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The Payoff is Coming!

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My wife and I started homeschooling in earnest twenty years ago this month. Our fourth, and last, child graduated from Challenge IV in May. Classical Conversations didn’t come to our area until our oldest two children were already graduated; fortunately, they enjoyed a...
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Transforming Self-Talk

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by David
Thursday, 19 July, 2018
categories: Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
Parents, be careful what you say to your children because your consistent words will become their self-talk. Our minds are always working, talking, thinking. This is our self-talk. What we say to ourselves may be the most important aspect of our mental health and our...
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Help! I’m Starting Challenge II Without Foundations (or Challenge)!

Though she had been homeschooled her whole life, Cassidy started her formal high school education with Challenge II, having no Foundations or any Challenge program at all! We asked her to share her experience…   Looking to start Challenge II was honestly a pretty scary...
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How to Scale Your Child's Latin

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In a previous article, I talked about my friend Denise’s philosophy of “scaling, not bailing.” Here is the way I think about it. Every Henle exercise is either a grammar-stage exercise, a dialectic-stage exercise, or a rhetorical-stage exercise. When your child does...
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Investing for Maximum Return

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by Lisa
Thursday, 24 May, 2018
categories: Articles
Do you know the difference between spending money and investing money? Turns out my Challenge I students needed some clarity at the end of this semester. While exploring the “lessons learned” during our Stock Market Project, one student emphatically declared, “I would...
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