I don’t have it all together, scratch that… I sometimes downright suck at this whole thing. I have whole season where I SUCK at homeschooling or being fun mom or cleaning the house or making a home-cooked dinner. I am stretched thin you guys and it is apparent in the state of my home if you were to pop over unannounced. It is apparent when I get frustrated with the kids or keep trying to get them to work independently, not because it is the best for them, but because I have too much other stuff I need to do. If I’m being completely honest with myself, I would tell you that I really just don’t have time for homeschooling. But frankly, that is unacceptable to me. My kids are more important to me than this blog, than work, than volunteering or even friendships. So maybe instead of trying to “keep it together” or find a solution to maintain the current level of chaos in my life… I need to refocus, reprioritize, and KonMari my life! Cut back, scale back, say no, give up… I’m entering a season of minimizing and it isn’t just my physical stuff that is getting the eviction notice… it’s my commitments.
In today’s episode I share with you why I’ve been a bit quieter on the blog lately, what homeschooling looks like for me and a real look into the fact that I am pretty much drowning over here right now. And instead of blaming homeschooling, I’m blaming everything else in my life. Can anyone else hear the Frozen song, “Let it Go!” running through their heads right now 😉
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