Guest Posts

Days Are Short and Shadows Are Long!
Observing the Shadows of the Passing Seasons Guest post by artist/astronomer Jay Ryan   At Classical Astronomy, we simply try to point out the easily-observable aspects of sky observing that are usually overlooked in our modern generation. One of those aspects is the varying length of shadows over the span of the year. As the…
Bring Back Work Week: The Pleasure of Accomplishment
A few weeks ago, our son Matt came in and said, "Mom, you know it makes a guy feel good to take responsibility - to meet a need, to do something that matters. I had no idea how much fun it could be to be the one to take care of something." I think there…
ADHD: Maybe–But Maybe Not
Guest post by parenting columnist and psychologist John Rosemond     A mother asks why I don’t believe in ADHD. Her son has ADHD. After administering a battery of tests, a psychologist said so. According to the mother, the psychologist also said the boy probably inherited the disorder—a biochemical imbalance—from his father, who admitted to having…
Carnival of Homeschooling
The longer we homeschool, the more we realize that homeschooling isn't merely about spelling, math and history. It's really about Life, the Universe and Everything, but not quite the way Douglas Adams meant it! (more…)

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