homeschool mama self-care: how to live your life on purpose
mama self care

homeschool mama self-care: how to live your life on purpose

Homeschool mama self-care begins with self-evaluation and a solid sense of purpose. It’s been six years since our family trekked to West Africa, but I keep notes on significant moments and things I’ve learned, and travelling is the quickest way to learn pretty much anything. As we drove twelve hours from the dusty town in … Continue reading

principles for homeschool sanity: introducing Julie Bogart, of “The Brave Learner”
homeschool / mama self care

principles for homeschool sanity: introducing Julie Bogart, of “The Brave Learner”

Julie Bogart is the voice inside my head encouraging me, providing me practical tools, and empathizing with my homeschool experience. I’m rereading “The Brave Learner,” Julie Bogart’s recent offering, as I get started in another year of homeschooling. I have to introduce you to Julie if you’re just starting out because I read from her … Continue reading

how to find quiet, build boundaries & handle overwhelm in your homeschool
mama self care

how to find quiet, build boundaries & handle overwhelm in your homeschool

Bringing your kiddo home this fall? Here are four things you need to consider when beginning homeschooling: Your goal is to consider what an education is anyway and read about unschooling, deschooling, and learning.  I compiled a Homeschool Mama Reading List just for you! These books are ones that have taught me everything that has helped me structure my homeschool. We need … Continue reading

why choose homeschool? the biggest benefit: freedom
homeschool

why choose homeschool? the biggest benefit: freedom

I have my PhD research paper thesis topic in mind: “Senility in aging homeschooling parents: Is the incidence lower with increased homeschooling years?” My hypothesis: the more years we homeschool, the more likely we develop neural networks in our adult brains; therefore, lower incidence of senility. Ok, so it’s just a hypothesis. Mama has freedom to learn … Continue reading

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

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

thrive, finding vision for our homeschool family
family life

thrive, finding vision for our homeschool family

thrive: advance, do well, get ahead, get better, grow rich, prosper Is my family thriving? Some days just getting by feels like it surely must be enough. The kids are fed. They poured themselves a bowl of cereal, I think. They’re dressed. Well, he did wear that outfit to bed, but it’s relatively clean. And … Continue reading