Character Building Hints - Volume One Author:Joyce Herzog (excerpt from opening page) We worry so much. A mom I talked with recently was worried about "doing school" for the 4 1/2 hours a day that her state law requires. Hmmmm. Not bad. God said, "When they rise, when they walk along the way, and when they go to bed at night," and He meant all the hours and minutes in between! Meet His desires, and you... more »'ll have no trouble with the state's laws!
God is more concerned about the education of our children that we think. He cares how we train them up. He cares how we discipline them. He cares WHAT we teach and how we teach it. God cares about everything we do!
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Basics of School: What is School? / Where Do I Start? / Getting Back to Basics in the Early Years / What is Basic? / Why Study? / Principles of Progress / What Does Grade Level Mean? / Scheduling-- Freeing or Restrictive? / What to Do When Your Child is "Just Not Getting It."
Looking Ahead: Teaching Our Children How to Decide / Making Decisions Wisely / Setting Goals, Determining Priorities / Looking Back, Planning Ahead / The Bottom Line / Doing or Being?
Lessons From Life: What Do You Value? / Lifelong Learning / Look for the Lessons / More of Life's Lessons / Lord, Let Me See the Little Things / Bits of Wisdom
Families and Parenting: Family Heritage / The Church-- A ReParenting Organization / Bringing Up Baby/ Custodial, Crisis Centered, or Gardener?
Knowing and Building Children: Finding Strengths / Affirming Children One by One/ What You Say is What You Get! / Learning to Serve / Separating My Behavior from Who I Am / Righting a Wrong / Controlling Behavior / Resistant Behavior in a Child with Down's Syndrome
Character Training: What is Chareacter? How Do I Teach It? / Training Character/ Character, From Proverbs / Contentment / Teaching the Intangibles of Life/ What is Important?
Spiritual Training: That They Shall Know That I Am God / How Do You Know It's God? / Stepping Stones to Bigger Faith
The Word: CPR for Your Bible Curriculum / Live the Word / Bible Memorization / Memorizing Chapters of the Bible / Gleaning From the Bible
A Snip, A Stitch, A Flag
Holiday Specials: Christmas Special, Sharing Love and Valentines« less