Worth a Fresh Read Five Ways to Give Thanks for One Thousand Gifts by Ruth E. Holleran “I look down at the pen, this pen I keep wielding, one writing her way all the way to...
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Essentials isn't just for writing!

by Amanda
Wednesday, 26 March, 2014
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education
“Men’s natures are alike; it is their habits that carry them far apart.” Confucius (551–479 BC) Habits are not set in an instant. Instead they take weeks, months, or years to form. Taking the time to develop excellent habits of the mind blesses the thinker both...
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When the Going Gets Tough

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by Lisa
Friday, 25 October, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
“When the going gets tough, the tough get going!” This quote by Joseph Kennedy, father of President John F. Kennedy, urges the soul under attack to hunker down and work harder, putting forth extra effort to battle adversity. The pithy sentiment, designed to inspire a...
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Lessons from a First-Semester Challenge Parent

Revisiting Some Archived Articles that Have Not Been Lost, but May Have Been Forgotten and Are Worth a Fresh Read   My children and I have been in Classical Conversations since the fall of 2005. At that time, my three children were ages six, four, and one. Now, after...
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Challenge: The Icing on the Cake (How to Manage Foundations, Essentials, and Challenge at the Same Time)

I used to think that Foundations was the best time of homeschool life. It is fun to sing the songs, read the picture books, and take lots of field trips. However, now that I have two teenagers in high school (Challenge I and Challenge II) I am experiencing some payoff...
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