Hey Home Educating Parent – Protecting Yourself from Burnout in 2020

Hey Home Educating Parent – Protecting Yourself from Burnout in 2020

I think that as home educators we need to assume that we are going to feel burnout at some point this year, and we need to think about how we’re going to protect ourselves as much as possible.

Starting to home educate 2020: Best books for home educators

Starting to home educate 2020: Best books for home educators

If you’re just starting out on the home ed journey and wondering which of the many books to read first, here are our rec’s for the best books for new home edders.

Starting to home educate 2020: Uneven road ahead

Starting to home educate 2020: Uneven road ahead

The sailing is never smooth in raising and educating children. Expect uneven road ahead. Know that growth is a (painful) beautiful process.

One Small Thing – Talk to Your Friends

One Small Thing – Talk to Your Friends

Some how I could hold these parallel beliefs in my heart – the pandemic is not going anywhere soon. It’s not going to be over tomorrow. It might not be over for a year. And I will just catch up with my friends when it’s over and that is easier to do. They both felt true.

And it made me so miserable.

Modelling self-directed study

Modelling self-directed study

Your interests matter. Make time for them. Model self-study and the cycle of learning for your children if you wish to see them take more ownership of their own learning.

You are Smart Enough to Home Educate

You are Smart Enough to Home Educate

There are definite barriers to home education, (needing to work outside the home to pay the bills, especially for single parent families, co-parenting with someone who refuses to support home education etc) but a lack of qualifications is not one of them.