How to Help Your Child Break a Bad Habit
Aug02

How to Help Your Child Break a Bad Habit

Does your child have a bad habit? If so, you want to help them. For example, a dad at The Great Homeschool Convention approached me for help in getting his four-year-old daughter to stop sucking her thumb. In this episode, I’ll share tips for helping a child of any age break a bad habit. Listen to the podcast Break Bad Habit Resources Moms.com Bad Habits Thumbs Up, Brown Bear Badabits app tracker Habit Tracking as a Family Free Habit...

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What to Do When You and Your Spouse Disagree on Discipline
Jul26

What to Do When You and Your Spouse Disagree on Discipline

Do you and your spouse disagree on discipline? If so, you’re normal, but your homeschool happiness is at risk. A sweet couple came to my booth at the Great Homeschool Convention and asked me what to do when they didn’t agree on discipline in the moment, as in, in front of the kids. I shared a few thoughts with them but realized that this is a great topic to dig into. Listen to the podcast I address: the importance of agreeingwhat to...

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How to Help My Son or Daughter with Depression
Mar01

How to Help My Son or Daughter with Depression

Hey, homeschoolers! This episode has a different format than what I usually publish. It’s the audio from a YouTube video by the same name. If you’d like to watch it instead, head to YouTube.com/melaniewilson. Otherwise, just expect a couple of video references. Listen to the podcast Are you worried about a depressed son or daughter? Do you wonder what you can do to help? A homeschool mom wrote me with this very question. I...

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How Can I Homeschool if My Child Won’t Listen to Me?
Feb22

How Can I Homeschool if My Child Won’t Listen to Me?

Hey, homeschoolers! The most popular question I have gotten when I encourage parents to consider homeschooling is this: How can I homeschool if my child won’t listen to me? If you’re already homeschooling, you may have this question with a twist. How can I KEEP homeschooling if my child won’t listen to me? I want to respond to this question with a truthful answer that can be life changing. Listen to the podcast But...

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How to Speak the Love Languages as a Homeschool Mom
Nov09

How to Speak the Love Languages as a Homeschool Mom

Hey, homeschoolers! Last month, my husband’s sister Nancy passed away after a two-year battle with ovarian cancer. She was a lifelong international missionary and a bold evangelist. I interviewed her about how to teach kids to share the gospel. Here’s a link to that episode. Today, though, I want to use Nancy’s life to talk about how we can speak the love languages as homeschool moms. Listen to the podcast Love...

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How to Prevent Sibling Rivalry
Oct02

How to Prevent Sibling Rivalry

Hey homeschoolers! I know that sibling squabbles are a serious source of stress. I know this personally and professionally. I have been giving a talk for Great Homeschool Conventions on how to negotiate sibling conflicts, but I think it’s important to talk about how to prevent these conflicts in the first place. That’s what this episode of the Homeschool Sanity Show is all about. Listen to the podcast Before I introduce my...

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