Author: Pam

Pam is the author of The Your Morning Basket Guide and Plan Your Year: Homeschool Planning for Purpose and Peace. She also is the host of three popular  podcasts -- The Homeschool Snapshots Podcast, Your Morning Basket, and The Homeschool Solutions Show. She lives in the Deep South with her husband and three kids, where she is the go-to lady for great curriculum recommendations or a just a pep talk on a rough day.
How to Transform Math Lessons without Changing your Curriculum with Denise Gaskins
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How to Transform Math Lessons without Changing your Curriculum with Denise Gaskins

In this episode of “Ten Minutes to a Better Homeschool,” host Pam Barnhill and guest Denise Gaskins, veteran homeschool mom and author of a dozen playful math books like, Let’s Play Math, How Families Can Learn Together and Enjoy It, and Math You Can Play delve into the world of homeschool math education. Denise shares…

Homeschooling Boys with Durenda Wilson
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Homeschooling Boys with Durenda Wilson

In this episode of “Ten Minutes to a Better Homeschool,” Pam Barnhill welcomes Durenda Wilson, a seasoned homeschooler and author of the book, Raising Boys to Men. The conversation revolves around the unique aspects of homeschooling boys, advice for moms navigating the challenges, and the importance of an unhurried approach to learning. Durenda shares insights…

What About Lab Sciences? with Dr. Moon
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What About Lab Sciences? with Dr. Moon

In this episode of “Ten Minutes to a Better Homeschool,” host Dawn Garrett introduces an insightful excerpt from the Navigating High School Course. This excerpt features an interview with Dr. Kristin Moon, founder of kristenmoonscience.com, a former scientist who homeschools her children and shares with homeschool families her passion for teaching high school science.  Dr….

Can I Teach Everything My High Schooler Needs to Know?
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Can I Teach Everything My High Schooler Needs to Know?

Welcome back to “Ten Minutes to a Better Homeschool.” In this episode, host Pam Barnhill gives you a sneak peek of the upcoming course, “Navigating High School, A Guide to Confident Homeschooling.” In this excerpt, Pam shares a candid conversation with guest speakers and homeschool moms Laney Homan, Dawn Garrett, and Heather Tully.  Homeschooling high…

What a Difference Consistency Makes with Angela Britt
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What a Difference Consistency Makes with Angela Britt

Join host Pam Barnhill and homeschooling mom Angela Britt in this episode as Angela reveals the transformative impact of embracing consistency in her homeschooling journey. From shifting her mindset to achieving accountability, Angela shares valuable insights and practical tips for finding balance and building trust with her children. Tune in to gain inspiring perspectives and…

My Biggest Homeschool Struggle: Pam’s Consistency Story
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My Biggest Homeschool Struggle: Pam’s Consistency Story

In this episode of “Ten Minutes to a Better Homeschool,” host Pam Barnhill shares her struggle with homeschool consistency, revealing her journey from feelings of overwhelm to finding solutions. She candidly discusses her early challenges with perfectionism and its impact on her homeschool routine, offering relatable insights for parents facing similar struggles. Listeners will gain…

1000 Hours Outside with Ginny Yurich
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1000 Hours Outside with Ginny Yurich

Host Pam Barnhill welcomes Ginny Yurich, the founder of 1000 Hours Outside, a global movement highlighting the transformational impact of outdoor play. Ginny shares her journey as a homeschooling mother of five, describing her challenges and initial struggles in parenting. She reveals how her pursuit of finding joy and tranquility led her to the concept…

Why It Is Important to Plan for Bad Homeschool Days
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Why It Is Important to Plan for Bad Homeschool Days

Today’s episode is all about preparing for those unexpected, challenging days. Having those not-so-perfect days is a normal part of homeschooling; we all have them. The question is how can we prepare for them? We’ll discuss practical, easy-to-implement strategies like engaging educational videos and creative strewing techniques to keep learning on track, even when the…

A No-Guilt Approach to Christmas School
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A No-Guilt Approach to Christmas School

In this episode of “Ten Minutes to a Better Homeschool,” host Pam Barnhill discusses the concept of having a guilt-free Christmas in homeschooling. As homeschoolers, we often feel the pressure to make the Christmas season extra special by incorporating Christmas unit studies and activities into our already busy schedules. However, Pam shares her insights on…

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