13 09, 2016

My Morning Exhale – Inspiration Smoothies by Rachel DeMille

My youngest (of 8) has been "almost reading" for 5 years. At just-turned-eleven, it's finally clicking for her. Shouldn't shock me (although I kept thinking/hoping/chanting "this time will be different"), because several of her siblings, and her father, were all on that same timeline. (Divergent [...]

3 08, 2016

Breathe… A Deeper Look at Inspired Education: The Weekly Mentor

Living Inspiration The word “inspire” is one of the most powerful in the English language. It contemplates major improvement, massive personal change, and real societal progress—because when a person is inspired, he does things at a whole new level, frequently in entirely new ways. If [...]

30 05, 2016

A Summer Upgrade!: The Weekly Mentor by Oliver DeMille

Seasons and Lessons I recently saw two different ads in the same magazine that immediately made me think of TJEd. More to the point, they made me think of TJEd parents, youth, and kids, and what they are planning for the summer ahead. Here’s what [...]

19 01, 2016

TJEd Kitchen, Part 2: The Cookbooks!

by Rachel DeMille As mentioned in our previous post (on how to celebrate your kitchen as the heart and hub of a lot of great learning), there is a whole genre of literature that is worth exploring: literature-based cookbooks! Understand, I love all kinds of [...]

16 01, 2016

The TJEd Kitchen! by Oliver and Rachel DeMille

So much of what happens in a great homeschool takes place in the kitchen. Of course, you may already have your schoolroom, and/or a living room where everyone reads together, and various other places where learning takes place. In our book The Phases of Learning [...]

1 12, 2015

Inspiration Smoothies: What to do? by Rachel DeMille

Do you ever stress about your kids' future? Do you ever stress that you're not good enough for what they need? What can you do about it? This morning I received a private message from an online friend, who I thought beautifully put in to [...]

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