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Homeschool Mama Self-Care: Gratitude list
family life / homeschooling / self-care-practices

Homeschool Mama Self-Care: Gratitude list

It’s too easy to spend the beginning of January contemplating how I want to change things, do things differently, write a resolution list. Sure, I’ll write my yearly goals, but I’ll remind myself what I am grateful for instead. Twenty things even… Nature out my back door. I have a fascination with trees. And girlfriend, … Continue reading

homeschool mama self-care: build connection from the real you
self-care-practices

homeschool mama self-care: build connection from the real you

Homeschool mama self-care starts with observing our thoughts, sitting with our thoughts and questioning whether those thoughts are true. Brene Brown, author of Rising Strong, reminds us to approach leadership from authenticity and vulnerability so we can bring the real us to relationships and see the real thing in other people. “It’s not about ‘what … Continue reading

Homeschool: How I Saw It Then & How I See It Now
family life / homeschool planning / homeschooling

Homeschool: How I Saw It Then & How I See It Now

Homeschooling: how I saw it then. I know what I thought then, because I journaled it all. I began consistently writing at the same time I began homeschooling. Starbucks was my destination every Wednesday evening. where I ordered my pumpkin spice latte with whip and biscotti. I opened my journal and wrote about our days, … Continue reading

homeschool mama self-care: challenge your thoughts
self-care-practices

homeschool mama self-care: challenge your thoughts

Homeschool mama self-care requires that we challenges our thoughts. Nothing says getting real like considering Brene Brown’s thoughts. She is the girl next door–despite her PhD in interpersonal and psychological research. So let’s put on our thinking caps as we think about our thoughts. “Everyone wants to know why customer service has gone to hell … Continue reading

homeschool mama self-care: recognize your influencers
book reviews / self-care-practices

homeschool mama self-care: recognize 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, … Continue reading

homeschool mama self-care:  framework for life
self-care-practices

homeschool mama self-care: framework for life

New Year is just behind us, and the doldrums of February newly upon us: it’s time to keep on keeping on. In the spirit of refreshing our thoughts and continuing to grow despite the dormant winter phase, I share Brene Brown’s thoughts. She is the author of Daring Greatly, Gifts of Imperfections, and Rising Strong. “Courage starts with … Continue reading