At the beginning of 2018 I dusted off my sadly neglected GoodReads app and signed up for the year long REading Challenge. I challenged myself to read 50 books. I has spent years reading only what was necessary for homeschooling and research for work and had the neglected my own reading life to my detriment. According […]
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I mentioned in my last post that I had recently read the book, Miracle Mornings by Hal Elrod. It was a useful, although not earth shattering, book. The premise is that you take command of each day by waking up very early and immediately doing a few things that further your personal development. This sets […]
I’ve gotten comfortable. I have had this comfortable little routine for a while now and while I love a routine and I certainly love being comfortable, none of this challenged me. I found myself slogging a bit through life and frankly I was getting lazy, which is easy to do since my preference in life […]
My friend Maureen Wittman recently posted, what she called, a rant on the Homeschool Connections Facebook page. I’ll let you read it yourself but the upshot was that homeschool moms are often referred to as “just a mom” and not regarded as the professional educators that they are. You may not have an education degree but you […]