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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

homeschool mama self-care: life on purpose
self-care-practices / travelling

homeschool mama self-care: life on purpose

Homeschool mama self-care begins with self-evaluation and a solid sense of purpose. It’s been four years since our family trekked to West Africa. But I keep notes on significant moments and things I’ve learned. As we drove twelve hours from the dusty town in northeast Ghana toward the capital city of Accra, I jotted my … Continue reading

homeschool mama self-care: new years resolutions rejected and revisited
homeschool mama self-care / well-being

homeschool mama self-care: new years resolutions rejected and revisited

Homeschool mama self-care means we need to reconsider our New Year’s resolutions. That New Year’s resolutions that most North Americans point to every single year, the ‘lose weight’ one, I gave that one up years ago. Here’s why. First, because I’m resisting a North Americanized version of perfect image. I’m as valuable as any human … Continue reading

homeschool mama self-care: what other people think
homeschool mama self-care

homeschool mama self-care: what other people think

Homeschool Mama self-care acknowledges that our thoughts affect our reactions, our choices, and our life satisfaction. Our thoughts tangibly consume the hours in our days. Though I’ve got a few goals for my family and myself this new year, I want to daily renew my thoughts so I am enabled and inspired toward a path of growth, connection, and purpose. One of … Continue reading

taking stock: your past year in review & planning for your new year ahead
book reviews / family life / homeschooling / self-care-practices

taking stock: your past year in review & planning for your new year ahead

A new year. A time to take stock. Consider the content and meaning of your past year. What did you learn? What did you do? How did you live it? Each year, at just this time, I sit with pen and journal, cup of tea and as much time as I can eke out, and … Continue reading