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How to teach this homeschooling mom to "chill", in 100 easy lessons

I think if there were a book like this, I would buy it and read it from cover to cover as soon as possible.

If I wrote it, it would go something like this:

Lesson 1:
Part 1: Buy a bottle of wine
Part 2: Pour a glass of wine and drink it.

Lesson 2:
Part 1: Make a list of all the things your child struggles with in school.
Part 2: Make a list of all the things your child does well in school
Part 3: Burn the first list and put the second on the refridgerator so you can focus on the things your child does well.

My biggest struggle with homeschooling is worrying that I am not doing enough with J. Is he where he needs to be in reading, writing, math? Is he learning discipline and hard work? Is he learning that learning is fun?

When we are doing the lessons, most days, I love it. He does his work well and it is fun for me too. But, there are times when I begin to take it all too seriously. I wish he had a magic switch that I could turn on and that he could instantly know how to read, write his letters perfectly, and be able to add, and tell time perfectly.

Better yet, I wish I had a "chill" switch . . . I would turn it on right now.


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