This holiday season is looking different than in years past—and we are all looking for new ways to bring in the cheer. Are you holiday decorating more this year than you usually do? Are you thinking of new traditions to implement? Any sweet baked treats … Read More
Little by little, one travels far.
OLD SPANISH PROVERB
It is rarely by leaps and bounds that we will accomplish much, but more often in the everyday, moment after moment. Inspired by the old Spanish Proverb, this blog is a space to encourage your journey in parenting, teaching, and making the most of your child(ren)'s education. Find resources, inspiration, and support here to stay present and engaged.
“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” — G.K. Chesterton GRATITUDE: Being thankful and showing appreciation for those in our lives and for what we have and receive. Catch Phrase: Say thank you … Read More
“A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees. The greatest work that kindness does to others is that it makes them kind themselves.” — Amelia Earhart KINDNESS: Recognizing that relationships are core to … Read More
“Gardens are not made by singing ‘Oh, how beautiful!’ and sitting in the shade.” ― Rudyard Kipling DILIGENCE: Committing to doing tasks with excellence and persevering with determination and patience to complete tasks in spite of difficulties and discouragement. Catch Phrase: Do your best; don’t give … Read More
“What do I owe to my times, to my country, to my neighbors, to my friends? Such are the questions which a virtuous man ought often to ask himself.” — Johann Kaspar Lavater, German poet & physiognomist (1741-1801) CITIZENSHIP: Recognizing one’s place in the greater … Read More
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” — Margaret Mead CITIZENSHIP: Recognizing one’s place in the greater communities (family, school, local and country) through active service and respectful devotion to … Read More
If you are trying to juggle multiple assignments, keep the kids focused, and promote independence while keeping toddlers and preschoolers happy, read on! This may be a system you want to try now, or think about for next year. Even if you don’t have littles, … Read More
We have arrived at our first Character Trait of the Month post! Each month, we will post about the featured character trait along with curated book lists that teach the trait through literature. Since June is when students most often graduate to their next level, … Read More
When you first move into a home or an apartment, before you start making meals in your new kitchen, it helps to check that you have some staple ingredients and equipment on hand. That way, you won’t one day find yourself stuck in the middle … Read More
As you delve into the wonder-filled world of educating and/or homeschooling, there are some great resources out there to help you in your journey! While we provide a broad, comprehensive curricula with integrated subjects, there are some practical subjects we do not cover to complete … Read More
Join us for a weekend that maximizes your home education, engage in wonder, & discover the essence of joyful learning. The Wisdom Wonder Project is hosting our first ever Wonder Conference this October––a comprehensive weekend of training for home-educators and education-enthusiasts alike. This conference is … Read More
The San Luis Obispo Classical Academy opened its doors back in 2005 as a one-room schoolhouse in a neighborhood garage. Since these humble beginnings, the school has spent the last fifteen years developing and honing its novel approach to education – classical (with a twist). … Read More