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9 Steps to Better Homeschool Motivation

9 Steps to Better Homeschool Motivation

by Mary Lou Warren | What can we do if we notice that our children are not motivated to learn? As parents and teachers, we want to inspire and encourage our children to learn and live a full and healthy life. What do we do if we start noticing a problem?

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6 Ways We Taught Our Kids to do Chores… And Learn to Work

6 Ways We Taught Our Kids to do Chores… And Learn to Work

by Jennifer Tutwiler | These days, the measure of good parenting seems to be how care-free and enjoyable an existence we have enabled for our children. Children are expected to play with their toys, play outside, play with their friends, play sports, play with video games... and yet today’s children are some of the most behaviorally challenged in human history.

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4 Tips to Teach Your Children to Obey Out of Love – Not Fear

4 Tips to Teach Your Children to Obey Out of Love – Not Fear

by Abby Sasscer | One of the main goals of behavior modification science is the successful eradication of specific unfavorable behaviors. While this is a just and noble cause, we, as Catholics, believe that we are more than just beings defined by our behaviors. We are human beings made in the image and likeness of our Heavenly Father.

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The #1 Secret to Being Patient and Strong with Your Children

The #1 Secret to Being Patient and Strong with Your Children

by Abby Sasscer | The specialist I worked with constantly emphasized the need to remain neutral, in other words, to show no emotion at all whenever a child makes unreasonable demands. As parents, however, it is extremely difficult to always remain neutral. I can be neutral with other people’s children but not my own.

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Motivate Homeschool Children – Harvard Business Style!

Motivate Homeschool Children – Harvard Business Style!

As homeschooling parents, we often look for the best way to motivate our children in their academics. Professor Brandon Irwin of Harvard Business School has conducted studies regarding motivational style. Although this was done with business organizations in mind, we parents can sometimes learn from such studies and apply the principles to our educational adventure.

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