When you present the bible as absolute fact, your child can no longer look at history and science without already having a bias. You block them from learning a great deal about the universe and space (remember just because the planets are there, doesn't have to mean your God still can't be. Space is BIG), you block them from learning about how the Earth was formed and how some of the most amazing and beautiful natural monuments formed. Again, just because they know the science behind it, doesn't mean their faith in God has to diminish.
That seems like a weird thing to say. It sounds like you can take a goal and pluck it from nothing and *gasp* there it is. In your hand, like a crystal ball showing you what can be. Not a prophecy. No. Those have a fogged sort of ominous feeling. This ball of awesome looks like … Continue reading Manifesting Goals
Months. That is how long I searched. Originally I started with a search for an all together secular curriculum; I sorted the short list and wasn't satisfied. When all of those felt either far too structured or too watered down, I switched to a search to piece together a curriculum based on subject. I found … Continue reading Curriculum Frustration
On Wednesday I decided I needed a break; a break from the continuous news stream and if you're in any secular groups on Facebook, the constant bickering of cliques. I took 2 days to collect myself to read, and breathe and exist in a state of blissful ignorance. First we are going to look at … Continue reading Blissful Ignorance for 1