The sun is shining. The days are growing longer and warmer. Even the songs of the birds seem to beckon us to put down the school books and run outside. But there’s a math curriculum to finish, books to be read, science experiements to do. A planner to follow. And it doesn’t end for at least another month. If you’re like me, then you find yourself wishing the days away because you are tired, weary, and ready for this school year to be O.V.E.R. So what’s a homeschool mom or dad to do?
How do you fight homeschool burnout?
At Kingdom Academy, this was a timely question for Brandy. She offers some great suggestions with “Is it summer yet?”
“Slow and steady wins the race” for Amy, as she shares her thoughts on Amy’s Blog.
At Journey to Excellence, Nicole combats burnout by instituting “Student Request Month“, where delight-directed learning reigns.
Laura suggests you “Take a Time Out to Avoid Homeschool Burnout” at Day by Day in Our World.
At Encouraging Moms Who Homeschool, Jan, a veteran homeschool mom of 14, years has a handle on things with “How Do I Avoid Homeschool Burnout?”
“Is it over yet?” asks Christa, at Fairfield Corner Academy.
Marisa, at Lighthouse Classical Academy, has figured out how to burn-proof her homeschool in “Into April and Still Burn Proof“.
Finally, I share my list of “10 Ways to Avoid Homeschool Burnout” at Ben and Me.