How does Homeschooling Affect Families?

Who each of our family members is creates our homeschool. We get really clear on who we are and what we think an education is anyway and share ourselves with our kids too. (And our kids do this for us as well.) So how does homeschooling affect families? What is it you’re hoping your formal…

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Teresa Wiedrick Media Kit

Teresa Wiedrick helps the overwhelmed homeschool mama shed what’s not working so she can show up in her homeschool (& life) authentically, purposefully, and confidently. If you’re interested in radio, podcast, or television interview, Teresa Wiedrick can be found at teresawiedrick@outlook.com Teresa can be found online at: Instagram: Homeschool_Mama_Self_Care Facebook: Homeschool Mama Self-Care Website: Capturing the Charmed Life…

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Three Things I Wish I Knew Before I Homeschooled

The three things I wish I knew before homeschooling… And these three things weren’t about child development, personality differences, learning that homeschooling isn’t about schooling, or all the stuff I def do think is necessary to understand if we want to capture charmed homeschools. I didn’t have my own sense of self. I most definitely didn’t have boundaries:…

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how to embrace our homeschool summer days

Mid-summer, I’m less concerned about a clean floor, despite little feet sloshing through sprinkled grass, flowerbeds, and then the kitchen? After a busy homeschool year, I am finally slowing down. Who wants to wash up the breakfast dishes when they can be stacked, along with lunch dishes, snack dishes, and lemonade pitcher until after dinner?…

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the basics of the charlotte mason homeschool philosophy

Charlotte Mason suggested that kids do what they set their minds to. We used this daily affirmation in circle time for years. Before we officially took the kids out of school to homeschool, I spent two years reading about all things homeschool and learning. I am, I can, I ought, I will. Charlotte Mason I…

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trying to capture the charmed life

I’d found a folded paper on the floor of the school desk ahead of me. It was a poem written in calligraphic script. “If I had to raise my child all over again, I’d build self-esteem first, and the house later. I’d finger paint more, and point the finger less. I would do less correcting…

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