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The Difference between Reluctant and Hungry Eaters (and Learners)

Have you ever tried to feed a toddler who doesn't want to eat? You don't get very far. It's a lot of work, and most of the food ends up on the floor. But if that same toddler is hungry? … Continue reading

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Homeschooling the Child Who Won’t Listen: Deschooling

There is hardly a more frustrating parenting experience than asking my child to do something for the seventh time, in vain. Not only does it feel like a parenting failure, but it simply hurts my feelings. Seeing as we all … Continue reading

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Scheduling the Day for the Reluctant Homeschool Learner

Don’t make learning fun. I see educators try to hide learning under layers of unrelated pulp and nonsense. It’s thought that if we smuggle math within a noisy, colourful computer game, we can bypass the child’s natural hatred for math. … Continue reading

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