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Is It All About Me?

by Melanie
Thursday, 29 June, 2017
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
When we began homeschooling, the focus was clearly on the needs of our daughters and what type of education and environment would be in their best interest. It was “all about them.” Fortunately, at about that time, a few families in our small town founded a local...
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Rising to the Challenge

After directing Challenge B for a year, I’ve come to a conclusion. Classical Conversations’ curriculum choices are pure genius. They effortlessly intertwine to produce a beautiful tapestry of knowledge—one telling God’s story of mankind’s humanness, redemption, and...
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The Grammar Clams or Fashioning the Perfect Fit

This is our last night in the nursery. Next year my daughter enters Challenge. But unlike Wendy, we aren’t distraught or anxious. While we both have a healthy respect for the rigors of the Challenge program, we are excited by our new adventure and we are already...
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Weary Travelers: Rest Stop Ahead

Have you ever driven down an unfamiliar road, obediently following the carefully noted directions, to only have an anxious feeling twist knots into your gut? You are certain you have stayed the course, being diligent to only turn when instructed, but somehow the next...
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What to Do about Elementary School Latin

I sometimes see posts on the Classical Conversations Facebook page that remind me of an article I should write (gratias tibi ago—thank you). Many times in these posts, people ask when they should start Latin with their child beyond the Latin in the Foundations Guide....
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