Tag: fear

I Lost My Voice

I don’t parent from fear now. And I don’t anymore. But I did. And I see similar actions from young parents- tactics used to control, cajole, manipulate or micro manage their children. I see some parents who are so scared of letting their children make mistakes.

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Fearless Parenting

I’m not scared anymore. And it’s beautiful. Freeing. Relaxed. And joyful.Too often I tried to influence my little ones. Tried to control them. I micro-managed them. The lessons God has revealed to me have been the only thing that keep me going at times. It is not hopeless, but it isn’t just about homeschooling- it is so much bigger than that. God wants to reach you, to teach you, to blow your mind with Himself. But sometimes, like with me, He has to get some stuff out of the way so that we will listen. To parent out of freedom and grace is refreshing. It’s totally liberating!

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Random Quote

Every homeschool day is unique. You will find the rhythm and flow that move through each day. Your daily routines lend a basic structure around which you create the rest of the day. Always be ready to cast the schedule to the wind when something wondrous is happening. An unusual bug, a sudden hailstorm, the birth of kittens, the best game of Monopoly ever played: that is the best learning opportunity for your children this very day.

— Ann Lahrson-Fisher
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