Erin Kincaid is the founder of Higher Hopes Counseling, a homeschooling mom of one, and wife of twenty years. After 7 years on the mission field in former East Germany, she returned to the U.S. and worked in the non-profit social services sector for over a decade, working both legislatively and in the areas of domestic violence prevention, parenting, teen-issues, and healthy marriage. She can be reached at HigherHopesCounseling.com.
It isn't selfish to take care of the teacher — but what does that really mean?
As a homeschool mom, I often find it impossible to implement self-care. But as a counselor, I spend much of my time telling people that self-care is crucial. Self-care is above all the most needed resource for mental wellness. So how…Read
The vitally important work of playing with our kids.
My husband was due home within the hour. On top of cleaning the house, making a celebration dinner, and baking a cake for his last day on the job and the acceptance of a new career path, my 14-year-old son wanted to create a balloon…Read
When I first sat down to ask my husband what he thought about my homeschooling our seven-year-old child, he gave me only two rules:
Rule One: If my child and I were either having a bad day arguing or getting stressed about learning, we…Read
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