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Articles tagged Patience

Advent: Patiently Waiting Upon God

“Come, thou long expected Jesus….” These words of a favorite hymn sum up the season of Advent well. Indeed, the savior was VERY long awaited, was He not? For hundreds of years, the Jews had looked for Messiah. There was nothing they could do to hasten His coming but...
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Things Not to Do with Your Firstborn When Starting Foundations

by Kathy
Wednesday, 15 October, 2014
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education, Grammar Stage (ages 4 to 11)
I am part of a couple of groups on Facebook of Classical Conversations’ moms. There are many good ideas on there, but there are also some frustrations vented by moms beginning their Classical Conversations’ journey.  I have seen women say they were giving it X number...
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Rethinking the Daily Grind

by Jen
Friday, 09 August, 2013
categories: Homeschooling Life
When I was in high school, one of my favorite attention-getting quotations came from the famous German composer Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750): “Without my morning coffee, I’m just like a dried-up piece of roast goat.”1 Reciting this line was guaranteed to generate...
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Choosing to Be a Chicken Soup Homeschooler

by Jen
Tuesday, 23 October, 2012
categories: Classical Christian Education
When vats of hand sanitizer magically appear next to every handle, lever, and faucet accessible to the public, it can mean only one thing: cold and flu season has arrived. Despite my best efforts to avoid contamination, sometimes illness is unavoidable, especially if...
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Christmas is not Coming

by Tobin
Thursday, 22 December, 2011
categories: Classical Christian Education
“Mommy, Christmas is NOT coming!” was the cry of a wicked little person in the checkout line ahead of me. He was hunkered into a shopping cart (for which he was far too big), tears dribbling down to his chin as he screamed for a Pez dispenser. His mother’s assurances...
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