Holding to our Homeschool Vision & Maintaining Authenticity & Vulnerability in our Relationships

https://media.blubrry.com/homeschoolmamaselfcare/p/capturingthecharmedlife.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Betsy-Jenkins-Homeschooling-with-the-Classics.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Your only job is to hold up a mirror up to them to who they are meant to be. I don’t have to bend them out of shape. I just have to help them grow into their shape. Betsy Jenkinson, Homeschooling with the Classics Betsy Jenkins is the…

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a Letter to My Homeschool Graduated, College-bound Daughter

https://media.blubrry.com/homeschoolmamaselfcare/p/capturingthecharmedlife.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/a-Letter-to-my-Graduated-College-Bound-Homeschool-Kiddo-1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Dear Madelyn, here I sit with Poppy at my right side, Clover and Thistle sitting at my left, licking out the grain pail, writing my first letter to you… Teresa Wiedrick, author of Homeschool Mama Self-Care: Nurturing the Nurturer Just as in the first year of your life,…

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Three Things I Wish I Knew Before I Homeschooled

https://media.blubrry.com/homeschoolmamaselfcare/p/capturingthecharmedlife.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Three-Things-I-Wish-I-Knew-Before-Homeschooling.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download I didn’t have my own sense of self. I most definitely didn’t have boundaries: where do I end and someone else start? If someone needed me and had the compelling to tell me they needed me…well, I started with their needs. I was on it. By the time I was nineteen,…

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what are my top 5 summer faves

Moving to a new neighbourhood in the last month makes it difficult to limit my top summer faves to just five things. I might tell you it was my bathtub… Cause really, how could this not be one of my top favourites? Or it could be my new backyard, all four acrews of it… This…

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How to Plan for your Upcoming Homeschool

https://media.blubrry.com/homeschoolmamaselfcare/p/capturingthecharmedlife.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Ten-Lessons-to-Planning-your-Upcoming-Homeschool.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download There is not one right way to homeschool. Except there is this: if you are not considering how your child naturally learns or how they actually engage; if you are not cosidering what you actually think about what an education is, how you like to learn or how…

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how to embrace our homeschool summer days

I am finally slowing down. I’m less concerned about a clean floor mid-summer. How can one maintain that with little feet sloshing through sprinkled grass, flowerbeds, then the kitchen? Who wants to wash up the breakfast dishes when they can be stacked, along with lunch dishes, snack dishes, and lemonade pitcher until after dinner? My…

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