Are you homeschooling a distracted child? This can be EXHAUSTING, but there is HOPE! Here are some tips and encouragement that can help you learn how to homeschool a distracted child.
One of the most popular podcasts ever is the one on Homeschooling a child with ADHD. Because of this, I wanted to share another blog post that I wrote a few years ago about homeschooling the distracted child. Three years later, this is still something we struggle with. Even after the kids are in middle and high school.
A distracted child is a common occurrence in many homeschool families. When left undealt with it means long homeschool days, a frustrated homeschool mom, and a child who is constantly unable to focus.
This is just an outline of the episode, be sure to listen!
So, what has been the solution to homeschooling a distracted child?
- Eliminate Distractions
- Try to Understand Your Distracted Child
As parents sometimes we have to face reality. And one area I had to overcome when it comes to homeschooling my distracted child is the reality that my expectations were too high. The truth is when we are parenting a distracted child we have to be realistic. Here is our reality:
- Shorter lessons
- Interest led learning
- Sometimes together isn’t better
- Realize you can’t set it and forget it
I also give some great tips for eliminating homeschool distractions for you AND your child in this video.
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