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The Risky Grasshoppers

January 27, 2012 | Comments Off on The Risky Grasshoppers

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  What do you think of this post?Awesome (0)Interesting (0)Beneficial (0)Does Not Apply  (0) By: Rebecca Miller The Sandwiched Homeschooler The Risky Grasshoppers I like Aesop’s Fables. Perhaps the one that I like the most is The Ant and the Grasshopper.  In the story the ants work diligently while the grasshopper wastes time.  When winter comes, the grasshopper […]




Motivating and Focusing Children

February 10, 2011 | Comments Off on Motivating and Focusing Children

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What do you think of this post?Awesome (0)Interesting (3)Beneficial (0)Does Not Apply  (0) Motivating and Focusing Children New homeschooling parents have a tendency to ask in my Yahoo! groups a particular cluster of questions:  “How do I get my kids to do the things that they don’t want to do?” And “How do I keep my kids focused?” […]




When Behaviors Forfeit Help: Part 3

October 23, 2010 | Comments Off on When Behaviors Forfeit Help: Part 3

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What do you think of this post?Awesome (0)Interesting (0)Beneficial (0)Does Not Apply  (0)  When Behaviors Forfeit Help: Part 3 Both of my kids made remarkable progress during their first year of homeschooling.  With my oldest son, we went over all of the material from the previous year.  Essentially, he repeated the grade.  In hindsight I have learned alternative […]




When Behaviors Forfeit Help: Part 2

October 22, 2010 | Comments Off on When Behaviors Forfeit Help: Part 2

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What do you think of this post?Awesome (0)Interesting (0)Beneficial (0)Does Not Apply  (0)  When Behaviors Forfeit Help: Part 2 My oldest son had spent time in private school also.  He was more than thrilled to leave the environment, with the exception of the loss of his friends.  Socially, he was a natural born butterfly.  He made friends easily—some […]




When Behaviors Forfeit Help: Part I

October 21, 2010 | Comments Off on When Behaviors Forfeit Help: Part I

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What do you think of this post?Awesome (0)Interesting (1)Beneficial (0)Does Not Apply  (0)  When Behaviors Forfeit Help: Part I It seems like yesterday that we started our homeschooling journey, although it is actually close to 11 years ago. They were such tiny guys, my boys, trying to imitate their father with their walk and their talk—as most little […]