For Homeschool Dads

Your guide to being a loving and caring husband and homeschool father!

Homeschool Dads & Marriage

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When parents choose to homeschool their children, one parent typically stays home to teach while the other parent works. Being a homeschool parent can be all-consuming if you allow it to be.

It is important for a healthy marriage and family to create time for school, time for family, and time for your marriage.

As long as your have a healthy balance, homeschooling can reduce stress and lead to a more harmonious home life.

Homeschool Dads & Discipleship

What could be a better way to teach your child how to follow God than to lead by example?

As a homeschool dad, you not only have the fortune of ensuring your child has the best education, you are also able to be the spiritual leader day in and day out.

There are many top rated Biblically-based homeschool curriculums that allow homeschool dads to teach and model discipleship along with reading, writing, science, and math.

Homeschool Dad Appreciation

A firm foundation starts in the home and in the word of God. Homeschooling can be a collaboration between moms and dads.

Sometimes the mom works and the dad is in charge of the homeschool educational plan.

Show your homeschool dad that you appreciate him with a handwritten note card, mowing the yard without being asked, or by getting up a little early to fix him a cup of coffee.

Supporting Homeschool Moms

Dads play an active role in supporting homeschool moms.

Whether dad is working all day to provide the family income or dad is coming in one afternoon a week to teach a lesson to his homeschool kids, having both parents on board is vital to having a successful home school environment.

Resources for Homeschool Dads

Balancing Work and Homeschooling

From the outside looking in, balancing work and homeschooling may sound like a challenge.

The truth is, if you find a really good homeschool curriculum with preplanned lessons and video courses, you can actually condense the amount of time that is spent on homeschooling while still getting a quality education.

By saving time with a preplanned program, it will enough time for work, play, and living life to the fullest.

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TTD365 Audio Resources - For Dads (Members Only!)

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Adulting in Your Parents Home

Speaker: Sarah Fowler Listen Now https://s3.amazonaws.com/ttdfiles.teachthemdiligently.net/memberscontent/audio/2018/columbus-oh/adulting-in-your-parents-home.mp3 Download this Audio File Favorite To access this content, you must purchase TTD365 Membership – Monthly, TTD365 Membership –

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How and Why to Incorporate Educational Travel into Your Homeschool

Teaching and learning can be fun! There are many ways students can learn through real-life experiences including educational travel. Many of us think of educational travel as something that is too expensive or too difficult. But educational travel doesn’t have to be to far-off or expensive destinations. It can include those, but with planning and budgeting, educational travel can be a reality for most homeschooling families! Why is educational travel important anyway? Because students can learn so much more through travel than they can with traditional academics alone! Not only can they learn about the states, cities, landmarks, and map skills in a hands-on way, but they can also learn more about relationship building, problem solving, and other life skills that they can’t learn effectively in any other way. We will share some practical, affordable ways to incorporate educational travel into your homeschool

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How Home Education Prepared Me for Public Office

Sarah Fowler is the first homeschool graduate to serve on a State Board of Education. In this session she will be exploring key education experiences that prepared her for service in state government and how the lack of training in these areas has undermined the ministry and service of others. Sarah will explore the benefits of Christian mentorship in her personal and spiritual development and share how she has reciprocated by mentoring young people as well.

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Building a Solid Math Foundation

Who is going to build a house by starting with the walls? Without a solid foundation, those walls
may hold up for a bit but eventually will come crashing down. Math is a lot like building a house.
We need to start with a strong foundation and build up from there. It doesn’t have to be hard!
Come and see how easy it is to teach math.

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The Grocery Budget Formula Workshop

In this interactive workshop, we’ll look at the 5 most common grocery shopping mistakes that result in overspending and that terrible feeling that you’re flushing money away each week. We will also work through my “grocery budget formula” to determine how much you should be spending. Then, we’ll talk about what you can do differently to streamline your grocery planning routine and shopping habits – so you can keep more money in your wallet, where it belongs!

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Important Things to Teach Our Families

Homeschooling parents often have many things they want to teach their children, but what are the most important things that parents can pass down from one generation to the next? In her talk “Important Things to Teach Our Families” Ruth Adams seeks to encourage parents to intentionally disciple their families in the process of daily learning and living. Ruth is the author of the book “Legacy Reflections of a Homeschooled, Homeschooling Mama” and shares out of almost four decades of involvement in homeschooling both as a student and now as a Mama to seven. Ruth understands the joys and struggles of homeschooling many children and is passionate about helping other mamas embrace the ministry within their homes.

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Hebrews 11: 23 and 2 Kings 3:16. The secret of our Homeschooling “Why” and “How”

The “secret” to success in Homeschooling is there’s no secret! The elements of success in Homeschooling match those in discipleship, marriage, parenting, entrepreneurship and gardening.

My husband introduced me to gardening in 1981. I was ready to wean our 13-month old twins to baby food. He argued for a garden because “we don’t know who’s bottling that!” When I balked he said “Sweetie Pie, gardening is like pastoring and parenting. All require daily attention to detail in the same posture of humility, ‘head bowed, body bent.’ Folks who don’t have time to garden probably don’t have time to parent.” I joined him in the garden and learned the “secret” works in discipleship, marriage, parenting, entrepreneurship, gardening, and of course homeschooling. It isn’t easy but it’s also not complex. Homeschooling three sons to a state of holistic health required a challenging yet simple Morning by Morning approach. I’d love to share our “Why” and “How” Homeschooling “secrets” with you.

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Americans Forgotten Founders

Speaker: Pamela Openshaw Listen Now https://s3.amazonaws.com/ttdfiles.teachthemdiligently.net/memberscontent/audio/2018/columbus-oh/americans-forgotten-founders.mp3 Download this Audio File Favorite To access this content, you must purchase TTD365 Membership – Monthly, TTD365 Membership –

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Responding Biblically to Temptation

We all know that the Bible instructs us to flee evil desires, but how is that possible when the bait is so tempting? In this workshop, we will discuss the doctrine of sanctification, specifically as it relates to the work of the Holy Spirit coupled with our obedience to God’s commands in Scripture. We will learn how to respond biblically to temptation through the put off/put on process and also learn what it means to radically amputate sin from our lives.

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The 6 Simple Steps to Ending Music Practice Gripes

Discover how to get more practice out of less time, without begging and bribing your child. Routines are always easier with hard skills such as math or English, one may believe. When the Gospel is injected into a homeschooling sessions, one discovers inspiration to learn and inclusion of one’s children intrinsically follows. Learn how infectious joy can become be the creative spark for violin or other fretless instruments… to be practiced well and without complaint. Get encouraging takeaways and get ready to immediately apply at home!

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The 4 Biggest Mistakes Most Families Make When Saving for Retirement

You’ll learn the Biblical perspective on saving and even investing for retirement, as well as discuss seemingly contradictory teachings of Jesus on “storing up”.

You’ll learn the 4 biggest risks to your retirement success and how you can manage or even avoid them.

– Understand the simple rules for maximizing your retirement savings!
– Discover the 1 risk that no one can avoid and what you must do to beat it
– Learn what I call “The Big Mistake” and what I teach my private clients so that they never make it

Participants will be given the opportunity for a FREE “Retirement-Readiness” audit to find out for yourself if you’re on track to reach your goals!

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Teach Math to a Child with Learning Challenges

Teaching is not for the faint of heart. Mix in a child with learning challenges and you may end up becoming very discouraged, and possibly, ready to throw in the towel. Be encouraged, you are NOT alone. Whether your child has been diagnosed with a learning challenge or simply doesn’t “get”? math, come to this workshop to learn some teaching strategies and techniques. Help your child overcome those learning challenges and succeed in math.

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What’s the “Matter”? The Answer to High School Chemistry

At this workshop we will address the issues and concerns that parents have regarding homeschool high school chemistry. Questions like: “Will the chemistry course I decide on prepare my child for the rigor and structure of college chemistry? What should we do about lab experiments, chemicals and lab equipment? It’s been 25 years since I took chemistry, does anybody know a teacher that would be willing to help in teaching my child, even for one or two times a week? If I buy a chemistry teacher’s edition and a workbook with answers, will that be good enough?” This session will answer questions like these and many more!

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Finding Fun and Unique Ways to Teach Your Children

When we think of educating our children, we often think of our children sitting at desks or the kitchen table using textbooks and workbooks. While this kind of teaching/learning is enjoyable to some students, most students (and parents!) enjoy breaking out of the more traditional classroom setting in exchange for ideas and activities that are more fun! It is possible to incorporate alternative kinds of teaching and learning into your homeschool, and it doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive! There are ways to use hands-on activities, dance, poetry, drama, experiments, fun literature-related activities, music, travel, and more to spice up your homeschool! If you’re in a homeschool rut or if you’re just not sure how to add a little fun and adventure to your homeschool, we would love to share some ideas and information with you! Your children will thank you (Ok…it may be years from now! But they will!) and your family may discover a new love for learning this school year!

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Diving Into the Publishing World Without Drowning

Author Carol Kinsey will explore the journeys to publication she and The Writing Family have gone through as they’ve moved into the publishing world. This workshop will explore practical ways for you or your child to edit, get published, land an agent, find a publisher, pursue independent publishing, and advertise yourself.

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He is No Fool – Learning from Jim Elliot

This workshop examines the life and legacy of Jim Elliot, whose life inspired the book Shadow of the Almighty: The Life and Testament of Jim Elliot. “He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose” was penned in Jim’s journal in 1949, six years before he lived out those words. Murdered in the jungles of Ecuador by a group of Auca Indians whom he was trying to reach with the Gospel, His life inspired a generation of young people to spend their lives on something worthwhile. What lessons does Jim’s life teach us? How does his life still speak today?This workshop examines the life and legacy of Jim Elliot, whose life inspired the book Shadow of the Almighty: The Life and Testament of Jim Elliot. “He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose” was penned in Jim’s journal in 1949, six years before he lived out those words. Murdered in the jungles of Ecuador by a group of Auca Indians whom he was trying to reach with the Gospel, His life inspired a generation of young people to spend their lives on something worthwhile. What lessons does Jim’s life teach us? How does his life still speak today?This workshop examines the life and legacy of Jim Elliot, whose life inspired the book Shadow of the Almighty: The Life and Testament of Jim Elliot. “He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose” was penned in Jim’s journal in 1949, six years before he lived out those words. Murdered in the jungles of Ecuador by a group of Auca Indians whom he was trying to reach with the Gospel, His life inspired a generation of young people to spend their lives on something worthwhile. What lessons does Jim’s life teach us? How does his life still speak today?This workshop examines the life and legacy of Jim Elliot, whose life inspired the book Shadow of the Almighty: The Life and Testament of Jim Elliot. “He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose” was penned in Jim’s journal in 1949, six years before he lived out those words. Murdered in the jungles of Ecuador by a group of Auca Indians whom he was trying to reach with the Gospel, His life inspired a generation of young people to spend their lives on something worthwhile. What lessons does Jim’s life teach us? How does his life still speak today?This workshop examines the life and legacy of Jim Elliot, whose life inspired the book Shadow of the Almighty: The Life and Testament of Jim Elliot. “He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose” was penned in Jim’s journal in 1949, six years before he lived out those words. Murdered in the jungles of Ecuador by a group of Auca Indians whom he was trying to reach with the Gospel, His life inspired a generation of young people to spend their lives on something worthwhile. What lessons does Jim’s life teach us? How does his life still speak today?This workshop examines the life and legacy of Jim Elliot, whose life inspired the book Shadow of the Almighty: The Life and Testament of Jim Elliot. “He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose” was penned in Jim’s journal in 1949, six years before he lived out those words. Murdered in the jungles of Ecuador by a group of Auca Indians whom he was trying to reach with the Gospel, His life inspired a generation of young people to spend their lives on something worthwhile. What lessons does Jim’s life teach us? How does his life still speak today?This workshop examines the life and legacy of Jim Elliot, whose life inspired the book Shadow of the Almighty: The Life and Testament of Jim Elliot. “He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose” was penned in Jim’s journal in 1949, six years before he lived out those words. Murdered in the jungles of Ecuador by a group of Auca Indians whom he was trying to reach with the Gospel, His life inspired a generation of young people to spend their lives on something worthwhile. What lessons does Jim’s life teach us? How does his life still speak today?This workshop examines the life and legacy of Jim Elliot, whose life inspired the book Shadow of the Almighty: The Life and Testament of Jim Elliot. “He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose” was penned in Jim’s journal in 1949, six years before he lived out those words. Murdered in the jungles of Ecuador by a group of Auca Indians whom he was trying to reach with the Gospel, His life inspired a generation of young people to spend their lives on something worthwhile. What lessons does Jim’s life teach us? How does his life still speak today?

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Compelling Case for Homeschooling

Are you curious about home education, but not sure if you’re ready to make the commitment? Do you have a friend or family member saying you’re crazy if you homeschool? Join HSLDA Staff Attorney and homeschooling father of seven, Mike Donnelly, and see why homeschooling may be the right choice for you. Mike will help you understand the basics, show how homeschooled students often outshine their public-school peers, and shed light on the myths surrounding homeschooling.

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From Homeschool Grad to Homeschool Dad

Speaker: Ben DavisHomeschool graduate turned homeschool dad shares insight and knowledge gained from their families years of homeschooling. Listen Now https://s3.amazonaws.com/ttdfiles.teachthemdiligently.net/memberscontent/audio/2018/columbus-oh/from-homeschool-dad-to-homeschool-grad.mp3 Download this Audio File…

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Write the Word

Laura Macfarlan will challenge parents to install a passion for the Word of God in their children by encouraging them to write the Word.
Come learn how to choose what they should write: ensuring passages that are grade-appropriate and incorporate ideal letter combinations for handwriting mastery. Manually writing subject material is a way to enhance learning and retention, so let’s have them write the Word!

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God Blessed America: Our Christian Roots

America is a nation based on the Law of Moses, given by God to His prophet at the foot of Mt. Sinai thousands of years ago. As a faithful Christian nation following those ancient principles, America has been wise, good and prosperous. To remain such, we must reinforce and restore our Christian principles. Our colonial pastors and Founders openly taught Christianity, extolling the benefits of freedom that would result from living by God’s Word.

Humanism, the sworn enemy of liberty and Christianity, seeks to destroy our national Judeo-Christian heritage. We must understand and defend ourselves from this desolating plague; but how? Join us to learn Christianity’s essential contributions in the home and nation that preserve America’s greatness.

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How to Select a College and Prepare Your Student to not just Survive but Thrive.

Over 50% of students walk away from the church during their first two years of college. In this
session, Dr. Thomas White, Cedarville University President, theology professor, published
author, and homeschool dad will present straight forward truth and insider tips from almost 20
years in higher education leadership. Topics addressed will include: how to determine what a
school really teaches; tips for the application process and scholarships; and preparing your
student spiritually to not just survive but thrive in college.

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