The Adventures of Robin Hood

We receive requests from parents for recommendations for books, movies and music for children, which reinforce our mission in promote classical Catholic education and culture.  Our family has an incredible amount of resources to share, and I’ll be doing this one by one through posts on the website under the category “Recommendations”.  I am not … Continue

Homeschooling Teenage Boys

This transcript was generated by Today is Saturday, June 19. And I’m receiving more and more requests for these walk talk topics, with questions being sent in every day. And there are a lot of really good topics and questions, and I’m going to try to spend some more time producing some more videos so … Continue

Learn to Produce Videos on YouTube

Many complain about the internet, television, music, videos, video games, etc., but what these complaints ignore is that the media they demonize is not the cause of the problem.  The real problem is that they are using all of these different forms of media as consumers, being influenced by others, rather than as producers, being … Continue

What Homeschool Mothers Should Study

This transcript was generated by Today is Friday, June 18. And on my walk today, I’m going to answer a question that my wife asked me to talk about. Question that she’s received a number of times this week from other homeschooling mothers, and which she’d also like to think about. And the question … Continue

What’s “Classical” about Classical Conversations? Nothing.

In my article, “The Fake Classical Education Movement” and “How Laura Berquist Misled Thousands of Catholic Families“, I explained how modern curriculum publishers falsely advertise their study programs as “classical”, using terms and images taken classical Catholic education, but changing their meanings.  A clear example of this can be found in Classical Conversations.  This program … Continue

How to Earn a Living in Classical Education

 This transcript was generated by  If you would like to help with editing, please contact us. It’s Thursday, June 17. And today on my walk, I’d like to discuss how Catholics who would like to work in classical Catholic education can do so profitably. And if they’re diligent and cunning in their work, can … Continue

Homeschool Family Gardening

By far, the best activity for homeschool families is gardening.  Any family with a backyard can start and maintain a garden and produce a significant amount of food–probably more than you think.  Our family has always gardened extensively and during these Summer months, my wife and the kids spend the mornings taking care of the … Continue

Focusing on Classical Studies (Important)

Dear friends, One problem I speak of frequently is the tendency for Catholic homeschool families to drift away from challenging classical studies and allow the homeschool to degenerate into modern grade level studies.  I have to resist this in the Academy because it is not our mission. I see many students in the Academy who … Continue