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Articles tagged Habits

Five Ways to Give Thanks for One Thousand Gifts

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by Ruth
Wednesday, 21 November, 2012
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
"I look down at the pen, this pen I keep wielding, one writing her way all the way to one thousand. This pen: this is nothing less than the driving of nails. Nails driving out my habits of discontent and driving in my habit of eucharisteo....Because the habit of...
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Five Secrets to Learning Latin (or Any Other Subject) Well

The project: keep up with a group of high school Latin students for Henle Second Year. My response: challenge accepted!   The first hurdle: I had never taken Henle Latin First Year. The solution: Latin by the pool over the summer. This summer I committed to get as far...
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The Well-Made Bed

by Courtney and
Monday, 03 September, 2012
categories: Homeschooling Life
All good classical educators know about Susan Wise-Bauer’s book, The Well-Trained Mind. We would love to do everything she recommends, but before we can achieve a well-trained mind, I propose we begin with The Well-Made Bed. I mentioned this at dinner with some...
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Lessons from a First-Semester Challenge Parent

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 all of these years, I finally have a student in Challenge A. During our first semester, we learned quite a few...
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