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How to Turn COVD-Schooling into True Homeschooling

How to Turn COVD-Schooling into True Homeschooling

If you are one of millions of parents who has had to supervise your child's education because of the pandemic, this article is for you. Or, if you know a COVID-schooler, I hope you will share it with them. I have heard from a number of COVID-schoolers in my groups on...

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How to Manage Screen Time for Teens

How to Manage Screen Time for Teens

Someone in The Homeschool Sanity Circle group on Facebook asked about phones and screen time for teens. After I shared my experience, I was asked if I could share more. I foolishly agreed! Listen to the podcast First, I'm not perfect. So, if you're looking for someone...

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Devotions for an Organized Life – January 1st

Devotions for an Organized Life – January 1st

I went from being a messy mom with musty laundry, missed appointments, and no idea what was for dinner to a homeschooling mother of six who authored The Organized Homeschool Life book and planner as well as A Year of Living Productively. My transformation involved the...

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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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