Oikos Live – Episode 29 (Nov. 2018)

A few key points covered in this video.

  • Q&A
  • Kerry from Kenya
  • Difficult to be different
  • Be glad to be different
  • Embrace being different so your children can be glad to be different
  • Set apart
  • Difficulties help us to grow
  • What is a pleasure to one is a difficulty to another
  • Patient with our children and less patient with ourselves
  • Lets not be grumpy – change our thinking – have a cheerful heart
  • Not feeling strong or joyful and feeling drained
  • More than sufficient when we have Christ
  • More than conquerors
  • Practise walking in Him
  • Not creative and do not feel artistic – feeling inadequate
  • Do creative projects with your artistic child
  • Academics – go on an adventure together – learn alongside your child
  • Less fearful
  • How much fun should learning be – what about discipline
  • Discipline disobedience but learning should be enjoyable
  • Learning happens in a good environment not a strained or stressed environment
  • Finding LLATL a struggle
  • Take the lessons out of the book
  • Laughter and fun while learning the lesson by taking the lesson out of the book
  • Call on Him because He is there to help you
  • Different ways to make learning fun for individuals
  • Relax and do fun things with your children
  • Take it one week at a time – do not overload your programme
  • Give your children the big picture and the reason and purpose for the lessons
  • Compelled and convicted to do live streaming to help you
  • Concerns – what should the concerns be
  • Careful balance – young adults become too reliant on the parent in home education
  • Protect your children but train them to be independent when they are young adults so they are equipped for adult life
  • Nurturing to Mentoring
  • Make moments – use every opportunity – ask leading questions
  • Be invested in your children and especially your young adults – involve yourself with your children/young adults – keep a check on that balances
  • Memories made for life.