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Episode 62: How to Homeschool When Mom Is Sick and Tired

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Episode 62: How to Homeschool When Mom Is Sick and Tired
Episode 62: How to Homeschool When Mom Is Sick and Tired

What happens in your homeschool when mom is sick and tired? Deborah Wuehler shares how she taught independence to her children, created checklists, and put together to-go bags to help her continue the homeschool routine during those times. Tune into Episode 62 of the Hey, Mama! Homeschool Show podcast—“How to Homeschool When Mom Is Sick and Tired” for practical tips and encouragement from Deborah. 

Connections

Connect with God’s Word

“I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.” (John 16:33)

“You keep him in perfect peace

  whose mind is stayed on you,

  because he trusts in you.” (Isaiah 26:3)

Connect with Lightbox Learning

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Connect with The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine 

For more on today’s topic, click on the links to these recent articles from The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine:

Hope for the Weary Homeschool Mom”  

Eavesdropping on a Stressed-Out Mom” 

Why Am I So Tired?”

Connect with the TOS App

Do you have the new and enhanced TOS App? It’s the hub for homeschooling. You can access all The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine articles—and more—wherever you go, whenever you need them. Search for homeschooling topics important to you. You’ll find curriculum choices, resources, homeschool advice, help, and encouragement. The app content is updated weekly. The TOS App is now better than ever, and it’s free. You can find the TOS App on Google Play or download at the App Store today! 

Connect with SchoolhouseTeachers.com 

SchoolhouseTeachers.com provides families with a wealth of resources for grades PreK–12—but that’s not all—parents have access to content for themselves, too. 

Encouragement for Homeschool Moms is written by a mom who homeschooled four children through high school graduation. These thirty-one short studies address issues and pressures experienced by those who have chosen to educate their children at home.

Why continue to homeschool when you are sick and tired? Are you at your wits’ end with frustration over a particularly rebellious child? Do you sometimes forget that with prayer we can be at peace during these times and that we can walk through it all in victory? The collection of fifteen eBooks that are part of Help Me Stay the Course share homeschool mom encouragement and offer prayers, wisdom, and the precious reminder that homeschool moms are not alone.


“I taught the youngest ones to be independent.” —Deborah Wuehler

Connect with HomeschoolingFinds.com

Would you like to read more advice and encouragement from homeschool moms? In these special guests posts, you will hear directly from moms who have homeschooled through difficult times and found peace. 

Connect with The Homeschool Minute 

Spend a minute with your friends from The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine!

The Homeschool Minute is a weekly eNewsletter for anyone homeschooling or considering starting. It’s brief yet packed with a powerful dose of encouragement to keep you going strong in your commitment to your family and to the Lord. Subscribe to the free homeschool newsletter.

Connect with Upcoming Episodes

New episodes of the Hey, Mama! Homeschool Show are released every Monday. Check back right here for show notes and links at HomeschoolShow.com. Here’s what you can look forward to next:  

  • 4/8/24: Episode 63—“Myth Busters: Socialization and Isolation” hosted by Stephanie Morrison of The Old Schoolhouse®
  • 4/15/24: Episode 64—“What Do Homeschool Graduates Look Like?” hosted by Christine Weller of SchoolhouseTeachers.com
  • 4/22/24: Episode 65—“Cursive, Copywork, and Comprehension” hosted by Deborah Wuehler

Questions or comments on the Hey, Mama! Homeschool Show podcast? We’d love to hear from you at HomeschoolShow@TheOldSchoolhouse.com.

Recent Show Notes

Episode 63: Myth Busters: Socialization and Isolation
How do you respond to questions about socialization? In Episode 63 of The Hey, Mama! Homeschool Show—“Myth Busters: Socialization and Isolation,” Stephanie provides a deeper view into our children’s socialization. Explore aspects of behaviors and customs worth learning, intentional protection, and meaningful outings. It’s not just about getting our kids around other kids to play!
Episode 62: How to Homeschool When Mom Is Sick and Tired
What happens in your homeschool when mom is sick and tired? Deborah Wuehler shares how she taught independence to her children, created checklists, and put together to-go bags to help her continue the homeschool routine during those times. Tune into Episode 62 of the Hey, Mama! Homeschool Show podcast—“How to Homeschool When Mom Is Sick and Tired” for practical tips and encouragement from Deborah.
Episode 61: Are Conventions Really Worth Attending?
Listen in as several homeschool state leaders share about the value of homeschool conventions in their states. Should you go to an in-person convention this year? Is online encouragement enough? In Episode 61 of The Hey, Mama! Homeschool Show—“Are Conventions Really Worth Attending?” Heather chats with Paul and Gena Suarez of The Old Schoolhouse®, Tauna Meyer of OCEANetwork, Anne Miller of HEAV, Kim Blom of Homeschool Iowa, and Rob Prigge of MACHE. These leaders are filled with a wealth of information that you need to hear!
Episode 60: What to Do with the Active, Wiggly Ones
How do we homeschool our active, wiggly ones successfully? In Episode 60 of The Hey, Mama! Homeschool Show—“What to Do with the Active, Wiggly Ones,” Christine dives into three effective options. Listen now to find out what they are and how to implement them into your daily homeschool routine.

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