Category Archives for Avoid burnout

I failed as a homeschooler my first year

[osd_social_media_sharing] I Failed as a Homeschooler My First Year – But You Can Nail It!   It’s embarrassing to admit, but when I started as a home educator, I ended my day on more than one occasion feeling like a failure because despite my best intentions, I totally blew it as a homeschooler. And the […]

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How to Keep Homeschool Afloat with Life Struggles

How to Keep Your School Afloat, While Your Life is Sinking Presentation by Nancy Fileccia One thing that all parents who choose to homeschool will eventually encounter is a difficult time in their lives. Life alone is hard. Babies are born, jobs are transferred, finances fall, and kids get sick. But, if you are also […]

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Starting New or Starting Over – A Primer For Getting it Right

Presentation by Donna Goff Are you just getting started or are you restarting home school and needing new direction?  Are you feeling overwhelmed by all the choices? How will you keep up with your household chores?  How do you homeschool children at different ages at the same time?  Bookmark

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Learning to Communicate Through Improvisation and Play

Lighten Up!  Learning to Communicate through Improvisation and Play  Presentation by Shelby Smith Are you ready for some new ideas? Some new ways to add fresh, fun energy to your home? To add variety to your school days, at no cost but with big benefits? Bookmark

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Burnout Prevention for Moms

Presentation by Donna Vail  Are you exhausted and ready to throw in the towel? Has your homeschool experience lived up to your vision? Do you feel like you lost the sprint but are facing a marathon? This is common in homeschooling yet something we’re typically not warned about or taught how to manage. Bookmark

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Quitting is Not an Option

Quitting is Not an Option: How to be a Homeschool “Lifer” Upcoming Presentation by Tina Hollenbeck  Homeschooling isn’t for wimps. It’s a tiring, time-consuming, 24/7/365 deal for 12 or 20 or 30+ years, depending on the number of children with which one has been blessed. We want the very best for our kids, but we […]

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The Spark Station

Presentation by Mary Ann Johnson  For parents, keeping their children inspired can sometimes be a daunting task. Coming up with ideas or even seeing what their children are already interested in can be a challenge. Bookmark

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3 Biggest Things that Lead to Chaos

3 Biggest Dangers Homeschooling Moms Make That Keep Their Schedules Chaotic –  This is a call about scheduling, rhythm of the day & week and creating a plan that fits the individual mom and family.Bookmark

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What Not Back to School Means to Homeschoolers

What does Not Back to School mean to YOU?? We asked our members to send us a photo or a video depicting what "Not Back to School" means to their family – below are the responses. Bookmark

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What Every Parent Ought to Know About Homeschooling

What Every Parent Ought to Know About Homeschooling Their Child –  In this 2-part workshop, you will learn: 1. Am I Smart Enough to Homeschool My Child? 2. Am I Using the Right Curriculum? 3. Am I Inadvertently Teaching Confusion? 4. Will My Child Be Socially Inept? 5. How Can I Maintain Stamina & Sanity? […]

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