It's A New Day

It’s A New Day

I begrudgingly set my alarm last night for 6am this morning. ‘I have no where to be,’ I thought, as I contemplated sleeping in. But as I opened my eyes this morning, the low hum of my alarm mingling with the outskirts of my dreams, I allowed a moment of gratitude to wash over me. […] Read more…

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Challenge A Notebook Organization

My family participates in a classical group learning environment for homeschoolers called Classical Conversations. There are campuses all over the world, and there’s probably one in your backyard if you live in the USA. If you would like to learn more, visit ClassicalConversations.com. To find out why I love the CC Challenge Program for middle and high […] Read more…

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It’s HERE! Your Chance To Win $500

I am so grateful to be a part of this amazing giveaway for homeschooling families. Along with a wonderful group of other homeschool bloggers, I am giving away $500 to help you pay for that shiny new curriculum, that Costco bulk Sharpie pack you’ve had your eye on, or your Starbucks run for 100 mornings! […] Read more…

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Latin Flash Cards

I regularly am asked how we make our Latin flash cards. There are a lot of ways, and as always, what works for my child might not work for yours. But I wanted to show you how we make them in our house. When making Latin flash cards, remember that these get used for more than […] Read more…

Day 3

Cultivating the Conversation – Practicum Day 3, 2014

On our third and final day of practicum, we started with a great discussion on cultivating the conversation. In other words, how do we actually implement this whole rhetoric idea, and what can we do at home with kids of all ages.  We defined rhetoric as ‘communicating truth persuasively,’ or, more poetically, ‘leading souls through words.’ And while […] Read more…

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What Is Rhetoric? Practicum Day 1, 2014

My family participates in a classical group learning environment for homeschoolers called Classical Conversations.  There are campuses all over the world, and there’s probably one in your backyard if you live in the USA.  If you would like to learn more, visit  ClassicalConversations.com.  To find out why I love the CC Challenge Program for middle and […] Read more…

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