#106 – Stop Looking for Hacks (Get an Educational Philosophy)

#106 – Stop Looking for Hacks (Get an Educational Philosophy)

Homeschool moms are often on the hunt for hacks to streamline and simplify the school day, but what if hacks are making us slaves? To make good decisions as we homeschool and appropriate curriculum picks, we don’t need to find the right guru or printable to tell us what to do. We need a philosophy…

SS #105: You’re Not the Boss of Me (Mom as Authority Figure)

SS #105: You’re Not the Boss of Me (Mom as Authority Figure)

It is common today to interpret an authority figure using their authority as automatic oppression and undesirable, but that is not how God made the world. God created a chain of command and hierarchy of authority for human societies. Attempts to deny or suppress God’s natural order and design end up in chaos because it…

#103 – Becoming More Human (What?! How?!)

#103 – Becoming More Human (What?! How?!)

There is frequent talk in classical education circles about becoming more human, which can be disconcerting and easily misunderstood. Although intended to honor and elevate our humanity, what we often hear in such comments today is an implicit attack on the less educated as therefore less human. Today we tackle, qualify, and defend the statement:…