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Character: Discipline

Parenting Building Discipline

Discipline.  It really is not a word we like, but it is one of the most important words in our homeschooling vocabulary.  It is a character trait that increases in importance as we age.  My body demands far more attention to stay healthy as I near fifty than it did at twenty!  Most worthy activities require discipline to see them to completion.  An efficient homeschool demands discipline from students and adults.

The most challenging aspects of homeschooling—in my experience—have not come from the academic side of the education equation.  The greatest difficulties stem from ‘people’ issues.  I believe life will show that the greatest blessings of this homeschool effort will show forth in the ways our character (all of us in the family—child and adult) has been transformed in the process.  Let’s take a moment and look at discipline in particular.

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