“Nicholeen, how can I change my relationship with my daughter? We are so distant from each other.”
“Nicholeen, thank you for your articles and Implementation Course conference calls. I look forward to them each week. Please help me with this question.
Have you ever had a child who won't stay on task unless you are there to make sure he does? Are you ever tempted to threaten negative consequences to try to motivate them to stay focused on their school work or chores?
Positive consequences for good choices and self-government motivate children way more than the prospect of negative consequences.
What is Efficiency?
At this time of year we set goals. We resolve to change our ways and become better than we are. The most common resolutions usually have something to do with time or body size. I don't know how many times I have resolved to get up earlier, or get up earlier to regularly exercise. Likewise, I don't know how
This year our family is doing a new educational Christmas Advent for the 12 days of Christmas. This advent idea was given to me by my good friend, Yvonne Averett. She has two girls ages 9 and 11, and made it for them. They are a homeschool family, and this is one of the ways that they are inviting the Christmas Spirit and Christ into their homeschool this year. I know not everyone who reads my blog is a Christian, but I am and loved this idea. So, I thought I would pass it along. I am always up for family learning and good h