Homeschooling with Depression - my story + 7 tips to help you cope.

Homeschooling with Depression – my story, and tips to help you cope

  Homeschooling without depression is like a bushwalk that's a little beyond your fitness level. It's hard. At some points you want to quit, but the regular glimpses of beauty are reward enough to keep plodding along.   Homeschooling with depression is like climbing Mount Everest. With no Sherpa. In a blizzard. Wearing a bikini.   There's no great view. There's no positives. Just a really hard slog that seems neverending. And sometimes it's so difficult that laying down in the snow and drifting away permanently seems like a good idea. Homeschooling requires the parent to stay positive, to carry…
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Self-care for homeschoolers - identifying and dissolving mind blocks that prevent you from being your best. Featured on Fearless Homeschool.

Self-Care for Homeschooling Parents | Identifying and Dissolving Mind Blocks

Shannon is an IECL (Institute of Executive Coaching and Leadership) qualified coach with an MBA, who now focuses her coaching on helping mums find balance. She has 20+ years experience coaching leaders across the globe from the United States to Australia to India. She is also a mother to three children and so coaches from a place of empathy, expertise and experience. Her mission is to improve the lives of children everywhere by helping their mothers to be more balanced and less stressed. You can read more from Shannon at The Care Factor, on Facebook and Instagram, or attend her…
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Why you must commit to homeschooling to succeed-plus, an invitation to join the Homeschool Commitment Challenge!

Why you must commit 100% to homeschooling if you want to succeed

Want to sign up for the Homeschool Commitment Challenge? See the end of this post! Is school your back-up option? If you have a bad hour/day/week do you start thinking that school looks like a better option? Do you believe that you’re just ‘trying’ homeschooling, and if it doesn’t work you can always send them to school*? Do you hesitate to make longer-term plans because you're unsure if you'll be homeschooling or not? Your homeschool will fail. I know, it's a big statement, but it’s something I’ve seen dozens of times-parents who are homeschooling, but lack commitment. They’re always talking…
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