Homeschoolers

5 Best Videos for Teaching Children to Use the Potty

Posted by on August 6, 2014 at 2:45 pm

Teaching children to use the potty is a task that many parents find very difficult to do because lots of children do not cooperate easily when it comes to that. The use of videos in teaching children on how to use the potty has helped many parents to overcome this problem. Listed below are 5 [...]

The Importance of Written Goals for Yourself, Your Students, and Your School Year.

Posted by on July 25, 2014 at 12:18 pm

Most people understand that goals are important, but did you know that written goals are about 40% more likely to be achieved and those goals which are both written and discussed with a friend have a success rate of 76%. This is from a recent study by Psychology professor Dr. Gail Matthews (http://www.dominican.edu/dominicannews/study-backs-up-strategies-for-achieving-goals). For the [...]

Vision for Your Child’s Childhood

Posted by on February 12, 2014 at 9:31 am

Author:Robin Chisholm  God’s Vision for your Child’s Life Proverbs 22:6 “Train up a child in the way he should go [and in keeping with his individual gift or bent], and when he is old he will not depart from it.” (NIV) I sat down one day, prayed feverishly to God, and asked for wisdom. My [...]

10 Quick Tips for Teaching Your Child to Read

Posted by on February 10, 2014 at 12:08 pm

Author: Michael Levy A great deal of a child’s reading success depends on the level of support that she or he receives at home. Children who are given the tools and the opportunities to learn to read both at school and at home have a better chance of success. The following are ten tips that [...]

10 Tips for Fun and Successful Play Dates

Posted by on February 6, 2014 at 10:30 am

Author:  Symmetry The idea of play dates used to make me nervous. I worried about who I should invite and how to invite them. I stressed about planning activities and how involved I should be.  I especially stressed about what to do if it all went wrong. Would my daughter forgive me if I just [...]

Sleep Deprivation Related to Weight Gain

Posted by on February 4, 2014 at 11:33 am

Author: Joanna Dolgoff  MD There seems to be a number of contributing factors to the obesity epidemic our nation is facing.  Some of these include excessive caloric intake, decreased physical activity and cultural influences.  Now some researchers are investigating whether sleep deprivation may contribute to obesity. Research presented at the International AC21 Research Festival points [...]

The Homeschooling Decision; How the Lord Changes Hearts and Minds

Posted by on January 28, 2014 at 9:29 am

Author:  Deborah Wuehler,  “We know without a doubt it is God’s calling . . . . We homeschool just as we breathe.” This was just one part of a response from the question of how one family was led to homeschooling. As I asked the question of other homeschoolers, I was incredibly encouraged and overwhelmed [...]

Identifying Childhood Talents

Posted by on January 20, 2014 at 10:04 am

Author: Stephen A. Peterson Every child has interests and talents along some line, whether athletic, drawing, musical and any of a multitude of possible activities. In the majority of instances, a child’s talents, are usually not great enough to place her/him as a “genius” or “extraordinary”—but it serves as a basis of interests and activities [...]

Children And Fear

Posted by on January 16, 2014 at 9:39 am

Author: Stephen A. Peterson Ghosts, witches and death are entities and events most people fear. However, Halloween is one period of the year when we sublimate our fear for a day of fun. If children are going to grow up to become well rounded adults, they must be able to work through fear. Fear is [...]

A Godly Father

Posted by on January 10, 2014 at 9:44 am

Author: Shaila Touchton Godly father is a man of God and a man of prayers He is careful to lead a blameless life He fears God and is obedient to His Word Walks in house with blameless heart He leads a life of integrity Leads the household well He sets Godly example in so many [...]