Elementary


Give Your Child the World (and how we do homeschool history)

Give Your Child the World (and how we do homeschool history)

Stories about the unique beauty in different cultures. Stories about our common humanity. Stories to help you go places without having to literally go there. Stories that share, with age appropriate language and details the struggle and suffering of being human, no matter where you live, but the hope and ...

How to Make Art Together

How to Make Art Together

We’re not just creating art, we’re creating a shared life. We make art together, and we are all the better for it.

Inspiration and Action ~ The Wrap-Up

Inspiration and Action ~ The Wrap-Up

I want this wrap up of inspiration and action to be very applicable to you, regardless of if you camp, hike, or ski. Here's my takeaways from these nine posts, which are actually takeaways from five years of inspiration to action movement in our family life.

Celebrating Winter

Celebrating Winter

Before I know it winter will be over. But I'm not wishing it away, there's too much fun to be had in the moment.

Developing Self-Discipline

Developing Self-Discipline

Children can learn to apply themselves to difficult tasks, and become self-disciplined adults by investing large amounts of time, energy, and effort in designing their own studies and self-directing their learning.

Drudgery & Discipline

Drudgery & Discipline

Or would these children-become-adults be empowered by years of personal decision making and experience - growing up in an atmosphere of unconditional support, clear boundaries, and positive role models - to seek after and make happen those things they want to accomplish in life?

Training in the Early Years ~ A Foundation for Self-Discipline

Training in the Early Years ~ A Foundation for Self-Discipline

I'm a big believer in boundaries and unconditional love, and then total freedom in the loving relationship of those boundaries.