How to manage unrealistic expectations in our homeschool

Be realistic. That statement right there is an unrealistic expectation. Cause we’re homeschool mamas! We have lofty ambitions. For our kids, for their educations, and for us. So how to manage unrealistic expectations in our homeschool? Be realistic with what you can do. You can’t do everything. No, you can’t. Really, you can’t. No, everyone else…

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How Kristen Neff Informs My Homeschool with Self-Compassion

How does Kristen Neff, author of Self-Compassion, inform my homeschool? These are techniques of self-compassion for the homeschool mama.

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The Podcast for the Overwhelmed Homeschool Mama

What are you going to hear on Season #4 of the Homeschool Mama Self-Care Podcast? This season is for the overwhelmed homeschool mama. For the overwhelmed homeschool mama: if you’d like your homeschool to be more satisfying, you’d like to have tools to address your challenges, and you’d like to show up on purpose in your homeschool,…

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How does Brene Brown’s Atlas of the Heart Influence my Homeschool

Brene Brown’s Atlas of the Heart hearkens the homeschool mama to listen to her heart (& her kids’ hearts). Once upon a time, a friend introduced me to Brene Brown’s initial TedTalk. And that introduction changed my life. Quite literally. It changed my mind, my approach to myself, and to others. So how does Brene…

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A Homeschool Mom Giveaway to Get Inspired & Nurtured

“There is no one way to be a perfect mother–and a million ways to be a good one.”–Jill Churchill Someone shared this quote in a women’s group very early in my parenting years. And I’ve kept it on my fridge ever since.  Who knew this parenting thing wouldn’t be a cinch. (This homeschool mom giveaway…

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How to Create Happiness in our Homeschools

How to create happiness in our homeschools? On the outside looking in, it would seem that a homeschool life is a happy life. And it is. So many freedoms, so many memory-making opportunities, and such an individualized education offered to our homeschooled kiddos. But it doesn’t take much to succumb to the energy of unhappiness.…

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