Today I’m honored to be guest posting over at Simple Homeschool, one of the excellent blogs in the Simple Living Media family. I’m sharing about a time when I was ready to give up, and how the solution turned out to be easier than I thought.
You don’t have to be a homeschooler to read, just someone who’s struggled with having too many great ideas and not enough time to execute them. Or perhaps an introvert who’s struggled to cope in a noisy environment.
From the post:
I was ready to quit.
I originally chose to homeschool because I thought it was absolutely the best decision for my kids. I wanted them to have the excellent education, individualized curriculum, and flexible schedule that homeschooling could provide.
But last spring, I found myself wondering if it was the best decision for me.
For the past two years, I’ve been homeschooling my 4 kids–ages 9, 7, 5 and 2. But I’m also a writer, and work part-time in my pre-kids field. As we neared the end of our second year of homeschooling, I found myself intensely dissatisfied with its opportunity cost. Sure, my kids were getting a great education–but I felt like I was giving up too much of myself to make it happen….
Head on over to Simple Homeschool to read the rest!