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How to Manage Mistakes in Your Homeschool

How to Manage Mistakes in Your Homeschool

I've been thinking a lot about mistakes in homeschooling. One reason I have is because I've been talking with homeschooling moms at the Great Homeschool Conventions. They've been asking me about their mistakes. Another reason I've been thinking about mistakes this...

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Rethinking the Homeschool Dream

Rethinking the Homeschool Dream

I've shared before that homeschooling wasn't my original dream. I planned to work part-time as a psychologist and be home with my 2.5 children the rest of time, giving me plenty of time to write and speak. I knew God had called me to be a writer and speaker and it's...

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How to Help Kids Deal with Difficult People

How to Help Kids Deal with Difficult People

One of the things I love about homeschooling is the opportunity to teach my kids things they wouldn't learn in a traditional school. For example, I've done a podcast episode on how to teach kids to respond to others who are hurting or grieving. Today, I'm going to...

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How Understanding Personality Can Change Your Homeschool

How Understanding Personality Can Change Your Homeschool

I used to think my husband and kids were trying to drive me crazy. That's before I understood personalities. You would think as a psychologist that I would know better, but I didn't. Understanding basic concepts of personality can transform your homeschool and your...

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How to Turn COVD-Schooling into True Homeschooling

How to Turn COVD-Schooling into True Homeschooling

If you are one of millions of parents who has had to supervise your child's education because of the pandemic, this article is for you. Or, if you know a COVID-schooler, I hope you will share it with them. I have heard from a number of COVID-schoolers in my groups on...

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How to Manage Screen Time for Teens

How to Manage Screen Time for Teens

Someone in The Homeschool Sanity Circle group on Facebook asked about phones and screen time for teens. After I shared my experience, I was asked if I could share more. I foolishly agreed! Listen to the podcast First, I'm not perfect. So, if you're looking for someone...

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Devotions for an Organized Life – January 1st

Devotions for an Organized Life – January 1st

I went from being a messy mom with musty laundry, missed appointments, and no idea what was for dinner to a homeschooling mother of six who authored The Organized Homeschool Life book and planner as well as A Year of Living Productively. My transformation involved the...

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Motivation Myths That Hinder Your Homeschool

Motivation Myths That Hinder Your Homeschool

Hey, homeschoolers! After 21 years of homeschooling, I know that motivation runs high at the beginning of the year. But it doesn't take many weeks before that initial enthusiasm starts to cool. You begin looking forward to Christmas break sooner than you thought you...

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What Every Homeschooler Needs to Know About Science

What Every Homeschooler Needs to Know About Science

Hey, homeschoolers! Science has been in the news a lot lately. And misunderstanding about science has me taking action this week. You may not know that my education and even my training as a psychologist centered much more on doing and analyzing research then it did...

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6 Organizing Tools for Back to Homeschool

6 Organizing Tools for Back to Homeschool

If you are starting your homeschool year for the first time or the tenth, you need to be organized to be successful. Here are six organizing tools that will help. #1 The Organized Homeschool Life Book and Planner I thought homeschooling a preschooler would be easy. It...

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How to Trust God with Little Things

How to Trust God with Little Things

Today marks the last article in the Trust Project series: How to trust God with the little things. I am in awe of how He led me to start the series and what He has taught me through it all. I continue to marvel that I had no idea what to talk about for last month's...

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