Agency

Principles Never Do: Part 3

Welcome back to our three-part series highlighting a progression of principles that will lead to the good result of a happy, well-rounded, engaged, trustworthy, and self-governing child. This long-awaited post is number 3 of 3! First, check out Part 1: Right Relationship. And then head over to Part 2: Right Example. Principle number 3 is… 3. Allow… Read More Principles Never Do: Part 3

Agency

The Headgates Principle

Our individual agency, or free choice, is a wonderful gift from God. However, because we are free to choose, we can make choices that will bring us joy, or we can choose things that will cause physical, emotional, and sprititual harm. Our job as parents is provide a safe environment for our children to practice… Read More The Headgates Principle

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How Learning Became Work

The world is replete with educational systems, schooling options, and curricula that vary widely in philosophy and application. However, one idea that is shared by almost all educational approaches is that learning is seen as work. How did this happen? Has it always been this way? Actually, no. It hasn’t always been this way. In… Read More How Learning Became Work