There are many days in which homeschooling is rolling along just fine; and then there are days in which I feel all is lost. So in an effort to get myself off that rollercoaster of ups and downs during homeschooling days, I have turned to some careful scrutiny of myself, and a search for wisdom to apply to those challenging days. So I thought I would share my findings with you as they come to me. So here is the first:
Nitty Gritty Homeschool Tip #1
STOP LYING TO YOURSELF
I realized that on days when things seem to be going awry, I lie to myself. I tell myself: "It's ALWAYS like this!" And then I despair. So tip #1 is to stop listening to lies, and to speak truth to myself. The truth is is that it is NOT ALWAYS like this. Sure, some days are challenging, but most days I really am able to handle things in an okey-dokey manner even though it is hard work.