Tag: depression

When You’re Hurting At Christmas

When You’re Hurting At Christmas

I drive the car into the parking lot, his lanky frame, dressed in black, waits. My heart feels heavy as he opens the door and quietly gets in. My husband asks how he’s doing and I listen to their exchange. My son. He’s 15 now 

10 Homeschool Motivation Ideas for Days When You Just Can’t

10 Homeschool Motivation Ideas for Days When You Just Can’t

Even though I love homeschooling, even after 19 years, I will find myself unmotivated to do school.   Sometimes I wake up with a headache, sometimes I just don’t want to do it, sometimes I’m overwhelmed with other things on my plate and skipping school 

Homeschool Burnout: Am I Enough?

Homeschool Burnout: Am I Enough?

  I wake up in the morning, the cold rushing through my bones as I walk across the dark house. The coffee doesn’t brew fast enough and I stand there, looking out at the snow-covered world.   It’s February and we’re almost done with our