Motivation Myths That Mess Up Your Homeschool
Nov24

Motivation Myths That Mess Up Your Homeschool

Hey, homeschoolers! After 21 years of homeschooling, I know that motivation runs high at the beginning of the year. But it doesn’t take many weeks before that initial enthusiasm starts to cool. You begin looking forward to Christmas break sooner than you thought you would. We realize that we need to use some motivational tricks for ourselves and our kids in order to finish the things that we’ve planned. The problem with...

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How to Deal with a Dawdling Homeschooler
Jul16

How to Deal with a Dawdling Homeschooler

Hey homeschoolers! I frequently hear from homeschooling parents about  a dawdling student who takes all of their time because he or she won’t finish schoolwork. I’m going to give you my response to this problem in just a minute. Listen to the podcast Grammar Galaxy is Perfect for Dawdlers But first I would love to have you try Grammar Galaxy. The lessons are short and so much fun that you are unlikely to have a dawdler. In...

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How to Keep Homeschoolers Motivated All Year
Aug14

How to Keep Homeschoolers Motivated All Year

Do you have kids who are motivated at the beginning of the year, only to become reluctant learners as the year goes on? If so, you’ll want to listen in for how to motivate homeschool students. But first, I would love to have you like my Facebook page, Psychowith6. I’ll be broadcasting there most Tuesday afternoons at 4 E, 3C, 2M, 1P. I’ll have spontaneous giveaways for my live viewers too. Listen to the podcast SPONSOR Thanks so much...

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How to Be Happy and Homeschool Too
Mar13

How to Be Happy and Homeschool Too

Hey homeschoolers! This week our topic is how to be happy and homeschool too. Wait a minute. Are you wondering if I’m suggesting that happiness and homeschooling are mutually exclusive? Yep. That’s exactly what I’m suggesting. I’m thankful my friends Andy and Kendra Fletcher were the first to be honest about it, saying that homeschooling can be a buzz kill. Listen to the podcast Before we dig in, I want to...

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Change Your Habits; Change Your Homeschool
Jan02

Change Your Habits; Change Your Homeschool

Hey homeschoolers! Happy new year! As I speak, we have entered a new year. It’s the perfect time to consider making changes to our homeschools and our lives. I want to talk with you about how changing your habits can change your homeschool. Listen to the podcast   Read the blog post But first I want to talk with you about an important change I am making to this podcast. As most of you know, I am still homeschooling four...

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Black and White Thinking in Your Homeschool
Oct03

Black and White Thinking in Your Homeschool

Hey homeschoolers! What if you could turn your homeschool around with a simple change in thinking? You can! In this episode I will explain what black-and-white thinking is and how to change it to create a more positive, productive homeschool. But first I would love to have to invite you to join me for an interview with Dr. Carl Werner on Facebook Live. I have interviewed Carl on how we can be confident in teaching creation, but if you...

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