Encouragement

Family Gratitude Jars — A Simple Way to Practice Thankfulness This Holiday Season

Family Gratitude Jars — A Simple Way to Practice Thankfulness This Holiday Season

Family Gratitude Jars — A Simple Way to Practice Thankfulness This Holiday Season When you practice gratitude, you experience mental, physical, and relational benefits (and your kids do too!). According to Psychology Today, expressing gratitude on a regular basis is scientifically proven to improve mental and physical health, sleep, relationships, self-esteem, and more. There are…

10 Things You DON’T Need to Homeschool: A List for the Rest of Us

10 Things You DON’T Need to Homeschool: A List for the Rest of Us

Parents need encouragement in homeschooling now more than ever before. We are seeing more about homeschooling in the headlines these days, but what I’m noticing is that there are still so many misconceptions about what it’s actually like. It’s not distance learning. It’s not what you’re seeing on Zoom or hearing about from your neighbor…

You Are Perfection

You Are Perfection

We all want to be great homeschool parents. Years ago, I scrolled Pinterest and found beautiful pictures of home “classrooms” full of bright colors and posters. Completely organized. Cute little desks with cute little chairs. Color-coded schedules on the wall. Everyone is well-dressed like they’re going to a staff meeting. Hair brushed. Teeth clean and…