If you have kids who are old enough to be aware that we’re in the middle of a global pandemic, navigating and shepherding their emotions and questions adds another whole layer to your family’s experience of COVID-19. It can feel defeating—will they grow up anxious? Are they being permanently harmed by this? I have really…

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I never thought I’d see the day, but suddenly, almost every one of my mama friends is in the same homeschool boat with me—at least temporarily! School closures due to COVID-19 have upended many-a-plan this spring and beyond. While I’d never wish these circumstances on any of us, it’s been a joy to field questions…

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Updated April 2020: Hello, friends! Are you unexpectedly a new homeschooling mama, at least for the foreseeable future? This planner is for you, too! Print off just one month at a time or whatever is helpful to keep everyone on track — with joy! — in this season. Hooray!!! So many of you have asked…

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Update: The NEW 2020 Cultivate Homeschool Planner is available for Pre-Order! Long before our first day of homeschool, when I was still in the preparation stages, I was asked what curriculum we were using, what my best tips were, and even to speak at homeschool conventions. This felt a little like being asked to teach…

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Hi, friends! Welcome back to my new weekly series about making progress on what matters, little by little—along with a few links I think you might enjoy. In case you missed them, here are week one, week two, and week three. I’ve taken this week off of social media to get grounded. After the events last week, I felt…

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