#080: Be an impervious mother.

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Welcome to the Simply Convivial Audio Blog, where we grow in faithfulness, cheerfulness, and resilience, staying engaged in our life at home because it’s where God has placed us to serve. I’m Mystie Winckler, a second-generation homeschooler now classically home educating my brood of 5, ages 15 to 6.

I learned to apply the word impervious to being a mother from my long-time mentor, Cindy Rollins. As a mother of 8 boys – and 1 girl – Cindy gave practical, applicable advice. Don’t argue with them, she said; be impervious.

Let’s dig in and figure out what that means.

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Be impervious.

To be impervious is not to be stoic. Rather, it is how we become the thermostat rather than the thermometer, how we set the tone for ourselves and for our interactions.

And that’s it for this episode of the Simply Convivial Audio Blog. If you need a handy cheat sheet with pithy and memorable quotes to help you keep your head in the game as a homeschooling mom, then you need an Alignment Sheet. Click the button below to download a free one-page quick reference of a handful of helpful quotes on this education project we’ve undertaken.


Then remember. Life is for God’s glory, not our own. So. Repent. Rejoice. Repeat.

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