Tag: routines

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 

The Best Kept Secret to Homeschooling Success and It’s Not Curriculum

The Best Kept Secret to Homeschooling Success and It’s Not Curriculum

So, by now you’re a few weeks into homeschooling. Most days there are tears, and not always from your kids. They won’t listen, you don’t know the subject matter very well, they’re fighting, complaining, and they still want to eat!     All day!   

A Better Way to Choose the Perfect Homeschool Curriculum

A Better Way to Choose the Perfect Homeschool Curriculum

      There are so many different homeschool curriculum out there. It’s easy to get lost in all of the choices. Added to the plethora of choices are different styles: Classical Charlotte Mason Unschooling Delight Directed Literature Based Unit Studies   Then you have 

How to Create Rhythm With a Year Round Homeschool Schedule

How to Create Rhythm With a Year Round Homeschool Schedule

Looking at my homeschool schedule, I feel confused. I want to be here, feel called to be on this journey, but I struggle with how to fit it all in.   How can I do school, run to activities, grocery shop, do the dishes and 

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 

How to Include Your Husband In Your Homeschool

How to Include Your Husband In Your Homeschool

We may earn a commission for purchases made after clicking links on this page at no additional cost to you. Read more here.     I felt it before he did.   He was a teacher, high school. I had a degree in Elementary Education, 

18 Lessons Learned from 18 Years of Homeschooling

18 Lessons Learned from 18 Years of Homeschooling

As I sit here in the early morning, watching the sun rise through my window, I think back through the almost two decades I have spent homeschooling my children. Eighteen years to be exact. So many years, yet they just zip by so quickly. In