Recovering from Homeschool Burnout

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Recovering from Homeschool Burnout

Recovering from Homeschool Burnout

  Homeschool burnout … it happens. Even when we think it can’t happen to us, it can. I am not an expert, nor do I hold a degree in psychology, but I am a Mom. A mom who homeschools, a mom who lives real life. A life where laundry never folds itself and thus sits too long in baskets, where library books are sometimes overdue, where we have days supper has to be ordered in last minute because I was too tired to run to the grocery store. But also a life full of fun, smiles, hugs, games, toys and learning along

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Fitness and teens (and the wee ones too!)

Fitness and teens (and the wee ones too!)

Fitness and Teens Homeschooling and fitness for teenagers can be a tough mix.  Traditional schooling provides one type of framework with team sports and after school activities.  To keep your kids fit and not giving you the eyeroll you’ll have to come up with some out of the box ideas.  Here’s a few to get you started … League sports.  Similar to high school athletic programs there are lots of private leagues your kid can join.  They might be mixing in with adults or it might be specifically geared to teens.  As a kid I couldn’t get enough of soccer and there weren’t any school programs

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How our Home School Family Stays Fit

How our Home School Family Stays Fit

A guest post by Sarah Douthwaite As a homeschooling mom, I have different opportunities to take care of my family’s health and fitness. One of the biggest differences we notice with our children is that if they are burned out from all the activities in life, they can rest.  It’s not that our children are around less people that they aren’t sick as much as other children.  It’s more that they can take the time to rest when they need it. Don’t get me wrong, it is very easy to get caught up in the rat race, but we can

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