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Ack! I’ve Got an Extrovert! An Introvert Homeschooling Mom’s Survival Guide

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One of the scariest things, for me, when I thought about homeschooling, was the fact I would be with my kiddo all.the.time. This scared me for a few reasons. Our relationship had deteriorated to screaming matches over math homework, and she’s an extrovert; not just an extrovert… a spirited extrovert. If you aren’t familiar with the term “spirited”, I like the definition… more. These kids are more persistent, more intense, more emotional, generally have difficulties with transitions and just more more more, add that on top of extrovert, and you have the recipe to create dread in a prospective introvert homeschooling mom. Ultimately though, we do what’s best for our kids, and for mine, it was coming home. This year has been an adjustment, to say the least. Our relationship has actually taken a complete 180 degree turn, and she’s one of my favorite people to spend time with now, but … Continue reading