Building Character

Years ago when I began home educating I was extremely worried about whether or not I could teach my children well academically. Little did I know that teaching the academics would become one of the easiest parts of home educating. Good wholesome character was by far the most difficult and time consuming activity of our … Read more

Character Training for Children and Teens (We Choose Virtues Review)

As parents, it’s safe to say that we want our children to grow up and become both productive and kind adults in society. In order for this to transpire, we need to instill good character qualities in them and teach them to be virtuous. By definition, virtue is the quality of being morally good or … Read more

2014 Bloggy Convention — HEAV — Character Concepts Giveaway

Welcome back to the 2014 Bloggy Convention! We are continuing to sharing our favorite upcoming homeschool conventions! Our next featured convention will arrive to Richmond, VA  in June! Virginia Homeschool Convention June 5-7, 2014 Greater Richmond Convention Center  Be sure to stop by the vendor hall booth for The Old Schoolhouse Magazine to pick up … Read more

We Choose Virtues

This article is in collaboration with We Choose Virtues. We Choose Virtues provides Character Education Curriculum for “Simply Inspiring Character That Lasts”! Heather McMillan created We Choose Virtues in response to the lack of self control, honesty, and perseverance she saw in the children she came in contact with as a preschool teacher and children’s … Read more

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