As a busy homeschooling mom of five, I find myself constantly trying to “do it all”. Can you relate? Focusing on education, housekeeping, healthy meals, kids’ activities etc. can leave us worn out and exhausted. It is impossible to do it all. This is why staying focused on goals and priorities are important. Realistic goals… Continue reading The Importance of Staying Focused on Goals and Priorities for Your Family
Homeschool hygge: Nothing like an autumn day to entice me to the sofa with a few cozy blankets. Burnt orange candles lit, fireplace blazing toasty and a Pelecis piece playing on Spotify. The first day of frost woke with us last week. The puppy's water froze. The chickens hesitated leaving the coop. I hesitated walking… Continue reading Homeschool Hygge: 20 Easy-to-Adopt Self-Care Practices
It's pretty to safe to say that I've heard it all. "How can you be around your children all day? Are you stuck at home all the time? Do you ever get stressed out?" The questions are valid, indeed - especially the last one (LOL)! The truth of the matter is, without shalom in the… Continue reading Shalom in the Home(School)
You don't have to be homeschooling long before you start hearing terms like approach, style, and/or method. Truth of the matter is getting caught up in trying to strictly homeschool according to one of those can be a little stressful and quickly lead to burnout. Over the past six years of my homeschooling journey, it's safe to say that I've… Continue reading A Stress-Free Approach to Homeschooling to Consider for 2020
Winter time for most homeschooling families can seem like a drag or struggle, however, to help put a pep in your winter step I've compiled a HUGE list of winter-themed activities, lesson plans, books, and more! Majority of these are FREE (yaya!), can be found at your public library (for books), and easily accessible with a click,… Continue reading 75+ Winter-Themed Activities, Lesson Plans, Books, and More!