Summer is often the time when our more laid-back school occurs. The kids learn to price items at the grocery store, run a lemonade stand, or catch up on all those books we didn’t hit during the school year. But of course, if your kids have as much trouble keeping up with school as I did, your summer might look more like …
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Whether you’re sitting back in your lawn chair dreaming of next year’s school plans or still toiling away at the partly-finished math book, keep up the good work!
Make sure to check out June’s highlights at the CHEC Blog:
Teaching Reading Faster by Renee Ellison
If teaching reading is going slower than you’d like, this article is a must-read. Educational expert and veteran homeschool mom Renee Ellison offers practical advice for helping your child connect with phonics. Read the article here.
Family Discipleship and the New Commandment by Steve Demme
What does Jesus’ relationship with His Father teach us about love? Steve Demme, founder of Building Faith Families, explains the biblical context of discipleship: how God’s love becomes the basis for family love. Read the post here.
Help and Hope for Exhausted Moms by Heath Lambert (and Rebecca Hannah)
Is being a mom tiring you out? How can busy moms get needed rest? This podcast from Dr. Heath Lambert provides encouragement for moms as well as practical ways the rest of us can support the all-important role of motherhood. Find the podcast here.
Dear Mama to Boys by Hal and Melanie Young
Not sure what to do with your crazy-active boys? Here’s hope from a veteran homeschool mom of six boys. The Youngs offer encouragement: someday, all your hard work will pay off! Read their article here.
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