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Articles by author: Jennifer Courtney

Restoring Two Generations: Forming a Learning Plan for Parents

A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto wise counsels. Proverbs 1:5 (KJV) “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.” - Henry Ford In Classical...
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Advent: Are we still watching, waiting, and expecting?

‘Tis the season of expectation and searching, of hope and wonder. ‘Tis the season of Advent. Our English word advent comes from the Latin word advenio, which literally translates “to come to.” It is made up of the preposition ad and the verb venio. One of my favorite...
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Help! I didn’t have a classical education!

Ever since the launch of the Cultivating Classical Parents webinar series, I have received many emails from parents with the same theme. How can I give my children a classical education when I didn’t receive one? If you have had thoughts like these, you are in good...
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July 4th Celebrations and Memory Work

On July 4th, and on other American holidays, do we really pause to reflect on our nation’s history? Too often, for my family, these holidays have become a day of swimming, grilling, and fireworks. Recently, I read Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little Town on the Prairie to my...
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Three Rs of Summer…Renew, Rest, Reassess

It’s summer! Hip, hip, hooray! Break out the ice tea, the sunscreen, and the books. Every summer, as my kids are soaking up the sunshine, hours of free play, and extra time with friends, I focus on three things I can’t find time to do during the school year. I renew,...
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