Homeschool hygge: Twenty easy to adopt Self-Care Practices
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Homeschool hygge: Twenty easy to adopt Self-Care Practices

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. Homeschool hygge: … Continue reading

how do I influence my homeschool: capturing mama’s thoughts
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how do I influence my homeschool: capturing mama’s thoughts

Homeschool mama self-care means that I recognize how my thoughts are influencing me. Researchers say we have 50,000-70,000 thoughts per day. That sounds like plenty of thoughts, but I know that some of these thoughts are not all that inspiring. “Remember to take Vitamin B12.” “Get the kids to take their Vitamin D.” “How’d this … Continue reading

“13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do” by Amy Morin
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“13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do” by Amy Morin

Homeschool mamas definitely need to be mentally strong, don’t ya think? This compelling title found me in an airport bookshop once upon a time (when we all liberally wandered into airports). Where else does one leisurely peruse books than when biding time waiting for boarding? This title caught my attention: It’s got my attention because the … Continue reading

what do you need homeschool mama?
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what do you need homeschool mama?

What fuels homeschool mamas? One word: encouragement. I attended a real-time homeschool conference years ago. It was a fourteen hour energy drink to reawaken my homeschool mama system. Two days of conference speakers engaging new ideas for studies and helping me discover more effective ways to approach my children and my homeschool lifestyle. Homeschool conferences: … Continue reading

Advice for New Home Learners
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Advice for New Home Learners

We are not trying to create a school in our homes. Homes are not schools. Teresa Wiedrick Where are you at in your new home learning journey? Ready to send the kids on the big yellow school bus? Oh WAIT, there is no yellow school bus. I feel you. Whether you’ve chosen homeschooling, had a … Continue reading

homeschool mama self-care: things I do because I’m 40
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homeschool mama self-care: things I do because I’m 40

I’m old enough to have a conversation with my child that goes like this: “Happy Birthday. Should I not ask how old you are?” Umm, that’s the sign. I’m more than 40. But since I’m not remembering the exact number anymore (my kids tell me that I’ve told others an older age than I am–I’ve … Continue reading