Perspective Shift: The Art and Science of an Education

https://media.blubrry.com/homeschoolmamaselfcare/p/capturingthecharmedlife.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/What-is-an-Education-Anyways.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download “Education cannot make a person into something; it can only provide space for a person to discover who they are. Being fully human is not derived from doing things the way that someone or something has told us to, but by being who we are, the person we…

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how to deal with THOSE homeschool days…

Homeschool has all the freedoms. Except for those days. Those days…the ones where you wake up a little heavy. The wintery world outside is dreary. The littles are speaking thirty decibels louder than your head can manage. And you can’t find the Advil bottle. Those days…when it doesn’t matter what you to do to quell…

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How to Live the Balanced Homeschool Life

Living the balanced life + homeschooling = Oxymoron? Lots of juggling. Lots of interruptions. Lots of squirmishes. Too busy, they say. (Hard to argue.) Not a lot of hours in the day unaccounted for. (Definitely true.) A generous share of time devoted to kid’s struggles, complaints, arguments. A generous share of time devoted to math, writing, languages, current affairs…

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homeschool mama, who are your influencers?

If you’re a homeschool mama and you’re looking after your self-care, you need to recognize your influencers. Books, people and my mind: the three biggest influencers on me and my world of influence. There are a handful of anonymous people that I allow to influence my thoughts on parenting, life, marriage, friendship, the Creator, creativity,…

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how to manage your thoughts so you can enjoy your homeschool

Manage your Thoughts so you can enjoy your homeschool.

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How I Saw Homeschool Then & How I See It Now

Homeschooling: how I saw it then. I know what I thought then, because I journaled it all. I consistently journalled at the same time I began homeschooling. Starbucks was my destination every Wednesday evening where I ordered my pumpkin spice latte with whip and biscotti. I opened my journal and wrote about our days, what…

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