Are you ever tempted to compare your home, your car, your husband, your children, or your homeschool with others? I know I am! I'm Wendy, one of the owners of Hip Homeschool … [Read more...] about Resist the Temptation to Make Comparisons
Even under the best of circumstances, homeschooling is tough. But who manages to homeschool under the ‘best of circumstances’ anyway? Life has a way of throwing … [Read more...] about 4 Lessons I’ve Learned Homeschooling Through Hard Times
Feel like a homeschool failure? Then you MUST read this! Homeschooling is a challenging path. So what is it that overwhelms you as a homeschooler? Is it the responsibility? … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons You May Feel Like a Homeschool Failure
The holidays are long gone, and your homeschool year may be drawing to a close in the next few weeks. Are you excited? Or are you tired or discouraged? Are you wondering if … [Read more...] about Worried About Finishing the School Year?
Dear Homeschool Mom, Are you having a hard day today? Feeling tired? Burned out? Ready to give up? Ready to ship your little sweeties off on the yellow bus so you can take … [Read more...] about Dear Homeschool Mom Who Has Homeschool Burnout
Dear Younger Me, There is something humbling about having the ability to look back on the life you’ve lived and saying, “Thank you, Lord.” Thank you for holding my hand … [Read more...] about Dear Younger Me – Thank You Lord!
Hi Heidi. I see you have a lot on your “to do” list today: Breakfast. Defrost ground beef for something. Have kids start morning chores while I… nurse … [Read more...] about Dear Younger Me – Don’t Forget These Two Things
Let’s talk some more about homeschool burnout. (If you missed my first article earlier this month, you can read it here.) I’m Wendy, co-owner of the Hip Homeschool Moms site, … [Read more...] about Preventing Homeschool Burnout
Dear Younger Me, This letter is from the future. Emma is almost 18 years old when I’m writing to you (Jimmie 1.0 I call you). Emma is now a senior and already admitted to a … [Read more...] about Dear Younger Me: About All Those Things You Fear
Hi! I’m Wendy, and I’m tired! And I’ll bet I’m not the only one! By the time February rolls around, many of us are getting tired and feeling burned out. The holidays are … [Read more...] about Homeschool Burnout
Dear Younger Me, This is the older, wiser (and a little more tired) you wandering back over 20 years to the beginning of your homeschooling days to give you some … [Read more...] about Dear Younger Me: You Were Right
Hi! I'm Wendy, and I survived homeschooling my teenage son! And I do have a few ideas for you on how to survive homeschooling your teenage son (or daughter) too! At this time … [Read more...] about How to Survive Homeschooling Your Teenage Son