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5 Strategies to Encourage a Love for Learning {Free Back to School Workshops}

5 Strategies to Encourage a Love for Learning {Free Back to School Workshops}

For many homeschool families, it’s back to school time. You’re gearing up for a new year, brushing off that curriculum and making plans for your kids’ education,  hoping to motivate your kids to have a love for learning. Are you struggling to help your kids be successful & confident writers? Are your kids “less than”… Continue Reading

Kids Love Learning with Grace Week

Kids Love Learning with Grace Week

What in the world is Grace Week?  Grace Week is an awesome strategy to help my kids love learning and grow leadership skills at the same time. How did Grace Week look in our homeschool? The first three weeks of the month were mom-chosen activities. The last week of the month was child-directed. Each child… Continue Reading

Shifting to Independent Learning:  Teaching Tip #3 {5 Days of How to Homeschool}

Shifting to Independent Learning: Teaching Tip #3 {5 Days of How to Homeschool}

Today we have our third installation of “5 Days of How to Homeschool My Child” – you can begin using today’s teaching technique immediately. Discover Learning Strategies As Your Homeschooled Child Shifts to Independent Learning As mentioned in earlier articles, it is imperative for you to develop strong character qualities and a love of learning…. Continue Reading

Love of Learning: Teaching Tip #2 {5 Days of How to Homeschool}

Love of Learning: Teaching Tip #2 {5 Days of How to Homeschool}

A continuation of our series on how to homeschool – teaching tips you can use this week! What are you preparing your children for? Will they simply follow those around them? Or, will they be a strong leader? Whatever you are doing at home right now is preparing your kids for their future.  They will… Continue Reading

How to Blend All Homeschool Approaches & Raise Christian Leadership Education

How to Blend All Homeschool Approaches & Raise Christian Leadership Education

For the past several weeks, I’ve shared ideas on the different approaches to homeschooling & how you can homeschool your child the best way.  Today, I’d like to being to show how can we use a blend of these approaches to homeschooling to raise our children to be good Christian leaders? If you would like… Continue Reading

Easter Traditions: Resurrection Eggs

Easter Traditions: Resurrection Eggs

When my kids turned 5, they each made their own set of Resurrection Eggs.  That was over 15 years ago and we still have all 3 sets of Resurrection Eggs to tell the Easter story. They all loved listening to the Easter story as we opened each egg.  As they grew up, they could use… Continue Reading

Start School Right in 2015 {Free Workshop}

Start School Right in 2015 {Free Workshop}

Before I share our 1st free workshop this year, you can win 1 of my ebooks, Raising Leaders, Not Followers! It’s really that simple to enter our contest….just fill in the form below. NOW….to help you Start School Right in 2015 I am hosting an online workshop about how to homeschool my child … NEXT… Continue Reading

How Kids Become Educated { Lifelong Learning }

How Kids Become Educated { Lifelong Learning }

Most homeschoolers want their child to be educated, so let’s talk about what makes an educated person.  Most of us went to public school & that’s the only thing we know about being educated.  But if you’re homeschooling, you must see flaws with the public school. I propose that the public schools do not produce… Continue Reading

Math Story Books Inspire a Love of Learning {Part 5}

Math Story Books Inspire a Love of Learning {Part 5}

Classics can inspire a love of learning, even in math. Am I crazy? Classics in math? No, I’m not crazy. When my kids were younger, we read math books with great stories that teach mathematical concepts. When I was planning for one year, I flipped through some books from our discontinued rack.  I found a… Continue Reading

What’s your Family’s Lifestyle of Learning? Love of Learning {Part 4}

What’s your Family’s Lifestyle of Learning? Love of Learning {Part 4}

To develop a love of learning in your children, you may have to change your lifestyle to one of discovery and learning, not just workbooks which give the appearance of learning. Think about this for a minute. When you want to learn something, do you get a workbook and fill it out? Maybe if you’re… Continue Reading