My guess is that I’m not the only homeschool mom who has this image of perfection in her mind.
It involves being up at least two hours before the children get up. This ideal homeschool mom has her own personal, uninterrupted quiet time, exercises 30-60 minutes, showers, and gets nicely dressed for the day.
When her children greet her, she looks lovely and already has (a nutritious, home cooked breakfast) breakfast ready and waiting for her darlings.
Her day has started out well, no doubt carrying over to the rest of her peaceful, well-planned day.
Would you lose all respect if I told you that I’m not that image of homeschool mother perfection? Because friends, try as I might, I’ve never been able to make that early morning routine work at this stage of my life. [Read more...]