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Pragmatism and Principle

Two men faced each other across the expanse of a wide room. Although events had pushed them together, the two could not have been more different. The one man had ...

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Self-Evaluation

For nearly the whole of 2009, Seton has been occupied with matters of accreditation. In order to maintain accreditation, a school must perform a self-evaluation every five years and must ...

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Realizing What We Have

Realizing What We Have

Raising kids Catholic is what home schooling is all about for us Catholics. However, sometimes parents lose sight of the big picture and focus too much on the immediate picture. ...

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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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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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Responding to Inquiries

Many parents were alarmed by the recent news from California when the Court of Appeals decided on February 28, 2008 to declare homeschooling illegal in California unless the parent is ...

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Answering Relatives

The following article is based on Ginny Seuffert’s column ‘Answering Relatives’. One of the difficulties we home schooling parents, and students, face is remarks by relatives who do not understand ...

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Little Things

Sister Josefa Menendez, who has not yet been declared a saint, but whose writings have been personally recommended by Pope Pius XII, gives us a great example of the quiet way to sanctity through devotion to daily duty. Sister Josefa received many visions from Our Lord. She obediently wrote His message of love, now published in the book The Way of Divine Love. During the Lent of 1923, Jesus revealed to her His sufferings, both physical and mental.

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Motivation

We are frequently asked “How do I motivate my child? He is simply not interested in his studies or doing his schoolwork!” Most Catholic parents home school because we are ...

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