Is Self-Care a Snare?
Mar24

Is Self-Care a Snare?

Hey homeschoolers! Recently, a woman on my Psychowith6 Facebook page, made a comment on the self-care movement. I wasn’t aware that self-care was a movement, but she got me thinking. Previously on this podcast in an episode called How to Be Happy and Homeschool, Too, I discussed the importance of what could be called self-care. In fact, I frequently talk about the importance of it during my sessions at Great Homeschool...

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How to Use Story to Grow Kids’ Faith
Nov26

How to Use Story to Grow Kids’ Faith

Hey, homeschoolers! I am so excited about today’s topic. I believe story is the most powerful way to teach, so of course, I believe in using story to teach our kids the faith. The Bible and Jesus Himself used story to teach, but today we’ll talk about another way story can inspire our children with my guests Janet and Geoff Benge, authors of the Christian Heroes and Heroes of History series, published by Youth With a...

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How to Deal with a Troublemaking Child
Jul23

How to Deal with a Troublemaking Child

Hey, homeschoolers! Do you have a child who seems like a troublemaker in your home and homeschool? If you do, you’ll want to listen to this episode of the Homeschool Sanity Show. I hear from many parents who have a child who antagonizes siblings, rebels against them, or otherwise makes life difficult. I have six strategies for turning your troublemaker into a terrific child. But first, I encourage you to join me in the...

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Motivational Mistakes Many Parents Make
Jul09

Motivational Mistakes Many Parents Make

Hey homeschoolers! Are you having trouble motivating your kids? If so, you may be making one of six key motivational mistakes that many parents make. That’s what we’ll be discussing in this episode of the homeschool Sanity Show. Listen to the podcast Grammar Galaxy: The Curriculum Designed to Motivate But first, I want to recommend to you the the elementary language arts curriculum designed to motivate students. I used my...

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How to Trust God with Your Kids
Jun11

How to Trust God with Your Kids

If you have been engaged in the Trust Project with me, you’ll love this month’s focus: kids. I made a mistake and said that marriage was our focus for June and it’s not. That will be our focus for July. I am so thankful for the grace you give me for all of my foibles. Listen to the podcast Trust God with Your Kids Resources Read the blog post Great Homeschool Conventions Trust Project Printables Share in the comments...

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Teach Kids How to Comfort Others

Hey, homeschoolers! I had a different topic scheduled for this week, but then one of those unexpected crises hit my family. I was driving home from the Great Homeschool Convention in Greenville, South Carolina, when my husband called. The right side of his body had suddenly gone numb. He was exhibiting at a librarian’s conference at the time. We didn’t know it then, but my fit, healthy husband had had a stroke. We were...

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