homeschool freedoms: don’t miss the gift in your child
family life / homeschool

homeschool freedoms: don’t miss the gift in your child

Sometimes we need other people to remind us of our homeschool freedoms. The title of this post isn’t my title. It’s Carol’s. I haven’t personally met Carol. She was the keynote speaker at a homeschool conference years ago. Nothing like a homeschool conference to kickstart a renewed joy for homeschooling. Besides inducing ab-strengthening belly laughs for … Continue reading

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

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

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

the truth behind homeschool socialization: what’s the secret?
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the truth behind homeschool socialization: what’s the secret?

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. Apparently we … 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

how to create a personalized education for a twelve year old
homeschool

how to create a personalized education for a twelve year old

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. Structuring … Continue reading