By now, I'm sure you've come to appreciate advice from others. At one point in time, you've been online looking up information. Perhaps you are looking for a recipe, or tips on budgeting. If you are like me, you've researched how to do some of the more difficult things, such as changing the brakes on your vehicle or even how to identify learning problems your child may have. Why are these things seemingly left out of learning?
As parents, we struggle. As home-school parents, we struggle with struggle. We have this idea of what we know and what we want our children to achieve. But are we covering all of it?
By now, our homeschool day is nearly done... and I'm frazzled! The kids have felt extraordinarily ornery today. From complaining about the ceiling fan to not having enough raisins in their breakfast cereal, and all points in between. Needless to say, we needed a break. Then I thought of something I had forgotten...
We’ve all seen it, felt it or fought it at one time. Many others have succumbed to it. That moment that hits out of the blue. One day you wake up feeling fantastic, ready to take on the world with your awesome homeschool mom skills. The next day, you are fatigued, tired, restless, bored, and just about on the verge of burnout. But you do not have to become a victim!
Around the time I started researching some of the ways to homeschool, I recall learning about "unschooling". "What is this?" I began reading about the term and discovered there are virtually limitless ways you can learn without "learning".
Homeschooling is not just school at home. It is a way for our own children to learn at their own pace and in the comforts and protection of the family home (or co-op) without the rigorous stressors of public school. Today, we began our once-a-quarter "unschooling" week.
Welcome! My name is LaVonda. I am the wife of Rodney, the mom of 5 remarkable kids (well, 2 are adults now), an avid homeschooler, blogger, and sociologist. I am blessed with the ability to spend my time sharing our homeschool and life experiences with you. It is my hope to provide you with motivation, ideas, and some candid stress-relief through my blog - Mom's Scribe! Grab a cup of coffee, sit on down, and make yourself at home!