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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
It is time for a homeschool day in the life! This year my kids are 10, 8, and 4. Every year that the kids get older I find that I need to figure out a new rhythm! I love to document a homeschool day in the life because it is fun to see what others are doing each day. But, more importantly, I get to look back on how our days have evolved as the kids get a little older. Find my previous … [Read more...] about Homeschool Day in the Life (ages 10, 8, and 4)
When we talk about Financial Wellness in our homeschools, the number one question always seems to be "what are ways to save money as a homeschooler?" Most of us are single-income earners. And because of that, finding ways to save money as a homeschooler is important. Why? Because we are responsible for all the educational materials that our children use. And I know that we all want to make … [Read more...] about Top 4 Ways to Save Money as a Homeschooler