how do I influence my homeschool: capturing mama’s thoughts
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how do I influence my homeschool: capturing mama’s thoughts

Homeschool mama self-care means that I recognize how my thoughts are influencing me. Researchers say we have 50,000-70,000 thoughts per day. That sounds like plenty of thoughts, but I know that some of these thoughts are not all that inspiring. “Remember to take Vitamin B12.” “Get the kids to take their Vitamin D.” “How’d this … Continue reading

Self-Care for the Unschool Mama
Podcast / Podcast Season#1

Self-Care for the Unschool Mama

https://media.blubrry.com/homeschoolmamaselfcare/p/capturingthecharmedlife.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Rachel-Le-interview.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Take care of you first. Put you on the schedule first. Then everything else, it’s still there, it will still be there, you’re not getting rid of those things, but you will have the energy and the presence of mind to take care of those other things as … Continue reading

“13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do” by Amy Morin
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“13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do” by Amy Morin

Homeschool mamas definitely need to be mentally strong, don’t ya think? This compelling title found me in an airport bookshop once upon a time (when we all liberally wandered into airports). Where else does one leisurely peruse books than when biding time waiting for boarding? This title caught my attention: It’s got my attention because the … Continue reading

homeschool mama self-care: how to live your life on purpose
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homeschool mama self-care: how to live your life on purpose

Homeschool mama self-care begins with self-evaluation and a solid sense of purpose. It’s been six years since our family trekked to West Africa, but I keep notes on significant moments and things I’ve learned, and travelling is the quickest way to learn pretty much anything. As we drove twelve hours from the dusty town in … Continue reading

principles for homeschool sanity: introducing Julie Bogart, of “The Brave Learner”
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principles for homeschool sanity: introducing Julie Bogart, of “The Brave Learner”

Julie Bogart is the voice inside my head encouraging me, providing me practical tools, and empathizing with my homeschool experience. I’m rereading “The Brave Learner,” Julie Bogart’s recent offering, as I get started in another year of homeschooling. I have to introduce you to Julie if you’re just starting out because I read from her … Continue reading

Homeschooling during Health Crisis with Lynda Puleio
Podcast / Podcast Season#1

Homeschooling during Health Crisis with Lynda Puleio

https://media.blubrry.com/homeschoolmamaselfcare/p/capturingthecharmedlife.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Lynda-Puleio-Interview.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Take time for you, believe it or not, your family will not fall apart while you do! As moms, we sometimes think the world will fall apart without us but it won’t. In those critical moments, we can realize that our husbands are a little more capable than … Continue reading