make joy normal: cozy homeschooling

An interview with Vivian Dudro, editor Ignatius Press: homeschooling, literature and getting to heaven

April 29, 2022 Bonnie Landry Season 4 Episode 3
make joy normal: cozy homeschooling
An interview with Vivian Dudro, editor Ignatius Press: homeschooling, literature and getting to heaven
Show Notes

Vivian is so lovely.  Her love of family, literature and God (not in that order) filters out so tangibly to our listeners.  Ignatius has been a remarkable part of our family and faith journey over the years, we're so grateful that they do what they do. 


1:08 - Welcome Vivian and about Ignatius Press
2:56 - What is your favourite children's picture book?
11:04 - What does Ignatius Press look for in good children's literature?
17:38 - Books with great reading lists
22:58 - It doesn't have to be Christian to be a good book
34:21 - What defines a great book and creating a reading culture
43:37 - Booklists, fairytales and importance of reading the originals 
50:29 - Reading and watching great films as a family
54:11 - Eating dinner together as a family, reading poetry and plays as a family
58:51 - Stacking your goals and forming our children


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