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Articles tagged Play

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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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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Fresh Springs

Do you have a summer tradition for refreshment? Every summer, I love to re-read a classic devotional book called “Streams in the Desert” by L. B. Cowman. Written in 1925, it has a truly wise, old-school style and feel. The theme of the entire book echoes the ideas of...
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Thoughts on Ten Ways to Destroy the Imagination of Your Child

In Ten Ways to Destroy the Imagination of Your Child, Anthony Esolen writes an "indispensable guide to overcoming today's treacherous trends in parenting and education—and the overwhelming banality of contemporary culture." Esolen's scope is broad, but my focus was...
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