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Articles tagged Imagination

Play to Learn, Play to Live

When you’re young, school is your job. When you’re even younger, play is your school and your job. I like to think I attended a highly acclaimed “school” and landed a top-notch “job.”   As I’ve mentioned in articles before, my family was poor when I was a kid (though “...
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Raising Imaginative Children

by Lisa
Tuesday, 26 September, 2017
categories: Articles, Homeschooling Life
I have always valued imagination. As a child, I loved pretending that the root of the big tree in the backyard was a crocodile to be avoided in the “river” of dirt surrounding the tree. As a teen I spent summer days writing (bad) poetry instead of cleaning the garage...
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The Real Impact of Imagination

One of the best things our parents ever did for me and my sister, Sarah, was let us get bored. “Good,” Mom would say when I whined to her that I was bored. “If you’re never bored, then you’ll never learn how to make fun for yourself.” And this probably why I have a...
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Celebrating Childhood

by Brandy
Monday, 04 September, 2017
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
It happens almost every day. Our two-year-old sits at the top of the stairs, motions for me to sit next to him, and gestures to the family portrait as he points out, “Mama? Daddy? Baby?” Together, we scoot down the stairs one at a time, studying that portrait,...
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The Joy of Reading Aloud

When I first began to homeschool, I had visions of my children sitting at my feet, hanging on my every word, and basking in the warm glow of knowledge. We have never had a day like that, but there is one time of day when they are sitting at my feet and hanging on my...
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