By Stuart Elliott Anthony Esolen said, while speaking about his book “10 Ways to Destroy the Imagination of your Child”, that if you want to ensure your child doesn’t develop her imagination give her a low ceiling. In other words confine her environment in such a way that she is never encouraged to look beyond
By Stuart Elliott “Participation in a story, a narrative, a life that has others in a web of relationships that create, sustain, and enlighten meaning and purpose is the great unspoken desire of people today.” Timothy Massaro Those familiar with our story know that we grow and raise much of what we eat. We are
By Stuart “A safe fairy-land is untrue to all worlds” -J.R.R. Tolkien Mention homeschooling in conversation and you will inevitably get a variety of responses ranging from general suspicion to out right silence behind a look which reads, “Get me away from these crazy people as soon as possible.” One of the consistent criticisms aimed
Daylight Savings, as far as I’m concerned, can go back to the fiery pits from whence it once came. Because I’ve got three confused babies who have spent far too much effort trying to adjust to your danged ‘ol new schedule the past few days and I’m desperate for: 1. A strong cup of coffee 2.
I can’t do it all. Surprising, I know. But still I get emails and messages from readers each day asking me ‘How do you do it all?’ Short answer: I don’t. Each new phase of life that we’ve moved into has caused us to reassess, reevaluate, and re-prioritize. And that’s good. I’d even venture to