Author Archives: fourbirdseducation

Emotional Strength

Could you ever imagine having a conversation with someone about their house, specifically that their house was on fire and would soon be burned completely to the ground?  Yet, after informing this person that their house was on fire, they … Continue reading

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Update

Greetings everyone, Sorry for the lack of updates over the last month. I have had to deal with two immediate deaths in my family as well as the news that the person who was the single greatest inspiration for me … Continue reading

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Erica Goldson’s Valedictorian Speech

Erica Goldson astonished her teachers and peers with her graduation speech about the public education system and the warped values pushed onto children by the state.  Her courage, wisdom and integrity is inspiring.  If the audio in the video is … Continue reading

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Homeschooling in Australia

When I tell people that I am working on a business that promotes and supports homeschooling one of the first questions people ask me is how many children are homeschooled in Australia.  Typically I can immediately bring up statistics for … Continue reading

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Introducing Narcissism

Narcissism is term you have probably heard used often in psychological contexts, but I want to stress here that when I talk about narcissism on this website I am actually using a lot of my own ideas.  My definition of … Continue reading

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Making Trigonometry Interesting

Trigonometry is a branch of geometry; one of the major fields in mathematics.  The name literally means, “the measuring of triangles” (from Greek trigōnon “triangle” + metron “measure”).  As a child in school, I had a hard time understanding why … Continue reading

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Writing a Journal

Attaining mental health is not a simple task.  Just as we live in a world full of germs and parasites that can infest and harm our bodies, we also live in a psychological world of relationships with other people which … Continue reading

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