When Your Child Has Given His Best (and It’s Not Enough)

What if you notice that a child is making progress in a subject, and yet, you know that it’s still not enough?

How can you help your child through this hump without discouraging their efforts?

It’s challenging, especially when, as moms, we want to support the growth of a child’s soul before we encourage the growth of his/her knowledge.

What if you notice that a child is making progress in a subject, and yet, you know that it’s still not enough? How can you help your child through this hump without discouraging their efforts? It's challenging, especially when, as moms, we want to support the growth of a child's soul before we encourage the growth of his/her knowledge. Here are 9 great questions to ask.

I wrote about this recently for My Joy-Filled Life in a post titled, “9 Questions to Ask When A Child Has Given His Best (and it’s Not Enough).”

Read more here, and find out how we deal with this in our homeschool.

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About Alicia Michelle

As a wife and mom to four passionate kids, Alicia Michelle loves encouraging other moms with practical tips for joy-filled living in everyday life, especially in parenting, marriage, faith and health.Alicia is the owner/editor of Your Vibrant Family; the author of Plan to Be Flexible, The Back to School Survival Manual; and the creator/producer of the "7 Days to a Less Angry Mom Online Video Course,", Christ-Centered Christmas Resources and My Memory Box Organizing System. In addition, she is a monthly contributor for several popular family blogs, including Crosswalk.com.Follow her on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.

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