Home School, Home's Cool

I am the unnatural homeschool mom and homemaker. Bloom where you are planted.

Helping a Child Who Needs a Bit More…

For families with kids who struggle with executive function and attention, anxiety, OCD and other difficulties under the neurodiverse umbrella, parents tasked with helping their kids accomplish school work, homework, chores and other expectations can feel like they’re up against a great challenge. Simply because, it’s a great challenge for the child and they need …

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My Different Child

In acknowledgement of #AutismAwarenessMonth, I found this fitting. I did not write the short story in the image above and cannot seem to find the original author on the web. However, I felt so compelled to share the message and unravel what that means for our son and our family. Nothing to cureā€¦..just different struggles …

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It’s not always a walk in the park…

So up until this point I’m not sure what conclusions you may have drawn about my children and I’s homeschool journey. But if I somehow made you feel like our journey is a beautiful classical education decorated with perfectly behaved kids and a well-put together educator, I’ve led you astray! My posts are written to …

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A little structure goes a long way…

So the summer is halfway over and the new school year is inching toward us. It definitely goes by quickly and I imagine even more so for families who are unsure of what this new school year is even going to look like. You may be stuck in limbo with decision making—and I’d say you’re …

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About Me

Hi, I’m Erin. I’m a stay at home wife and mother of two boys, 1 dog and 8 chickens. I always dreamed of being a homemaker and never dreamed of being a home school educator! God blessed me with the first and then led me to the second through circumstances with one of my children who has special needs. Home school has become a passion and blessing—but that didn’t happen overnight! I made this blog to encourage other parents who are embarking on the home school journey and may be feeling uncertain or inadequate. And by the way, you are not!

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