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Principles of TJED

Parenting Principles

Recently on TJED Muse, a Yahoo Group for TJED families, there was a thread posted about negative blogs about TJED. I’ve seen them before. What¬†inevitably¬†ends up happening is a confused outlook on what TJED or Leadership Education really is. So,

Posted in 8 Keys, What is Mine, You Not Them

Getting it Together

When life throws you some curve balls, it can be hard to get back on track. Having challenges is part of life. We all have them at various times, some more than others it seems. With educating our children at

Posted in Annual Break, family, Quality Not Conformity, Scheduling, Simple Not Complex, Summer, Time Not Content, Vacation, You Not Them

What a STEAL!

I am so excited I can barely contain myself! I won an Ebay bid on a set of the Great Books of the Western World for only… $66 with free shipping! Whoot! I basically bid when it was a low-ball

Posted in books, Classics Not Textbooks, Depth Phase, Scholar Phase, You Not Them

Book Review: “The Republic” by Plato

The first two books of Plato’s “The Republic” were very confusing for me. I struggled to follow the logic and figure out what exactly Socrates (the main character and teacher of Plato) is trying to argue. By book 4, I

Posted in books, Great Books, reviews, You Not Them

Book Review: “Ender’s Game”

I have read Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card twice now. The first time was about 10 years ago. I just recently re-read this book with my son. What a difference ten years can make! My perspective now is so

Posted in classics, Classics Not Textbooks, reviews, You Not Them

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