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This post was originally posted in August of 2017, but it has been updated and is relevant to my conversations with you all recently! When I ask other homeschool moms what their biggest struggle is with homeschooling, hands down they say consistency. I have to be honest and say that consistency is one of my biggest struggles as well. But what do we mean by consistency? When we talk about … [Read more...] about How to Create Consistency in Your Homeschool Day
Just picture it. You have your homeschool day all planned out. It isn't too much, but enough to challenge your kids. You start with a nice breakfast and try to do all the things the "experts" say you should do in order to have the picture perfect homeschool day. But then, your youngest goes on a tear through the house destroying everything in her path, your son definitely woke up on the wrong … [Read more...] about Everything You Need to Know about Big Emotions in Homeschooling
We all want a peaceful homeschool life. There is no denying it. When we talked about wearing all the hats, I said that the first step was to make a list of priorities and figure out what you can say no to. Saying no is never easy, but once you start it becomes easier. Once we have some margin in our lives, we can then concentrate on creating a peaceful home. As homeschool moms we have the … [Read more...] about How to Create a Peaceful Homeschool Life
As a homeschooler, you wear a lot of hats. There is the normal parenting hat, the home organization hat, the cleaning hat, the cooking hat. Then there are the errands that need to be run, the appointments to get the kids to. Your kids participate in sports or other extracurriculars, that also falls on you. And then you decide to homeschool your kids. Now, not only are the normal parenting … [Read more...] about How to Manage all the Hats you Wear
This year we are using Wellness as our guide for our homeschool. Last month we focused on Financial Wellness. This month the overwhelming majority of you wanted to discuss emotional wellness in homeschool. So, that is where we will be parking for the next several weeks. If you are interested in more personalized strategies, please e-mail me about individual or group coaching! Emotional … [Read more...] about An Introduction to Emotional Wellness in Homeschool
Knitting I used to knit all the time. But, for some reason over the past couple of years, knitting has fallen to the wayside. I got busy instead. However, busy is not something I am a fan of, and so have been taking a lot of steps to get back to that place I want to be. Having time for the things that are important to me should be a priority, but it is easily ignored when there is … [Read more...] about Recent Reads – February + Yarn Along