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American freedom

Homeschooling

Contradictions

Sometimes words can be meaningless. Even words that promise freedom. The other day, we visited Monticello, the Virginia estate of our beloved forefather, Thomas Jefferson. Designated as a world heritage site, Monticello was an amazing learning experience for our homeschoolers (and me). We have been voraciously reading the history of the United States, digging up everything we can find to…

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The Path

Call to Action: Can We Be Like Ben Franklin?

We’re in Philadelphia now. This trip is bringing back memories of our camping across the U.S. this past fall. All this strolling through American historical sites makes me ponder the then and now of my fellow citizens. Ben Franklin was a printer, a scientist, an inventor, a diplomat, and a statesman and yet only had two years of formal schooling…

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