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Articles in category: Homeschooling Life

Falling in Love at Practicum

Every summer I fall in love all over again with Classical Conversations. It’s not as if I have ever fallen out of love. But each summer Practicum season I am wooed back to the secret places of the heart in homeschooling. I always come away with a richer understanding...
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Avoiding the Micro-Managing Paradigm as Parents

“Homeschooling parents are some of the bravest people I know.”  I heard that statement recently and couldn’t help but agree. The constant battle of engaging minds while also engaging hearts is demanding, and certainly requires courage and commitment. A necessary...
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Connections

by Patsy
Saturday, 10 June, 2017
categories: Articles, Homeschooling Life
I feel disconnected, cut off, and isolated. It’s only because my “office away from home” is closed this week. It is the Christian dance studio at which my granddaughter studies ballet, jazz, lyrical, contemporary, etc. and at which my grandsons take acrobatics. There,...
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Me? A Director?

We had been an official part of a Classical Conversations community for less than a year. My children were thriving, and I was realizing that a classical education meant more than memorization, pounding Latin, and reading boring books. My oldest was ready to move to a...
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Basketball, Spaghetti Sauce, and Latin

Do you know what basketball, spaghetti, and Mt. Everest have in common? Will you believe they are all related to a Latin lesson I had with my son? Last year, I was blessed with being my son’s Latin teacher. My son Calvin is thirteen years old and a Challenge A student...
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