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To plan or not to plan…that is the question.

There are not a lot of reasons we could say not to plan. It is kind of like housework—you know the plan is going to get messed up quickly. You know that you will not always get it all done and that sometimes you will have to start over. Just like housework, though,...
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Knowing When to Cheat

by Lisa
Tuesday, 28 January, 2014
categories: Homeschooling Life
I never thought I would find myself teaching my daughter to cheat. We spend our time as parents teaching wholesome lessons like kindness to siblings, respect of elders, and honesty in all things. What place could “cheating” have among those lesson plans? I have been...
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Celebrating the Teachable Moments

by Lisa
Friday, 22 November, 2013
categories: Classical Christian Education
What is your favorite thing about a To Do List? The calming pursuit of listing all the necessary tasks to be accomplished? The knowledge that you will not forget something important? The sheer symmetry of the bullet points? My favorite part of a To Do List is crossing...
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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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The "Secret" to Time Management

by Lisa
Thursday, 18 July, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
Have you noticed how hard it is to teach something you do not really know yourself?! Many of us struggle with time management ourselves, so how can we hope to teach our children to “do as we say, not as we do”? The good news is, we can learn along with them!...
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