Kathie Morrissey Virginia Homeschool Convention SpeakerThe Character Corner

Kathie Morrissey is the mother of eight children, wife to Alan for 38 years, and a committed homeschooling mom of 31 years. She is the founder of The Character Corner, where she loves to blog about parenting, family life, homeschooling, and life in general. Kathie is a popular speaker at homeschool conventions and support groups, as well as at ladies’ retreats. Her heart’s desire is to help and encourage parents to be purposeful in raising godly children with strong Christian character, who walk in purity and have a heart for God. All eight of Kathie’s kids have now graduated. (Her youngest graduated in May 2015.) Her greatest encouragement to young moms is to be faithful in teaching and training their kids, while leaving the results to God.


Training Character Into Your Children
Character is the most important fruit that parents can nurture in their children, and it is the foundation for academic learning. Discover how character is learned, and how to establish a plan for teaching it to your children. Kathie will give several creative ways you can encourage your children to develop in this important area. After hearing this, you will be motivated and full of ideas to use with your own children.

Managing Multi-Level Teaching
There are no easy answers to teaching a number of children of different ages, and there is no doubt that doing so is a real challenge that requires patience and creativity. Though we may feel it’s pushing us to our limits, it provides opportunities for our kids to learn responsibility, independence, and self-control. Kathie Morrissey, mother of eight children, will share many practical tips and ideas to make your school time more productive and your job easier.

Teaching God’s Word Diligently (How to Get Your Kids Excited About the Bible)
Kathie shares how to use God’s Word all throughout the day, and how she has taught her children not only to love God’s Word but to get excited about it. You will be encouraged as she shares the blessings that have resulted in her family as they practiced these ideas. Included will be suggestions on making Scripture memory fun and easy!

10 Homeschooling Questions to Ask Yourself Daily
One of the most important things we can do as homeschooling parents is to set goals and priorities for our homeschool. It is equally important to have a way to measure how we are doing with those goals–questions we can ask ourselves at the end of the homeschool day to see if we are keeping those priorities in place and accomplishing the goals that we set out with. Kathie will give you ten things to ask yourself to see if you are staying on track with your priorities.