Let’s just be honest for a minute. Mothering is hard. If you think about it, it’s one of the most ridiculous jobs ever. Here’s a tiny human. Take care of all of their physical, emotional, and educational needs. Oh and make sure they turn into incredible adults ready to face the giant crazy world they have to live in. There are beautiful moments. Please don’t misunderstand me. I’m just saying the journey isn’t all sunshine and flowers. Then you add life to the equation. Suddenly, not only do I have to mother. I have to figure out mothering when life is hard. Let me share a bit of what has gotten me through the lunacy lately.
Homeschool moms have a lot on their plates. Between homeschooling, running the home, being with their children ALL the time, and keeping up with the mile long list of other responsibilities they have homeschool moms can quickly burn out. Whether you are a homeschool mom or a friend of one, you can help a homeschool mom out. I believe there are 10 things homeschool moms need to succeed. Let me share them with you. Hopefully, it will help you or someone you know on their homeschool journey.
10 Things Homeschool Moms Need to Succeed
I have been homeschooling for over 6 years now. It has been beautiful and exhausting. In that time I have heard so many different comments on the enemy of homeschool. Some say common core is the enemy. Others blame the school system. Others blame the government. After all this time, I have to believe there is a bigger enemy. It is a quiet one attacking in anonymity and leaving behind wreckage that often isn’t shared. Let me tell you a little bit about the real enemy of homeschool.