Tag Archives: extracurricular activities

Hey, Parents; Leave Those Kids Alone

Autonomy Fuels Kids’ Passion for Sports and Music Parents who want their children to discover a passion for music, sports, or other hobbies should follow a simple plan: Don’t pressure them. By allowing kids to explore activities on their own, … Continue reading

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The Field Trip Not Taken

Today we’re not going on a field trip. We won’t be touring Appomattox Court House, where General Lee surrendered and America’s Civil War ended. We won’t be with our friends from our homeschool co-op. We won’t be punctuating our study … Continue reading

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