Homeschooling with Mental Illness

Coming into this homeschooling journey, I knew that my anxiety and/or depression would pop up.  That’s just reality for me.  I knew that once the honeymoon phase started wearing off, I would probably start having anxiety again.  That’s just my … Continue reading

Such a Change in Me the Past Few Weeks

I struggled with depression and anxiety badly the month of January and into February.  I was so sad that my meds weren’t working and that I would have to make another med change (which, after a year of stability, I … Continue reading

Owning My Own Way of Doing Things

Sorry for all of the homeschooling posts lately. I’m sure they will eventually slow down; it’s just that it’s new and exciting at the moment. I have surprised myself lately. In the past when I homeschooled, I took in everything … Continue reading

Living My Dream

In January I did a workshop where we determined our vision, and I had a really hard time seeing it.  I didn’t know how to verbalize my dreams because I just didn’t think it was an option so I kind … Continue reading

Wild + Free

I’m finding that my philosophy of homeschooling is changing, and I’m super excited about it. I still love most of the curriculum that I am using, but I’m learning to implement it differently and to add in really important things … Continue reading

Our Homeschool: First Few Days

In the past when I have tried to homeschool, I did everything out of fear and anxiety. Now I do everything out of joy and peace.  It’s amazing the difference.  It’s clear that it’s “right” this time vs in the … Continue reading

Minimalist Homeschooling From My Perspective

*I have shared pieces of this in different posts, but I want to share it as a focus on minimalist homeschooling in our home.  I plan to share this on Pinterest so I wanted it all in one place!* I … Continue reading

Basic Organization

Yesterday I wrote about what our homeschool looks like/will look like as a page on my blog. One of the biggest things is that I’m wanting to come at this completely differently than I ever have before! More relaxed! Simple … Continue reading

Anxiety Management- Showing Growth

For the past (almost) week, all I have thought about is whether or not we should homeschool, then the decision to homeschool, then the details of what our homeschool will look like! What is the common denominator here?  All I’ve … Continue reading

Honeymoon Phase of Homeschooling

I know how this works.  I’ve been here a few times.  I know that the beginning of homeschooling is amazing and every day is new and lovely.  I know that the kids obey well and do their chores and don’t … Continue reading