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A Working Education: Developing Your Child's Work Ethic

Vol. 119, Prg. 26–30
April 21–25, 2014

Like most parents, you probably want your children to develop an excellent work ethic and be prepared for success in later life. What are the practical elements of training them? How do you shape your child’s attitude and not just form skills? This week on Home School Heartbeat, host Mike Farris draws on his personal experience to help you teach your child to work.

“Taking initiative is a skill and an attitude which is much easier to develop as a child than as an adult.”—Mike Farris

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Do as I Do
Correcting Rudeness
No More Nagging
Better than Adequate
From Lazy to Diligent
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Michael P. Farris

Michael Farris is the chancellor of Patrick Henry College and chairman of the Home School Legal Defense Association. He was the founding president of each organization.

Farris is a constitutional appellate litigator who has served as lead counsel in the United States Supreme Court, eight federal circuit courts, and the appellate courts of 13 states.

He has been a leader on Capitol Hill for over 30 years and is widely known for his leadership on homeschooling, religious freedom, and the preservation of American sovereignty.

At Patrick Henry College, Farris teaches constitutional law, public international law, and coaches PHC’s Moot Court team which has won six national championships.

A prolific author, Farris has been recognized with a number of awards including the Salvatori Prize for American Citizenship by the Heritage Foundation and as one of the “Top 100 Faces in Education for the 20th Century” by Education Week magazine.

Mike and Vickie Farris have 10 children and 14 grandchildren.

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