Last week, I talked to you about building confidence during my weekly Facebook Live event. For your information, these events happen every Sunday at 3pm EST on Homeschool Ways, the Facebook page of the blog.
Building confidence is a slow process, like the walk of a turtle.
Building confidence takes a bit of time and effort, depending on how much confidence you begin with. Then, you have to keep checking your level of confidence as the months go by and your confidence wears off in the trenches of homeschooling. Continue reading »
Our first Facebook Live event just happened today. You can watch it below or on our Facebook page. The topic was Story of the World, the history curriculum for elementary students. In 10 minutes, I explain what this curriculum consists of and how to use it twice – once with grades 1-4, then with grades 5-8.
Orthodontist visit – field trip on the first day of school
The beauty of live video is that things can go wrong. When I heard a cat meowing, I thought our two cats were fighting, so I went to ask one of the kids to separate them. It turns out, they were not fighting. One of them was outside. The other one was meowing at my daughter’s bedroom door, asking her to open it. Epic. Continue reading »
We need to teach our children many things, not just book knowledge. We also have to teach, in subtle ways, how they can have confidence in themselves.
Many adults struggle with a lack of confidence. In many cases, this is because they were not shown the right path to healthy confidence levels when they were younger. Build their self-esteem early, and it will carry through to adulthood. A confident adult can do anything!
Below, we take a look at several ways to instil a confident attitude in your son or daughter.
There is a foundation upon which confidence is built. It is called love. If your child has no doubts that he or she is loved by their parents, then they will be able to walk out into the world with their head held high. Continue reading »