Parenting Beyond the Rules: Spring 2020 Online Book Study

I am excited to be getting back into book studies! Life had gotten really crazy and I just couldn’t fit it all in. However, I am really excited to be going through Connie Albers’ book Parenting Beyond the Rules. This book is designed to help parents who are “trying to raise a responsible, godly teenager.”

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My oldest is 13 and while he is overall a great son, I notice the parent/teen friction at times. I am looking forward to learning some practical ways to keep us closely connected during these years while also helping direct and guide him.  I had purchased this book back in January, but sat it to the side as life was busy. I then had the opportunity, in February, to hear Connie Albers speak at an online conference. It was a great reminder and confirmation that I needed to pull this book back out and start reading.

Each week we will read and discuss one chapter in the book, so it won’t be a huge time commitment and we will have time to work through some of the strategies and support one another.  We will start this week by getting our books and introducing ourselves and then plan to have read chapter one by next Wednesday, April 8th.

If you are interested in joining us,  you can purchase the book here and then join the private facebook group to take part in the discussion.  I look forward to having you join us on this study. Please let me know if you have any questions.

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Deals and Freebies

Play Beside Me Challenge — Hands on As We Grow is offering this FREE 5 day challenge to help out with activities that can keep younger kids engaged in play for 15 to 20 minutes while you get something else done. Great for those with toddlers and preschoolers.

Fit2B Sale If your gym is closed or you can’t get out to do your favorite workouts, you can try my favorite online program. They are having a great 41% off sale on March 26th and 27th!

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Homeschool Complete is offering a special 10% off discount to my readers! Just use code: SWAG

Evan-Moor is offering their Daily Fundamentals book FREE right now to help out during this time.

Some of my favorite homeschooling people are joining together to do a FREE gala all about one of our favorite book series! I highly encourage you to sign up for the Green Ember Gala that is happening on April 2nd at Noon! You will get an art lesson, a nature lesson, and a chance to hear from the author himself!

Get a FREE Literature Kit from LitWits using Code 11READ4FUN. We are currently enjoying the Heidi kit but have also previously loved the My Side of the Mountain kit.

IEW is offering some great free resources right now.

FREE Baby Yoda Art Lesson from Nana!


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