It can be hard to let children take risks. As parents we want to protect them, not see them get hurt. But we have to trust them and give them the opportunities to try, fail, get back up and try again if need be.
Critical thinking is an important skill so why do we wait until our children are older to start teaching it? It really is beneficial to start young.
While I have no regrets about homeschooling, there are regrets I have about things I have done or said or expected. These are the regrets...
While I love homeschooling and have learned a lot along the way - there are things that I wish I knew before I started homeschooling.
Boundaries are something that all children need. It helps them to thrive. For parents, having these healthy boundaries with their kids can help relieve anxiety, stress and worry.
How we think is important. There are many different ways that our brains will work as it processes information. One way is abstract thinking.
There are so many great parenting books out there - so how do you find what is right for you? You can be inundated with lists of "the best" or "top" books. Find what is good for you so you can learn and grow in your parenting.
Knowing how your child interacts with others, as well as how they best recharge can be very helpful in knowing how to best relate to them. Is your child an ambivert?
When it comes to homeschooling, it really is wonderful if you can give your full attention to it full-time but not every family can do this. Can you be a working parent and a homeschool parent at the same time?
Lawnmower - or snowplow - parenting is a relatively newly recognized parenting style. They will try and stop their children from going through obstacles or failures.