What exactly is environmental wellness in homeschool? That was your first question, wasn't it? When you think about environmental wellness, what do you think of? Most people will likely think more about "green living" and how our environment affects our lives. So environmental wellness in homeschool is going to be how our environment affects us in our day to day lives as we are homeschooling. … [Read more...] about An Introduction to Environmental Wellness in Homeschool
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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
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?