How to Incorporate Hands-On Learning in Your Homeschool

Hey, homeschoolers! I had three boys when I began homeschooling. I knew instinctively that the more hands-on my teaching was, the more engaged they would be. All of my kids loved hands-on lessons and I highly commend it. But sometimes it’s difficult to depart from the workbooks that are so well ordered. And it can be a challenge to know how to make learning hands-on. Listen to the podcast My guest today is here to help. Penny...

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How to Develop Children’s Character
May19

How to Develop Children’s Character

Hey, homeschoolers! One of the top concerns we have as homeschooling parents is raising children of character. It isn’t enough to just raise smart children. We want our children to evidence the fruit of the spirit. But is there anything we can do to aid character growth apart from praying? Listen to the podcast My guest today would say yes! Sean Allen is the founder of The Well Ordered Parent. He is husband to his beautiful...

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Helping Kids Handle the Hard Times of History
May12

Helping Kids Handle the Hard Times of History

Hey, homeschoolers! There’s no question that the pandemic can make our kids anxious, even as we try to navigate these uncertain times ourselves. But current events aren’t the only times that may be unsettling for children. How should we handle the hard times in history we study? We can certainly avoid them when are children are very young. But eventually, we will have to discuss the dark days. How can we best do that?...

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Homeschooling with a Broken Spirit
May05

Homeschooling with a Broken Spirit

Hey, homeschoolers! Homeschooling during a pandemic can certainly be a challenge. For some of us, it leads to a broken spirit. I’ve certainly had my days! But I experienced an even greater challenge in the days following a miscarriage. I want to offer you the help and hope you need for homeschooling with a broken spirit. Listen to the podcast I invited fellow conference speaker Dennis Gundersen of Grace and Truth Books to join...

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Why You’re Still an Angry Parent and What to Do About It
Apr28

Why You’re Still an Angry Parent and What to Do About It

Hey, homeschoolers! The episodes and the talks I have done on anger have been some of the most popular and with good reason. Having a problem with anger is very discouraging to us as Christian parents. I know that from experience! Listen to the podcast Before I introduce my guest for today’s podcast, I want to share the sponsor for this episode: The Anger Antidote for Christian Homeschoolers Class. This class was once only available...

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