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
Home & Family
When we talked about wellness in homeschool, we broke down the eight dimensions of wellness. While all eight dimensions are important, financial wellness is one of the most important in my book. Financial wellness directly correlates to whether or not you are emotionally well, whether you are happy with your environment and occupation. It connects to almost every other aspect of wellness … [Read more...] about How to Achieve Financial Wellness
Fun Fact: I started using a word of the year to guide my goal planning way back in 2013. I actually had to go dig through the archives to see. That is a benefit to blogging for as long as I have! In that post I said "can we make February 1st the new January 1st?" Even back then I was moving slowly into the New Year. Nothing has changed. Here I am, still slowly working my way through goal … [Read more...] about Word of the Year and Living Your Best Life
Before we can get into writing our goals, we need to ask a question. Why are goals are important? The reason is pretty simple, you need direction. Without goals you don’t have direction. Yes, you may be moving in a direction that you like, but it isn’t with purpose. Instead you are moving through life at a whim. That isn’t always bad. However, I will challenge you to make a plan for your … [Read more...] about Why are Goals Important?
I hope you enjoyed this past week of 31 Days of Homeschool Helps all about homemaking and homeschooling! Today is a simple quote in order to encourage and inspire you! … [Read more...] about 31 Days of Homeschool Helps
Expectations vs. Reality when it comes to homemaking and homeschooling. What is it like in your home? Do you look at Instagram and see all the perfect spaces, the perfect children? No mess, no clutter? You know that isn’t reality though, right? I need to make that clear right now. It is not reality! Do not have the expectation of a clutter free, completely spotless home. People often … [Read more...] about Homemaking Expectations vs. Reality