Category Archives for Mindset

You’re Doing Better Than You Think You Are

Hey you! You’re doing better than you think you are. On any given day, you are trying your best to give your kids a good education. Now — what YOU think is your best — and what you are actually able to give — may not be the same thing! You may think your best […]

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Turning “I can’t!” into “I CAN!”

I once asked my six year old to pick up some food that had fallen on the floor during dinner time. I knew she would be squeamish—it was peas and mashed potatoes, after all—so I offered her a paper towel to protect her fingers from slimy cold food and lots of encouraging words. She still collapsed in […]

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How to Manage Your Fear of Failing

It’s going to happen. Fear and doubt … the two little nemeses of homeschooling … will creep into your mind when you least expect it. One moment you’ll be going along — planning dinner, doing laundry, prepping for the school day — and the next … Your 7 year old won’t be able to read […]

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