Is my homeschooling child missing out?

Are my kids missing out?

It’s typical to see our news feed loaded with proud mommy moments of how their child achieved something great in public school. There is nothing wrong with a parent sharing their child’s achievements. But sometimes, it tends to make us homeschooling parent’s feel like our kids our missing out.

 

The Curse of The Facebook Newsfeed

I am a member in a few different homeschooling Facebook groups. Usually around the beginning of the school year and end of school year I often see a homeschooling mom post about how she feels her kid(s) are missing out after seeing her friend’s pictures of their kids. I have felt the same at times. My kid isn’t an AB Honor Roll student. Not because she’s not smart enough but because we homeschool, and sometimes this makes us feel down about our decision to homeschool.
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How I plan to reduce stress

Reducing stress

Stress… ahhh! One of my biggest enemies. I am a worrier. My mother used to tell me I was a worry wart. Maybe it’s in genes, it’s just who I am, my introverted self that makes me overthink everything, or I could blame it on whatever I wanted. Bottom line, it wasn’t until my anxiety was through the roof, that I decided it might be a good idea to start being proactive about my worries and stress.

 

I have been known to stress about everything under the sun. Worried what others think of me, my health, if I’m a good enough mother or wife, if I will make it to heaven, if my house is clean enough when company stops by, if I’m giving my children the best of the best education, do we have enough money, and on, and on my list goes. I don’t think it helps that I am perfectionist. Eeek! And how many times have I asked myself “What if….(insert worry here) ?”

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Web Development: #2 – What to Learn First?

One of the most popular questions most people have when they first start on their journey into web development is which language to learn first? There are many options out there and the quick Google search can be absolutely overwhelming. So let’s look at some common themes that tend to run in the beginner’s circles of web development.

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