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When Homeschool Moms Feel Invisible Like “Captain Nobody”

I need to confess. While packing carry-ons for a flight, I pulled Captain Nobody off the Sonlight shelf and quickly stuck it in my daughter's backpack—as a independent free read. (You’ve never done that, right? Judged a Sonlight read-aloud by … Continue reading

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How to Handle Feeling Overwhelmed on Box Day

Box Day is amazing! You get an enormous box of educational goodies that you will love and enjoy for the next year. Yet Box Day can be overwhelming, too. If you're having feelings of stress on Box Day, please know that … Continue reading

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Five Myths About "Good Homeschool Moms"

As homeschool moms*, we usually know somewhere in our heads that we are our children's best teacher. But getting our hearts to believe that can be another story. When we're honest, many of us face a nagging fear that we … Continue reading

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How to Push Through When Mom Doesn't Want to Teach

As a newbie homeschool mom, I thought the winter months would be a piece of cake—staying cozy, snuggled inside with our studies. The reality is quite different. Being cooped up for long periods without a chance to get outside and … Continue reading

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One Easy Way Homeschool Moms Can Model Lifelong Learning

You model lifelong learning through your words and actions. Your attitude helps shape your children’s feelings about education. If you are excited to learn about this fascinating world, your kids will notice that. You probably love it when your children … Continue reading

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