Homeschool Burnout

Homeschool Burnout



Homeschool burnout
When a​ parent takes on​ the​ responsibility of​ educating his or​ her
child,​ homeschool burnout is​ one of​ the​ more common issues they
have to​ deal with .​
There are many reasons that lead to​ this
burnout: an​ illness,​ a​ new baby,​ added responsibility,​ change in​
routine etc.
The symptoms of​ burnout vary from lack of​ patience to​ overeating
and crying without any apparent reasons .​
Surprisingly,​ a​ burnout
need not be such a​ bad thing .​
It is​ a​ wake-up call - an​ indicator
that things are not going well and that you need to​ reschedule .​
Reversing or​ avoiding a​ burnout is​ possible if​ you get fair
warning.
Firstly,​ lower your expectations .​
Do not be a​ perfectionist .​
Take
the good days with the​ bad .​
Next,​ when something does not seem to​
work,​ look for alternative methods .​
Flexibility is​ a​ key
factor .​
If tension starts mounting,​ take a​ break .​
When necessary,​
change the​ style of​ teaching .​
For instance,​ small children love to​
take on​ their spellings when they quiz an​ adult .​
Avoid overkill .​
Do not pack too many activities for the​ sake of​
socializing your child .​
a​ worn out mom means a​ grouchy kid and
that means no happiness .​
Get support from your spouse or​ a​
neighbor or​ a​ support group .​
Don't try to​ achieve everything by
yourself .​
Homeschooling means 'happy schooling' - don't forget
that.
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