Category Archives for Life Skills

Cooking Up A Curriculum

Cooking Up a Curriculum By Jen Holmstrom Most of us didn’t take a cooking class until we were in high school and there was an option to take Home Economics. But as homeschoolers, we can determine to introduce these skills much earlier. Something as simple and useful as cooking skills can be introduced as early as 3-5. […]

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Taming The Bully Between Your Ears

So many times, our worst bully lives in our own head. It’s time to tame those little voices that shut you down every time you want to improve. Jeanie’s five step method will help you create the life you have always dreamed of by improving your relationship with yourself and others.Hurt people hurt people and […]

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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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Organize your Self

…With all we have on our to-do lists, we often find ourselves at the bottom of the totem pole. But the secret to getting organized is to organize your SELF. As the machine that makes everything else in your life go, organizing your self is the best organizing investment you can make. Learn simple and […]

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Teach Your Children Social Skills without Constant Correction So You Can Restore Peace in your Home

Parents, do you feel like you say the same thing over and over again without change? Do you feel like you and your child have a constant stream of animosity between you because you are in a constant state of correcting? Do you worry that your relationship with your child is never going to be […]

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Get Organized with the GoTo Formula

Overwhelmed? Drowning in clutter? Ready to reclaim some control? Discover why getting organized hasn’t worked in the past and learn a simple tool to help you organize ANYTHING!  More about Jenny Layton: Jenny Layton is the creator of the blog The Happy Gal, and the author of the newly released cookbook Healthy Eating The Happy […]

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Home Education’s Many Philosophies: A Walk Through

Home schoolers/educators have an advantage: They can pursue a multitude of different and unique curricula, or go w/o a defined one, and be purely self directed. One life/people/soft skill, though, that should be taught, regardless? The ability to network & build a tribe/community. Both have common roots, yet are very different.SJ, the founder of SBSL […]

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However Imperfectly: Lessons Learned from Three Decades of Teaching (2)

In this talk, Andrew shares many humorous experiences (and painful lessons) he has learned over thirty years of teaching and homeschooling, including: It’s hard not to do to your kids what was done to you; Process over product; All kids are different; “Progressive” education doesn’t mean progress; What real “college and career readiness” is, and […]

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Raising our Boys to Be True Gentlemen

Parents, this is such an important workshop if you are raising boys & girls! We’ve got to do all that we can to help our boys understand that these life skills will directly impact every part of their life, both personally and professionally. These skills change lives and contribute to happier, healthier and more stable […]

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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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