Category Archives: Parenting

4 Ways to Get Your Child to Listen

Photo by Bindaas Madhavi A mother recently asked me for help because her children had stopped listening to her. When kids stop listening, parents often start yelling and nagging, and that leads to even less listening! It’s a vicious circle that you can stop. Today! 1. Speak quietly. Maybe even whisper at times if you […]

The Dark Side of Certificates and Awards

Photo by Scherre The end of the school year is almost here, and for schooled kids, that means awards and certificates are about to be liberally handed out. We reward kids for everything these days! It’s one aspect of public schooling that new homeschool parents sometimes miss. We all want our kids to be happy, […]