Home schooling: Teach My Child? Who? Me?!

Home schooling help: Picture of teenagers playing basketball

Are you thinking of home schooling your child? Teach my child? Who? Me?! 

“Christian education is not a type of education merely; it is the education of Christians—individual Christians. It is 'leading out the called-out' from wherever they are to wherever God wants them to be'.Click To Tweet

Besides being a great resource for parents of special needs children, Special Education: A Biblical Approach, edited by Joe P. Sutton, Ph.D. contains the best and most reasoned argument for Christian education that I have ever read.

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My home schooling philosophy

I used this philosophy when I home schooled my children. Each one of my children was a special individual that needed a unique education to become the person God wanted them to be.

Home schooling help for parents: Four children making silly faces. Yes, this is what my home school looked like some days!

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Easy Baby Shower Gift Idea: Towel Teddy Bear

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This is a great baby shower gift idea. This adorable Towel Teddy Bear was made by my friend Janet.  She is graciously posting here to help you come up with this adorable Towel Teddy Bear.

You can make a baby shower gift that is unique and cuddly to welcome any new baby.Click To Tweet  I love the It’s a Boy! ribbon she found. By using some interesting ribbons, your Teddy Bear will have the right bit of sass or welcome that will make it unique to you. Continue reading “Easy Baby Shower Gift Idea: Towel Teddy Bear”

Parenting your strong willed child: The Importance of the Walk

Mom holding child's hand: Why it was important to walk my strong willed child to the tree every day.

Do you need help parenting your strong willed child?

I was a strong willed child. My mom reminds me of this sometimes! That is good because if I hadn’t been stubborn or persistent or tenacious or whatever you want to call it, my own daughter would have run over me again and again.

Or perhaps  I would have let my daughter get away with bad behavior if I had not been so determined.  My daughter needed to learn some lessons: to obey, to persist, to follow through. Importantly, teaching obedience now  provided safety and set an important foundation for future self-control.

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