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Archive for March, 2014

What the Bible says about the role of wives and why I disagree with the Pearls

Monday, March 31st, 2014

Can you clarify specifically what counsel and religious views of the Pearls that you disagree with? Emily G. Doug Wilson outlines the theological views of the Pearls. Tim Challies writes about the theological and training issues. This blog post is about submission vs enabling. Typically, when we talk about the role of wives, we quote […]

Against the Dorothy Sayers Movement

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

Dear Mr. & Mrs. Bluedorn, I purchased your book Teaching The Trivium recently and I think it’s quite thorough and well researched. I think it’s definitely one of the top five books meant to be in the list of reference books for those seeking to homeschool. I’ve been reading various sources on the subject of […]

Communication Time-bomb

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

Here is a recipe for a communication disaster — four ingredients: 1. Excessive Negative Talk “Some people constantly complain and find fault. They seldom affirm or talk about positive virtues of other people. They rarely acknowledge the good things happening in the world or in the church or in their family. They are experts at […]

Please don’t wait till the kids have all moved out before you implement these suggestions

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

Suggestions on how to treat your adult children. 1. The majority of the time that you are talking with your adult child, you should be doing the listening, not the talking. Real and attentive listening. Respectful listening — not appearing to be listening or thinking about what you need to be doing next or what […]

Teaching Math Informally

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Post by Homeschooling with the Trivium.

My 10 Most Useful Reference Tools for Homeschooling

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

The Wall Chart of World History: From Earliest Times to the Present The Reese Chronological Bible — I would prefer it wasn’t the KJV, but it doesn’t come in any other version. Trivium Pursuit’s List of National Contests and Exams Open to Homeschoolers — this is a list I started compiling back in the 80’s. […]

He makes no mistakes

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Help for the Day by J.R. Miller He led them forth by the right way. Psalm 107:7 God leads every one of His children by the right way. He knows where and under what influences each particular life will ripen best. One plant grows best in the sheltered valley, another by the water’s edge, another […]

Tips for an adult who wishes to correct gaps

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Hey, I recently came across your website. I thought it great. I’m currently 25-years-old and missed out a lot of education (deep reading, pronunciation, logic, etc). I was just wondering if you had any tips for an adult like myself who wishes to correct the huge gaps in his education? Thank you! Damien Just a […]

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