How to Avoid Drill & Kill in Teaching Language Arts
Aug13

How to Avoid Drill & Kill in Teaching Language Arts

Hey homeschoolers! If your student doesn’t enjoy some aspects of language arts, whether that is reading, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, or writing, there is a good chance you have succumbed to the age old approach of drill. Drilling means that we repeat the same exercises over and over in an effort to help our students master a subject. Unfortunately drilling is responsible for killing many students’ enthusiasm for...

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How to Trust God with Your Finances
Aug06

How to Trust God with Your Finances

Hey homeschoolers! This month we will be focusing the trust project on our finances. This is a difficult area for many of us to trust God with, but it can bring a great deal of peace when we put our faith in Him for our provision. If your husband struggles to trust God with your finances, this would be an excellent challenge to invite him to join you in. Listen to the podcast We will dive in in a moment, but first I would like to...

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How to Close the Complaint Desk in Your Homeschool
Jul30

How to Close the Complaint Desk in Your Homeschool

Hey, homeschoolers! Are you dealing with complaining when it’s time to start school, or time to do chores, or time to do anything your kids don’t like to do? If so, you will want to listen to this episode of the homeschool sanity show. I have six ideas for you that will result in a complaint-free homeschool. Listen to the podcast Subscribe to the podcast Before we dive in, I would love to have you subscribe to the podcast....

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How to Deal with a Troublemaking Child
Jul23

How to Deal with a Troublemaking Child

Hey, homeschoolers! Do you have a child who seems like a troublemaker in your home and homeschool? If you do, you’ll want to listen to this episode of the Homeschool Sanity Show. I hear from many parents who have a child who antagonizes siblings, rebels against them, or otherwise makes life difficult. I have six strategies for turning your troublemaker into a terrific child. But first, I encourage you to join me in the...

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How to Deal with a Dawdling Homeschooler
Jul16

How to Deal with a Dawdling Homeschooler

Hey homeschoolers! I frequently hear from homeschooling parents about¬† a dawdling student who takes all of their time because he or she won’t finish schoolwork. I’m going to give you my response to this problem in just a minute. Listen to the podcast Grammar Galaxy is Perfect for Dawdlers But first I would love to have you try Grammar Galaxy. The lessons are short and so much fun that you are unlikely to have a dawdler. In...

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