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Creative home school inspiration rooted in relationships for the non-conformist, dedicated parent.

The Happy Homeschool Laura Blodgett

    • Education
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Creative home school inspiration rooted in relationships for the non-conformist, dedicated parent.

    The Rare Find of an Excellent Children’s Fantasy

    The Rare Find of an Excellent Children’s Fantasy

    If you are looking for a book for your children that is an adventure based on solid truths, you will want to hear about this chapter book. For links mentioned in the podcast, go to: https://thehappyhomeschool.com/the-rare-find-of-an-excellent-childrens-fantasy/

    • 5 min
    The Art of Giving Your Children Feedback

    The Art of Giving Your Children Feedback

    Every parent faces the tension between encouraging and correcting his or her children. If you err to one extreme or the other then you greatly reduce the useful impact of both. [This is Week 44 of 52 Weeks to a Better Relationship With Your Child]

    • 10 min
    Evaluating Why You are Frustrated with Your Child

    Evaluating Why You are Frustrated with Your Child

    A (homeschool) parent should do two things with frustration. [Week 42 of 52 Weeks to a Better Relationship With Your Child] Read the transcript at https://thehappyhomeschool.com/evaluating-why-you-are-frustrated-with-your-child/

    • 10 min
    Teaching Your Child About Having a Conversation

    Teaching Your Child About Having a Conversation

    Beginning with the example of hearing "fly swatter" versus "fly's water", we talk about the basics of conversation that you can impart to your child to enhance both your relationship with them and their ability to communicate throughout life. [Week 42 of 52 Weeks to a Better Relationship With Your Child]

    • 11 min
    Dilemmas in Discipline

    Dilemmas in Discipline

    Are you being badly influenced by other people's wrong attitude toward discipline? In this episode I discuss common excuses and faulty perspectives about discipline. By being aware of them, you can guard yourself and your family from falling into their traps.

    • 9 min
    Preparing Your Child for Passion

    Preparing Your Child for Passion

    Right around the time puberty hits, a child usually feels a surge of passion about life. If the child and parent are not ready for it, it can be explosive in truly damaging ways. [Week 41 of 52 Weeks to a Better Relationship With Your Child]

    • 8 min

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