Welcome to The Homeschool Genius!
You’re in the right place if you desire to mastermind your homeschool journey and start homeschooling your way.
If you’re like me, you’ve tried homeschooling other peoples’ way. You’ve tried implementing popular methods, incorporating popular curricula, and imitating popular homeschool influencers. Or, maybe you’re just getting started and you’re intimidated by what you see online. Let me tell you something I wish someone had told me sooner:
◊ You don’t need an expensive curriculum.
◊ You don’t need a homeschool room.
◊ You don’t need to over-schedule your children.
◊ You don’t need to push early reading.
◊ And, You don’t need to have the perfect circumstances to homeschool.
I don’t know who needs to hear this, but you don’t need to be like that homeschool family! You know, that perfect social media family with the hot mom, perfect kids, and immaculate home? Or perhaps you’re emulating that seemingly perfect family in your local homeschool group. I’ve got bad news, those families are already taken. The good news is you can be your own version of perfect by implementing a few simple strategies into your homeschooling journey.
4 Methods for Running a Healthy Homeschool
Forget copying and pasting that highlight reel you see on the Internet and then feeling inadequate when your homeschooling journey doesn’t look like theirs. I’ve got the cure. Or, rather, I’ve got the C.U.R.E. for those feelings of incompetence that creep into your mind and make you doubt yourself. You can start becoming a mastermind of your homeschool today by implementing these four strategies:
1. Construct a clear and concise vision and mission that aligns with your core values.
2. Unveil your child’s inner genius and allow it to drive your unique journey.
3. Remember self-care is giving your family the best of you, not what’s left of you.
4. Embrace failure as a teaching moment and an opportunity to succeed later.
Download a free copy of The Homeschool C.U.R.E. Chart, here!
The Homeschool C.U.R.E. is more than just an acronym, it’s a surefire way to help you define—or redefine—your homeschool vision and approach your journey with confidence, purpose, and triumph. Print it, laminate it, and hang it in your home for inspiration.
The Origin of the Homeschool C.U.R.E.
A fellow homeschooler posed the question: how many years did it take you to feel like you really had this homeschooling thing down?
Four years. That was my answer.
But what was it about the fourth year that was so transformational? What was it about that year that made me feel like I was owning this thing? That I had become a mastermind of my own homeschool?
That’s when The Homeschool C.U.R.E. emerged.
You see, there was a point in our journey that I realized our homeschool needed some healing. It felt like we were just surviving. You may know the feeling if you’re homeschooling already. The kids ruled the house and comparison to other homeschooling families dictated my thoughts and actions. Sleep was laughable and that morning public school bus started looking more and more romantic.
Our fourth homeschool year was the year I started reevaluating our vision and mission, refocusing on what methods truly bring out the genius in my children, reincorporating self-care into my regimen, and recalling what I’d learned from our not so stellar homeschool moments. I bottled up these lessons into one cute acronym, CURE, and decided to write about them to share with anyone looking to start a healthy homeschooling journey—or heal the journey they’re currently on.
Stay tuned for The Homeschool C.U.R.E. series where I’ll be giving an in-depth discussion on how to make The Homeschool C.U.R.E. applicable to your unique journey.
More Resource Goodies!
Want to Organize Your Life Right Now?
Download my 32-page Home Management Binder Printables today!
What’s a Home Management Binder? A Home Management Binder is a highly customizable planner designed to simplify your life by providing a centralized location for all information needed to help your home run smoothly. All you have to do is print out the page inserts, put them into plastic sheet protectors (or laminate them), and place them into a three-ring binder to get organized and run your home like a boss.
Read about how I plan for my homeschool here.