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Motivation Myths That Hinder Your Homeschool

Motivation Myths That Hinder Your Homeschool

Hey, homeschoolers! After 21 years of homeschooling, I know that motivation runs high at the beginning of the year. But it doesn't take many weeks before that initial enthusiasm starts to cool. You begin looking forward to Christmas break sooner than you thought you...

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What Every Homeschooler Needs to Know About Science

What Every Homeschooler Needs to Know About Science

Hey, homeschoolers! Science has been in the news a lot lately. And misunderstanding about science has me taking action this week. You may not know that my education and even my training as a psychologist centered much more on doing and analyzing research then it did...

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6 Organizing Tools for Back to Homeschool

6 Organizing Tools for Back to Homeschool

If you are starting your homeschool year for the first time or the tenth, you need to be organized to be successful. Here are six organizing tools that will help. #1 The Organized Homeschool Life Book and Planner I thought homeschooling a preschooler would be easy. It...

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How to Trust God with Little Things

How to Trust God with Little Things

Today marks the last article in the Trust Project series: How to trust God with the little things. I am in awe of how He led me to start the series and what He has taught me through it all. I continue to marvel that I had no idea what to talk about for last month's...

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Sanity with Kids Home Full Time

Sanity with Kids Home Full Time

I have been at home with my kids full-time for 23 years. It wasn't what I wanted at first and I've had my share of challenges, but now I'm so grateful for the time I've had. If you're a homeschooler whose kids are now home from outside classes and activities because...

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Is Self-Care a Snare?

Is Self-Care a Snare?

Recently, a woman on my Psychowith6 Facebook page, made a comment on the self-care movement. I wasn't aware that self-care was a movement, but she got me thinking. Previously, I wrote How to Be Happy and Homeschool, Too in which I discussed the importance of what...

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A Mr. Rogers Approach to Homeschooling

A Mr. Rogers Approach to Homeschooling

I watched the movie A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood about Mr. Rogers and his relationship with a journalist who was sent to interview him. It is rated PG and is a drama that is not fast-paced. For that reason, I think young children would be bored. However, I...

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Help for the Anxious Homeschool Mom

Help for the Anxious Homeschool Mom

Homeschool mom, what are you anxious about? I can tell you what I was anxious about as a new homeschooling mom. I was afraid I would fail at teaching my kids. I wasn't a trained teacher, after all. But even though I'm a psychologist, I was also afraid I would fail as...

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How to Trust God to Overcome Sin

How to Trust God to Overcome Sin

Trusting God to overcome the sin in our lives is one of the tougher areas to trust. I know from experience! I'm talking about the besetting sins, the sins that feel like addictions because no matter what you do, you can't seem to change. But we can learn to trust Him...

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