A Busy, Messy House and Homeschooling Stress

A Busy, Messy House and Homeschooling Stress

A Busy, Messy House and Homeschooling Stress

Is your house busy? Is it messy? I suspect for many families this is a significant area where they need to make changes in order to overcome homeschooling stress. However, this is one of the stress factors that is easy to identify and can be acted upon rather quickly in most homes. The bottom line (continue reading…)

Feeling Behind and Homeschooling Stress

Feeling Behind and Homeschooling Stress

Feeling Behind and Homeschooling Stress

  Do you ever feel behind as a homeschooling parent? I think it is a normal part of the homeschooling experience that often contributes to homeschooling stress. And since I’ve been a classroom teacher, too, can I let you in on a little secret? Teachers deal with this all the time. Even the very best (continue reading…)

Personality Types and Homeschooling Stress

Personality Types and Homeschooling Stress

Personality Types and Homeschooling Stress

Do you know your personality type? Do you realize how much your personality type impacts how you interact with people, events and environmental stimuli? Have you considered how the personality types of the other people in your home impact your homeschooling experiences? Did you ever think that conflicting personality types and homeschooling stress can go (continue reading…)

Overcoming Homeschooling Stress - A Series

Overcoming Homeschooling Stress – A Series

Overcoming Homeschooling Stress - A Series

I’m a proponent of home education and believe it can be a powerful option for many families. It’s easy to find information about all of the benefits of homeschooling whether they are educational, social, financial or emotional. But the reality is that homeschooling can be incredibly stressful for the parents and the moms in particular. (continue reading…)

Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up

I’ve just finished reading Marie Kondo’s The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing. I learned of the book in a Facebook group when someone shared two videos that were made about it. After watching the videos, I wanted to read the book. Does it spark joy? The basic premise (continue reading…)

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National Eosinophil Awareness Week

EoE Badge

This is National Eosinophil Awareness Week. During this week, people who have been impacted seek to raise awareness regarding this set of diseases. In some cases, it is parents raising awareness on behalf of their child. In other cases, it is the adults themselves who have been impacted. What is all this? The American Partnership (continue reading…)

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Happy It’s a Girl Day!

Girlday

May 11 is an official holiday in our home! We celebrate It’s a Girl! Day to commemorate finding out via ultrasound that we were at very long last expecting a girl. We had prayed specifically for a daughter all of those years and were a mixture of joy and tears when the technician told us (continue reading…)