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Articles dated September 2013

Classical Education Is like Making a Cheesecake

by Lisa
Friday, 13 September, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
I recently asked a group of young children at Foundations Orientation if they wanted to learn how to make cheesecake. Always ready for an adventure and primed to have snack time sooner rather than later, they enthusiastically agreed. “So, what do we need to get started...
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Mental Freedom

by David
Thursday, 12 September, 2013
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!
Charlie Brown never kicked a football held by Lucy Van Pelt; somehow he fell for her deception every time. She made a fool of him. I feel sorry for Charlie and I comfort myself in knowing that I could never be so effectively and repeatedly deceived. At least I used to...
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Man in the Moon, God in the Sun

by Ruth
Wednesday, 11 September, 2013
categories: Articles
On the flight into Raleigh to deliver my son to Mandala Fellowship, I shared with him the printout of a poem I had just discovered, “The Church-porch,” by George Herbert (1593-1633). It is the first of three parts of a larger work called The Temple. My son was...
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Homeschool and Leisure--those words don't go together!

by Jennifer
Tuesday, 10 September, 2013
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
When I hear the words homeschool and leisure together, I don’t think of them as a fit. I’m not sure it’s possible to conceive of parenthood and leisure in the same sentence. Over the course of this summer, however, I’ve been convicted to rethink my conception of both...
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Travel Tips and Teaching

by Beth
Monday, 09 September, 2013
categories: Articles, Homeschooling Life
Our family LOVES to travel! We have adopted the goal of visiting all "50 States before they graduate" as our own. Besides the hundreds of photographs I take while we travel, we have two main methods of documenting our travels.  The first method:  my children's travel...
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