Archive for Children and Schooling
By Cathy Eck Looking for Blame in all the Wrong Places After a shooting or tragedy like Sandy Hook Elementary, Columbine, or Aurora, Colorado, people always look for something or someone to blame. And they never look in the right place, the cause. I watched an interview recently with a young woman who was [...]
If we go inside and really look at why we are stuck in victimhood, we often find that it is exactly what we needed. The caterpillar doesn’t feel victimized when it goes inward, and that is what allows it to be transformed into a beautiful butterfly. When we use victimhood as an advantage, fuel for our story, we get stuck; and we don’t dissolve our past as we should. We lose our opportunity to be reborn.
Why Do People Lie About Santa? I can’t imagine a parent that wants their children to lie to them. Yet, most parents do not hesitate to perpetuate the myth that Santa is real by telling their little children to be good or they will get coal. They say with absolute conviction that Santa has flying [...]
Where Did Mentorship Go? Before the industrial revolution, Walmart and McDonald’s, one’s career was more of a calling. It was not just a job to pay the bills. One chose a career as a life-learning project. Go back even further in time, and a person’s career was a vehicle for spiritual, as well as mental, [...]
Some officials are concerned that Americans are not thinking much about war. We’re forgetting it even exists. I saw that is a good thing. It is time to end war that involves killing and let war be handled by the gamers in cyberspace.
This article is a response to the many questions and criticisms of my article, “Life Lessons from a Nerdy Gamer.” It explains why I chose to unschool my children and how one goes about unschooling their child.
What is our heart’s desire? How do we find it? How do we fulfill it? And, do we deserve it? This article delivers a resounding “YES.”