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Holy Habits in the Home

Holy Habits in the Home

Francis Cardinal George, the Archbishop of Chicago, on Catholic radio discussed the challenges facing the young men in the seminary. Vocations to the priesthood are up in Chicago, due in ...

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Discipline

There’s no question about it! Discipline is the hot topic in Catholic home schooling circles today. I receive calls about discipline problems every week. I believe that worry about discipline ...

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The Blue Zone

Faithful Catholic home schooling parents understand the value of our lifestyles in forming souls for eternity. Recently, however, I read a book that hints we may enjoy a real advantage ...

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The Goldilocks Factor

At Seton we are often asked how many hours the actual schoolwork should take. The home school literature is brimming with advice on this very subject. I read once that ...

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Happy and Healthy

In the constant battle home school parents wage to keeps our students alert and motivated, we should recall that scientific evidence has demonstrated again and again that children who eat ...

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Using Seton for High School

This column is intended to support and encourage Seton parents by giving practical tips based on my own two- decade experience home schooling with the Seton program. Occasionally, my spirit ...

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Helps for High School

Last month’s column talked about the importance of perseverance from a spiritual point of view. This month, we will tackle more practical concerns. Here are some real questions and my ...

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Making Ends Meet

Leaving my family on weekends during the spring and summer home school conference season is tough, but it affords me a unique opportunity to meet you—homeschooling parents—and to learn firsthand ...

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Gender and Homeschooling

Figures released by the United States Department of Education show the changing face of home education in the country. One attention-grabbing statistic shows the number of home-schooled children in the ...

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Convincing Your Spouse

These trying economic times may have a bright side. As more parents worry about meeting the mortgage and putting food on the table, Catholic school tuition (averaging $3,500 per year in elementary school and over $10,000 for high school) often becomes an impossible expense.

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It’s Nice to Share

To steal a phrase from Charles Dickens, for the Catholic Church the beginning of the Third Millennium is the best of times and the worst of times. On one hand, ...

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Love of Learning

In the mid twentieth century, John Holt attempted to popularize a method of home education, called un-schooling, which calls for parents to provide a rich environment in the home which ...

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Hitting Your Stride

October is here and most of us have settled into our home schooling year. Let’s face it, more than a few are already feeling overwhelmed, and even veteran moms see ...

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