Welcome to Down Home, San Luis Obispo Classical Academy’s blog! We are a classical school offering options to make education work for families. We have a full hybrid program for grades pre-12, which means part-time classroom and part-time home instruction with a 4 day option for middle school and a university model high school. This blog is meant to support and encourage on the home front because in so many ways, the heart of what happens at SLO Classical Academy happens down home.

Semper discentes – always learning together.
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Free Friday: May 18, 2018

{photo by Daniel Frese on Pexels}

During a busy season of life (raise your hand if you’re there right now!), it’s always a delight to slow down for a bit, reconnect with your family, and just talk. Getting away from technology and distracting devices and sharing what’s on our minds and hearts with each other – whether serious or lighthearted – is one of the best ways to spend time together and rediscover why you love your people.

Because scintillating conversations don’t always “just happen,” we love finding resources to help create opportunities for connecting. Among the many conversation starters that can be easily found online, here’s one we want to share today – check out these fun, free, printable Family Dinner Conversation Cards from Playtivities. (If you didn’t find it, click here to go right to the pdf.)  Print, cut, and leave a stack of these on the dinner table, then enjoy getting to know more about each other.

We wish you a restful weekend with time for pleasant discussions about anything and everything!


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