how to deal with homeschool mama guilt

Laughing off mama guilt. Can it be done? I have a hard time laughing off my parenting fails. When I shared a genuine parenting fail with a friend, she laughed. She laughed! I knew my heart was safe with her, because she didn’t see my parenting fail like I did. I knew her well enough…

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homeschooling out of my depth

Homeschooling looks a whole lot different than it did than when we started. At the time of this writing, I have an independent sixteen year old working, dancing, singing, attacking her academics and killin it. My fourteen year old is beginning a focussed, independent academic approach this year: online biology class and writing essays will…

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how to eat well as a homeschool mama

I didn’t begin this year attempting to self-love by taking my nutrition more seriously — I slipped into this veganish lifestyle purely by accident, a God-ordained accident (maybe intervention). Ten pounds smaller in one month and I almost can’t believe it. Have I really lost ten pounds? I had no intention to lose weight at all, or…

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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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How I Saw Homeschool Then & How I See It Now

Homeschooling: how I saw it then. I know what I thought then, because I journaled it all. I consistently journalled 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, what…

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