But too many children aren’t receiving it

Merriam-Webster defines educate as, “to persuade or condition to feel, believe, or act in a desired way.”

For education to be meaningful, however, learning must take place. Learning is defined “as a change in behavior as a result of experience.”

Most often we think of education and learning occurring in a classroom or similar environment. In fact it begins, or should begin, much earlier, in the home. My wife and I are blessed with four children and, so far, six grandchildren. Over the years, we have witnessed a wide range of learning experiences.


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