Unschooler-curated learning resources

1.31.2015

15% off book sale: unschooling, homeschool, recordkeeping, mandalas, reiki

Discount: Through Feb 2, get 15% off all print books with code PRINTMEhttp://www.lulu.com/spotlight/saramcgrath

Recordkeeping for Unschoolers
A spiral-bound journal with
inspirational quotes and legal information.
Paperback, eBook
The Unworkbook
An puzzle activity joke book,
designed and tested by unschoolers.
Paperback, eBook
Mandala Doodles for Kids
Paperback, eBook
Types of Homeschool
Free eBook!
Write A Novel in 30 Days
Paperback
Reiki Handbook for Kids and All Ages
PaperbackeBook

1.27.2015

Cute hand heart valentine

Make sure the thumbs are angled toward the index finger.

See also: Valentine's Day Printable Coloring Pages and Card Crafts and famous historical events in February.

1.21.2015

Getting a Teen Back on Track

Raising a teenager is widely known to be a difficult job. Teenagers are known for their raging hormones, mood swings and behavior problems. Parents typically have problems with teenagers, and there is no reason to feel overwhelmed if a teenager is having trouble. There are many options to help a teenager get back on the right path.

Keep Communication Open and Honest
Teenagers can be exceptionally difficult to communicate with. However, behavior problems will intensify if there is no attempt at communication. Always be honest with teenagers and encourage them to work through their problems in healthy ways. Teens who feel overwhelmed may turn to destructive behaviors if they feel they have no one to confide in. This makes it incredibly important to exhibit as much patience as possible when dealing with a teenager.

Be Aware of the Issues Involved
There are many different types of problems that can occur when raising a teenager. Many teenagers may have behavior problems, and others may engage in dangerous or criminal behaviors. It is important to gather all the information that pertains to the situation. This may involve talking to a teenager’s teachers or friend’s parents. These individuals may be able to provide information about a teen’s social behaviors and activities, which can reveal exactly what problems a teenager is dealing with.

Don’t Be Afraid to Seek Help
While teenage girls often have attitude problems, teen boys may have more extensive problems. If a teenager is involving with substance abuse or other dangerous activities, then seeking outside help can be a critical step in helping solve problems. Christian boarding schools for boys, such as Wood Creek Academy, can be an ideal option for a teen who needs to be in a structured environment.

Boarding schools often provide a stringent routine that helps teenagers control their behavior problems. Counseling is often available for teenagers who struggle with addiction, and mentors serve as positive role models who reinforce better behavior patterns. If a teenager is beginning to struggle, then a boarding school may be the best choice to help parents regain control of the situation.
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