Thanks, Mom! Encouragement for Homeschooling Moms

Part 3 of a 6 part Back-to-School series.

From the archives as we head “back to school.”
For the month of August we will be revisiting some of our most popular alternative education and homeschool posts.

You can read the first post in this series here: Just RELAX already! Relaxed Homeschooling, How We Began.

© Una-Melina // Worthy Books & Things, 2013.


This post is dedicated to my self-taught, creative mother who totally rocked the 31st Proverb!  She taught us how to cook, clean, care for a family, shop frugally and show hospitality.  I learned that hugs and smiles, tears and laughter are part of any good conversation.  She instilled confidence in her children with oft used phrases like, “It’s better to act than react.” or, “That’s okay, just act like you know what you’re doing and we’ll believe you.”  Kindness and persuasion go hand in hand, “You’ll get more flies with honey than you will with vinegar.”  That timing is everything and therefore apologies are better given and received before the sun sets each day and that it’s best to forgive and forget, and to love myself and others unconditionally.  I learned these priceless gems of wisdom through her beautiful example.

As the provider of a home educationfor her childrenshe also…

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