Every homeschool parent has worries. We are ingrained that either us or teachers are responsible for our children’s education. So if our kids mess up, that reflects on us. We all have to remember that every child is responsible for their own education. They own it. We have to get out of their way, let them learn what they want to learn and they will soar ahead. Our kids are going to learn with or without us, with or without direct teaching. They are going to learn. You can’t force a child to learn or stop a child from learning.Judy Arnall, author of Unschooling to University
Judy Arnall, BA, CCFE, DTM is a certified brain and child development specialist and master of non-punitive parenting and education practices.
Judy is the founder of Unschooling Canada Association and is the bestselling author of 5 print books translated into 5 languages, including Discipline Without Distress and Parenting With Patience. She has also compiled a handy tips book titled Attachment Parenting Tips Raising Toddlers To Teens.
Her latest book, Unschooling To University: Relationships matter most in a world crammed with content, is becoming a bestseller in an age of parents seeking educational options.
Judy is the parent of 5 self-directed educated children of which 3 have already graduated university and 1 is entering a Master’s program. She can be reached at http://www.professionalparenting.ca
Advice for how to Teach How to Deal with Anger
- Have a yes list
- Have a no list
- Recognize that anger is a signal for change
- You can change yourself
- You can remove yourself
- You can negotiate for someone to change themselves
Judy Arnall BA, DTM, Canadian Certified Family Life Educator (CCFE)
- Best-selling author of 5 print books on non-punitive parenting and education.
- Regular Expert on Global TV and CTV Alberta Prime Time
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