11 results for   Category: Life Skills


Aprendiendo por las malas, por Rose Focht

Cuando siento la tentación de frustrarme con un niño que no está entendiendo ni cooperando inmediatamente, tengo que recordarme a mí misma que yo tengo mis propias formas de hacer lo mío.

Learning the Hard Way, Rose Focht

When I’m tempted to get frustrated with a child for not “getting it” and cooperating right away, I have to remind myself that I have my own ways of doing my own thing.

Teaching Kids to Accept “No”

One of the benefits is that it helps children respect others boundaries and set their own.  

Cultivating Discernment: Eyes, Ears, Mind, Heart

One of my favorite children’s songs warns us to guard our eyes, ears, minds, and hearts. In addition to maintaining a personal standard, it is also an encouragement to keep a watchful eye over what my children are exposed to.

When Plans Derail: How to Make Lemonade Memories!

Homeschooling is not meant to replicate a classroom—and even the best classrooms hit snags. The most important thing you can do is watch for both teaching and learning opportunities from whatever lessons life offers. . .

My Favorite Easy Family Meals

Here are five gluten-free, dairy-free quick recipe ideas for your busy homeschool!

Delegation: A New Approach

It’s not that “I’m not very good at delegating.” It’s just that I have to approach it in a way that works for me.

Bounty and Ballast

What might be a comfort to us could be a necessity to someone else, and I don’t want to get bogged down with ballast which could prove a blessing to another. May we always remember to give freely as we have received.

Time-Outs, Turbulence, and a Turn-Around

My experience with adapted teaching styles. 

All in the Family: Experiences with Adoption, An Interview with Heather Frommack