homeschool mama, be conscious of your influencers

Homeschool mama self-care means we must be conscious of our influencers. Our thoughts influence our actions and impacts our experience of life and how we engage our choices in life. It is not just my own thoughts that affect me. Those around us influence us too. We need to choose our influencers wisely. Every person…

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The one Homeschool Challenge I’d rather live without.

There is one parenting struggle I would gladly live without. You could remove it from my life and I would not care, but I would definitely notice.  If I could live without it, I might even give up coffee, travelling adventures, and chocolate. Ok, no…not all of that…but I would give up coffee. It is this:…

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homeschool mama, who are your influencers?

If you’re a homeschool mama and you’re looking after your self-care, you need to recognize your influencers. Books, people and my mind: the three biggest influencers on me and my world of influence. There are a handful of anonymous people that I allow to influence my thoughts on parenting, life, marriage, friendship, the Creator, creativity,…

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Introducing the Homeschool Mama Retreat

https://media.blubrry.com/homeschoolmamaselfcare/p/capturingthecharmedlife.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Homeschool-Mama-Retreat.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download I was mouthing the words, “help me”, when the yellow schoolbus passed by… Somewhere in my third year homeschooling, I was done. In my heart, I was mouthing the words “help me” as the school bus drove by. I found myself reacting to kids’ squabbles or perpetually irritated…

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how to manage your thoughts so you can enjoy your homeschool

Manage your Thoughts so you can enjoy your homeschool.

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the care and keeping of the homeschool mama

We didn’t choose this homeschool lifestyle to eek out more time for ourselves. That’s unlikely. In fact, the care and keeping of you, seems like an afterthought. Yet, we quickly discover that we are spent. There is so much time picking up after others. We find pony tails and hair clips in strange places. Then…

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