For a group of men supposedly careless about religion (as is now popularly taught), it is ironic that the first item on the Founding Fathers’ list of THINGS THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT MAY NOT DO is create a State religion or interfere in anyone’s practice of religion (while safeguarding life, liberty, property). “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof”(Amendment I, Constitution of the United States). Most of us have a mental image of what a church is, does, or looks like, but consider these components of religion taken from dictionaries: Deity:A belief … Continue reading
What Dr. Becky Bailey is teaching is truly transformative! And you can try out any of the principles for yourself. These are simple ideas, that honor an individual’s agency (free will) and they work. We love her book, “Easy to Love, Difficult to Discipline.” You’ll recognize the values in this book are also found here on our page Our Values More videos for Conscious Discipline here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUVecCCnEseDxWTDeran1lQ Comment with your experiences using these principles in your life.
The goal of socialization needs a re-work! The majority of the world encourages the focus to be on peer relationships for our children.. Why it this? At American Family Education we are looking ahead and see that children who have secure, trusting relationships with their parents have the best pattern for success. “Parent-Led” This pattern is the pattern for children learn to build a relationship with their Creator. “Purpose-Driven” More from an expert on why a relationship with a loving parent, plus other important topics are explained in the following presentation:
We have our sites on a little more room for our East Phoenix Valley location.. this is a video of a walk through of one of our options. We love the idea of having room for just a few more classrooms.. and permanent rooms for our electives programs. See the tour below
American Family Education is a process from parent-led to purpose-driven education. This is leadership education for the information age, building strong individuals, families, and communities. This a new educational system for all ages. Students learn, in a moral environment of purpose-driven, agency based education with the structure of a private school, including inspiring teachers and mentors. Benjamin Franklin said, “The idea of what is true merit should also be often presented to youth, explained and impressed on their minds, as consisting in an inclination joined with an ability to serve mankind, one’s country, friends and family; which ability is with … Continue reading
Fall 2013 – Spring 2014, Refining Fire “That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found..” 1 Peter 1:7 Our country was starting to see the fruits of the latest progress of the ‘government’ school. The program dubbed “The Common Core” had been adopted quietly a few years before and was starting to be brought to light as parents began to ask why schools that were “great” were starting to do things that didn’t make sense. A new wave of parents was awakened to the … Continue reading