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Articles by author: Lisa Bailey

Raising Imaginative Children

by Lisa
Tuesday, 26 September, 2017
categories: Articles, Homeschooling Life
I have always valued imagination. As a child, I loved pretending that the root of the big tree in the backyard was a crocodile to be avoided in the “river” of dirt surrounding the tree. As a teen I spent summer days writing (bad) poetry instead of cleaning the garage....
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Help! We’re Starting Challenge Without Foundations!

Are you considering joining a Challenge community—even though your child has not been through a Foundations program? You probably have loads of questions, a great deal of excitement, and maybe a few concerns. The lure of integrated subjects, the offer of organized,...
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The Power of Community—It’s Not What You Think

Someone recently asked me to weigh in on their “be part of a local community” or “do CC at home” dilemma. As I began to gather my thoughts, identify my best examples, and marshal my arguments, I realized that for me, the jury is not still out. I am wholly sold out to...
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The Magic of Reading Aloud

by Lisa
Tuesday, 03 January, 2017
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
When you think of “magic,” what do you envision? A wand waving? The flash of a red-lined cape? The rabbit emerging from the top hat? Frankly, I was never one for magic; the tricks, while sometimes amazing, never fascinated me or drew me in. But then I discovered the...
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When Failure Is Not an Option

When my older daughter was young, one of her favorite movies was Apollo 13. I am not completely sure what the fascination was; she was too young by most estimates to really “get” the movie. At any rate, I spent quite a bit of time watching the movie, apparently...
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