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Mrs. Marilyn Boyer:  Homeschool Conference Speaker and Workshop Leader Details



Boyer, Marilyn

2430 Sunnymeade Road
Rustburg, Virginia (VA)  24588
United States of America (US)

Keynote PresentationsTri Counties Home Education Network (TCHEN) 6th Annual Convention (2012, CA)
2012 Ontario Christian Home Educator's Convention (OCHEC-CAN) (2012, ON)
2011 Christian Home Educators of WV Conference (2011, WV)
2010 IAHE 25th Annual Home Educators Convention (2010, IN)
2009 Inland Northwest Homeschool Conference (2009, WA)
2009 Coastal Florida Curriculum Fair (CFCF) (2009, FL)
Featured Presentations25th Annual NDHSA Convention (2013, ND)
2012 Upstate Conference, aka, 28th Annual NYS LEAH Christian Parenting and Home Education Conference (2012, NY)
2012 FPEA Florida Homeschool Convention (2012, FL)
2012 Annual Georgia Home Education Association's Conference (GHEA) (2012, GA)
2011 Northwest Arkansas Homeschool Convention - (NWAHSC) (in Siloam Springs) (2011, AR)
28th Annual CHEA Convention (2011, CA)
2011 SHEM Home Education Convention (2011, MO)
SEARCH 2010 Homeschool Conference and Book Fair (2010, PA)
2010 Illinois Christian Home Educator's Annual State Convention (ICHE) (2010, IL)
2010 FPEA Florida Homeschool Convention (2010, FL)
2010 Minnesota Association of Christian Home Educators Conference (MACHE) (2010, MN)
2009 NICHE Conference (2009, IA)
2008 Annual Georgia Home Education Association's Conference (GHEA) (2008, GA)
Workshop Presentations2012 Annual Christian Homeschool Association of Pennsylvania (CHAP) Convention (2012, PA)
Presentation Titles & Descriptions

Hands-On Character Building
The sixth chapter of Deuteronomy tells us to teach the principles of Scripture to our children by talking of them when we lie down, rise up, sit in our house, and walk by the way. Further, we are to write Gods words as signs on our hands and phylacteries for our foreheads and on the doorposts of our houses and on our gate. How can these principles be applied today? This workshop shows how you can put Scripture on your "doorposts" (they physical structure of you home), your "phylacteries" (wearing apparel), and remind your children of the truth of God during the four natural learning times: bedtime, waking up, sitting at home and traveling. Dozens of projects including craft ideas, games, study projects and creative family devotions will be given to provide you with practical applications for your desire to train your children up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.

Pushing the Reset Button
This talk by 30 year home schooling veteran Marilyn Boyer is a breath of fresh air for the harried home schooling mom. Marilyn will help you renew, refresh, and refocus your vision for your ministry to your children. Learn how to relax and enjoy your home schooing years while at the same time training up dynamic young people equipped to impact their culture for Christ.

Gotta Love Those Preschoolers
Marilyn Boyer has taught all fourteen of her children at home, so she has plenty of experience with any age group you can name.  But her very favorite age to teach is those eager, curious, exciting, challenging munchkins we call preschoolers.  This, Marilyn says is the time when we lay the foundation for greatness by pouring love and acceptance all over them—instead of treating them like a nuisance.  Preschoolers aren’t just little interruptions to be kept “occupied” while older siblings study.  This season in a child’s life is the time to tap into his huge potential by maximizing his natural love for learning and helping him to see that God is preparing him for a lifetime of important service.  Come and learn from Marilyn how to make the most of this brief but exciting time

Getting It All Done
Have you ever felt overwhelmed with the demands of parenting? Life is certainly a challenge for parents, and especially those who accept the added responsibility of home education. But there are ways to make life easier and more productive, and this workshop discusses some of those. Marilyn Boyer, mother of fourteen children and a veteran home educator of twenty-seven years' experience, shares her techniques for accomplishing a mammoth amount of housework while giving her children a superior education at the same time.

Home Educating with Babies and Toddlers and Loving It
It's a blessing but it can be stressing! Home schooling with tiny ones around the house is a special challenge, but one that many moms handle with great success. Come hear how Marilyn Boyer, mother of 14 and a home schooler of 22 years' experience, makes her little ones a valuable part of the team! (Note, this session has some overlap with Hands-on Character Building, so you may want to choose one or the other.)

Holding their Hearts
Holding Their Hearts explains how the key to raising children who love God is in the heart-to-heart relationship between parent and child, where children are not just trained, but discipled.Take the time to give your children the security of knowing they have your heart. In so doing you are making it easier for them to freely give their heart back to their Creator, and that is our mission. Catch a vision of how you can reach and hold the heart of your child and build fulfilling family relationships that will be passed on through generations. This presentation can be given with PowerPoint or an overhead projector.

Home Education--What it's Done for Our Family
When the Boyers started their home education adventure in 1980, there were 4 children in the family, all ages 5 and under. Today there are 14 Boyer kids, several of them young adults and making an impact in God's calling for their lives. In this workshop, Marilyn tells in her own words and theirs why the Boyers (ALL OF THEM) are glad God led them into the lifestyle of home education. This presentation is available as either a powerpoint presentation or with the use of an overhead projector.

Rekindling Our Founders' Vision
Their lives, their fortunes, their sacred honor!—America's Founding fathers were willing to sacrifice everything in order to give to their posterity "one nation under God." Two centuries later, America and her leaders seem to have wandered astray from the Biblical principles on which our nation was founded. Come and listen as historical writer Marilyn Boyer, author of For You They Signed, points the way back to the principles that made America great. Teach your children to put God first in their lives and reclaim our country's future by embracing the glory of her past!

How to Raise Kids of Character
Every mother wants her children to be people of worthy character. This workshop shows how to teach over 35 important character qualities thru practical projects and the hiding of God's Word in your children's hearts!

Building a Work Ethic in Your Children
In a time when young people are generally expected to be lazy and irresponsible, diligent sons and daughters stand head and shoulders above the crowd. Come and learn how to instill a heart of servanthood in your child!

Why I'm Glad I Home Schooled Through High School
Marilyn Boyer is no stranger to the joys and challenges of raising teenagers. With ten sons and daughters now having graduated from high school at home, Marilyn shares why she taught them herself from kindergarten through the high school years and why she wouldn't consider doing it any other way.

Obedience From the Heart
Nothing more blesses the heart of a parent than a child who obeys consistently and willingly. Many moms and dads however, miss the mark by trying to change behavior without changing the heart. Marilyn shows why the task of the loving parent is not merely to control outward behavior, but to build godly attitudes by ministering to the spirit of the child!

Beyond the Textbooks
Before mass compulsory schooling, students learned to investigate, reason and form independent attitudes. Today's home-educating parents are discovering many exciting ways to get beyond packaged curriculum and experience real books, real experiences and real relationships — real learning!

Learning to Delight in Your Children
If you sometimes feel like homeschooling is drudgery, you can bet your kids feel the same way! It's such a temptation to stress over teaching predicate nominatives or the steps of division that we forget to delight in our children and make time to enjoy being with them. In this session, Marilyn shares how she and Rick have found this to actually be the key to instilling values that stick and building in them a heart for things of the Lord.

Marilyn's Achievements
  • Co-author: Fun Projects for Hands-On Character Building
  • Homeschooling mom since 1980
  • Co-founder and co-owner: The Learning Parent
  • Co-author: Home Educating with Confidence
  • Author: Getting it All Done (audio or e-book)
  • Author: Holding Their Hearts (audio or e-book)
  • Author: Home Educating with Babies and Toddlers and Loving It (audio or e-book)
  • Author: Home Education: What It's Done for Our Family
  • Author: Parenting from the Heart
Boyer's Bio

Marilyn is married to Rick Boyer.  Rick and Marilyn Boyer often speak together. Rick and Marilyn have fourteen children and have been homeschooling since 1980.  As homeschool author and speaker, Rick is a man on a mission: revival and reformation in America. They are co-creators of the Character Concepts curriculum and owners of The Learning Parent ministry. The Boyers were at the forefront of the battle for educational freedom in the 1980s that made home education legal all across America. His latest book, Take Back the Land, was released in August 2011.

NotesOften appears with and speaks with her husband, Rick Boyer.
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My hope is that this list will assist conference organizers in connecting with Marilyn Boyer and other workshop leaders and speakers. Furthermore, my desire is to help homeschool workshop leaders and speakers develop relationships with more convention planners and audiences. May your efforts be for the glory of Christ and the strengthening of His saints.

Disclaimer:  Balancing the Sword makes no claims about the speakers' faith, ability, materials, etc.  This speaker profile information is being provided free of charge.  Please click the links and do your own research before issuing an invitation to your conference.  Postings are subject to change.


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