“Dad, I’ve got a problem with my algebra class. See you later!” our daughter blurted out before slamming the car door and running off to school. That quick confession opened the door to expose struggles and pain we’d been oblivious to all year.How can you get your teens to open up and welcome you into their lives? Here are eight ways to invite communication with your son or daughter without saying a word:
It was that delightful look on his face which I will never forget. Enthusiasm, excitement, motivation. It was the look of pure joy. Here was a picture of a kid fully engaged in delight-directed learning. And I couldn’t have been happier.
Ever feel like you are in a rut? There are days I just want to stay in bed and wish the world away. I understand those feelings. You are not alone—every homeschool mom I’ve ever talked to has felt this way. Let’s see if we can figure out how to rise up and out of the blue and into the brilliant (or maybe just out of those covers).
Even though homeschooling takes effort and commitment, there are some amazing real benefits to making it a part of your family's lifestyle that you probably already have gotten a taste of over these past months of having your kids learning-at-home. Here are 5 signs that homeschooling will be a good fit for your family.
Since our idols tend to blind us from reality and truth, perhaps the best way to evaluate whether our actions are harming our kids is to examine their behavior. Consider 4 results of an enabling parent.