Helping Children Who Feel Different
Jun11

Helping Children Who Feel Different

Hey, homeschoolers! I am excited about today's episode, not only because of the topic that I think addresses a real need we have as parents, but also about my guest. I experienced the pain of feeling different as a child and so did my kids. There's different good and different bad, right? But kids don't often like any kind of difference that makes them feel alone. How can we help our kids through that? That's the topic of the...

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How to Have a Better Homeschool Year

Listen to the Podcast Watch on YouTube Summary In this conversation, Melanie Wilson shares a life-changing strategy for homeschoolers to have a better homeschool year. She introduces the ‘What's Better' strategy and explains its benefits for self-image, mood, and behavior. She provides examples of how to implement the strategy and offers tips for dealing with negative experiences. Melanie also discusses using the ‘What's...

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Could Vision Therapy Help Your Student?
May14

Could Vision Therapy Help Your Student?

Hey, homeschoolers! My youngest brother needed eye surgery as a preschooler and has ongoing visual impairment. He struggled with unspecified learning disorders in school. After my discussion with Dr. Montecalvo, I am wondering if these learning challenges were the direct result of untreated visual deficits. If you wonder if your child could benefit from vision therapy or you don't know much about it as I didn't, you'll find my...

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Helping Daughters Deal with Comparison
Apr23

Helping Daughters Deal with Comparison

Hey, homeschoolers! If you have a teen daughter, I think this episode is a must-listen. I interview Shannon Popkin and Lee Niehuis, authors of Comparison Girl for Teens, and I haven’t been able to stop talking about it. There is so much wisdom here about our girls and how to help them manage comparison and friendship in a God-honoring way. Shannon Popkin invites you to drink deeply of God’s story, and live like it’s true....

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Robotics in Your Homeschool
Apr16

Robotics in Your Homeschool

Hey, homeschoolers! Have you considered learning robotics in your homeschool? I don’t have an engineering brain so I enrolled my kids in in-person and online classes. My youngest is now majoring in computer science in college. His classes had a major impact on his career direction. Today on the podcast, you’ll hear about the advantages of including robotics and programming in your homeschool from my guest, Francie Black.  I met...

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