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Two Good Ideas and Ramen

Many of today’s educational philosophies morphed from taking existing views and putting them together to form a new ideology. However, this was often done by educators who took the time to study and recognize the comprehensive needs of students in their era; they didn’t simply choose the fun and easy...

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We Need to Talk

Every child, whether or not they conform to the common standard of the “easy” or “good” child, has God-given strengths that are perfectly suited for something, something in God’s plan designed for this precious child, something which other more typical children could never achieve. ...

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Meltdowns

Our children are facing cultural problems we can barely wrap our heads around, yet it’s our duty to prevent them, the best we can, from becoming the problem while helping them understand how to deal with the problems....

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The Transition

At a certain point, we begin to crave what mom and dad can’t offer on their own. We appreciate what our parents have done for us, but we want to test ourselves in the so-called “real world.” We want outside teachers and mentors to challenge us. We want to see...

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Homeschool Adults

I believe firmly in the role and responsibility of homeschooling the core subjects and giving our children a strong academic footing. But when it comes to success as an adult, it’s the time in between the book work that seems to shape them the most....

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Checklist for Adulting

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]My daughter’s best friend had her homeschool graduation last May. I had to laugh a bit as I read her Twitter feed in the weeks leading up to the happy event. Her account was peppered with tweets marked #adulting. I chuckled as I read her remarks upon opening her first...

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