Are you trying to figure out how to overcome loneliness as a stay at home mom. Over the years, I have seen many women silently struggle in this area. A common problem when people first choose to stay home…or perhaps begin homeschooling is a feeling of being very isolated or apart from other people
Making homeschool friends is something people are concerned about even before they decide to homeschool. If you make homeschool friends easily, it is not always easy to figure out how to help your kids do the same. 1. Making Friends Isn’t Easy For Everyone For many years, I Ied a homeschool co-op and watched this
Conversation starters for kids and teens are a key tool to developing natural social skills that work in any environment. Adults with great social skills often struggle to teach these to their kids. After all, It is hard to teach what we didn’t have to learn!
Are you looking for simple and inexpensive mom’s night ideas but not sure where to start? Starting a mom’s night is a great way to build community and connection with other women and it doesn’t have to be expensive or difficult.
Over the last couple of years, I made a new resolution…”Be Kind to Yourself.” A year or so ago, I had to get a new driver’s license and so I had the old and the new to compare. It was clear from the two pictures that over the 4 years in between, I had started to take better care of myself.
I quit homeschooling after 14 years…and sent ALL my school-age kids to school! Call it burnout…or needing a break…or failing. I called it all of those things. But I just couldn’t keep going…it was just too hard. I went from being a fully committed homeschool parent to knowing deep in my heart that I couldn’t
When we quit going to church, I felt like I was in freefall for awhile…probably a year or two at least. As conservative Christians, my husband and I were leading our young family to do the unthinkable. And plenty of people let us know we were making a huge mistake. Suddenly it felt like people