Category Archives for Mentoring your children

Finding (and Maintaining) Peace Amidst Your Homeschooling Challenges

Homeschooling is a great joy – and a great challenge. It brings out the best in all of us, but unfortunately, it can also bring out the worst. How can we, as parents, find and maintain peace within ourselves no matter how hard things get? What are the principles, practices, and tools that will keep […]

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Raising Children of Unshakable Faith

You may be like so many homeschooling parents who have chosen to teach their children at home not only to improve the quality of their education, but to also buoy up their faith in God. You already know that reading about God-fearing people will help them on that path, but did you also know that […]

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Disciplining With Love So We Don’t Break Our Children’s Spirits

This is a topic I get the most questions about and a topic that so many parents are struggling to find balance with. What is effective, age appropriate punishment? When is talking about it enough? What age is too old or too young for certain discipline and the list goes on? Come and join me […]

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How to Create a Principle-Centered Homeschool

Although the concepts of natural law and principles were very familiar to America’s Founding generation, over the last two centuries these critical ideas have been virtually lost. In a world of moral relativism, where are the principles we can teach our children that will ground them in truth and create a solid foundation for their […]

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We Used to Think it Took Money to Live Like This: Schooling at Home with Ease

A presentation which covers the basic costs associated with home schooling, and household/family budgeting. The reality is there is a great cost savings to schooling from home when you know how to be creative and choose to teach children the value of money. Living in a “wealthy way” does not need to be expensive as […]

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How to Discover and Develop Your Children’s Greatest Gifts

You know your children are special and unique, that’s one of the reasons you chose to homeschool them. But knowing how to teach them in a way that matches their personality and needs can be illusive. More difficult, though, can be helping them discover their talents and develop them in a way that will empower […]

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Children in Business – The Entrepreneur’s Education

Offering some basics we have covered, while encouraging our children to use their own start-up businesses as their unschool/homeschool education. More about Jessica Heilman: Jessica Heilman Founder, Wholehearted Ministries CEO, The Cookie Boys Educational Writer, Freelance In 2008 at just 8 & 10 years old Jeffrey and Joseph Heilman began baking and selling for their business, The Cookie […]

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The 7 Laws of Life Mission

In a world that views college graduation as the end of education, it can be difficult to know how to build a culture of lifelong learning in our homes, especially when our own upbringing didn’t show us how. What can you as a parent do that will inspire learning in your children? And how can […]

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Homeschooling As a Couple: How To Do It Together and Have a Blast!

This live presentation will air on:Wednesday – September 21st – 11am Pacific timeThis workshop will be taught in the 2016 Not Back to School Summit – REGISTER HERE for live access!Maybe you love to homeschool but your spouse isn’t very supportive. Maybe you both want homeschooling to happen but you can’t seem to agree on the details. […]

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Skip Middle School the Game Changer

This workshop was taught in the 2016 Ultimate Homeschool Bootcamp, April 2016.How can you turn 4 years of school into one preparation year? Discover how to leverage the time after 5th grade to prepare your children for higher learning, and completely skip middle school. Skipping middle school is NOT about rushing your kids through. It’s […]

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