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This information is from WPA's previous conference. Our 32nd Annual Home Education Conference will be held on May 1-2, 2015, at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.

Of Special Interest to Dads

Remember that these lists are only suggestions. We strongly recommend that you review the entire list of workshops to find the ones that suit you best.

F-7 Parenting Homeschooled Kids

Susan Kaseman

Why parenting is often more important than teaching academics. How to really listen and other skills that strengthen communication. Helping children in ways that are useful to them. The magic of “power games.” Encouraging harmony among siblings. Going back to basics when we feel overwhelmed.

A-9 How Couples Can Work Together and Support Each Other While Homeschooling

Shea and Mark Holter

Setting goals for your family and modifying them as everyone grows and learns. Sharing the work and play and the joys and challenges involved in homeschooling. Trusting and supporting each other when dealing with situations in which the two of you don’t see eye-to-eye.

B-7 Creating a Family Life That Is Exciting For Everyone

Jenny Landowski

Explore some of the many things that families can do together, including simple everyday activities, fun traditions, travel, service, physical activity, and, yes, even chores. Discover the benefits of working and playing together that can help create harmony in your family.

B-10 Time With Dad: A Discussion for Fathers

Uli Henes, Moderator

How do you find time to spend with your children? What do you enjoy doing with them? How do you prepare (to increase the likelihood that things will go smoothly)? What do you find most challenging? How do you share responsibility for homeschooling with your spouse?

C-10 A Dad’s Eye View: Learning to Homeschool and Leading by Example

Eric Slifer

Ways dads homeschool without even realizing that’s what you’re doing. Dealing with fears about getting started and worries about the direction your homeschool is going. Supporting your spouse. Leading by example through the choices you make, the ways you treat others, etc. Re-energizing yourself through homeschooling and family time.

D-6 Self-Care for Homeschooling Parents

Jenina Mella

How we can figure out what we need, create space in our busy lives to tend to our individual needs, and find creative approaches that take the whole family’s needs into account. Safeguarding time to nurture our relationship with our life partner. Developing strategies for stress busting. Creating support structures that allow for time alone.

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To help you choose workshops, click on a category that interests you and look over the list. Remember that these lists are only suggestions. We strongly recommend that you review the entire list of workshops to find the ones that suit you best.

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