About Heather Weller

Heather Weller is a mom to three cuties and wife to one funny guy, loving on her people and living in the beautiful north hills of Pittsburgh. She believes moms deserve to delight in their life and their homeschool. She shares her thoughts at wellermommablog. If she isn’t writing, reading or chasing after wee people, you can find her running (by herself and on purpose), doing yoga or playing outside.

Heather’s homeschool day in the life (with a 4-, 6- & 8-year-old)


Written by Heather of WellerMomma

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Creeping downstairs, already anticipating that first cup of hot coffee, I’m waking up to a clean slate. It is early when my day begins around here. If I’m lucky, I’ve got approximately 1 hour to an hour and 30 minutes before everyone is awake, needing me to be on my game.

What do I do with that early morning time?  The one thing that pays off big time: momma self-careOur day is better if I can nourish myself first thing. And not just because I have taken time to breathe and wake up and journal, but because my head is set to nurture.  

A homeschool day in the life

My heart is always there — like yours, right? But if I can’t grab some margin first thing, it’s too easy for nerves to fray and tempers to flare.  The overwhelm of motherhood doesn’t do an effective job if I wake to dark and quiet.

This morning no one wakes and I can rise and shine alone. I grab my coffee and bullet journal then free-write for a bit and look over the plan for the day. Bonus! There is still time for some checking in on social and reading two chapters of my current book.

I hear tiny footfalls and I know I’m on.  6:30 a.m. on the dot and it’s showtime!

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