Ever feel like you have just got this homeschooling thing on a roll and then all of a sudden it is time to change things up again? You have finally found your rhythm and groove with your toddlers, 1st grade, 3rd grade, 5th grade, and 8th grade kiddos; then spring comes, homeschool conferences start up and you realize something. It suddenly hits you that you are a mom/dad to kids who will be entering the Middle School and/or High School years! Whoa! How did that happen? You also find all your friends and family are throwing a whole new
Critical Thinking is an essential part of learning. In order for us to be resilient and successful in life we need to be able to gather facts, process through them, know if we require any more information or help, and then make a decision to move forward. Learning how to “Think it Through” helps us in all areas of life: Academics Relationships Business Not to mention all the other little bits of life which happen in between the above three areas. It is because of this I try my best to implement as much Critical Learning into our day
What to do when you have a child excel and love one subject area but does their best to avoid another subject area? Hint: The answer does not include pulling out your hair or giving a lecture. Many of us parents face this teeter-totter emotion from our children throughout the year. Let’s face it, we ourselves have subjects we love to dive in and share with our children, and those we try to defer to the other parent. While we can’t force our child to sit and apply themselves to a subject they may loathe; we can help lift them up out of the
We all have them…those academic subjects which stumble us up and make us trip over our own feet. Your kids are no exception. In this video I chat with you about what to do when your child excels in one subject area and wants to shy away from the one which presents a problem for them. Go ahead, grab your coffee and take 5 with me!