SS #17: Give Your Homeschool a Personality Check

We’re back!!!! That’s right! Today we’re kicking off Season 3. You really want to take Mystie up on her offer below — the 1-page reference on MBTI cognitive functions — because cognitive functions are exactly what we’re talking about today. What if knowing your child’s cognitive functions could help you foster an atmosphere that allows your child exactly what he needs in order for what he’s learning to connect up in his brain? That’s the theory that we’re batting around today, … Read More

SS #16: Don’t Be the White Witch

In spite of empty platitudes and trite sayings, we get — philosophically speaking — to the bottom of Christmas, after all. How does all the work of making Christmas happen correspond to our search for scholé? Can we simplify Christmas? Should we? And what has that to do with our faith? We talk about all this and more in today’s episode. Thank you to our sponsor: This episode is sponsored by The Art of Homeschooling. It’s the truth: The perfect plan … Read More

SS #15: Thankfully Classical

Today’s show is all about thankfulness and Brandy is extremely thankful for Mystie. You see, we had recorded a different episode, but the recording had technical difficulties, and we weren’t able to use it. Mystie was willing to do a special recording, and we are all THANKFUL for her and that she was willing to do this so last minute! In this episode, Mystie and Brandy first discuss the philosophy of thankfulness and the connections between gratitude and scholé. After … Read More

SS #14: Reading Pagan Literature with Highly Resistant Children (with Wes Callihan)

Brandy’s guest today is the one and only Wes Callihan and she is thrilled! If you can believe it, she got through the entire interview without acting like a total fan girl. Wes and Brandy discuss why some children (the hypothetical Boy A and Girl B) are resistant to pagan literature and what to do about it. Two types of resistance prove we need two types of responses! We also get to find out what Wes is reading in his free time, and what advice … Read More

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