I’ll be the first to admit that homeschooling can feel like a burden at times, but just because a burden can be heavy sometimes, it doesn’t have to be a negative one.
For example, think about the literal burden of pregnancy on your body. It can be hard, but man is it ever worth it! The same can be said regarding home-schooling our children.
As a homeschooling mom of 9 ½ years, I can say that there are still days where I’m just trying to make it through the school day, as it feels like such a huge load. And to be honest, I don’t know if that will ever change.
I always dreamed of being a relaxed, fun, easy going homeschool mom. Instead, homeschooling brings all my character flaws to light and those of my children. Homeschooling stretches us and challenges us in so many ways.
More often than I’d like to admit, when it comes to homeschooling, I’m frustrated, ungracious and impatient. This is not the homeschool mom I want to be, but homeschooling can feel like such a burden and when that happens, my attitude and mindset are usually less than gracious.Read More