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Homeschool Freedom Fridays – How to get into your kid’s head!

Welcome to Homeschool Freedom Fridays! In today's video, I'm sharing with you a way to "get into your kid's head." Not to mess with them, of course, but isn't every parent really curious about what makes their teen tick?!

Welcome to Homeschool Freedom Fridays!

In today’s video, I’m sharing with you a way to “get into your kid’s head.” Not to mess with them, of course, but isn’t every parent really curious about what makes their teen tick?!


Homeschool Freedom Friday takeaways

Here are the resources referred to in the video:

This is book #5 in the “Conversation Starters” series by Jed Jurchenko, who also blogs at CoffeeshopConversations.com.






As mentioned, below are a few ice breakers pulled from the book. Try them out, and then pick up a copy of the book for more!

  • Finish this sentence: “The best part about being me is…”
  • Complete this sentence: “Something difficult about being me is…”
  • What is something that brought you joy this week?
  • What is one thing that happened this week that was frustrating or annoying? (Even small frustrations count.)
  • If you could pick a famous person to mentor you for a day−such as a well-known athlete, musician, artist, writer, etc,−who would you choose, and what would you ask them to teach you?
  • Your house is on fire! Fortunately, your family and pets are safe. Unfortunately, you only have time to grab three personal belongings before scrambling outside. What will you take with you?

Other related posts about connecting with your child and/or teen:

How to Engage a Reluctant Teen

8 Practical Ways to Bless Your Teen

5 Things You Can do NOW to Prepare for the Teen Years

How to Unlock Exciting Family Dynamics with this One Activity

Do you find conversation difficult with your teen sometimes? When you join our site ask for access to TWO sets of free helps: “Family Dinnertime Conversations” and “100 Conversation Starters” are our own lists inspired by this concept. Available to download and trim to make your own family meal time conversation jar!

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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