Single Parents Homeschooling

I meant this blog to be something totally different. Something I researched and studied on for at least a week. Or three. Time constraints led me to go another direction. At least, it is easy to say time constraints. Being a woman of faith, though, I like to say that […]

Single Parents Homeschooling

Worry and The Questions Like most parents, I tend to worry if I’m doing right by my kids. Are they eating enough? Eating the right things? Am I being a positive role model and example? As a homeschooler, I sometimes wonder if I’ve selected the appropriate curriculum for them. Are […]

Single Parents Homeschooling

Whose House?! Homeschooling Through Divorce Homeschooling is definitely not a decision for the faint of heart. As a matter of fact, even those resolute parents wrestle with questions every once in a while. Normally, mothers lead the educational charge in home education. Meanwhile, fathers ensure that the education, meals, required transportation […]

Single Parents Homeschooling

Being a single mom means you must know how to do something yourself. Or, at least know where to find someone who does know how. (Solo moms can relate to this as well.) Washing My Own Car This past weekend, I found myself washing my car with my kids. I […]

Single Parents Homeschooling

Single Parents Homeschooling

Single valentine’s for single parents. Now there’s something that would get noticed. By a few people. Valentine’s Day is here. I am trying to recall the last Valentine’s Day I spent with my significant other. Now, my (oh too distant) husband. The sad thing is, I am having difficulty remembering […]

Single Parents Homeschooling

introverts raising extroverted children

Fast-forward a little over a year and this article makes me laugh. Because I was indeed a hot mess dealing with the demands on my time. Most of which were because someone else was trying to manage a hot mess of their own. My extroverted children are still extroverts. I […]

Single Parents Homeschooling

History on Screen Recently, my daughter and I were watching A Charlie Braown Thanksgiving. There were two other movies that followed it. The second was about the history of Thanksgiving. Charlie Brown’s portrayal of American history in This is America, Charlie Brown was partially correct. At least there were some entertaining scenes. […]

Single Parents Homeschooling

work at ahome and homeschool

A Childlike Heart Equals… A child can teach an adult three things: To be happy for no reason. To always be curious. To fight tirelessly for something. – Paulo Coelho Children are happy because they don’t have a file in their minds called “All the Things That Could Go Wrong” […]

Single Parents Homeschooling

I found meditation one year ago. Even though I felt a great calm during my nature walks, it never lasted. I didn’t know how to maintain the focus – the feeling. I would always end up flying off the handle or mutilating some poor, undeserving butterfly bush. It wasn’t until […]