I’m too crabby to homeschool! – Day 3

Brain Trust,

I don’t think I have enough patience to homeschool….my kids drive me crazy, is this a problem?

Impatient Patty



Dear Patty,

Raising children is the most sanctifying experience any of us will ever have. When I brought my oldest daughter home to educate, my biggest fear was that one of us wouldn’t survive the experiment. I was surprised to find that the more time we spent together, the more character development happened, for both of us! I was empowered by the ability to be more consistent in my correction. The impact of consistency was undeniable in our home. Now, after 5 years of home educating, it’s hard to remember that overwhelming sense of dread I had over the whole thing. My daughter has grown and matured, and so have I! Now, I still get annoyed from time to time, but I have learned to gather myself and be thankful for this grand experiment we call homeschooling.

Grace and Peace,

Click here to read Hyacinth’s encouraging words from Monday!

Find Bull’s post from yesterday here

Doodle wraps it up tomorrow, May 3rd…

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