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6 Christmas Stress Mistakes You Must Avoid Making

You're busy. You're dealing with lots of people. You're stressed this Christmas season. Stress can lead us to make some mistakes that will make things worse. Avoid these six mistakes and you're likely to have a merry Christmas. [box] Want to listen to this article on...

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Political Lessons Homeschoolers Must Teach Their Children

Regardless of your opinion of the election results, you've no doubt had some conversation about it. Perhaps, like me, you've also considered what to say to your children about these events. Or even more, what you should have said to them before these events. These are...

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Black Friday Deals for Saner Homeschooling and Living

I love Black Friday, don't you? You can save so much on homeschool curriculum and more. I can't wait to share the deals I have for you on Psychowith6 products, but I also have deals from my affiliates (aka friends) to share below. If you'd like even more deals for...

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Gratitude: Unique Ways for Homeschoolers to Express It

Thanksgiving is the month for gratitude. I started thinking not just about what to be grateful for, but to whom. That led to me to consider the people who are deserving of our gratitude as homeschoolers. There are specific ways we can express gratitude to bless these...

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How to Stop Being So Hard On Ourselves

I was reviewing responses to a survey I sent out to my email readers. (You can join the email list and get the weekly sanity savers here.) I scrolled down to the section where I asked my readers to tell me what I could do to better meet their needs. Apparently, I...

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Powerful Ways to Teach Your Children Gratitude

It’s very important to me that my children be grateful. My family didn't have a lot of money. It seemed easier to be grateful for what we had. My children have a lot more than I did and I was concerned that they could be selfish and spoiled as a result. I have been...

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How to Work with Professionals as a Homeschooler

Homeschoolers have to consult a number of different professionals. For example, I am often asked about having children tested for special needs. Another area I am often asked about is seeing a mental health professional. This could be seeking services for yourself,...

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Ending Homeschool Procrastination

Whether you're the one procrastinating in your homeschool or your child is, it's frustrating! You want to get things done, but day after day, you feel like you've failed. I know the feeling. But there's help for us procrastinators. [box] Want to listen to this article...

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How to Homeschool Through Hormones

So many times when I am certain that I am losing my mind (or my child is), I later learn that hormones are playing a role. Biochemical changes are a reality that require a response for homeschoolers. [box] Want to listen to this article on a podcast? LISTEN HERE or...

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Why I Ran and You Should, Too

I was at church this morning, trying to comfort a woman whose dear friend has only a few days left to live. Her beautiful inside-and-out friend who was beloved by so many of us went from feeling a little run down to having a terminal diagnosis in a matter of weeks. We...

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Best Electives for the Homeschool Transcript

I know you'll enjoy this guest post by my friends at 7SistersHomeschool.com. Be sure to check out their fantastic homeschool electives for high school. ****** Homeschooling high school years are the best years of all! While building a transcript and serious life...

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The Secret Sauce for Raising Motivated Writers

I've spent the last four days in this series of 5 Easy and Surprising Ways of Raising Writers sharing reasons why your child may not want to write. Now I want to share with you what I consider the secret sauce for motivating young writers. I've taught my own children...

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