How to Create Happiness in our Homeschools

How to create happiness in our homeschools? On the outside looking in, it would seem that a homeschool life is a happy life. And it is. So many freedoms, so many memory-making opportunities, and such an individualized education offered to our homeschooled kiddos. But it doesn’t take much to succumb to the energy of unhappiness.…

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How to Love Myself as a Homeschool Mama

It took me a few years (okay, a lotta years) to be intentional about self-nurturing practices, and I only began to pay attention to them when I had to. So from one homeschool mama to another, you gotta love yourself too. Not just your homeschool kids. Coming to understand that I don’t have an endless supply…

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How to Incorporate the Happy Homeschool Hygge, Twenty Easy-to-Adopt Practices

There’s nothing like a homeschool autumn day to entice me with a few cozy blankets on the sofa, burnt orange candles lit, fireplace blazing toasty, and a classical piece playing on Spotify: homeschool hygge! The first day of frost arrived last week. Our puppy’s water froze. The chickens hesitated to leave the coop. I hesitated…

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How to Be Conscious in Your Homeschool with Erica Kesilman

Erica is a self-directed education and conscious parent coach who homeschools her three children. Erica is a passionate advocate and enthusiast for self-directed education. In coaching families, she uses an integrated approach that includes evidence-based educational psychology practices supported by the emerging brain and nervous system science, conscious parenting, mindfulness, meditation, and various professional teaching…

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do you know who you are homeschool mama?

Years of parenting and homeschooling responsibilities occupy our attention. Yet all these activities don’t necessarily reflect our core individuality. “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” — E.E. Cummings I am a homeschooling mama of four kids. I am organized, empathic, no-nonsense, impatient, spontaneous, fun, methodical, intentional, and I’ll add,…

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How to Get Homeschool Mama to Play in 5 Easy Steps

How do we get you, homeschool mama to play? Cause we all know we don’t do it enough. When the grocery store has become our down time, our quiet time, this is our sign we need a little more time to play. Charlotte Mason said it best, “If mothers could learn to do for themselves…

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