Tea with Julie

 

Tea with Julie Emails

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Writing Voice

Jan. 18, 2020: [Intro] You have a lovely voice!

Jan. 25, 2020: Value your child's voice

Feb. 1, 2020: They speak in prose and paragraphs

Feb. 8, 2020: Fill the "house" with a lively voice!

Feb. 15, 2020: Just how important are spelling and punctuation anyway?

Parenting

Feb. 22, 2020: [Intro] Buckle up—let's get good at being a mom or dad

Feb. 29, 2020: Let's talk about a parent's anger

Mar. 7, 2020: Self-awareness—We need to calm down!

Mar. 14, 2020: Seeing the beauty in your child's natural reactions

Mar. 21, 2020: Working from home? Schooling at home? Help is on the way!

Managing Multiples

Mar. 28, 2020: [Intro] Managing Multiples

Apr. 4, 2020: You are a one-room schoolhouse

Apr. 11, 2020: How I home educated five kids

Apr. 18, 2020: Sibling Conflict: What to do if your kids bicker

Apr. 25, 2020: Homeschooling with Toddlers

Busting Boredom

May 2, 2020: [Intro] Yawn. I'm bored.

May 9, 2020: What to do when your child says, "I'm bored."

May 16, 2020: Three Fail-Safe Activities to Bust Boredom

May 23, 2020: Ideas for Bored Littles, Middlers, and Teens

May 30, 2020: When kids claim boredom but mean something else

Summertime Ideas

June 6, 2020: [Intro] Let's get ready for summer

June 13, 2020: Back to summer parties and more!

June 20, 2020: Summer books for every age

June 27, 2020: The Big Boredom Busting Summer To-Do List

Stealth Learning

July 4, 2020: [Intro] Stealth Learning

July 11, 2020: What is Stealth Learning?

July 18, 2020: The Difference Between Pressure and Motivation

July 25, 2020: Take Away Insistence as a Tool

August 1, 2020: What ignites YOUR passion

Starting a New Homeschool Year

August 8, 2020: [Intro] Time to Homeschool! Let's get started

August 15, 2020: Set the stage for a great homeschool year

August 22, 2020: Starter Kit for Teaching at Home

August 29, 2020: Finding your rhythm as a home educator 

September 5, 2020: It's okay to waste time

September 12, 2020: When your child is mad at you

Freewriting

September 19, 2020: [INTRO] Liberating one school subject at a time

September 26, 2020: Freewriting: What's if for?

October 3, 2020: Freewriting works

October 17, 2020: Six Breakthrough Strategies for Freewriting

Revision

October 24, 2020: [INTRO] Revision: Banning All Meltdowns

October 31, 2020: Hand-holding tips for revision

November 7, 2020: We're talking about writing reviews!

November 14, 2020: Revising as play not improvement 

Self-Care

November 21, 2020: [INTRO] Put a little self-care in your heart

November 28, 2020: It's not selfish to meet your own needs

December 5, 2020: You matter, too

December 12, 2020: Do you have the wrong personality for your temperament

December 19, 2020: Stick Up for Yourself to Yourself

December 26, 2020: Awesome Adulthood: Your Gift to You

Re-Upping

January 1, 2021: [INTRO] The Re-Upping Moment

January 9, 2021: The Re-Upping Moment Looks Like This

January 16, 2021: Bring Fresh Energy to the Task

January 23, 2021: The Long Haul: Freshening the Homeschool Plan

January 30, 2021: It Gets Better

Relationship Dynamics

February 6, 2021: [INTRO] Remember the 4th R: Relationship

February 13, 2021: Keeping It Real at Home

February 20, 2021: When you and your partner disagree about homeschooling

February 27, 2021: Healing the Parent Child Relationship

March 6, 2021: 5 Parenting Principles that Foster Happiness

March 13, 2021: Obedience vs. Collaboration

March 20, 2021: You Want Them to Disagree with You

March 27, 2021: Shift the Power

April 3, 2021: It's the Relationship, Sweetheart

Homeschool Burnout

April 10, 2021: [INTRO] New Series: Homeschool Burnout

April 17, 2021: Signs of Homeschool Burnout

April 24, 2021: When burnout hits: Go backward and forward

May 1, 2021: Beating the Homeschool Blues

May 8, 2021: Triangling in Help

May 15, 2021: Take Learning Rests

May 22, 2021: The Next Time You Feel Overwhelmed

A Life Your Child Loves

May 29, 2021: [INTRO] A Life Your Child Loves

June 5, 2021: The Misunderstood Child-Led Learning Model

June 12, 2021: They Love What They Love

June 19, 2021: The Trap of Valuing "Prestige" Subjects

June 26, 2021: Look at the Child

July 3, 2021: When Your Child Wishes Upon a Star

July 10, 2021: Let Joy Be Your Guide

Planning Your Homeschool Year

July 17, 2021: [INTRO] Planning Your Homeschool Year

July 24, 2021: To Lesson Plan or Not to Lesson Plan

July 31, 2021: Planning Your Own Brave Writer Lifestyle

August 7, 2021: Scheduling vs. Spontaneity: Finding the Balance

August 14, 2021: Academic Writing: Making a Plan

August 21, 2021: When You Worry about Public School Standards

Writing with the Younger Set

August 28, 2021: [INTRO] New Series! Writing with the Younger Set

September 4, 2021: What about Those Short Learners?

September 11, 2021: How to Avoid Damaging Young Writers

September 18, 2021: Let Me Jot That Down

September 25, 2021: Catch Your Child in the Act of Thinking

October 2, 2021: Should You Teach Young Children Formats?

October 9, 2021: Learning Through Play

Writing with Middlers

October 16, 2021: [INTRO] New Series! Writing with Middlers

October 23, 2021: Partnering with Your Child

October 30, 2021: Tricks and Tips for Enticing Your Children to Write

November 6, 2021: How to Give Positive Writing Feedback

November 13, 2021: Single Efforts Teach Profound Skills

November 20, 2021: Know Your Kids as They Are

November 27, 2021: The Three Levels of Learning

Writing with Teens

December 4, 2021: [INTRO] Writing with Teens

December 11, 2021: 5 Keys to Working with Teens

December 18, 2021: Saturation and Incubation

December 25, 2021: The Rhetorical Imagination

January 1, 2022: Why Academic Writing Doesn't Come Naturally

January 8, 2022: Essays: Not Only for College Prep

January 15, 2022: 10 Things to Have Done by the End of High School

Growing Your Child's Mind

January 22, 2022: [INTRO] Growing Your Child's Mind

January 29, 2022: Fostering Thinkers

February 5, 2022: A slew of questions you can use today!

February 12, 2022: What's On Your Child's Mind?

February 19, 2022: It All Counts

February 26, 2022: It's All Learning, All the Time

March 6, 2022: Freedom vs. Pressure: What Works Best with Kids

March 13, 2022: Keep Enchantment Alive in High School

Engage with Nature

March 19, 2022: [INTRO] New series: Engage with Nature

March 26, 2022: Get Outside [Includes free Seasonal Nature Walks download]

April 2, 2022: 20 Nature Prompts

April 9, 2022: If You  Are New to Nature Journaling

April 16, 2022: Nature Journaling Wherever You Are

April 23, 2022: Take a Color Walk

April 30, 2022: Nature Themed Poetry Teatime

Dealing with Resistance

May 7, 2022: [INTRO] Dealing with Resistance

May 14, 2022: Shifting the Power

May 21, 2022: Avoid the Meltdown

May 28, 2022: Take the Pressure Off

June 4, 2022: Reluctant Revisers

June 11, 2022: Helping Your Child with Self Expression

June 18, 2022: When You Run into a Brick Wall for Writing

June 25, 2022: Fan the Flame

Four Forces of Enchantment: Surprise, Mystery, Risk, Adventure

July 2, 2022: [INTRO] New Series: The Four Forces of Enchantment

July 9, 2022: SurpriseBe Open to It

July 16, 2022: SurpriseMix It Up

July 23, 2022: Mystery—Help Kids See Differently

July 30, 2022: RiskBreaking the Rules

August 6, 2022: RiskEmotional Safety and Writing Risks