The ups and downs of my homeschooling year

I’ve been at this homeschooling gig for 15 plus years.  After a few turns around the sun our years started taking a very predictable course. Maybe you can relate.

August – I get caught up in the school supply sales (love me some paper products! LOL) and rah-rah of a new school year about to start. Continue reading “The ups and downs of my homeschooling year”

Surviving the Holidays as a Highly Sensitive Homschooler – Parting Thoughts

 

 

How is everyone holding up?  For many of you the holidays are beginning to reach a crescendo, with Christmas a few days away.  Maybe others of you are done for the most part – enjoy watching the rest of us run around like crazy people. 😉

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Surviving the Holidays as an HSP – Part 3, Self Care

 

Welcome to the third part in my Highly Sensitive Homeschooler series on surviving the holiday season.

The first two parts can be found here:
Surviving the Holidays Part 1 – The Homeschooling
Surviving the Holidays Part 2 – Know Your Lines

This third part will focus on something I know so many caring, sensitive moms have trouble with – self care. 

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Surviving the Holidays Part 1 – The Homeschooling

Welcome to my series on homeschooling through the holidays as a highly sensitive homeschooler.

Today is Day 1 – Homeschooling.

Homeschooling in December

It’s no secret that homeschooling can sometimes be difficult for a highly sensitive person under normal conditions. Continue reading “Surviving the Holidays Part 1 – The Homeschooling”

Surviving the Holidays as a Highly Sensitive Homeschooler

Not sure why God in his goodness ordained that the stressful season of holidays should come right after the November Homeschooling Blahs (if you don’t know what that is I’ll have to do a post on it soon)…maybe the holidays are supposed to be soul filling, but as a highly sensitive mom and homeschooler, it’s hard to experience them that way. I usually feel like I put my head down and plow through none-too-gracefully, then when I come up for air it’s all over and I didn’t enjoy it.

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Upcoming Series: Homeschool styles vs. HSP

Does anyone else feel like they need a vacation after their holiday?

I hope all of you that celebrate had a Happy Easter. What I love most about the Easter season in our religion is the joy, and how it’s encouraged to be celebrated for over a month!  Lent always leaves me feeling a little beaten up and sad, and then BANG, Hallelujah! It’s Easter and all is well…
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