I heard a friend say once that if it wasn’t for her children, she would be the best mom.
Ha! and Yes!
Too often I find myself thinking, “If he would only ______________.”
If he would only stop melting down in public, then things would be easier.
If he would only take a shower, then I wouldn’t worry so much about his future.”
If he would only learn to read, then I could relax a little.
Too often, I think if my boys could just be the kids that I want them to be, I would be amazing mom. And it helps no one.
Because this isn’t about me being amazing….(Click here to read more)
Please join me today at Simple Homeschool, as I explore how this is affecting our everyday life at home, and how encouraging it has been to realize that often times, I am the problem – not my sweet boys.
See you there.
Shawna Wingert is a former training and development professional turned education specialist, and has homeschooled her two children for the last ten years.Shawna has written four books about homeschooling unique learners and has been featured in homeschooling discussions on Today.com, The Mighty, Simple Homeschool, My Little Poppies and Raising Lifelong Leaners.
You can find her online here at DifferentByDesignLearning.com.