Homeschooling with Depression: 5 Self-Care Tips

Homeschooling with Depression: 5 Self-Care Tips

Even in the best of circumstances, being a homeschool mom requires giving yourself lots of grace, right? But when you also struggle with depression, you need it even more. At least I know I do. I’ve dealt with depression since high school and have been treated for it...
The Anxious Homeschool Parent

The Anxious Homeschool Parent

A lot of things threaten our homeschool peace. A lot more than I’d like to admit originate with me. I’m creative, fairly intelligent, I love my kids, and I really enjoy homeschooling. But I’m also controlling, perfectionistic, and, hardest of all,...
How to Keep Decision Fatigue From Stealing Your Homeschool Joy

How to Keep Decision Fatigue From Stealing Your Homeschool Joy

Have you ever heard of decision fatigue? We all experience it, but rarely even notice it as the cause of our burnout and exhaustion. The daily grind of decision after decision wears us down into a huddled mass binge-watching Netflix. As homeschool moms, we live in a...
Gifts Every Homeschool Mom will Love

Gifts Every Homeschool Mom will Love

Buying gifts for a mom can be tough. It’s often hard to know what she’d like or need. Buying for homeschool moms can be even tougher! She’s likely home with the kids for the better part of most days. And, that can get tiresome. She might need a...
The Fail-Proof Response for the Homeschooling Naysayers

The Fail-Proof Response for the Homeschooling Naysayers

“Your son is so articulate. Most kids that age can’t even look an adult in the eye better yet carry on a meaningful conversation. You must be so proud!” she said from behind the counter. “He’s a good egg,” came my quick reply. I gathered up my mounting stack of books...
Meal Planning For Large Homeschool Families

Meal Planning For Large Homeschool Families

Trying to find meals that make enough food to feed your large family can be quite difficult! Most recipes are set up to feed a family of four, possibly even six…but what happens if your family happens to be larger than that? What will the other 6-8 people eat...