5 Home Schooling Helps For Parents: Discipline

Home schooling help for parents. The text reads, When your homeschool day can be described in one word, "Badlands!" Picture is of rocky mountain range of Badlands with sparse brush in foreground, the Badlands of Sorth Dakota.

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.

Homeschool Christian Mom Private Client Group is available if you need more homeschooling support.

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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More to motherhood: Your surprising ministry

Are you looking for ministry? There are a lot of opportunities within motherhood for ministry

“Little is much, when God is in it”

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So go the words to the hymn written by Kittie L. Suffield, 1924. “Does the place you’re called to labor, Seem so small and little known?” continues the song. I certainly was imagining a bigger field of service and ministry when my husband Edward and I started out together 34 years ago. I did not feel the rural community we live in was not very welcoming. The small Bible-teaching church we attend is 20 miles away. Continue reading “More to motherhood: Your surprising ministry”

As my kids graduate: Intentional Living and Teaching

Here is my graduate! This picture of a smiling girl in regalia by a lilac bush is a reminder to spend quality time with the children still at home. This home schooling mom expresses the passage of time in a poignant way.

With 3.6 million high school students graduating this year, I’m sure that means there are a lot of moms and dads who are doing some reflective thinking about the time they spent, or didn’t spend, with their child/children. Rebecca Yarger, home school mom, shares some of her thoughts below as she graduates her 2nd daughter:

As my kids graduate and leave-
It feels surreal.

As a young mom of many,
it really did seem that time moved slowly

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