How to Be Conscious in Your Homeschool with Erica Kesilman

Introducing Erica Kesilman: a self-directed homeschool and conscious parent coach who homeschools her three children.

So, Erica is a passionate advocate and enthusiast for self-directed education.

Let’s chat with Erica Kesilman on how to be conscious in your homeschool.

In coaching families, Erica Kesilman uses an integrated approach that includes evidence-based educational psychology practices supported by the emerging brain and nervous system science, conscious parenting, mindfulness, meditation, and various professional teaching practices. 

Therefore, she walks alongside families as their ally, friend, guide, and coach so they can create homeschool lives with joy, innovation, and deep connection.  



how to be conscious in your homeschool with erica kesilman, founder of conscious homeschooling

The three essential needs of a child (and a homeschool mom) is to feel seen, heard, and feel safe.

Erica Kesilman, founder of Conscious Homeschooling

Six steps to self-connection with Erica Kesilman:

  • Be comfortable and connected to yourself: build self-awareness into your days.
  • Notice your reactivity.
  • Interrupt your reactions.
  • Pause & breathe.
  • Get curious about why you’re feeling what you’re feeling.
  • Therefore, narrate your experience: speak out loud what you’re experiencing and feeling.
  • Practice the art of negotiation and play.

Consequently, Erica’s advice for homeschool parents:

  • Be conscious of your facial expressions towards your children.
  • Play with your kids on their terms.
  • Decrease your doubt about homeschooling by documenting your activities.
  • Look into the eyes of your children every day.
  • So, make self-connection your goal, first and foremost.


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