the homeschool diet
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the homeschool diet

Everyone eats differently.

I know every homeschooler doesn’t eat identically JUST because they are homeschoolers.

Most homeschoolers have a goal to equip their children’s brains so they can learn and build those neural networks.

Does our typical modern American diet provide that? (M.A.D…modern American diet).

19 tips to help your homeschool kids eat better, and you too!

If you’re in Canada, you can dial 8-1-1 to talk to a Registered Dietician. For free!

(If only I could call them to try and convince my child to eat his fish.) Continue reading

How to Fit in Date Night while Homeschooling
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How to Fit in Date Night while Homeschooling

Mwahahaha, good luck with that homeschool mama. Oh wait. This is a blog post. There’s gotta be a tip or two. Hanging with the kiddos 24-7 (ish) makes date night more of a challenge. When do you fit in a date night? Because you’re used to being available, the kids are used to you being … Continue reading

how to deal with doubt in your homeschool choice
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how to deal with doubt in your homeschool choice

https://media.blubrry.com/homeschoolmamaselfcare/p/capturingthecharmedlife.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Doubt.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadDOUBT. That five letter word that occupies every homeschool parent’s mind at some point. Those who choose the less than conventional educational route for their children and their family, are all too familiar with the feeling of doubt. Really though, you have a child? You have doubts. You sign … Continue reading

Homeschool Mama Self-Care: If You’re  Unhappy and You Know It
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Homeschool Mama Self-Care: If You’re Unhappy and You Know It

Homeschool mama self-care means we identify when we don’t feel happy. Once upon a time, I had been rudely awakened by my alarm. Seven o’clock on the dot. I intended to wake at that time yesterday. Yet, I would have gladly ignored the alarm for another half hour to finish my dream. When I descended … Continue reading

How to Create an Afternoon Homeschool Liberal Arts Program
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How to Create an Afternoon Homeschool Liberal Arts Program

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. Why do … Continue reading

the best wine
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the best wine

The best wine is the one you like. Over the years, I’ve recorded my favourites: a casta franco verense… a chianti colli sensei 2011 borgo montanto… a sparkling moscato. These do sound good don’t they? Add a little French or Italian and VOILA, it must be good. But I can’t seem to replicate the experience, … Continue reading