A person can’t be friendly or nice when they’re hungry. A child cannot regulate their emotions if they’re hungry or sleepy. A person can’t have a high level of self-esteem if he isn’t in a safe environment. I’m sure you’ve heard of Abraham Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. Maslow's theories were focused on maximizing well-being and … Continue reading The Real Reason Behind HANGRY Explained
How every child can thrive by age 5
I love TED talks. The most recent one I listened to was by a 7 year old girl named Molly Wright. Seven years old! Her topic was about child and brain development. Here are details from the Ted site: “What if I was to tell you that a game of peek-a-boo could change the world?" … Continue reading How every child can thrive by age 5
Prayer for Kids
Father, in the name of Jesus, I pray and confess Your Word over my children and surround them with my faith - faith in Your Word that You watch over it to perform it! I confess and believe that my children are disciples of Christ, taught of the Lord and obedient to Your will. Great … Continue reading Prayer for Kids
What is a Teachable Parent?
First of all, what is a parent? The person who is taking care of the child’s health and safety, Preparing the child for life as a productive adult, and Communicating or transferring personal/cultural values. The hardest part of parenting? There is no set instruction manual when you get the baby! So what do we end up doing? … Continue reading What is a Teachable Parent?
HOMESCHOOLING STYLES AND HOW TO CHOOSE ONE
Before I dive in, I want to make an example about cookbooks because it makes so much sense to me. Imagine somebody comes to you and tells you they want to start cooking at home. Since you love cooking, which cookbook would you recommend? You immediately recommend your Italian cookbook because you love pizza, … Continue reading HOMESCHOOLING STYLES AND HOW TO CHOOSE ONE
How to be TEACHABLE or UNTEACHABLE
My embarrassing unteachable moment was when I was 18 and went to a new gym with a friend. I had no idea what I was doing with the equipment and how to do some of the exercises correctly, but that sure didn’t stop me. I was trying to do some ab crunches on the exercise … Continue reading How to be TEACHABLE or UNTEACHABLE
10 Reasons Why I Started This Blog
I have been homeschooling my kids for the last few years – turns out I love it, and the kids love it even more. I love learning, and this blog can cover all the topics I am learning about in one nice location. I don’t claim to be an expert on any of these topics, I … Continue reading 10 Reasons Why I Started This Blog