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Articles tagged Challenge Parent

A Journey Worth Taking

My mother has a beautiful mezzo soprano voice. When I was a child, she participated in many community choirs, and, due to my father’s deployments with the Navy, she frequently had her three little girls in tow. Because of this, I grew up learning the parts to Handel’s...
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Lessons Learned Last Year

All’s well that ends well? I hope so, because this academic year is ending very well, but that is not to say that the entire year has been smooth sailing. There have been some choppy seas on our Challenge II journey—even a couple of storms. After one such storm, we...
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10 Lessons I Have Learned in 10 Years of Classical Conversations

Rest and play! Too many times we are eager to rush our very small children into “school.” Treasure those younger years which fly by. Read lots of good books together, sing silly songs, and take lots of walks and naps. All too soon, your days will be filled with more...
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You Might Be a "Drop Out" Parent If....

Classical Conversations stresses parent involvement. In fact, parents are supposed to be the primary teachers. And for the most part, parents are the primary teachers. Taking on that role is never easy, but it is probably easier to do when the children are young. It...
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A Word about Homeschooling through High School

As high school students transition to independent learners and earnestly prepare for adulthood, they must learn self-discipline in addition to a greater volume of information. Their interaction with peers is more direct and ongoing than in their previous school...
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