Archive for July, 2008

Giving Homeschoolers Enriching Experiences and Opportunities.

July 30, 2008

by Mimi Rothschild What are the experiences and opportunities that really count in building Christlike character and at the same time, can serve individual personality? How can the homeschool curriculum and homeschool program provide for such experiences and opportunities? The Christian homeschooling teacher needs not only a clear-cut purpose, but we also must know his own children [...]

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How do we give our homeschooled children Christlike character?

July 30, 2008

By Mimi Rothschild The longer range goal of developing in each student a Christlike character does not intend to Terri and Joe and Johnny will all be exactly alike in 10 or 15 years, anymore than they are like now. A Christlike character is not a fix to mold into which each developing personality is [...]

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Parents have their problems too!

July 29, 2008

Edited by Mimi Rothschild, CEO, Learning By Grace, leading provider or online CHristian education for Prek-12 homeschoolers Parents are people, too, and at times are living under a variety of pressures. When they are physically tired and emotionally ratepayer, adults do find it hard sometimes to except and to understand the emotional outbursts of a [...]

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Look for the Flowers

July 25, 2008

by Mimi Rothschild Look for the Flowers We are so beset these days by storing the children engaging in vandalism, so deluged by reports of children guilty of law violations, so overcome with the evidence of their acts of cruelty and violence that we are forced to the conclusion that the extension range of juvenile [...]

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Homeschoolers and Cultivating Good Manners

July 25, 2008

Pardon me, please. An important aspect of learning to get along with others is learning to be considerate of others. Courtesy is not in born: he just talked courtesy does not well up from the depths of the child loving desire to see other people happy at the cost of his own convenience inconvenience. He [...]

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Homeschoolers Getting Along with Others

July 25, 2008

by Mimi Rothschild One of the most important traits of an employee is his ability to get along with others. This is what at least one employment interviewer looks for first in a potential employee. He states that the most frequent reason for discharging of workers is that they become troublemakers because they have never [...]

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Rothschild’s Homeschool Humor

July 15, 2008

Laughter is the best medicine. It increases our endorphins and relieves anxiety. Here is a great set of videos from Christian comedian Tim Hawkins. Tim Hawkins – Cletus Take the Reel My Arms Are Broken by Tim Hawkins

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Mimi Rothschild’s Homeschool Humor Picks

July 11, 2008

Laughing is a good thing. We laugh a lot at the offices of Learning By Grace, Inc. Laughing is medicinal. Laughing gives you less wrinkles. Laughing reduces cortisol, the number one biochemical in our bodies responsible for stress. Here are videos Mimi Rothschild has selected for your laughing therapy program. Tim Hawkins – A Homeschool [...]

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Homeschooling with FREE Online Videos

July 10, 2008

A wealth of phenomenal videos exist throughout the web and would be ideal for teaching homeschoolers. However, there is good news and bad news. Both the good newws and the bad news is the sheer magnitude of the numbers of potential videos. The downside is that it can be totally absolutely overwhelming and its faily [...]

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Government Homeschools: Are they good for homeschoolers?

July 10, 2008

Government “Homeschool” Programs Will Change Homeschooling This video is a homeschool mom expressing her opinion about how she belives government homeschooling will negatively impact homeschooling as a movement. I believe that she makes some excellent points that need to be strongly considered. She points out that the “freebies” are enticing and oftentimes we forget there [...]

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