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reading vs. television

Television has always been a difficult issue for families.  In our family we avoided broadcast TV and watched only parent-approved DVDs while our son was little.  But those rules began to relax when he started to visit his friends. It felt like TV was a Pandora’s Box; once we let it in, it grew more […]

a perfect museum

Museums are one of the greatest inventions of all time.  For a homeschooling family they are high-quality on-demand interactive curriculum providers.  Think of all you could learn if you just went to museums five days a week! Italy is packed with museums of every size and description.  In Rome we lived across the piazza from the […]