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What Are We Afraid Of?

Your spirit has been bruised by cowardice, Which many a time so weighs a man's heart down it turns him from a glorious enterprise-- as shadows fool the horse that shies away. (Dante, Inferno, Canto II) In this early scene from Dante’s Inferno, Vergil urges Dante to...
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What I Teach When I Don't Get It

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I loved teaching logic to my girls. I spent multiple years teaching logic as a Challenge B tutor and I mastered the subject (at least to some degree!). Revealing the patterns and intricacies of the subject was exhilarating for me, and I felt equal to most of the...
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Celebrating the Teachable Moments

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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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When the Going Gets Tough

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by Lisa
Friday, 25 October, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
“When the going gets tough, the tough get going!” This quote by Joseph Kennedy, father of President John F. Kennedy, urges the soul under attack to hunker down and work harder, putting forth extra effort to battle adversity. The pithy sentiment, designed to inspire a...
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Peace Talks

We all know, from watching political events unfold as well as from negotiating with our children over school work, bed times, chores, and sibling squabbles, that ‘peace talks’ are a way to resolve conflict. How many of us realize, however, that the activity of...
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