(A Review of Two Books Every Family Should Read!) Childhood Connections Recently I shared the story of a lady who lived in the Orient for a time and noticed that children were frequently familiarized with math and science symbols and ideas the way most young [...]
About Oliver DeMilleOliver DeMille is a New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today and Globe and Mail best-selling author, and popular public speaker and consultant. He is the co-founder of TJEd.org and husband of Rachel (Pinegar) DeMille since 1989. They are the parents of eight children, with five grandchildren and more on the way. You can find his writings on freedom, politics and current events on his personal blog at OliverDeMille.com.
Trapped Sometimes reading a certain article, book, blog, tweet or other idea just … sticks. It resonates. It’s memorable. It makes you think. Or laugh. Maybe it causes you to frown. Or shake your head in surprise. For example, I recently read an article published [...]
See. Learn. One of the keys to great education is to raise children in a “print-rich environment” (see Maya Thiagarajan, “are asian kids really better at math?” Parents, September 2016), by surrounding them with access to books and examples of parents, siblings and others reading [...]
Seasons and Lessons I recently saw two different ads in the same magazine that immediately made me think of TJEd. More to the point, they made me think of TJEd parents, youth, and kids, and what they are planning for the summer ahead. Here’s what [...]
How well do you carry out the great responsibility to always know the right individualized educational goals and objectives for each of your children—each week, every week? And, knowing them, how well do you implement them?
by Oliver DeMille The Principle Successful people do things that unsuccessful people don’t. This is a great principle of life, and it applies to many things, from business and finance to relationships and fitness, from health and happiness to education and career. It also applies [...]
By Oliver DeMille Today I read a sentence that really impacted me. It made me pause and really consider. I mean, I’ve read a lot of books about the American founding fathers and mothers, but I’ve never read this before. It’s incredibly deep and important. [...]
The Thing Dads Can Do in 30 Minutes a Week that Will Drastically Improve their Kids’ Education: The Weekly Mentor
By Oliver DeMille Chess, Robert Jordan, and Theoretical Microdynamics It was a brand new freshman class and the first order of business was to help them learn the language of the classics. Most freshmen don’t come with this skill. They know technology very well, [...]