Homeschooling Winchester California 2018-05-22T11:37:27+00:00

Homeschooling Winchester, CA

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If you are one of the thousands of mom and dads looking for alternatives to the Godless Winchester public schools system you’re not alone! GreatHomeschoolConventions.Com is your premier source of Homeschooling in Winchester, CA. We provide nationally recognized Homeschooling Curriculum, Programs, Textbooks, Materials, Lesson Plans, Resources, and the best conferences you’ll ever attend! If you are new homeschooling, GreatHomeschoolConventions.Com will come see youto the revolution. A lot of individuals who live in Winchester, CA. and are interested in homeschooling, you may have several questions about how homeschooling works here.

The number one question we get asked is What homeschool laws does California have? Given California’s political agenda might be hard to believe but yes California allows homeschooling. However, given the amount of regulation we can interpret that the state of California is not a homeschooling friendly state. Nevertheless individuals who want the best education environment for their kids are now choosing homeschooling more than ever! Many have acused GreatHomeschoolConventions.Com of pushing the homeschool agenda, as with all fake news, we are not saying that homeschooling is a better option but if this what you want we want to be sure you have the best information available.

Homeschooling Programs in Winchester, CA

Finding high-quality homeschool curriculum, programs, textbooks, materials, lesson plans, and resources in Winchester, California is not as easy as one may think. Perhaps that is why Great Homeschool Conventions events are such a hit. Here you’ll be able to socialize from renowned leading experts like PH.D.Dr. Helen Jackson, Martin Cothran, and Joelle Hodge as well as top vendors of home schooling curriculum, programs, textbooks, and lesson plans. When it’s all said and done our focus is that your children get the most complete education available. Americans have more choices than their counterparts in Canada and in Europe. Those choices are public school, private school, and home school. But, given the current ranking of the US education system many families are seeking alternative solutions. For the majority of stay-at-home parents private schooling is out of their reach making homeschooling the only choice. For additional information on how Great Homeschool Conventions can help you get started with home school for your kids, please check out out our blog.

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What My Homeschooling Child Prayed

Q: I walked into my homeschooling son’s bedroom last night while he was saying his prayers. “Could you help my Mom and Dad not be so angry and yell all the time?” It broke my heart. My husband comes home from work and yells, but I’m no better. I’m constantly on the kids like my Mom did to us. I’m afraid of what it’s doing to our kids. I know I need to change myself first, but how do I become calm when the kids are so intense?” – Sarah

A: You are not alone, Sarah.

Most of us inherited patterns of behavior that, left unchecked, will cause destruction over time. I repeated the patterns learned from my father and came very close to destroying my relationships with the people I loved most. In working with thousands of sensitive kids, what we heard most was, “I wish my parents didn’t yell so much.” More than anything, teens crave no drama at home.

How to Convey the Right Messages When Homeschooling Your Child

Realize that we cannot control our kids, nor should we want to. Our primary job as parents is to control ourselves, model proper behavior and teach our kids how to control their own behavior. How many of us throw adult tantrums when something goes wrong, then expect our homeschooling children to remain calm?

  1. Give your intense, emotional involvement to connect.No matter what your child or spouse does, we must connect. Screaming or withdrawing emotionally only makes the situation worse. When we are calm, we can be fully engaged and put our intensity into solving problems instead of creating more of them. When do we give kids our undivided, intense emotional involvement? Usually when we’re upset at them. Let’s reverse this so they seek our praise.
  2. Assume a calm posture. Each time you approach your child or spouse, ask yourself, “Do I want to have a conversation or a confrontation?” Instead of standing and barking orders, sit down. Kids are drawn to adults who sit. Sitting says, “I am in control. I cannot be manipulated. I’m not going to yell, lecture or overreact. I want to connect with you.”
  3. Take care of yourself. Exercise, walk your dog, pray, listen to music–do whatever helps you feel at peace. The quickest way to get respect is to demonstrate self-respect. If you do not take care of yourself emotionally, physically and spiritually, no one else will care about you…you will become exhausted and needy…it will be easy for kids to push your buttons.
  4. Be the calm in the storm. The most effective way to calm an emotional child is for us to be calm. Instead of threatening an upset child (which makes them more upset!), we need to draw the child into our calm place. Sit down and color or build with LEGOs. Play catch or do push-ups with your child. Invite him into your calm. This will freak him out at first, because he is used to seeing you get upset. What you are communicating, though, is (1) Your actions cannot control or manipulate me and (2) No matter how out of control you may feel, I am a rock you can count on. I am a safe place.
  5. Change patterns of behavior. What are your triggers? Write them down. Then develop a specific action to counter each trigger. I cannot control what other people do, but I can always control my own behavior. When I am running late, I will slow down and allow a stranger to cut in front of me. When kids are getting upset, I will become more calm and draw them to me. When my spouse or kids are demanding or disrespectful, I will firmly reply, “I respect myself too much to listen to you speak that way, but if you want to come talk to me like an adult, I’d love to listen while we walk/cook dinner/fold laundry/have a snack.” That worked for me and my homeschooling

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