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

doubt in your homeschool choice
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doubt in your homeschool choice

Doubt: that five letter word that occasionally occupies parents minds when they choose a less than conventional educational route for their children. Really though, you don’t have to be a homeschool parent to have parenting doubts. Have a child? Have doubts. Am I giving him what he needs? Am I influencing him in the right … Continue reading

the life of the perpetual mother hen: finding quiet
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the life of the perpetual mother hen: finding quiet

How to find quiet when you’re the perpetual homeschool mother hen? I’ve got a few tips. Continue reading

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Life Lessons from my Homeschooled Kids

We all learn from our kids. Here are six lessons I’ve learned from my four homeschooled kids. Continue reading

how to teach our kids to be financially savvy
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how to teach our kids to be financially savvy

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. How do … Continue reading

Counselling 101: a Parent’s Most Important Skill
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Counselling 101: a Parent’s Most Important Skill

If there were any other skill we parents might learn before we begin this parenting trek, it would be this one…how to kindly, authentically, diplomatically deal with people. Teresa Wiedrick Really. Tough. Work. Trying to figure out how to co-exist in the world with other people. But we weren’t put in this world alone, so … Continue reading