Conscious Parenting is recognizing that parenting is about the internal world of the parent, not about the child. When parents can feel safe and secure in who they are, then they can leave space to allow their children to grow with confidence into who they are meant to be, not who the parent, culture, society, or someone else wants or […]
Challenging yourself does not always feel good. It often feels scary and uncomfortable. Yet it is only through the greatest struggle or discomfort that we learn something new with a sense of empowerment and resilience to endure even greater challenges. Equally important in the learning process is time to think deeply, process stimuli, and reflect. A self-directed learner is provided […]
The holiday season is upon us! It is a time for reflection, gratitude, and giving. It is also a time for a little extra magic although I’m here to remind you that you don’t have to look very far to find it! Simply listen to your children as they play and they will instantly show you the magic of creativity […]
Welcome to the Conscious Homeschooling Community! We are a community of lifelong learners who support one another through the journey of conscious parenting practices and self-directed education. Welcome! We are so happy that you are here!
In this blog post I want to talk about building connection with your child through personal agency. Connecting with your child is the most vital component to building a healthy, trusting, and fulfilling relationship. It is when you connect with your child and they connect with you that your relationship can feel more harmonious and meaningful. It is through connection that you and your child can move toward a higher purpose and a higher self.
When the clouds roll in and the rain pours down it may turn out to be the perfect time to settle in for some table games and practice math skills along the way! Better yet, open the windows a bit or set up a cozy spot on your porch and listen to the rain pitter patter on the roof as […]
This is the time of year when our family adventures and conversations involve pumpkins, apples, colorful leaves, and spooky stories. Autumn is often a time of harvest and a time for warming foods, comfort, and reflection. It is also a time of transition, like any other change of season, where we take some time to reflect and re-assess our goals, […]
When we can figure out HOW to learn and not just WHAT to learn we can set ourselves up for a life of non-stop growth, transformation, self-confidence and reliance. When we figure out how to learn we feel empowered to direct our own learning and see the world as a place of abundance with limitless opportunities and possibilities. Self directed […]
Family values relate to everything that is meaningful and important to you and your family. They embody the ideas of what type of life you want to live together. They are the fundamental principles that serve as a guide for all actions made by family members. As you embark on the parenting and homeschooling journey you will rely on these […]
“Education is what people do to you. Learning is what you do for yourself.” Joi Ito Virtual Learning Schools and communities are doing the best they can right now to provide some sense of stability and normalcy for families and children during this uncertain and anxious time. But we all know, especially educational experts, that virtual learning is a far […]