Encouragement

Homeschooling for a Season

Not everyone knows they want to homeschool before their children are even born, like my co-worker, Aimee.  She started researching educational philosophy, homeschooling methods and curriculum choices while her children were babies!  Other couples seem to know as soon as they are married that they want the freedom a homeschooling […]

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Lighten your Load

Empower your children to take care of their own needs. Obviously this doesn’t apply to infants and toddlers, but if you’re shouldering the responsibility for educating your school age children, as well as doing all the cooking, cleaning, and laundry yourself, you are setting yourself up for burnout. When I’m […]

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Beating Homeschool Burnout

Homeschool burnout is real. And it’s no surprise. As homeschool parents we are tasked with stewarding our children’s spiritual, emotional, intellectual, and social development, all while nurturing a healthy marriage, keeping a home running smoothly, and quite possibly holding down a job as well.  That can be a heavy load […]

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Is There Any Hope for My Homeschool?

We just started school in August and it seems like it’s been a year already, especially with all the whining, the school clutter, the cooking, the extracurricular and church activities, the discipline and training issues, the service opportunities, the neighbors, the needy, not to mention the people involved in all […]

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