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Homeschool Mom, Are You Getting the Socialization You Need?

If you’ve homeschooled for more than a week, you’re well aware of the concern that children be properly socialized. Everyone from your Aunt Barbara to the mailman wants to know that your kids are spending time with their peers, getting … Continue reading

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8 Keys to Self-Care for Homeschool Moms in the Baby Years

Okay, I’m going to be straight with you here. When you are homeschooling with a baby, you are in the trenches of motherhood. Your clothes are wrinkly, your eyes are carrying bags the size of a grapefruits, and you constantly … Continue reading

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4 Benefits Homeschooling Affords Parents

For obvious reasons, people want to know the ways homeschooling can be good for their children. Many people also talk about how it benefits the adults, but always in context of their role as a parent or the family as … Continue reading

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How to Avoid the Crushing Cycle of Exhaustion as a Homeschool Mom

The crushing cycle of exhaustion is easy for any homeschool parent to fall into. Parents work so hard to take care of everyone else, they don't have time to take care of themselves. They get worn out, and then every … Continue reading

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A Different Set of Bible Verses for the Exhausted, Burned Out Mom

I’ve seen a lot of posts lately, using Bible verses to encourage moms to do more—to lift them up, prepare them for more work, and to heal their hearts so they can continue on. I love those articles! They motivate … Continue reading

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When Homeschool Moms Feel Invisible Like “Captain Nobody”

I need to confess. While packing carry-ons for a flight, I pulled Captain Nobody off the Sonlight shelf and quickly stuck it in my daughter's backpack—as a independent free read. (You’ve never done that, right? Judged a Sonlight read-aloud by … Continue reading

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How and Why We Document Our Homeschool Year

If there is anything my kids love to collect it is paper. When I have them clean out their school drawers, they make piles of art papers, church papers, story papers, and scribble papers. The piles of paper make me … Continue reading

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