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Socratic What?

This year I had the pleasure of being the Director for my daughters Classical Conversations Challenge 2 class. One of our favorite strands quickly became Reasoning where we explored Socratic Dialogue. Now, I don’t know about you, but this this was not something I was taught in school. Socratic dialogue, also known as the Socratic …

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Path of education

When I was a full time nanny I had the opportunity to study various paths to education. The ones I found parents drawn to most were Montessori, Classical education and Waldorf. I was fascinated by each of these and wanted to share some of the main differences between them to help you on your path …

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Bright Ideas that keep me sane

Now, let’s talk about finding your inner zen. We all have those moments when the kids push us to our limits, and it feels like our heads might explode. Take a deep breath, my friend. Close your eyes for a few seconds and envision yourself on a peaceful tropical beach. Hear the waves crashing, feel …

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New Year New You

I have found for myself the more focus I can give to what I intentionally plan to create in my life the less I feel stuck.

Comparison is the thief of joy

Have you ever found yourself looking at another family and feeling like you must be failing at this homeschooling thing because it looks nothing like what they are doing? As a single mom in a Christian Homeschooling community I have been there. I can lose myself in a rabbit hole of comparisons because my family is so very different then what I see. Our journey homeschooling has taken many detours and we have tried multiple different paths but the one thing they all had in common is that they did NOT look like what the families around us looked like.