Entries Tagged as 'Conflict'

Homeschool Tiger Teacher

Conflict , Encouragement , Homeschool , Mothers , Peer Pressure , Support No Comments »

by Penny Ross

sleeping tiger mother?I’d like to coin a new term–the Homeschool Tiger Teacher.  It starts from the now commonly accepted concept of a Tiger Mother who is, per UrbanDictionary.com “a mother who is overly strict with her child in order to foster an academically competitive spirit.”  The verb variant is to “shape one’s behavior by yelling, forcing, insulting, name calling, and other hardline tactics, bordering with emotional abuse.”

What does this have to do with homeschooling?  Don’t some people homeschool for the very reason of escaping the competitive spirit fostered by Tiger Moms?  Isn’t homeschooling more focused on developing the uniqueness of your child instead of trying to remake your child into something more like someone else?

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Hey, That’s Not Fair!

Christian Life , Conflict , Encouragement , Families , Home School , Homeschool , Homeschooling , Marriage No Comments »

 

by Hal and Melanie Young

Bickering and arguing can drive you crazy, can’t it? Yet our children usually learn to deal with conflict from us. When two sinners marry, sure, there are going to be times they disagree. It seems like our enemy works overtime, though, to bring conflict into homeschooling marriages.

 

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