Create Practical Activities so you can Thrive in your Homeschool

There isn’t a point where we have everything figured in our homeschool or our lives. Growth is continual throughout our lives. Growth is a constant throughout our lives. But when we know that we’re not in a sweet spot because there’s something we know we really need to figure out, when we know that we…

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What to Include in Affirmations for Homeschool Parenting

Once upon a time, I thought it was hokey to speak affirmations to myself. So if you’re in that camp, I just say, Just try it in the confines of your room. No one will know. And you’ll come to understand that hokey it is not. I’ve come to understand that what I think is…

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How to Enable a Homeschool Gratitude Practice

Create a Gratitude Practice …because… Gratitude connects us more closely to the people we love. Those we love also sense we’re thankful for them. Gratitude makes us realize what we have. Gratitude enables us to be more content with the belongings we already have, thereby spending less on unnecessary things. Gratitude helps us compare less because we are just…

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How to Include a Gratitude Practice in your Homeschool Morning Routine

It’s too easy to spend the beginning of January contemplating how I want to change things, do things differently, write a resolution list, live my best life. Sure, I’ll write my yearly goals, but that’ll keep me going till, I dunno, the middle of January? Then I’m going to shift my journal priorities and remind…

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how to positively influence my homeschool mama 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…

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Create a Love of Learning, No Matter your Children’s Learning Challenges

https://media.blubrry.com/homeschoolmamaselfcare/p/capturingthecharmedlife.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Diane-Geerlinks-Interview.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download As a homeschool mom, you are doing so many amazing things with your kids. you’ve already done such good work and there’s always time to redeem certain things, like not addressing their learning challenges as quickly as you might have seen them but not understood them. Diane Geerlinks,…

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