5 Home Schooling Helps For Parents: Discipline

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Sometimes parents need a  little home schooling help. What if one day you look around and realize that you need to change something with your home school or discipline in your household?  What can you do?

Homeschool Help: Phone Encouragement

Homeschooling is difficult. Thankfully there is a way to get the support you need with a phone consult. I will listen to what is going on at your house and help you come up with a plan that could work with your family.  Get on my calendar here.

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If you just need a few ideas to get you on the right track, here’s what worked for us:

The Toys Are Getting Dumped Out All The Time!

For example, what if you realize that your children dump all the toys over and over again all day long and you are sick and tired of the mess? You’ve tried a few things but nothing has worked. What do you do now?

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Priorities: What have you lost in the bustle of Christmas? I can’t find my glasses!

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Priorities and Christmas time.  The two concepts almost don’t seem to go together. What have you lost in the bustle of Christmas?  So far this year, it has been my glasses!  I am going to have to make finding my glasses one of my priorities. I am afraid that I have boxed them off and mailed them to Denver.  Fortunately, I mailed them early enough that they should arrive at my daughter’s for Christmas.  And she is kind enough that she will mail them back.

We are so trying to be the Mom.  You know, the Mom who has it all together.  The Mom whose house is clean.  The Mom whose house people want to come to.  The house of peace and calmness. The Mom who bakes delicious food from scratch everyday and everyone loves it. Continue reading “Priorities: What have you lost in the bustle of Christmas? I can’t find my glasses!”

Do you make your kids eat all their food? Eating rules that worked for us.

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Do you make your kids eat all their food? Here are some eating rules that worked for us.

“Dinner is a time to relax, recharge, laugh, tell stories and catch up on the day’s ups and downs, while developing a sense of who we are as a family.” Dr. Anne K. Fishel is a co-founder of The Family Dinner Project and a clinical psychologist, teacher, blogger, and family therapist.

But what happens when dinner is just a frustrating fight? Or a battle of wills? What are some eating and food rules that can help you? Continue reading “Do you make your kids eat all their food? Eating rules that worked for us.”