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Articles dated September 2017

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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Why My Kid Does Not Need Bath Toys

Our two-year-old boy old loves his bath. Many well-meaning relatives wanted to get him some bath toys for his birthday and for Christmas. For some reason, I balked at the idea. It took me a while, but with God’s help, I was able to figure out why I had such a violent...
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Classical Conversations families gather for national reunion

by John
Wednesday, 20 September, 2017
categories: Articles
Thousands of homeschool families will be gathering during the third week in October for their version of a giant family reunion. Classical Conversations®, the world’s largest classical homeschooling organization, will be celebrating its 20th anniversary Oct. 18 in 10...
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Starting Slow

A long time ago I ran a marathon. In Alaska. At the base of Mt. McKinley. Seriously, in my current fitness state that idea feels ridiculous now. It sounded like a good idea at the time. My husband to be and I were newly engaged and it felt like the perfect way to...
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The Real Impact of Imagination

One of the best things our parents ever did for me and my sister, Sarah, was let us get bored. “Good,” Mom would say when I whined to her that I was bored. “If you’re never bored, then you’ll never learn how to make fun for yourself.” And this probably why I have a...
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