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Character Training:  Learn about Character training in family life – making every day an opportunity to teach your children how to make choices that reflect their values.

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Help for the Parents who are Stuck at Home due to Corona Virus

Help for the Parents who are Stuck at Home due to Corona Virus

Our life is changing - all over the world people are having to adjust how they do life because of the Corona Virus - and this is affecting us as parents.  We don’t know how long these changes are going to be necessary - all we can do is make the best of the situations...

Intentional Parents are Ready – Regardless of what Happens

Intentional Parents are Ready – Regardless of what Happens

​ Do you feel ready as a parent?  Ready for the next stage of parenting that you are facing?  It is easy to struggle thinking of yourself being an intentional parent when so much uncertainty exists about being ready to do it.   Being an Intentional parent isn’t...

Building More than Memories this Christmas

Building More than Memories this Christmas

This time of the year we are often focused on making memories for our children. It is Christmas time and we go to many lengths to set the atmosphere in our home, to cook special food, and buy (or make) unique and meaningful gifts. We think on the traditions that our...

Will I or Won’t I? The Choice of Obedience

Will I or Won’t I? The Choice of Obedience

I have just seen the funniest thing… our dog was doing something we weren’t sure we wanted him to be doing so we got his attention. He was a long way away – and we weren’t 100% sure if he knew we were calling him or not. So we watched – oh the indecision. He stopped...

Homeschooling

How to Create a Learning Environment for your Homeschool

How to Create a Learning Environment for your Homeschool

In a classroom situation the teacher works very hard at creating an classroom environment conducive to learning – a creative, safe, engaging place for children to learn. We immediately envisage posters on the wall, artwork hanging from the ceiling, and a display in...

Teach your Child to be Social (with these Primary skills)

Teach your Child to be Social (with these Primary skills)

I believe that we were created to be social beings – we need other people. It is well known that we all desire to be loved, accepted and to belong. There are many different spheres of our kids life that are classified as social: they have school, sports,...

Don’t Listen to the Crowd (Journal Spot)

Don’t Listen to the Crowd (Journal Spot)

As I was looking at this week’s 5 Minute Friday* (something I often do to challenge my writing) the prompt word is ‘Crowd”. I started thinking about Jesus and crowds. Jesus was often flocked by crowds of people. They came to him because they wanted...

What to do when your Child doesn’t have a Teachable Heart?

What to do when your Child doesn’t have a Teachable Heart?

I had it in my mind that there was a scripture about having a teachable heart – I went looking for it and couldn’t find it. I’ve come to the conclusion that it is a phrase that is well used though not a quote from the Bible. dictionary.com defines teachable as:...

Faith 

Christian Parenting Is About Discipleship In The Family

Christian Parenting Is About Discipleship In The Family

As a parent what do you think of when you hear Jesus command to go forth and make disciples?  Matthew 28:19-20, says: Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to...

Parenting Teenagers Needs to be Done with Love

Parenting Teenagers Needs to be Done with Love

Have you ever surprised your kids when they asked for something - expecting a no and you said yes?  One time that happened in our family and the teen doing the asking said they expected a no because I had said no in the past.  They thought about it and came back to me...

These 3 Skills will Help your Child’s Daily Time with God

These 3 Skills will Help your Child’s Daily Time with God

The main focus of our daily devotions is to build a relationship with God. There are many “skills” required to build a relationship (to build any relationship) – we listen, we talk, we need to be honest, we remember, we celebrate. All these aspects of relationship can...

Individual Education Planning Worksheets - brainstorming every area of your child's life.

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An Alternative to Chocolate

An Alternative to Chocolate

Not that I have anything against chocolate - but these jelly beans can help your kids share the message of Jesus, his love, death and resurrection at Easter time.  

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Parent Guide: How to make your Family Bible Study Really Work

Family Bible Study is Tricky with all the Different Ages

 

But there is a way to make this a rich learning and bonding family time.  This Guide includes tips, planning worksheet, and discussion prompts.  

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Download yourCharacter Certificates

Though true character is driven by internal motivation, our children will appreciate when we see that they are growing in character.

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Download your Character Certificates

Though true character is driven by internal motivation, our children will appreciate when we see that they are growing in character.

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Download your Cheat Sheet

 

A quick reference to help you discern between a heart attitude and a lack of skill for when your child loses it!

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Be Intentional

 

To be an intentional parent means you need to know what you want for your family, and think about how you are going to get there. 

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Three things for parents to pray for in the Moment.

Make God your First Response

Print out this parenting reminder to call out to God in the middle of the moment.

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Download Grow in Character Worksheets

Download Grow in Character Worksheets

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Download Parenting Poster

Download Parenting Poster

Learn to respond to your child in a way that changes their heart.

 

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Download Parenting Poster

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Learn to respond to your child in a way that changes their heart.

 

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Our children hear different words when we react to when we respond. Do your children hear blah blah blah when you correct them? Includes a parenting poster.

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When we Respond instead of React we find a way to deal with the heart not just behaviour.

 

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Download Character Lesson Guide

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When family relationships get tense - look for the niggles.

Heart Focused Parenting Resource for the Intentional Parent

 

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Hearts: Heart focus homeschool

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Daily emails  (6 days) to help you walk towards being a heart focused homeschool family!

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Find ways to Re-engage your Student

Download this checklist and stir your child's curiosity

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Stay Heart Focused

When you are aware of how to parent the heart the tone of your family will change.

Weekly emails with practical and encouraging ideas to be heart focused in all areas of family life.

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FREE Parenting Worksheet

This worksheet will help you move from addressing behaviour to really parenting the heart, one issue at a time.

 

 

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Parenting Support Library

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Don't miss Heart Moments with your Kids

 

When you parent the heart, the tone of your family will change.

Weekly emails are a little boost with practical and encouraging ideas to be heart focused in all areas of family life. 

 

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Become a Better Parent

Personal growth starts with an honest assessment

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Give Effective Consequences

Think before you React

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One Another Verses

Be Intentional in the Teen Years

Use this Cheat Sheet to remind you of how you can love your teen.

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5 prompts to encourage the heart of your child as they learn to respond to God's Word

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Blending Life and Lessons - and start your journey of changing your thinking about education.

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Download: One Another Verses pdf

Download: One Another Verses pdf

Download this list of One Another verses and teach your children how to love others.

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Raising Kids with Character

ATTEND LIVE : FREE PARENTING WORKSHOP

A bonus for Heart Booster readers:  Learn how to teach character to your kids so that they can live their lives making values-based choices.

 

Live Session:  5th May 2021, 6.30pm AWST

Replay available until 16th May 2021

 

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Raising Kids with Character

REPLAY OPTION : FREE PARENTING WORKSHOP

A bonus for Heart Booster readers:  Learn how to teach character to your kids so that they can live their lives making values-based choices.

 

Replay available from 6th May until 16th May 2021

 

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Raising Kids with Character

WAITLIST

 

The Raising Kids with Character parenting workshop will be offered again this year - details yet to be confirmed.  Join the waitlist so you don't miss out. 

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Connecting everyday living with the Word of God

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Bonus Reading list

 

Sharing my Homeschool Belief File

Knowing what you believe and why about education and homeschooling helps you make good decisions.

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