Teaching from Rest: A Homeschooler’s Guide to Unshakable Peace

October 24, 2019 - Comment

This new, revised, and first print edition of Sarah Mackenzie’s best-selling eBook version contains 35% new content! Those who have made the decision to homeschool their children have done so out of great love for their children and a desire to provide them an excellent education in the context of a warm, enriching home. Yet

This new, revised, and first print edition of Sarah Mackenzie’s best-selling eBook version contains 35% new content! Those who have made the decision to homeschool their children have done so out of great love for their children and a desire to provide them an excellent education in the context of a warm, enriching home. Yet so many parents (mainly mothers) who have taken up this challenge find the enterprise often full of stress, worry, and anxiety. In this practical, faith-based, and inspirational book, Sarah Mackenzie addresses these questions directly, appealing to her own study of restful learning (scholé) and her struggle to bring restful learning to her (six) children.

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Anonymous says:

Homeschooling high schoolers from rest? First of all, this is a good book. A very good book. I read it three times in a row to let its wisdom sink in. It gives an excellent reorientation toward a God-dependent commitment to the souls of our children, the reason that most of us are homeschooling in the first place. And it’s not just philosophical; it’s also practical. Sarah Mackenzie gives good suggestions for pursuing a restful home education setting, rather than a frenzied, academic-success driven one. But, I found myself…

Anonymous says:

Read for yourself and decide I want to start by saying that this author comes across as a genuine person who truly wants to share wisdom that she has learned and this review is in no way an attack on her character. Just to share that prior to reading this book I had only listened to a recent podcast of hers. My first red flag was all of the advertisements and reminders to join her “premium club” membership. If you truly want to share Gods love and wisdom, you don’t sell it (like SOOOO many other bloggers do), unless of…

Anonymous says:

Exactly what I needed to read Each of my three years of homeschooling (so far) I have reached February-March and began to question everything I’m doing. Maybe I need a new curriculum. Maybe I need to commit to a new method. Maybe I need to overhaul our daily routine and really buckle down. Do I even know what I’m doing? Am I doing any of this right? Maybe I should have left this up to the experts. Thankfully this year a fellow HS mom recommended this book to me and it was exactly what I needed to read. My anxiety has…

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