May 20, 2024 | Twigs for the Nest

The Home as a “School of Love”


The Home as a ‘School of Love’ Justin Whitmel Earley on Habits of the Household  We’re grateful that we had the opportunity to have Justin Whitmel Earley, author of The Common Rule...

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April 15, 2024 | Twigs for the Nest

Cultivating the Reader in Every Student


Why a Read-A-Thon and Literature Day? Everett McNutt had always been an active kid, using his body from the time he woke up to when he went to bed. Sitting down...

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February 5, 2024 | Twigs for the Nest

“Everything We Make Has Meaning!”: Embracing and Equipping Our Students in their Quest for Meaning


One day last January, a first grader brought home several completed art projects. After dinner, as she shared her medieval castle model with her mom, she commented, “I love my...

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November 3, 2023 | Twigs for the Nest

What’s Love Got To Do With It?


What’s Love Got to Do with It? Schooling Our Kids in Love *This article is the first in an occasional series we’re calling “Twigs for the Nest,” written by parents to help...

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