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My name is Belinda Letchford, a mum of 4, who has been homeschooling for 14+ years. During my homeschool journey I have learnt that it is more about discipling my children - shaping their whole life, not just about education as we normally see it. I hope you will find helpful thoughts and encouragements here for your family.

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Lifestyle Homeschool Home Page

Help for homeschool families to find freedom in living their lives with their kids without conforming to institutionalised ideas of education.

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We have been working on integrity with our 5 and 7 year olds. We have explained many times that integrity is doing the right thing even if no one is watching

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Mums Meet, Melbourne, Victoria

Invite to mums in the Gippsland area to meet up for coffee and some encouragement

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Restoring the Heart, Mind and Soul of Christmas

Is Christ the center of our Christmas Celebrations? Does all that we 'do' line up with our beliefs?

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Lifestyle Homeschool Events

Events, Conferences, Seminars, Workshops, Coffee meets, and other times and places where Belinda is speaking on discipleship issues.

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Mum's Morning Tea at Gatton, Qld

Invite to mums in the Gatton area to meet up for morning tea

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There's a person in There

There's a person in there is a series of download videos encouraging parents with children who have special needs and challenges.

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Family Life

Recognising the learning value in regular family activities is the mark of lifestyle homeschool.

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Character Notes

These notes are taken from our real family lessons and experiences as we study various Character traits through out the year.

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Character Notes - Hospitality

As we live our lives, there are many opportunities to train our children with the character of Hospitality

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Character Notes Orderliness

The character trait of Orderliness means I want to arrange myself and my surroundings to achieve the greatest efficiency. It is a challenge but one we work towards.

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Character Notes - Sincerity

Character education notes to help your family be intentional and deliberate with training your children in Character / Virtues, such as, Sincerity, & how that can be taught in everyday conversations

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Social Opportunities

Since moving to a new town I have not been able to find regular playmates for my 5 and 7 year old boys. The children are really happy and I keep them

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reading problem

We are a homeschooling family with 3 sons. Ages 13, 11 and 9. We have always homeschooled. At the moment I feel completely burnt out, as our youngest,

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Busyness: The Thief of Family Memories

?Seventeen summers? said the busy father, wistfully describing the memory of his oldest child growing up. He continued, ?We get seventeen summer vacations,

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Look for the Joy

My husband's favorite reminder to our family is this: Look for the Joy, it's always around you! This gentle reminder tells us that when we abide in CHRIST...then

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Obedience is...

~no complaining, no questioning, no arguing ~Have a cheerful heart ~Do it completely ~Do it immediately ~Respond with a verbal commitment (Yes,Mommy or

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Relationship Skills

Relationship skills are the number one focus in all our efforts as we homeschool our children. Dealing with communication, manners and serving others are pivotal in building relationships.

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Australian Lifestyle Homeschool Database

Database for Australian lifestyle homeschool and discipleship readers. This information will not be shared with any other. I am interested in seeing where my Australian readers live.

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Easter Stories

To help in your Easter celebrations chose from many of the books and movies available.

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