homeschool mama self-care: your other identity
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homeschool mama self-care: your other identity

“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” ~E.E. Cummings I am a homeschooling mama of four kids. I am organized, empathic, no-nonsense, impatient, spontaneous, fun, methodical, intentional, and I’ll add, occasionally perseverating. I am a philosopher and a natural born encourager. I can talk to anyone, yet I tire of … Continue reading

homeschool mama self-care: how to find quiet, build boundaries & handle overwhelm
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homeschool mama self-care: how to find quiet, build boundaries & handle overwhelm

You’ve got a few voices buzzing around you if you’re a homeschool mama. All day, every day. They’re sing songy voices, chirpy voices, sweet voices, whining voices, barking voices, grunting voices: depends on the age, stage and mood. But there’s always voices. You went into this homeschool thing because you love these voices. You love … Continue reading

homeschooling: living the balanced life
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homeschooling: living the balanced life

Living the balanced life + Homeschooling = Oxymoron??? Lots of juggling. Lots of interruptions. Lots of squirmishes. Too busy, they say. (Hard to argue.) Not a lot of hours in the day unaccounted for. (Most definitely true.) A generous share of time devoted to kid’s struggles, complaints, arguments, ‘discussions’. A generous share of time devoted to math, writing, languages, … Continue reading