Help for the Harried Homeschooler: A Practical Guide to Balancing Your Child's Education With the Rest of Your Life

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Shaw Books, 2002 - Education - 278 pages
Homeschooling moms and dads can be overwhelmed by the demands on their time. Between their children's educational needs; their roles as spouse, parent, and more; and their own individual desires and goals, these mothers and fathers struggle to accomplish all that must be done. In Help for the Harried Homeschooler, experienced homeschooler, author, and mother of four Christine Field offers sound advice for parents who want not only to achieve homeschooling success but also to reach a balance in their lives.
 

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User Review  - True Grit - Christianbook.com

I read this book during a time of burn-out while my eldest was struggling to read. During that time my house and three-year-old were seriously being neglected. This book didn't help so much with the ... Read full review

Read this if you're burnout!

User Review  - LINDY GREAVES - Christianbook.com

I found this book when I was really feeling "all over the place" with our homeschooling. It was very helpful. The author knows what it is like. Her advice is uncomplicated and easy to follow. Read full review

Contents

HoMESCHOOLEASICS
7
Getting and Staying Organized
23
Train Up a Child
39
IN THE HOMESCHOOL LASSROOM
63
PAMILY ISSUES AND THE HOMESCHOOL
80
Too Much of a Good Thing
81
Beyond Academics
93
Setting and Meeting Standards in Your Homeschool
123
Whats a Daddy to Do?
159
Sane Socialization
181
PEPSONAL ISSUES AND THE HOMESCHOOL
199
Youre Going to Ruin Those Kids 217
Q-17
To Walk and Not Grow Weary
Q-33
New Life in the Valley of Dry Bones 247
Q-47
Afterword The Rewards of Homeschooling
Q-73
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About the author (2002)

Christine M. Field and her husband homeschool their four children in the Chicago, Illinois area. Christine is the author of four other books, including Life Skills for Kids. She speaks nationwide, writes columns for Homeschool Digest and Open Arms magazines, and has contributed to such publications as Hearts at Home, Focus on the Family Magazine and Single Parent Family. Christine has appeared in the media on Family News in Focus, on Moody Broadcasting Network, on USA Radio Network, on the Home Education Network, and on “Family Life Today” with Dennis Rainey. Readers can visit her website at www.HomeFieldAdvantage.org.

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