Author Archives: Headmistress

Ocean of Truth

“I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.” […]

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Read Good Books

Find any advice on being a good reader, and you will see good reading being stressed as a requirement. You don’t get good output without good input. Charlotte Mason said, and I agree, that the mind requires ideas as the body requires food. How do we provide food for our children’s bodies? We serve them […]

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Mixed emotions

When you prefer to blog anonymously ¬†because you are an introvert and you have spilled some pretty naked feelings in this space and also used it for fierce rants you are not always proud of and Kdrama fangirling like a teenybopper… …And your husband is proud and keeps sharing the link and outing you to […]

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You’re so defensive

I have seen this tactic used a lot (not just or even primarily against me, but in Twitter or FB discussions where I am merely an anonymous lurking reader).¬† Person A has a very non-mainstream, minority preference (on some medical treatment, a religious POV, on education, or whatever).¬† Person B argues and quickly is outclassed […]

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Google isn’t any better than Snopes at fact checking

In fact, like Snopes, it’s basically partisan garbage, says one of its victims. Consider: ” Consider the case of a woman named Eileen Wellstone. Out of many thousands of pieces published by The Federalist over the past four years, a single one mentions the name Eileen Wellstone. That article, detailing the sordid history of Bill […]

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