Raising Kids, Losing Yourself – HIRL Episode 80

Free homeschooling podcast about taking time to nurture yourselfOn this episode, HIRLer Chris calls in and asks us: “How can I be a good homeschooling parent raising kids and still take time for the things that feed my soul and bring me joy?”

We jumped on this topic, because we love to remind homeschoolers not to “lose themselves”in the midst of schooling the family.

We answer the most important question: “How can you be a good care-taker if you are not taking care of yourself?” The short answer is: You can’t! You will need to tune in for the rest of the discussion to hear Fletch and Kendra sit down for another honest discussion about the importance of nurturing your soul in the midst of caring for others.


EPISODE TIMELINE
3:57 – Introduction
7:13 – Part 1: What Happens When We Forget Ourselves?

19:44 – Part 2: The Importance of Nurturing Ourselves
37:42 – Wrapping It All Up


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Previous Episodes Mentioned:
Depression and the Homeschool Mom, Episode 60
I Love Homeschooling, But I’m Totally Burned Out, Episode 70
What Homeschooling Does To A Marriage? Episode 17

Music clips used on this episode:
Just Showed Up For My Own Life – Sara Groves – Go buy it on iTunes
All Of Me – John Legend – Go buy it on iTunes


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