Self Care and the Homeschool Teacher

Because as a homeschooling mom, it’s easy to get so wrapped up in your child’s education that you neglect yourself. Their learning is your work, your mission, your life.

But if you don’t prioritize your needs, you’ll become fed up and burned out.

Remember that you are teaching your children in all that you do—including self care.

 

Coping with Seasonal Affective Disorder

Coping with Seasonal Affective Disorder

A few years ago, I woke up one spring morning and felt like a weight had been lifted from my chest. I was suddenly infused with energy and excitement. It was only then that I realized I’d been depressed for months. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a common...

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My KonMari Capsule Wardrobe

My KonMari Capsule Wardrobe

Do you KonMari? Either you are obsessed, think it's ridiculous, or you've never heard of it. In a nutshell, KonMari is a method of complete reorganization of your possessions so that you are happy with them all. A lot of people get hung up on the folding or the...

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A Birth Story Filled with Gratitude

A Birth Story Filled with Gratitude

Time for an update. Little M was born four weeks ago. While this pregnancy was undoubtedly my most difficult, the labor was a breeze. I woke up from a nap at around 5 in the afternoon on that Saturday. I felt like something was happening, but I wasn't totally sure....

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How to Cope When Depression and Anxiety Hold You Back

How to Cope When Depression and Anxiety Hold You Back

To follow up on my post a couple of weeks ago, I'd like to share a few things that I learned through my struggle with antepartum depression and anxiety. These are universal ideas that can help in any season of life that is bringing you stress or sadness. Ultimately...

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I’m still here.

I’m still here.

It's been a while, yeah? I started lagging on posts at the beginning of this year due to the work I was doing on websites for clients. Getting paid was a good reason to slack on my personal blog. But I didn't realize that I was slowly starting to slip into something...

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What are you reading next?

What are you reading next?

Today I thought I'd share what books I've been reading so far this year. Since 2015 started, I have read four books and am just starting a fifth. Some people are surprised that I have time to read. I find time all sort of places. And when a book gets really good, it's...

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Weekend Inspiration

In 2015 I did a series of little challenges for each weekend. I thought it might be a useful idea for you.

Weekend Inspiration 01 :: Library

I'm so excited to begin this new series for #weekendinspiration in 2015! Each Friday I'll post with a little wrap-up from the week and give you a bit of inspiration for you weekend. It might be something simple to do or make. There's no pressure, of course. Play along...

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