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.
Real Homeschool Moms Plan Their Year
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Real Homeschool Moms Plan Their Year

In this episode, I am joined by homeschool mom Courtney Guarnieri to explore the dynamic balance between structured and unstructured activities in homeschooling. This is the first in a series of interviews featuring real homeschool moms discussing their planning processes. Courtney shares insights into the nuances of homeschooling in New York, including the challenges and…

How to Salvage a Homeschool Curriculum That’s Not Working
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How to Salvage a Homeschool Curriculum That’s Not Working

As homeschool moms, we all want the perfect curriculum that our kids will love and will guarantee their success. We spend countless hours researching and evaluating different options to find the best fit for our families. However, no matter how much time we spend, sometimes the curriculum doesn’t work out the way we hoped it…

Why More And More Families Are Choosing To Homeschool Their Kids

Why More And More Families Are Choosing To Homeschool Their Kids

As a homeschooling parent, I’ve always been curious about why families homeschool their children. According to recent statistics from the National Center for Education, homeschooling has seen a significant rise in popularity. In 2021, approximately 11% of US households with school-aged children were homeschooling, which is up from 5.4% in 2019, translating to roughly 2.5…

Inspiring Homeschool Moms with the Learning Well Journal

Inspiring Homeschool Moms with the Learning Well Journal

In this episode of The 10 Minutes to a Better Homeschool Podcast, Pam Barnhill speaks with Alicia Hutchinson, the founder of Learning Well Community and Learning Well Journal, about the importance of print magazines in today’s digital age. Alicia shares her two-fold mission behind the quarterly print magazine, which covers four topics: home, homeschool, faith,…

Using a Loop Schedule to Manage Multiple Kids in Your Homeschool

Using a Loop Schedule to Manage Multiple Kids in Your Homeschool

In our final episode of our Managing Multiple Kids series, we are chatting with homeschool mom of ten Heather Tully. Heather has taken the popular concept of a loop schedule in a new direction — instead of looping her subjects, Heather loops her kids! In this episode, we break down why she teaches this way,…

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