100+ Affirmations for Homeschool Moms
As homeschool moms, we are constantly putting on a juggling act, rotating all our responsibilities as parents, partners, and teachers. Our minds are constantly in motion, whether it is stressing over milestones, making sure the kids are happy, weighting our curriculum options, re-evaluating schedules and lesson plans, and plenty more. Sometimes we are doing all of this while keeping an eye on the chicken in the oven, folding and sorting laundry, and demolishing sibling squabble. One thing that I found that helped me manage everything in my mind is positive affirmations, I have talked about the power of positive affirmations many times and how important they are to add to your and your children’s daily lives but right now we are going to focus on affirmations for homeschool moms. Before we begin, please take a moment and pin this post, 100+ Affirmations for Homeschool Moms to your homeschool board.
There are Fantastic Days and There are Hard Days
As a homeschool mom, I am pretty sure that you can relate to the fact that some days are amazing! Everything flows like a rolling river, the lesson connects with your children, everyone is happy for the most part, and you are learning and having fun like no one else, ah why can’t homeschool always look like this. There are other days, days that make you feel like giving up on this whole homeschool thing, days when the math lesson ends in tears and the yelling between children has turned you into a raving lunatic, “Just Love Each Other Already!” We have all been there and will go there over and over again, as you probably already know, homeschooling is not for the faint of heart.
Power up with Positive Affirmations
But just because it isn’t for the faint of heart doesn’t mean that the hard days should break your spirit. If you are just climbing out of those no-good, terrible, horrible, very bad homeschooling days than you know that it is hard to climb out of that type of negativity and guilt. You may be inclined to give up, instead start a routine of reciting some positive affirmations and reminding yourself of what is important, what you’re doing for your children is precious, life-changing, powerful, and overall superhero work.
If you have seen our recent post of 140+ Positive Affirmations for Children, then you may have seen the activity of creating positive affirmation cards. I did this with my children and created my own cards, it is something I go through quickly in the morning while I start my day, it can be bundled with journaling or daily prayer, or even your cup of coffee. Just say them every day, out loud or in your head and notice the changes in your thinking and your life.
Positive Affirmations for Homeschool Moms
- I can happily homeschool my children.
- My children are fulfilled in every way.
- My children are working at their own pace and that is perfect.
- Nothing worth doing comes easy.
- I love homeschooling.
- I am a fantastic homeschooler.
- I am so proud of my children.
- I allow my children the freedom to be themselves.
- I am free to make my own choices and decisions.
- I make the best choices for my family.
- I will fully embrace today.
- It doesn’t matter what other people say. What matters is how I react and what I believe.
- Today is a great day.
- I love being a homeschool mom.
- Love, love, love, and love some more.
- Our homeschool is unique.
- I respect my children and their unique abilities and talents.
- I trust the journey. Everything is working beautifully.
- Whatever happens, I can handle it.
- I am the calm in the chaos.
- My children don’t want perfect, they want me.
- This too shall pass.
- I will treasure my children as the unique individuals that they are.
- I may not see it right now, but the time that I invest does matter.
- Our home is safe and peaceful.
- Whatever happens, I can handle it.
- I will do what I can, No one expects me to do it all.
- I am building a legacy of love.
- I trust. I let go.
- Good moms have bad days too.
- It is okay to ask for help.
- I am enough for my kids.
- I acknowledge struggles, assess what to work on, and do my best to overcome.
- I am patient.
- I am calm.
- I am present and focused during our homeschool time.
- I am patient and kind with my kids.
- I have control over my thoughts, feelings, and behaviors.
- I accept what I can not change.
- I am a good person with worth and value.
- I am my own being and I choose calm in the chaos.
- Our homeschool is fun.
- I choose to smile and enjoy life.
- I will smile and let my light shine.
- I am healthy.
- I enjoy taking care of myself.
- I am not perfect, I learn from my mistakes.
- I am capable of accomplishing anything I set my mind to.
- I practice patience, empathy, and compassion with myself and others.
- My actions and words speak love and understanding.
- I know and love my children with all my heart.
- I am a priority.
- I am better today than yesterday. I grow every day.
- I am allowing my child to explore the world of learning at his or her own pace.
- I do my best and make a difference whenever I can.
- My child’s learning environment is rich in joy, safety, and variety.
- I live in the moment, learn from the past, and prepare for the future.
- I can set my own family’s schedule in a way that works best for us.
- I have control over my reactions and choices.
- I am a positive asset in my children’s lives.
- It is okay to take care of me.
- I have gotten through hard days before, and I can do hard days again.
- I have plenty of time to get what I need and want to be done today.
- I am a mom and teacher, parent, and professional for my child.
- I have what it takes to teach my children at home.
- My children are learning to be honest, kind, and helpful individuals. Even on days when some assignments don’t get done.
- I remember the reasons why I choose to homeschool my children.
- Every day in every way, I get better and better.
- I am the best mom for my children.
- I am not alone when it comes to homeschooling.
- I trust myself to be the best teacher for my children.
- We are building lots of fantastic homeschool memories.
- Only I can give my kids a happy mom.
- I am smart.
- I am enough.
- I can successfully homeschool my children.
- My homeschool runs smoothly.
- I am loved.
- I shower my family in love every day.
- I am grateful for my family.
- I create a joyful homeschool for myself and my children.
- I choose to be happy.
- I am full of good ideas.
- I am unique and valuable.
- I am flexible.
- We have an amazing homeschool routine.
- I am honest with myself and my children.
- I can do whatever I focus my mind on.
- I am a good influence on others.
- Our homeschool is fun and exciting.
- We all enjoy learning.
- I love learning alongside my children.
- Good things are constantly happening in our homeschool.
- I believe in myself and my abilities to homeschool my children.
- We make like-minded friends easily and naturally.
- My children are healthy and growing up well.
- I have persistence in what I believe in.
- Miracles happen to me all the time.
- I may make mistakes sometimes but I choose to learn from them.
- I am grateful for homeschooling.
- I am calm, relaxed, and peaceful.
- My intuition guides me in what I do.
- I trust myself in making great decisions.
- I do my best in my work and tasks.
- Problems challenge me to better myself in every way.
- I am supported.
- My children will look back on this time with love and joy.
Create your Own Cards
If you have done this activity with your children already, then you may have noticed how fun and exciting it can be. My kids loved the experience of choosing positive thoughts and decorating cards as they saw fit. My daughter drew out the positive thoughts on her cards as my son enjoyed using all the images of his favorite characters and designs to glue on with his affirmations. They love looking at them, so it is easy to incorporate each day. Now it is time to focus on you. Maybe you are super creative and will love to take this time to get crafty while creating your cards, or perhaps you aren’t that creative but still like the idea, either way, I got your pack. I have a simple printable where I have the above affirmations listed in various fonts. If you don’t love your handwriting or are short on time, print a few pages from the printable and cut ant paste them to your cards. (There are duplicate affirmations because I used three fonts to make it enjoyable). I even included a few watercolor backgrounds you can print and use, so you don’t have to get too creative. However, if you like the idea of doing brush lettering or regular writing, drawing, painting, or sketching cool background or images on your cards have at it. It is a moment of self-care, a moment to focus on bettering your thinking for yourself, your family, and your homeschool.
Supplies to Make Your Own Affirmation Cards
What you will need:
You most likely have all the supplies you need already in your home, if you don’t, a quick run to your local drugstore or office supply store should be able to supply you with all you need, however, I have included affiliate links to Amazon where you can purchase everything you will need.
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How to Make Affirmation Cards
What to do
- First, take a card and choose an affirmation from the list above or the printable.
- Then figure out if you want a background or not, if you want a printed background, you can cut one out and paste it onto the card, or print out the backgrounds on cardstock and cut them out, or you can draw one.
- Then, cut out or write the affirmation you chose onto the card.
- Finally, punch a hole onto the corner or side of your card and place it onto a binder rings. Create as many cards as you like.