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How to Help a Child with Low Frustration Tolerance

When I answered a parent's question about low frustration tolerance, I realized I had a lot to say on the subject. First, I want to define the problem and then I want to share six tips for teaching your child. [box] Want to listen to this article on a podcast? LISTEN...

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Student Success Through the Power of Story

If your student is struggling, the solution may be in finding the right story to tell. The Power of Story Storytelling is the first and most powerful way of teaching. The ancient Greeks taught with stories. Jesus taught with stories. Marketers today teach with...

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Not Qualified: What Can’t You Just Be?

I had just met a woman in ministry when I told her that after I finished my Ph.D. in clinical psychology, I wanted to be a Christian psychologist. "You can't just be a Christian psychologist," she said. I tried to listen to what she said after that about...

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How to Assess Your Progress as a Homeschool Mom

Unlike most other careers, homeschooling doesn't come with built-in assessments for teachers. Some homeschoolers are required to meet with teachers and these meetings may help gauge progress. But many home educators don't have that requirement. So, how can we assess...

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Homeschool Refreshment Through Organization

The excitement of the new year is starting to wane, leaving me with a need for refreshment. I don't want to wish my way through the rest of winter. Neither do I want to give in to sloth and discouragement. I want energy and vitality in my homeschool now. How about...

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Organizing Challenges You Should Take On This Year

If you want to get organized this year, you're in good company. It's the second most popular goal for the year. But it's a big one. Where do you start? I recommend starting with six areas. [box] Want to listen to this article on a podcast? LISTEN HERE or SUBSCRIBE ON...

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Homeschool Changes to Make Now

If you've been too busy to think about changes you need to make in your homeschool, now is the time. I have some ideas for changes we can all make now, regardless of our homeschool approach. [box] Want to listen to this article on a podcast? LISTEN HERE or SUBSCRIBE...

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How to Have Your Sanest Homeschool Year

The end of the year always seems to get particularly busy for me. That makes it a perfect time to think about how I want my homeschooling life to be different in the new year. As a psychologist-turned-homeschooler who has been at this for 17 years, here are my...

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