2014 Workshop Schedule

2014 Workshop Schedule

Friday, June 13 – 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Creating a Life Learner.
Lynn Sandberg, Homeschool Mom
Riverview 4
Is education only for the young? With information available at our fingertips we can expand our knowledge throughout our entire life. The only thing holding a person back is a proper attitude and desire to learn. Discover ways to motivate and inspire your children to continue exploring and learning all the days of their life. Have a goal of your homeschool to create a life learner.

Give Your Child Great Computer Skills
Kelly Ling / Homeschooling Mom of 5
Riverview 5
From car repair to farming to law – tomorrow’s world requires strong computer skills. Even parents without any computer knowledge can give their child a great computer education at home, usually for FREE. Kelly explains how homeschoolers can begin early and safely teach children from ages 8 to 18 all the essential skills from pivot tables to programming and photos to video editing. This workshop will interest adults and students alike.

Inspire Me!  A Total Language Plus Workshop
Traci Barrientos / Homeschool Mom of 4
Total Language Plus

Riverview 6
Are you looking to change things up or don’t know where to start to create an amazing school year for your Language Arts curriculum?  Don’t just check the box, inspire your students! Create  memories! Make learning meaningful with a unit style approach to award winning literature for grades 3-12.  We include vocabulary, grammar, higher level comprehension activities, phonics, etymology, writing prompts, and cross curricular suggestions all into one great program. This workshop will help you create a customized  literature based study for your family. Total Language Plus offers excellence in home education that is flexible, affordable and so easy to implement.

What Every Mother of a Preschooler Needs to Know
Kathy H. Lee / Homeschooling Mom
The Homegrown Preschooler
Riverview 7
As a mother of a preschooler, do you feel the pressure to do it all? Do you desire to make cookies with your kids, play games with them, teach them to read and write, all while keeping your house neat and tidy? Join Kathy H. Lee, mother of 8 and author of The Homegrown Preschooler as she shares her experience of motherhood. Be prepared to laugh and maybe even cry as she empowers you to be the super mom (not necessarily, supermom) you were meant to be.

Learning is a Neurologic Issue:  Learn How to Use an Understanding of the Anatomy of the Brain to Be a Better Teacher
Dr. Sheldon Margulies
Fascinating Education
Montgomery 1
Flip the traditional teaching process and approach science through the “right hemisphere” of the brain. Instead of using a written text as the primary teaching tool with occasional illustrations to explain the text, use simple, colorful illustrations as the primary teaching tool.

How to Homeschool and Stay Organized
Cynthia Simmons / Former Homeschool Mom of 5
Montgomery 5
A disorganized home can prevent you from reaching your educational goals. This class will cover tools to keep your home organized and functioning smoothly.

How to Win the Invisible Spiritual Culture War in Your Family
Lisa Cherry / Homeschool Mom
Montgomery 7
Recent Barna research reveals only 1% of our young millennial generation have a true biblical worldview! How will we as homeschoolers respond to this all out war against our children and our homes? In this age where “anything goes” and absolute truth is reckoned obsolete, we must upgrade our strategies. With candid honesty the Cherrys expose the subtle and not-so-subtle mind and soul traps luring our Christian children away from the Lord. This session will call and equip a new generation of frontline families who will stand firm with boldness, peace and joy as they win the spiritual war in their own home.

Friday, June 13 – 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Incorporating Discipline into a Homeschool Day
Lynn Sandberg / Homeschool Mom
Riverview 5
Being responsible for the academic development of a child is a challenging and sometimes difficult task. The harder job often is maintaining authority and applying discipline so that the school work can actually be accomplished. Many parents struggle with this all important responsibility. Come and learn healthy and appropriate techniques of discipline that will establish an atmosphere that promotes learning and respect.

Growing Into Homeschooling
Jennifer Henn / Homeschool Mom
Riverview 6
Whether you are considering homeschooling with a five year old or bringing your older child home from public or private school, this class will go over homeschooling basics.
•    What does Alabama law require
•    How to choose curriculum
•    Where to go for help
Bring your questions; this will be an informative relaxed workshop.

Fill the Freezer
Lesli Richards / Homeschool Mom
Riverview 7
This workshop gives the busy homeschooling mother all the tools she needs to be more efficient in providing healthy, economical and delicious meals for her family.   Lesli will give the audience a step-by-step plan to conquer the sometimes overwhelming task of feeding family and friends impressive meals with the least amount of time and effort.   Each attendee will be given a handout with instructions, and ten of Lesli’s favorite freezer meals.

The Nine Practices of The Proactive Parent
Dr. Steve Scheibner / Homeschooling Dad
Montgomery 1
Intensely practical and Bible based, the Nine Practices of The Proactive Parent is designed to give parents both the tools they need and the hope necessary to build a Christ-centered character-driven home environment. The Nine Practices are a great way to revitalize parents in the all important task of parenting. This session will take highlights from the 10- week Parenting Matters small group study. Steve will unwrap the Three Pillars of Parenting, The Motivation Model, The Growth Continuum, The Proactive vs. Reactive Parent, and more.

Curing Spelling and Reading Problems
Randi St.Denis / Homeschooling Mom of 7 / Director, Home Educators Encouragement Alliance
Montgomery 5
At last! Some real help! You’ve tried every program & wonder why your child is still not a fluent reader or good speller. Randi helps parents understand why some children do not easily achieve reading & spelling success. These students must be taught with special methods, concentrating on multi-sensory, structured, sequential steps.

5 School Projects that Teach Financial Literacy and Create Income
Rhea Perry / Homeschool Mom
Educating For Success
Montgomery 7

Want a few cool school projects that could create residual income while teaching your children, as young as 10, how to think like Godly investors instead of like inexperienced consumers? Award-winning Internet business owner and veteran homeschool mom of 7, Rhea Perry, explains 5 proven home business projects that anyone can do from home. If you’d like feedback about your idea for a business project, get there early!

Friday, June 13 – 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Goal-Based Planning – Getting Out of the Box with Your High Schoolers
Lani Carey, Homeschool Mom
HomeLife Academy
Riverview 4
Whether your student is struggling with learning disabilities or has plans for military, career, or Harvard – this plan will work for you!

Tic Talk! A Presentation on Tourette Syndrome for youth, children, and their parents.
Katherine Rosch
National Tourette Syndrome Association
Riverview 5
Learn about Tourette syndrome, an often undiagnosed or misdiagnosed neurological disorder in this educational and entertaining presentation. Experience what it is like to have the disorder. It’s a wonderful opportunity to change perceptions and create understanding and compassion.

Leading Family Devotions
Tommy Hendricks, Homeschool Dad
Riverview 6

Looking to start a regular family time devotion? Come see how God can use a weekly family time to help you lead your family to grow in Christ. You will receive some great resources and encouragement to get started right away.

Teaching to the Way God Made Them: Why Classical Education and the Trivium Work.
Lesli Richards / Homeschool Mom
Riverview 7
This workshop provides the audience with a thorough overview of classical education and the trivium, and examines the way God designed children to learn in unique ways during each stage of their development.    This workshop provides strategies for educating children through the grammar, dialectic, and rhetoric stages of development from birth to high school.

Surfacing the Entrepreneur in Your Child
Ann Haney / Homeschool Mom
Aaron Publishing
Montgomery 1
Do you come from a family heritage of “employees” and desire to raise your children to break this pattern? Or maybe you are an entrepreneur and want to develop a sure foundation of success for your children. Have you questioned, “Where should I start in developing my child’s entrepreneurial mindset?” How can I discover my child’s gift to direct his/her education to prepare them for becoming an entrepreneur?  No matter what question you can identify with, God’s word has life application principles that are sure to bring you and your children to success! If you desire to change your life and direct the lives of your children for prosperity, follow me on this journey through the lives of Biblical figures and some of History’s greatest achievers to discover what God has in store for you. Ann will share the key principles she has applied in the lives of 5 of her children 6 children who are entrepreneurs.

Homeschooling Multiple Children at Once
Randi St.Denis / Homeschooling Mom of 7 / Director, Home Educators Encouragement Alliance
Montgomery 5

So many children and so little time!? It’s easy and fun to homeschool multiple children once you know how. Learn to make homeschooling fun while making sure that each child gets what he or she need as an individual. Workshop includes help on what to do with the little ones, how to balance advanced students with struggling learners, and most importantly, how to keep one child working while mom is working with another.

Protecting the Homeschool Family From Sexual Predators
Lisa Cherry / Homeschool Mom
Montgomery 7
In our modern age where 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys are sexually abused by age 18, all parents must learn to protect their children.  After the Cherrys 15 year old daughter, Kalyn, fell prey to a family friend predator, they learned the hard way that even protective homeschoolers can be vulnerable. On the victory side of pain, they offer firsthand counsel and wisdom for today’s parents. In this session, you will learn how to unmask any plan the enemy would devise against your home and how to train your children to live in a culture gone mad.

Friday, June 13 – 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

Discover your Unique Design for work and life BEFORE you begin a college path!
Catherine Brown
Crown Ministries
Riverview 4

Remove Uncertainty. Realize your potential. Discover how God has uniquely designed you for work. Crown’s 24 page report will allow you to maximize your God-given strengths in the area of work where you were intended! Begin college or a career path with this valuable knowledge!

Why Homeschool? What is the goal?
Lynn Sandberg / Homeschool Mom
Riverview 5
You’ve decided to homeschool. Are you homeschooling for religious, academic, economic or social reasons? Each of these reasons has merit. Come and consider what your long-term goals are. Learn how to plan for the future by creating a vision of what you want to accomplish through your homeschool. Starting with the end in mind will help you reach your families goals.

How to Find Godly Mentors to Guide Your Children to Financial Freedom
Rhea Perry, Educating for Success
Riverview 6
If homeschooling your children seems overwhelming at times, learn one of the secrets of veteran home educators: Network with others. Wise Godly mentors can enhance your children’s educational program and encourage them in ways you’ve never understood. But in this day when everyone is way too busy and hardly anyone is financially free, where do you find them? In this insightful session taught by an award-winning Internet business owner, Rhea Perry reveals how she has learned to find mentors who are willing to share their experience and wisdom with others and how you can find them, too.

The Classical Conversations Difference
Aimee Smith
Riverview 7
What sets Classical Conversations apart? We seek to equip parents to combine classical tools of learning with a Biblical worldview. In the context of classical, Christian community, we seek to know God and make Him known in the world around us. Come learn how you can join one of our local communities.

How to become a Real Estate Day Trader
Larry Goins
Montgomery 1
Larry Goins, the author of the best selling book: “Getting Started In Real Estate Day Trading” thats in book stores everywhere will make a personal appearance and share his exclusive system for buying and selling houses the same day using the internet. You can start with no cash, credit or experience. Start full time, part time or spare time. Larry will also offer a free copy of his latest book to all attendees of his session.

Raising and Homeschooling Boys
Randi St.Denis / Homeschooling Mom of 7 / Director, Home Educators Encouragement Alliance
Montgomery 5
Boys see differently, hear differently, think differently and learn differently. Sometimes it’s tough for moms and dads to know just how to raise and educate them. Randi St.Denis, the mother of seven children, five of them boys, helps parents face the joys and challenges of homeschooling boys as they grow into young men.

Teaching Your Kids to Think
Cynthia Simmons, Former Homeschool Mom of 5
Montgomery 7
In this postmodern society, it is vital that we teach our kids more than facts. This class will cover ways to instruct your children how to discern so that won’t succumb to manipulation and deceit.

Friday, June 13 – 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Learn Chemistry, Biology, and Physics the Easy Way!  
Dr. Sheldon Margulies
Fascinating Education
Riverview 4
Dr. Margulies discusses the teaching techniques he has developed to teach Neurology to over 2500 medical students and residents.  Parents of all age students, from kindergarten through high school, gain an understanding of how to get kids energized about learning science.

Overcoming Obstacles
Cynthia Simmons / Former Homeschool Mom of 5
Riverview 5
A busy homeschool mother will hit barriers. This class will teach you to think outside the box so you can get the job done.

How to Really Learn History!
Randi St.Denis / Homeschooling Mom of 7 / Director, Home Educators Encouragement Alliance
Riverview 7

Best Tips for Big Families
Kelly Ling / Homeschooling Mom of 5
Montgomery 1
While big families present big fun, it takes some unique approaches to raise big families. As one of nine children (#8!) and a homeschooling mom of a large family, Kelly gives parents tips on life with a big family – grocery shopping, meals, activities, chores, organizing, and even how to handle those comments about your family from strangers.  These practical and helpful tips will help improve the life of ANY size family!

Living on Borrowed Time
Dr. Steve Scheibner, Homeschooling Dad
Montgomery 5
As a pilot for American Airlines, Steve was very close to the events of 9/11. Steve was originally scheduled to be the co-pilot on AA Flight 11, the first flight to be hijacked on Sept. 11th, 2001. Through a extraordinary set of divine circumstances Steve was bumped from that flight the night before by a more senior pilot. Now, he tells his deeply moving story of God’s providence on that terrible day in our history.

What Happens If We Drop Our Baton?
Lisa Cherry / Homeschool Mom
Montgomery 7
God reveals Himself as the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. His plan is for one generation to pass the baton of faith on to the next. But what if your child is not grabbing your baton? What if, even after all your hard efforts, your child’s heart is hurt, or rebellious or stubborn? Can a parent/child relationship be healed? Can a dropped baton be recovered? The Cherry family testimony is living proof of God’s redemptive plan! After nearing losing their first daughter to a messy teen crisis, they share the principles God taught them to recover from a serious parenting error. This session is for those who want to avoid troubled waters with their kids as well as those who are in need of miracle restoration.

Saturday, June 14 – 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Creating a Love of Science in the Elementary and Middle School Aged Child.
Dr. Sheldon Margulies
Fascinating Education
Riverview 4
Starting early helps create a love of science in your child that will pay great dividends later. Helping them to understand the most basic concepts will lay the perfect foundation for those more abstract concepts they will encounter later in life. Dr. Margulies promises that if you nurture those curiosity questions now and help your children to observe and question, success in their later science coursework can almost be guaranteed.

How We Educated Our 7 Children to Become Financially Free
Rhea Perry / Homeschool Mom
Educating For Success
Riverview 5
When Drew Perry was 18, he became a real estate investor and brought his very educated dad home from corporate America in just three years by selling houses on eBay. Now, all four brothers work together in a family business. To learn how Wendell and Rhea Perry educated their 7 children to focus on living simply, glorifying God and building financial freedom while doing what they love, don’t miss this exciting story, complete with pictures!

Dare to Compare
Jennifer Henn / Homeschool Mom
Riverview 6
The numerous schooling options available can be overwhelming. When Jennifer went through several years of illness, her children attended public school, private school, cyber school and hybrid school. She talks candidly about her family’s experiences and welcomes your questions.
•    Is public school that bad?
•    Can my child get into public high school if I’ve always homeschooled?
•    What should socialization mean for a homeschooler?

The Homegrown Preschooler
Kathy H. Lee, Homeschooling Mom
The Homegrown Preschooler
Riverview 7
In this fun and creative workshop, Kathy and Lesli share how to create an amazing preschool experience3 for your child at home. From the latest in scientific research on child development to the organization of supplies, this information packed workshop will help you prepare your child for kindergarten and make wonderful memories along the way! This workshop is based on the book, The Homegrown Preschooler written by Kathy H. Lee and Lesli Richards.

Couponing For Maximum Savings With Minimal Time
Ann Haney / Homeschool Mom
Aaron Publishing
Montgomery 1
Have you couponed before, but found the time involvement excessive? If so you will not want to miss the time saving principles Ann teaches encouraging you to “lower your nets again” and this time bring in a catch that’s worth the effort! Ann’s Biblical based teachings bring to light how God’s word can richly enhance your life through couponing. Come learn the policies, websites, time management techniques, organizational skills, and more while you coupon your way to debt free living.

Struggling Learners
Randi St.Denis / Homeschooling Mom of 7 / Director, Home Educators Encouragement Alliance
Montgomery 5
Bringing 30 years experience with Homeschooling all types of special needs children, Randi St.Denis, homeschooling mother, tutor, and special needs advocate gives parents loads of information for homeschooling success. Learn how to choose materials, use technology to speed learning, improve visual, auditory, sensory motor and social issues, and set realistic and attainable goals. Famous for her student’s high educational success rates, Randi has many special needs students who have gone on to become successful college students and employees. Start early and set your child on the path that leads to success.

 Jail Ministry
Lynn Sandberg, Homeschool Mom
Montgomery 7

Lynn Sandberg is a volunteer chaplain with the Good News Jail & Prison Ministry at the jail on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. She administrates and is one of the teachers in a weekday program called the Life Learning Program for the female inmates. Come and hear what it is like to be incarcerated and how this unique program reduces the number of repeat offenders.

Saturday, June 14 – 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Discover your Unique Design for work and life BEFORE you begin a college path!
Catherine Brown
Crown Ministries
Riverview 4

Remove Uncertainty. Realize your potential. Discover how God has uniquely designed you for work. Crown’s 24 page report will allow you to maximize your God-given strengths in the area of work where you were intended! Begin college or a career path with this valuable knowledge!

A Hidden Source of Learning and Behavior Problems
Randy Snider
Riverview 5
Many students struggle with undetected visual and sensory processing disruptions. These disruptions interfere with the brain’s ability to process information efficiently, which will lead to poor performance in reading/writing, attention/focus, behavior, social skills, and athletics. Individuals with ADD/ADHD, Dyslexia, Autism, and other learning related problems often have deficits in their visual and sensory processing skills, which are not typically detected during routine evaluations. The goal of this workshop is to educate parents as to the specific signs and symptoms of performance issues (i.e. Is it visual? Is it auditory? Is it multi-sensory?). More importantly, parents are then taught appropriate treatments and resources to remediate and/or rehabilitate the deficits.

How to become a Real Estate Day Trader
Larry Goins
Riverview 6
Larry Goins, the author of the best selling book: “Getting Started In Real Estate Day Trading” thats in book stores everywhere will make a personal appearance and share his exclusive system for buying and selling houses the same day using the internet. You can start with no cash, credit or experience. Start full time, part time or spare time. Larry will also offer a free copy of his latest book to all attendees of his session.

Second Mile Leadership for Men
Dr. Steve Scheibner, Homeschooling Dad
Riverview 7
Second mile leaders are those counter-intuitive servants of God who earn the right to be heard by developing a consistent love of virtue, a disciplined approach to gratification, and a submissive love for the authority of God’s Word. Male leadership is essential to the success of marriages, families, the church, and society. Using tools he developed and taught to over 10,000 sailors in the US Navy, Dr. Scheibner will encourage men to become effective leaders and equip them to pass those leadership principles on to their own sons.

What’s In the Box? Using Activity Boxes to Tame Your Toddler!
Lesli Richards / Homeschool Mom
Montgomery 1
In this workshop Lesli demonstrates how to create a set of activity boxes that can be used to entertain and educate toddlers, providing Mom with an easy, organized way to keep those little ones constructively busy while educating older children or attending to household tasks.

The Difficult Resistant Child
Randi St.Denis / Homeschooling Mom of 7 / Director, Home Educators Encouragement Alliance
Montgomery 5
The resistant child can be a nightmare to educate. Today’s resistant child could become tomorrow’s steadfast and reliable adult. Hear other parents discuss how they brought about real change without crushing the tender hearts of their child.

Preparing Your Home for the Romance/Dating/Sex/Courtship Issue
Lisa Cherry / Homeschool Mom
Montgomery 7
In this day when a trip down the Wal Mart checkout lane is a sex education for our kids, we, as parents, must creatively lead them toward a better plan than the world is tempting them with. In this session we will explore leadership principles essential for the Christian parent earnestly desiring to launch their children into lifelong joy-filled marriages. Based on our family’s stories of successful romantic courtships and Godly marriages, we will go beyond the theories to the practicals as we explore together God’s beautiful plans for our kids lives. Whether your kids are preschoolers or teens, this session is for you! (In fact, it is especially helpful to hit this topic before your kids are preteens!)

Saturday, June 14 – 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

How to Deal With Children Who Are Whiners & Complainers
Kelly Ling / Homeschooling Mom of 5
Riverview 5
Children who whine and complain their way through life can sap all the joy out of what a parent hoped would be an enjoyable homeschooling experience. Take heart! Talking from lots of experience, Kelly offers helpful examples and ideas to curb whining while appropriately giving voice to a whining child’s actual needs. Moms and Dads, you don’t have to let negativity derail your homeschooling efforts. Kelly shows you how.

How to Homeschool and Keep Your Sanity
Cynthia Simmons, Former Homeschool Mom of 5
Riverview 6
Taking on the education of our children forces a mother to juggle many responsibilities. This class will help you learn to set goals and live a balanced life.

Helping Families Memorize Scripture
Tommy Hendricks, Homeschool Dad
Riverview 7
Have you ever wanted your family to memorize more scripture? Come and see how God has used Mega Verses to help equip and encourage families to memorize God’s Word. Session includes live music, name that tune, prizes, and some great ideas to start your family memorizing scripture.

The Homeschool Mom & Working From Home
Ann Haney / Homeschool Mom
Aaron Publishing
Montgomery 1
In today’s economy it seems almost impossible for a family to survive on one income. Many women, even homeschool moms are often forced to take a part time job and still continue the homeschooling. In this session Ann will take equip you with knowledge of the top work from home careers as well as their pay scales. You will also gain knowledge on websites that will help you find the work from home jobs that fit your giftings while avoiding the internet scams that can leave you discouraged. At the close of this workshop you will be empowered to try what you haven’t tried and discover the career that enables you to stay at home with the kids.

Ways to Improve the Education of Gifted Children
Randi St.Denis / Homeschooling Mom of 7 / Director, Home Educators Encouragement Alliance
Montgomery 5
Discover ways to help gifted children to achieve their potential without self destructing from stress. Gifted kids are children too! Sometimes they are more mature than anyone else & sometimes they are more babyish than anyone else. Learn secrets to pacing gifted children, encouraging them to tackle tough scenarios, helping them learn resilience when they hit a wall, & helping them to develop better social skills.

Safeguards for Technological Savvy Children
Lynn Sandberg, Homeschool Mom
Montgomery 7
Computers, the internet, and smart phones are now part of everyday life for most families. While technology can bring enrichment and convenience, inherent dangers threaten the well-being of each member of the family. Becoming wise about the pitfalls of these devices becomes a must; yet most parents lack the knowledge to implement proper boundaries and safeguards. Come and learn how to keep your children safe while enjoying the benefits of available technology.

Saturday, June 14 – 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

Overcoming Challenges
Jennifer Henn / Homeschool Mom
Riverview 6
Called but not confident? You’re not alone.  Feelings of inadequacy or second guessing choices will rob you of energy and joy. God’s grace is abundant in homeschooling. He isn’t surprised by sickness, an unscheduled move, learning disabilities, or any other myriad of things that can interrupt your plans for schooling. This workshop will discuss common fears and give you practical tools to overcome.

Home and Educational Strategies for families with Chronically Ill Children
Jackie Rosch, Homeschool Mom
National Tourette Syndrome Association
Riverview 7
*Life, home, health, and school organization. *Common Struggles and accommodations: Fatigue, brain fog, ADD/ADHD, executive dysfunction, dysgraphia, processing speed, sensory processing issues, OCD, anxiety, social skills deficits.

The Classical Preschooler:  From Wonder to Wisdom
Lesli Richards / Homeschool Mom
Montgomery 1

Aristotle said “the start of all education is wonder.”  Too often we lose our wonder and replace it with a to-do list!   In this workshop we will learn how to cultivate wonder and vision cast for an amazing joyful lifetime of learning.   Filled with practical suggestions and resources, this workshop will encourage and empower parents to see God’s amazing world through the eyes of little ones fresh from Him.

Math tips and tricks to Help Grades 1-6
Randi St.Denis / Homeschooling Mom of 7 / Director, Home Educators Encouragement Alliance
Montgomery 5
There are lots of great math books out there, but the most important resource is moms and dads attitudes. Be the best math wizard your kids can get. Even if math makes you squeamish, learn key ways to help your children work smarter not harder. Seen books with weird ways to work problems? Discover how to make math simple, clear, systematic and enjoyable. Randi will also answer questions on what to look out for when choosing math materials.

Avoiding Common Pitfalls in Homeschooling
Lisa Cherry / Homeschool Mom
Montgomery 7
Sometimes we can learn “what to do” by hearing what “not to do!” Lisa will share candidly some of the errors she has recognized personally from her own family’s 25 year journey as well as the vulnerabilities she has witnessed over the years in her fellow homeschoolers’experiences. Pitfalls can be avoided. Weaknesses can be transformed into strengths when they are faced with honesty, humility, and wisdom. Since homeschooling is a distance race, there is time to correct our course. This session will cover issues of relationships, discipline, emotions, character, academics, and faith formation.