Capturing your Charmed Homeschool: Homeschool Mentoring Group

capturing the charmed homeschool: creating clarity, confidence and vision in your homeschool

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A Little Women Birthday Celebration

The days are long, still the years are short. I always notice this most closely with each child’s birthday. If there is anything we can do as homeschool mamas, to create memory-rich (& literature-rich) special celebrations, like my oldest daughter’s twelfth birthday, let’s do it. Madelyn and I planned the details for weeks. We printed…

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A Homeschool Teenager’s Perspective: How to Homeschool High School

https://media.blubrry.com/homeschoolmamaselfcare/p/capturingthecharmedlife.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Madelyn-Interview-Interview.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download If a person (homeschool teenager) is interested in something, they’ll do it. If you don’t love something, you won’t do it. So, it’s almost not even a choice. You’ll do it if you want to and you won’t do it if you don’t want to. Madelyn Wiedrick Madelyn…

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how to deal with THOSE homeschool days…

Homeschool has all the freedoms. Except for those days. Those days…the ones where you wake up a little heavy. The wintery world outside is dreary. The littles are speaking thirty decibels louder than your head can manage. And you can’t find the Advil bottle. Those days…when it doesn’t matter what you to do to quell…

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Great Expectations: My Homeschool Life in Fairy Tales

The fairytale of the little girls in the white dresses, living happily ever after, well, I’m still searching for that. I’ve learned that little girls in lacy white dresses get dirty. And that mom does a lot of laundry. It’s been my experience that parenting is like that: at times, the fantasy fades. In the…

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How to Simplify Your Homeschool Life & Find Your Thing

Simplify your homeschool life. WHY make homeschool simple? Cause you got no time for complicated. And complexity ain’t fun. First of all, we can’t do all the things. So, don’t try. Here are principles to live by in your homeschool life: 1. Don’t overthink it. Homeschooling isn’t that hard. No, it’s not. No really, it’s not. (Parenting…

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