Less is More: How to Simplify Your Homeschool

This post contains affiliate links.  For more information, please visit my disclosure page. During a recent homeschool consultation, a sweet mom shared with me her anxiety over not doing enough for her two children – ages 8 and 10. She had fallen into the easy trap of comparing herself to her homeschooling friends (which […]

Helping Kids Set Goals

Setting and achieving goals can be a powerful experience for adults.  Why not help our kids set and achieve goals as well? One of the most formative experiences early in my life was achieving various goals that I had set for myself.  They were not elaborate goals;  one was to become an aerobic instructor at the […]

Helping Kids Find Purpose

When I became a parent for the first time nearly 23 years ago, I was much more concerned with getting some sleep and maybe even a shower than I was with helping my kids find their purpose.  In fact, being raised in a traditional home and school environment, my own purpose (at least for […]

How to Make a Mid Year Homeschool Assessment

Photo Credit I talk to a lot of homeschool moms.  We come from all walks of life but we all have this one thing in common;  we all feel like we’re not ‘doing enough’. ‘Doing enough’ is a vague mixture of ideals, comparing ourselves to the homeschool family next door and counting the unfinished […]