A Homeschool Mom’s Confession on the Downsides (& Upsides) of Homeschool
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A Homeschool Mom’s Confession on the Downsides (& Upsides) of Homeschool

All I can say about some days is (to quote a great musical): “We got trouble in River City…” Might be me, might be them, probably both, that are the trouble. Parenting does that for you, reveals the whole scary mess. Some days, it’s a mess. All our messy insides get thrown out onto the table. … Continue reading

Why You Need to Accept the Challenges in Your Homeschool
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Why You Need to Accept the Challenges in Your Homeschool

Accept the Challenges of Your 2021 Homeschool Be honest with yourself, what do you need? What do your kids need? Be proactive, not reactive. Where do you need to grow? 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. … Continue reading

Build on the Charms of your 2021 Homeschool
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Build on the Charms of your 2021 Homeschool

Build on the Charms of your 2021 Homeschool The homeschool lifestyle affords so many freedoms. Enjoy every freedom! BUT ARE YOU? My favourite freedom: freedom to learn with my kids. I have my PhD research paper thesis topic in mind: “Senility in aging homeschooling parents: Is the incidence lower with increased homeschooling years?” My hypothesis: the more years … Continue reading

Who are You Homeschool Mama? How to include You in Your Homeschool
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Who are You Homeschool Mama? How to include You in Your Homeschool

Include You, Homeschool Mama, in your Homeschool! What’s your unique purpose in this life? Who are you outside your homeschool mama role anyways? Learn about your interests, your curiosities, your aptitudes this year: unschool yourself? Find time for Fun, Alone Time, and Learning Just for You. What can you include in your daily routine that is … Continue reading

Know Why You are Homeschooling if You Want to Enjoy Homeschooling
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Know Why You are Homeschooling if You Want to Enjoy Homeschooling

KNOW you WHY: Why are you homeschooling? Why you homeschool affects how you homeschool. Write down your reasons.What brought you to homeschooling? What do you love about it? What keeps you homeschooling? Write it down! The reasons for you homeschooling should affect HOW you’re homeschooling. And how are the reasons you’re affecting HOW you homeschool? Write … Continue reading

How to Find Your Vision for Your 2021 Homeschool
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How to Find Your Vision for Your 2021 Homeschool

Welcome to the 5 Day Homeschool Mama Challenge  …to enable your vision, clarity, and purpose in your 2021 Homeschool. “The question is not how to survive, but how to thrive, with passion, compassion, humour and style.” Maya Angelou Know why we’re here? Because we want to clarify our homeschool purpose and intention and we want a stronger … Continue reading