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Articles tagged Kathy Sheppard

Why You Shouldn't Just Ditch Latin

by Kathy
Thursday, 19 April, 2018
categories: Classical Christian Education
This missive is inspired by things I see on the Facebook groups to which I belong. The temptation to give up on Latin seems to fester around this time of year (coincidentally at the same time I personally get tired? I think not). Homeschool mamas and papas and...
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Declarations of a Challenge A Mom

For those of you who know me, you know that my journey through Classical Conversations is a different one from most. I started working with Classical Conversations in 2006. It was small then; I remember once someone saying something about corporate and someone else...
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Why My Kid Does Not Need Bath Toys

Our two-year-old boy old loves his bath. Many well-meaning relatives wanted to get him some bath toys for his birthday and for Christmas. For some reason, I balked at the idea. It took me a while, but with God’s help, I was able to figure out why I had such a violent...
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Things to do when your firstborn starts Foundations (sequel to Things not to do with your firstborn when starting Foundations)

For those of you who know me, you know that I am relishing this last year I have with my daughter who will be in Challenge A next year. She is very ready for it and I am so excited to see how it goes next year! She has gone through Foundations since she was three and...
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National Latin Exam sign up due by January 20!

Here is my annual blog post about the National Latin Exam. It is a wonderful exam that students take in the middle of March and it gives the students practice in standardized testing and test taking skills. I want to reiterate that taking the test will not hurt your...
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