Category: Encouragement

You Might Be a Homeschool Mom If…

Are you a conservative, introverted woman who wears jean jumpers, no make up, and white keds? I hate to tell you, but I don’t know what you are because I’ve never met a homeschool mom who looks like that. Yes, there are stereotypes (and we like to laugh about them – most of the time), but…

10 Signs Your Homeschool Will Be a Success

Are you clawing through your first year of homeschooling? Wondering if you’re going to make it? Will your homeschool be successful? We are over half way through our third year of homeschooling now, and I have been in your shoes. I didn’t know if I was crazy for thinking I could homeschool, how I was going…

10 Signs of A Homeschool Mom with Terrible Self Care

If you are reading this, then you’re probably a homeschool mom who already knows she has issues with self care. You just want to confirm it and maybe find out how bad it is. Self care is a problem for most moms – it is a draining, sacrificial job to raise children! Being a homeschool mom though, takes…

Why Your Homeschooler is Crying (And what to do about it)

Confession: Somebody cried in our homeschool this week, and SPOILER ALERT: it wasn’t me…this year 🙂 It wasn’t our preschooler. And it wasn’t our kindergartener. It was our 8 year old. Wait, Aren’t Tears a Sign of Homeschool Failure? I used to think that. The first time my daughter started to…

5 Really Good Reasons to Cancel Your Homeschool Day

Are you struggling with knowing when it’s okay to cancel your homeschool day? Do you feel like if you cancel the day just once, your kids will want to cancel school every day, you will lose all control, and your homeschool will fall apart? There are many benefits that come from you being in the drivers’ seat…