Posted in Practical Tips

Curing Mommy Overwhelm

As homeschoolers, we can get really overwhelmed. Self-doubts can wreak havoc on our peace of mind, causing us to lose faith in God’s plan for our families. A wonderful consultant and veteran homeschooling mom, Paola Ciskanik, is here to talk about Curing Mommy Overwhelm. Stay with us!

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Unschooled by Kerry McDonald
Posted in Book Reviews Unschooling

Learn About Unschooling Options

Unschooled: Raising Curious, Well-Educated Children Outside the Conventional Classroom by Kerry McDonald is useful reading for anyone interested in learning more about self-directed education.

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Posted in Book Reviews

How to Thrive as an Introverted Mom

Are you an introvert? Do you find that spending your days in the constant presence (and conversation) of your children is physically and emotionally exhausting?…

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Embrace Your Season of Life
Posted in The Homeschooling Life

Embrace Your Season of Life

To everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven. – Ecclesiastes 3:1 God seems to like to keep us on…

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Charlie Goes to School
Posted in 1st grade 2nd grade Book Reviews Kindergarten

Cute Picture Book about Homeschooling

I love to read my daughter picture books. She loves the series of books about Charlie the Ranch Dog written by the Pioneer Woman Ree…

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Posted in Practical Tips

Five Tips for College-Bound Homeschoolers to Consider

Non-traditional students have become more common in recent years. According to its most recent figures, the National Center for Education Statistics reports that 2.9 percent…

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Posted in Why We Homeschool

Six Reasons to be Thankful for Homeschooling

November is the traditional time of year for giving thanks to God for all of our blessings during the course of the year, but any…

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Posted in Practical Tips

Should You Homeschool Your Children?

Some parents turn to homeschooling because that was always their plan. Perhaps they were homeschooled themselves, or know a friend or neighbor that teaches their…

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Posted in Practical Tips

How to Homeschool When You Are Mentally Wiped Out

Mental and physical exhaustion can happen to any homeschool parent. Whether it results from trying to juggle too many family obligations, adjusting to life with…

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Posted in The Homeschooling Life

Beginnings and Endings and a Longing for Home

Here I am, after mommying and homeschooling for sixteen years, in my house alone…… which happens once every never, but looks to be a  regular…

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