Ten Things to Do with Your Child Before Age Ten

Posted By on August 17, 2011

One of my all time favorite articles on home education, this classic by Harvey and Laurie Bluedorn is full of wisdom:

Education does not occur on a factory assembly line. We disagree with the “one formula fits all” approach which attempts to press every child into the same mold. Each and every child is one-of-a-kind, growing up in the unique family where God has placed him. You, the parents, must determine for yourselves, under the direction and guidance of the Lord, what is the best approach for your own family and for each of your own children.

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Jennifer McBride is the blessed wife to Steve and the mother of 8 children, ages 13-2. She is also the editor of the book "Queen of the Home" - currently being revised and updated. In her sparest of spare moments she operates www.noblewomanhood.com, a website dedicated to proclaiming the honor, nobility and power of Biblical womanhood.


One Response to “Ten Things to Do with Your Child Before Age Ten”

  1. Thanks for linking to this great article. I do however, take exception to the artificial dyslexia paragraph. I tried just about every phonics program and had successfully taught my oldest to read at age five, but found my second daughter immune to phonics. Turns out, she has an auditory processing disorder and cannot “hear” and separate the phonetic sounds. This is genetic as my mother has the exact same thing Recently, they have done catscans of the brain of a phonetic and a dyslexic attempting to read. Their brains actually lights up in different areas. Thank goodness HSDLA referred me to a phonics program that addresses this issue.