10 Often-Missed Signs That Your Kids Are Too Busy

10 Often-Missed Signs That Your Kids Are Too Busy

I was totally exhausted. Constantly scrambling, I felt stretched too thin by the constant driving, dinners-on-the-go and managing a packed family schedule. My ears were buzzing with the sound of my internal dialogue of “what’s next?” How was I supposed to cram in all these activities, and homework, as well as a smidge of family time? My daughter was anxious and seemed to be withdrawing. I was crestfallen. Had it all been for nothing?

This is Why We Chose to Homeschool

This is Why We Chose to Homeschool

We all have different reasons for deciding to homeschool. For some moms, it’s what they grew up with. Others either had a bad experience in school themselves or with their own children. Still others have visions right from the beginning that they can do better than what’s available for education. This is our story.

How to Reconnect With Your Child

How to Reconnect With Your Child

Are you feeling disconnected and not sure how to reconnect with your child? Not sure what to say (or when to listen) to really relate to your kids? Wondering what your children are really stressed about during their day? Or do you need to reconnect after an angry outburst? You’re not alone and your children are likely feeling disconnected as well. Read on to find out how you can reconnect with your child meaningfully.

How to Turn Around Mindless Parenting Days

How to Turn Around Mindless Parenting Days

I woke up still feeling tired. I was coming down with a cold, and I’d spent all morning trying to get my 4-month-old baby to nap….. unsuccessfully. I was dragging my feet on this morning, not that that was a change from any other morning since our fourth had been born, but this morning seemed worse. I was a zombie in a mother’s body.