How to Incorporate Ten Basic Self-Care Tips for the Homeschool Mama

Unique to homeschooling mamas is that we have a steady, continuous stream of child presence and are wildly invested and aware of all aspects of their well-being. We homeschool mamas have moments of pure gratification watching our kids harmoniously engage each other, pursue new interests, jump hurdles in learning and skill development; and we get…

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how I take care of myself as a homeschool mama self

How do I take care of myself when I’m old enough to have a conversation with my child that goes like this: “Happy Birthday, mom. 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…

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why choose homeschool? the biggest benefit: freedom

I have my Ph.D. 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. Why choose homeschool? Mama has…

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How Brene Brown’s Inspiring Thoughts have Informed my Homeschool

Brene Brown gets me thinking about how I can show up in my homeschool. No, she doesn’t speak directly about homeschooling that I’ve seen, but her guiding principles certainly could. So how does Brene Brown inspiring my homeschool? These are the things she shares that impact my homeschool: “To love ourselves and support each other…

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