how I take care of my homeschool mama self at 47
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how I take care of my homeschool mama self at 47

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

how to find quiet, build boundaries & handle overwhelm in your homeschool
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how to find quiet, build boundaries & handle overwhelm in your homeschool

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. We need … Continue reading

why choose homeschool? the biggest benefit: freedom
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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

homeschool mama self-care: challenge your thoughts
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homeschool mama self-care: challenge your thoughts

Homeschool mama self-care requires that we challenges our thoughts. Nothing says getting real like considering Brene Brown’s thoughts. She is the girl next door–despite her PhD in interpersonal and psychological research. So let’s put on our thinking caps as we think about our thoughts. “Everyone wants to know why customer service has gone to hell … Continue reading

Your Home is Not a School
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Your Home is Not a School

Your Home is Not a School The most important aspect of a homeschool is the relationship between the parent and the child. Our goal is to listen to our kids, so that we can learn what they need. Our goal is not only to teach our high ideals. Though the high ideals be commendable, they … Continue reading

homeschool mama daily affirmations
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homeschool mama daily affirmations

There is no magic sauce to parenting. Mostly, parenting is learning about oneself through the eyes of our children and adjusting, and readjusting, then self-regulating. Parenting is considering the real child in front of your real eyes and acknowledging them as a real human with real needs. Why is my focus in my world or … Continue reading