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Challenging Kids and Schoolwork Meltdowns Part 2

Learning to accept mistakes and failure has been a LONG process for my dd. I mean YEARS of work. There’s nothing that I’ve done that was an automatic home run. 994 more words


Challenging Kids and Schoolwork Meltdowns!

One of the most difficult parts of homeschooling my intense child has been working around meltdowns related to schoolwork. It’s practically impossible to teach a child who is crying, screaming, or throwing things. 780 more words

Exciting News--Free Homeschooling Seminar!

I have some exciting new for all of you. This summer, I am participating in a homeschooling seminar. The cool thing about this seminar is that there are no flights to catch, no hotel rooms to book, no traffic, and no parking. 141 more words

Raising Your Challenging Child: What is a Challenging Child?

I’ve posted quite a bit about my challenging child.

There have been many labels for this type of personality.

Dobson called this style “strong willed” 874 more words


Proud Mama to an Average Child

Years ago, I posted this on a homeschooling message board.  I still feel this way. I thought I would share it so that other moms could proudly acknowledge their own average children. 211 more words


Balancing Personality Extremes in Homeschooling

Ecclesiastes 3:1-11 says,

“For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted; a time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up; a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance; a time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together; a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing; a time to seek, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away; a time to tear, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak; a time to love, and a time to hate; a time for war, and a time for peace. 824 more words


Challenging Kids... Schoolwork Contracts

My oldest has a very strong personality. She is quite bright, and because of this in her early years of schooling became accustomed to not having to work very hard in school. 722 more words