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Oct
01
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Raising Successful Kids

“I want my children to grow up and be complete failures” has been said by no one, ever. Of course, we all want to raise successful kids. The problem is many of us approach the idea without much thought or definition. What does it look like to raise a child to be successful? A quick...

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Oct
01
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Educational Helps – Fall Leaf Wreath Craft

One of the best parts about living in Pennsylvania is the fall. The golden sun, the sweater weather and the changing colors of the leaves are irreplaceable. I also like to take the kids on fall hikes and gather whatever “treasures” we can find. This month we encourage you to get outside and enjoy that...

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Sep
01
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Student Piece – The Cat Problem

Below is a story written by a student in our Fiction Writing Workshop class. At the end of the year, students are required to submit one of their four short stories written throughout the year to a publication. To learn more about our Fiction Writing Workshop and other English classes click HERE.   The Cat...

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Sep
01
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Educational Helps – 5 Tips for Keeping a Homeschool Portfolio

This year you’re going to do it. You bought the binders and printed the list of requirements. You color coded every subject — for each child. Nothing can stand in your way. You are going to keep a clutter-free homeschool portfolio and there won’t be a mad rush at the end of the year to...

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Aug
01
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Churches, Castles and the Best Gelato in Germany

  Standing outside The Frankfurt Hotel in Frankfurt, Germany, the smell of pollution, the noise of motorbikes and streetcars, and the general exhaustion from being in a bus for the past few hours was overwhelming. But not as overwhelming as the group of five or six gypsy women about 20 feet from where I was...

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Aug
01
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Education Helps – Back to School Lap Books

Some of you are probably planning the next school year by now: ordering books, organizing lesson plans and writing out your children’s schedules. Others (myself included) are in denial that the start of the school year is right around the corner. There’s still time for more ice cream cones, afternoons at the pool and one...

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Jul
01
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Educational Helps – Stargazing

When I was pregnant with my second child, my husband thought it would be fun for the two of us to drive four hours north to watch the meteor shower. The drive there was long, and I grew anxious when we turned down a winding road with no street lights. What if we run out...

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Jun
09
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Is a Christian Psychology Possible?

  Hypnosis? Schizophrenia? Sociopaths? Multiple Personalities? Does the Bible have anything to say about what we today call “psychology?”   Yes, it does.   One of my favorite things to do during the summer is to teach Summer Psychology at Veritas Scholars Academy. The condensed six-week format is more intense, but it also allows for...

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Jun
06
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Are We Ruining Our Children?

Photo courtesy of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.   I sat in the car with my husband driving home from our date night together.  I try not to spend our date nights talking about problems from my day.  It just seems like he deserves better, but this night the issue I was sorting out was...

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Jun
06
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Educational Helps – Summer Postcards

We know you’re doing something exciting this summer, so tell us about it! Click here to get the postcards, and write a note to us on the back about how you are spending summer vacation. We’ll post them on our blog for others in the Veritas community to read. Mail postcards to:   Veritas Press, Inc....

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