Encouragement for the Homeschool Mom

The following is a post from contributing writer LaToya Edwards of LaToyaEdwards.net

Encouragement for the Homeschool Mom from The Homeschool Classroom www.reallifeathome.com

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It’s usually around the new year that I start to feel burnt out on homeschooling. We take a long break in December and it can be really hard for me to get going again once January rolls around. Here’s a few posts from the blogosphere that really encourage me when I’m ready to call it quits:

Wizard of Oz Homeschooling ~ Educating Laytons
Stef shares how she handles days that aren’t “blog post worthy” in her home.

Overcoming Homeschool Burnout ~ The Homeschool Village
Think you may be burnt out? This post will help you see the warning signs. Know for sure that you’re burnt out? There’s also some helpful suggestions to get you through the rough patch.

5 Ways to Overcome a Bad Homeschool Day ~ Holy Spirit-Led Homeschooling
Jamerrill shares a few suggestions to help you overcome a bad homeschool day, including just spending the day snuggling with your children and reading.

Encouragement for One of “Those” Days ~ Hip Homeschool Moms
Some scriptures to encourage you heart on those days when everything seems to go wrong.

There’s More to Life than Homeschooling ~ So You Call Yourself a Homeschooler
Carlie shares how to deal with feeling overwhelmed, homeschooling obsession and trying to live a balanced life.

How to Avoid Homeschool Burnout ~ Meet Penny
Tabitha share some of the ways she avoids homeschool burnout as well as tips from her friends and readers.


LaToya is a single, homeschooling mom of two rambunctious boys. She lives for those quiet moments of the day which are few and far between. You can find out more about her life on her  blog or facebook page.

LaToya Edwards


  1. says

    I think we can all relate to that burn out feeling. These are great, encouraging posts for this time of the year. Thanks for including my post from The Homeschool Village.