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The Remedy to Chore Wars?

What pulled me out of Chore Wars? I read an article on family work. At first, I looked at the article and translated family chores as doing family work and patted myself on the back and thought, “we do family work.” Several months later, in our mother’s book group, call “Side-Tracked Home Educators, ” we […]

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Are You Stuck in Chore Wars?

I was once stuck in “Chore Wars.” What are Chore Wars? Chore Wars move from assigning (and expecting), to bribing a child with rewards, to nagging a child to work, and then to threatening a child with loss of reward, loss of privilege, or punishment. This happens when children are not developmentally ready for self-directed, […]

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Dad, 3 Ways You Can Bless Your Homeschooled Children

Dad, you are so important in the lives of their wife and children!​Many dads just feel that they are little more than a pay check to their family. It does not have to be this way. You can change this!!! Work done away from home, in a career can be exhausting, as can work in […]

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August 3, 2015

When do you stop? (Exploratory Learning)

This query was posted recently on TJEd Muse on yahoo. I thought I would give my answer here.Questions are in italics. For those unfamiliar with Thomas Jefferson Education aka Leadership education, I suggest two good books: A Thomas Jefferson Education Teaching a Generation of Leaders for the Twenty-First Century by Oliver Van Demille Leadership Education: […]

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Can Power of an Hour be Used to Homeschool?

Moms, are you overwhelmed with trying to teach children in different ages?Are you tired of spending time preparing, when you would rather spend the time with your children?Do you need a curriculum that is easy to use?Are you struggling with establishing consistency in structuring your learning time in home school?Do you need something that is […]

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June 17, 2015

Transitioning from Public School

Are you just beginning the homeschool journey? Do you have teens or children with attitude and educational issues…? Are you wondering where to start and how to overcome these difficulties? Recently, I read this in an online forum and decided to address this here. "Our first day of homeschool is tomorrow. I have a 12 […]

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