Homeschooling the Anxious Child

When your child has anxiety, every part of life can be harder for them. As a homeschool teacher, learning to teach around anxiety is challenging. There are techniques, coping skills, and choices you can make, to help you anxious child do better with their homeschooling each day.

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Let’s Play! Why your child needs to play instead of work.

Some children seem to be born ready to play from the moment they learn to crawl. But what if you have a child that doesn’t seem to know how? What if they ask you to play too? What if you feel like your child needs a bit of a push towards play time? Here’s my guide to how, and why,...

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Hidden Nutrition: Are there carrots in this??

Have you ever heard about being a sneaky chef and hiding nutrition in your child’s food? The idea is to sneak some vegetables into what you are cooking where your family won’t see it, smell it, or taste it. I’m going to share the sneaky additions that I liked so well, I am still doing them for my family.

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Asking for Help – Parenting at Its Finest

“Can you help me?” might be the start of some of my best parenting moments. It lets my child see themselves as important. “Mom is asking me for help, not anyone else!” Using this phrase, my kids have attempted all kinds of new activities, knowing they had my support.

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Halloween at Home! No problem!

So, many of us won’t be doing our usual Halloween parties and Trick or Treating this year. However, that doesn’t mean that the holiday is canceled. It just means we need to find different ways to enjoy it.

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Focus On Their Strengths!

A few years ago I saw a quote that really stuck with me. “If a child is poor in math but good at tennis, most people would hire a math tutor. I would rather hire a tennis coach.” This struck me because I have a child who is dyslexic. The struggle to learn to read had taken up hours and...

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Write Your Own Parenting Handbook

Are you tired of hearing about tons of theories of parenting from all those expensive books and experts? I’m going to tell you right now, how to write a book that will make you a better parent, possibly, the best parent you can be.

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