Hi friends! Are your kids whining about getting back into homeschool after the holiday season? Are you dragging your feet too? Well today I’ll be sharing my tips for getting your homeschooling groove back after the holidays!

I don’t know about you all, but our January has been ho-hum in the back-to-school sense. Usually this time of year we need a little extra motivation to get back into our groove and get motivated for not only school, but sometimes even life! If you feel this way too, don’t worry fellow homeschoolers, you are NOT alone!

We’ve been homeschooling for about 11 years now, and honestly the new year is always kind of a let down after the fun holiday break.  We had an awesome time doing VLOGMAS, and had fun things to look forward to everyday.

But now everyone is tired, and no one is really motivated for getting back to school, including me! As a matter of fact, I could use a few jammie/nap days after this year’s holiday rush!

So in the spirit of motivating for the new year, check out my tips for Beating the January Homeschool Blahs video below for some helpful tips and tricks to get your students motivated to get back into learning!

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  1. I have the blahs for sure right now. I needed this video. This time of year is rough every year for me! I think that Christmas time gives you so many traditions and fun things to look forward to and afterwards there is just nothing fun to look forward to! HA! Going to try your tips because we dont want to be working still when its nice out! Have a good one.

  2. Thank you for this! Great ideas for sure. We planned a trip months ago to visit family in Florida in February because we knew it would be a hard month for us. Motivation is so hard the winter months after Christmas!

    Michelle Grubb

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