After church, my boys and I went to the church playground. They played with friends. I talked with my friends. Then it happened. A public display of my parenting failure, at least that's how I saw it at the time.

“Okay, Patrick. It’s time for you to start your science lesson.” “Okay, Mom,” he replied. Ten minutes later, I check in on him at the computer, and he hasn’t even started it yet. Sound familiar? 

Let’s be honest, we all procrastinate sometimes. Our kids do, too. But som...

Step 1: Show your child the examples in the math book showing your child how to work them out. 

Step 2: Have your child do some of the math problems with you.

Step 3: Instruct your child to do some math problems independently. 

If this 3-step process for teaching math see...

Men are from Mars, and women are from Venus, right? It’s almost become cliché to say that men and women communicate differently. But it’s true. And we’re not the only ones. Parents and children communicate differently. Teachers and students communicate differently. Eve...

“I can’t do this! I wrote all I can!” Have you ever heard that in your house? I heard it this morning. My 11-year-old was supposed to write an outline to turn in tomorrow at speech club. He wrote one sentence, yelled those words, and shut the laptop cover. He was done....

When my husband and I first decided to homeschool, we agreed that it would be on a year-to-year basis. Each spring, we would re-evaluate our homeschooling, our boys’ progress, and our family’s needs. We’re entering our fourth year in about two weeks. That’s not a decis...

I used to be a classroom teacher. I now teach professional educators seeking their Master's degree in Special Education. I know how to teach, right? Well, yes and no. 

When I first started homeschooling, I set things up like I always had except for one thing: chairs. I...

Gifted children are prone to asynchronous development. This is what happens when a child excels in one area but is at a lower level in another area. It is a common issue for gifted children, and it can cause a lot of anxiety and frustration for both you and your child....

Children identified as gifted often struggle as they develop. The challenge arises as some skills emerge as significant strengths while others progress at a much more average pace. Additionally, the discrepancy between a child’s mental age and chronological age expands...

There’s a stereotype that exists about children identified as being gifted. Unless one specifically states the type of giftedness (e.g., artistically gifted), people assume that the child is highly intelligent, mature, and responsible beyond his years. This could not b...

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