Current Episodes

HS 174: The Other Classical Homeschooling with Jennifer Dow

The fourth interview in the Ultimate Guide to Homeschool Methods I got to chat with one of my very favorite people, Jennifer Dow from Expanding Wisdom. Jennifer is a joy, because she makes me think about life, education, and being a more virtuous person every single...

HS 173: Are You a School At Home Homeschooler with Margaret Berns

Thank you for sharing this homeschooling podcast The third interview in the Ultimate Guide to Homeschool Methods series was a delight to record. I loved chatting with a friend, Margaret in Minnesota. who blogs about her beautiful life with seven kids...

HS 172: Are You a Unit Study Homeschooler? with Heather Woodie

Thank you for sharing this homeschooling podcast As part of our Ultimate Guide to Homeschool Methods, series from the archives I spoke to Heather Woodie of Blog She Wrote. Heather homeschooled her children using the unit study method for over ten...

HS 171: Are you an unschooler? The Ultimate Guide to Homeschool Methods with Sue Elvis

Thank you for sharing this homeschooling podcast This interviewis from the Ultimate Guide to Homeschool Methods a series from the archives from about 2015. These audio recordings have not gotten a ton of play through the years because they were never...

The Podcast Archives

Episode 073: Secrets about Schedules by Mystie Winckler

Episode 169 [AUDIOBLOG]: Homeschooling High School: 2 Things You Might Be Missing by Susan Landry

Episode 072: Your Biggest Read Aloud Mistake by Pam Barnhill

Episode 163 [AUDIOBLOG]: Don’t Be Afraid to Face Sibling Complaints by Lynna Sutherland

Episode 071: Innovative Homeschooling: Let’s Talk Literature by Mary Wilson

Episode 159 [AUDIOBLOG]: Choosing Extra-Curricular Activities by Felicia Johnson

Episode 070: To the Homeschool Mom with the Middle Schooler by Tonia Lyons

EPISODE 155 [AUDIOBLOG]: How to be a Miserable Homeschool Mom by Adrienne Bolton

Episode 069: Dear Self: Why You Stink at Homeschool Consistency by Pam Barnhill

Episode 151 [AUDIOBLOG]: Top 10 Tips For Teaching The Short Vowel Sounds To Beginning Readers by Christy

Episode 068: Why I Need a Scheduled Routine by Dawn Garrett

Episode 147 (AUDIOBLOG): A Day in the Life: Homeschooling Multiple Children by Deana Wood

Episode 067: Homeschooling, Seriously by Cindy West

Episode 143: Do You Really Want the Kids to Stop Fighting by Lynna Sutherland

Episode 066: My Mama Won’t Talk Funny: Exciting Read-Alouds Without Character Voices by Pam Barnhill

Episode 141: The NEW Homeschool Solutions Show by Pam Barnhill

Episode 065: 5 Easy Ways to Incorporate Preschool Math into Your Day by Lisa Healy

Episode 139: How Your Morning Quiet Time is Sabotaging Your Day by Pam Barnhill

Episode 064: Could it be Dyslexia? Signs of Dyslexia by Marianne Sunderland

Episode 137: How to Have the Perfect Christmas with Visiting Family by Dachelle McVey

Episode 063: How to Create a Flexible Homeschool Plan by Pam Barnhill

Episode 134: Homeschool Hacks for Juggling Multiple Kids by Pam Barnhill

Episode 061: 5 Ways Our Sons Will Be Different If We Homeschool Them by Michelle Caskey

Episode 132: He said/She said: a Dad’s and Mom’s Perspectives on Homeschooling by Amy Sloan

Episode 061: 5 Ways Our Sons Will Be Different If We Homeschool Them by Michelle Caskey

Episode 130: Memory Work for Visual Learners: Help Your Kids Memorize Anything Part 4 by Pam Barnhill

Episode 060: The Hack That Will Simplify Your Homeschool For Good by Pam Barnhill

Episode 128: Avoiding Overwhelm from the Inside Out by Marla Szwast

Episode 059: Balance + Homeschooling: How We (Try To) Do It by Alicia Hutchinson

Episode 126: The REAL Reason Sibling Conflict is a Problem in Your Home by Lynna Sutherland

Episode 058: Our Year Round Homeschool Summer Schedule by Dachelle McVey

Episode 124: How to Homeschool and Still Get (Most) Things Done by Pam Barnhill

Episode 057: Herding Cats: How to Read to Toddlers and Preschoolers Who Won’t Always Sit Still by Pam Barnhill

Episode 122: Recite, Recite, Recite: Help Your Kids Memorize Anything Series by Pam Barnhill

Episode 056: So You Think You Want to Homeschool by Dawn Garrett

Episode 120: 5 Ways to Build Your Homeschooling Confidence by Kelly George

Episode 055: The Myth of Independence by Heather Woodie

Episode 118: Will You Send Them to High School? And Other Homeschool Questions I’m Asked by Emily Copeland

Episode 054: Ten Steps to the Perfect Homeschool Plan by Pam Barnhill

Episode 116: How to Make your Homeschool Plan Not Feel Like a Big Guess by Pam Barnhill

Episode 053: Three Homeschooling Essentials You Can’t Buy Online by Tonia Lyons

Episode 114: Textbook-Free History by Amy Sloan

Episode 052: Helping the Perfectionist Child by Marianne Sunderland

Episode 112: How Three Lists Can Save Your Homeschool… And Your Sanity by Pam Barnhill

Episode 051: The Best Homeschool Lesson Planner Might Not Be What You Think by Pam Barnhill

Episode 110: It’s Time for the Checklist Homeschool Moms to Stop Apologizing by Pam Barnhill

Episode 050: Diligence is Key to the Well-Run School by Sara Dennis

Episode 108: Five Steps to a Fabulous Summer Plan by Pam Barnhill

Episode 049: Creating a Book Club for Kids by Mary Wilson

Episode 106: Because Doing All the Things Won’t Work by Mary Wilson

Episode 048: Five Secrets of Great Library Trips with Kids by Pam Barnhill

Episode 104: 8 Ways to Make Math More Fun by Kate Snow

Episode 047: Three Ways to Incorporate Movement and Improve Focus by Crystal Wagner

Episode 102: Why Self-Editing is Hard for Kids … and How to Make It Easier! by Kim Kautzer

Episode 046: 11 Tips for Raising Readers by Cindy West

Episode 100: How to Enjoy Homeschooling… (Just Because We Can!) by Sarah Mackenzie

Episode 045: How to Avoid These Six Homeschooling Planning Pitfalls by Pam Barnhill

Episode 098: Our Morning Meetup: 6 Steps to a Low-Stress Homeschool Morning by Dachelle McVey

Episode 044: How to Bring Geography to Life for Your Middle Schooler by Pat and Candy

Episode 096: The Homeschooling Mistake You Don’t Know You’re Making by Pam Barnhill

Episode 043: The Imperfect Homeschool by Colleen Kessler

Episode 094: Three Ways You Might be Sabotaging Your Homeschool by Pam Barnhill

Episode 042: Beat the Yellow Bus Blues :: Combat Homeschooling Burnout by Pam Barnhill

Episode 092: Purposeful Homeschooling: Keeping Your Vision in Mind by Sara Jordan

Episode 041: Six Tips for Teaching Early Readers by Cindy West

Episode 090: What to Say (and What Not to Say) When you Meet a Homeschool Mom by Ashley Fox

Episode 040: The Hardest Parts of Homeschooling (That no one likes to talk about) by Alicia Hutchinson

Episode 088: When Making it From Scratch Isn’t Good Enough by Pam Barnhill

Episode 039: Dealing with the Homeschool Meltdown by Pam Barnhill

Episode 086: Homeschool: Love the Year You’re With by Mary Wilson

Episode 038: I’m Just so Glad He Didn’t Sit on That Line by Kara Anderson

Episode 084: Host a Christmas Picture Book Cookie Exchange

Episode 037: The Unique Power of a Homeschool Parent: Innovation by Mary Wilson

Episode 082: 10 Reasons I’m Thankful for Homeschooling by Cindy West

Episode 036: Homeschool Resolutions You Can Keep by Pam Barnhill

Episode 080: Opportunities My Teens are Missing Because We Homeschool High School by Ann Karako

Episode 035: What Homeschool Moms Really Want for Christmas by Pam Barnhill

Episode 078: How to Have a Successful Morning Time from the Very First Day by Pam Barnhill

Episode 034: The Key to Homeschooling Consistently by Mystie Winckler

Episode 076: 6 Ways to Help Your Child Overcome the Fear of Failure by Alexandra Eidens

Episode 033: The Psychology of Homeschooling with a Toddler by Lynna Sutherland

Episode 074: 8 Ways to Hold Our Independent Learners Accountable by Michelle Caskey

Episode 032: Easy Tips for Poetry Tea Parties by Pam Barnhill

Episode 166 [AUDIOBLOG]: Four Questions to Ask before Planning and Purchasing New Curriculum by Amy Sloan

Episode 031: Homeschooling When the Kids Try to Throw You Overboard by Lara Molettiere

EPISODE 157 [AUDIOBLOG]: When Your Homeschool Child Can’t Read Yet by Erin Cox

Episode 030: Fun vs. Joy in Homeschooling by Pam Barnhill

Episode 149 [AUDIOBLOG]: Homeschooling – Are You Doing It Right? by Kelly George

Episode 029: Are You Reacting to or Controlling the Atmosphere of Your Home? by Crystal Wagner

Episode 142: Heather Woodie: Morning Time with Teens

Episode 028: Tips for Balancing Homeschooling and Housekeeping by Tonia Lyons

Episode 138: Symptoms of a Homeschool Mom by Aby Rinella

Episode 027: Do the Work of Homeschooling by Brandy Vencel

Episode 133: Dear Homeschool Mom Who Feels Like a Failure by Ann Karako

Episode 026: How to Feel Less Busy Even When You Can’t Be by Pam Barnhill

Episode 129: If You Want Your Kids to Listen Stop Repeating Yourself by Leah Martin

Episode 025: How to be a Cool Mom (And Why You Should Want to Be One) by Jimmie Lanley

Episode 125: You’re Not Homeschooling for Likes by Kara Anderson

Episode 023: We’re losing the culture war (and what a homeschool mom can do about it) by Pam Barnhill

Episode 121: Mom Guilt: Yeah, I’m Over It (Mostly) by Mary Wilson

Episode 022: Sometimes I Feel Like Quitting by Sarah Mackenzie

Episode 117: How to Teach Multiple Grade Levels in Math Without Losing Your Mind by Kate Snow

Episode 021: Homeschool Requires Commitment by Mary Prather

Episode 113: The Issue is not the Issue by Lynna Sutherland

Episode 020: Why You Shouldn’t Start Your Homeschool Day with Math by Pam Barnhill

Episode 109: Four Keys to a Homeschool Plan That Will Actually Work by Pam Barnhill

Episode 019: Ten Gifts of Homeschool by Emily Copeland

Episode 105: I’m the Homeschool Mom Without An Education Degree by Emily Copeland

Episode 018: My Biggest Homeschool Regret by Cait Fitzpatrick Curley

Episode 101: How To Improve Bad Attitudes in Your Homeschool by Cindy West

Episode 017: 10 Reasons to Add Morning Time to Your Homeschool by Pam Barnhill

Episode 097: How to Get the Most out of Your Homeschool Convention

Episode 016: How a Homeschooling Mindset Changes Everything by Kara Anderson

Episode 093: It’s Not that Hard to Homeschool High School by Ann Karako

Episode 015: What I Learned this School Year by Alicia Hutchinson

Episode 089: Morning Time for All Ages by Pam Barnhill

Episode 014: Three Ways I’m Bringing My Basket This School Year by Pam Barnhill

Episode 085: The Blessings of Holiday Traditions for Preschoolers by Pam Barnhill

Episode 013: The Case for Creativity by Amber Kane

Episode 081: How to Homeschool Preschool and Love It by Pam Barnhill

Episode 012: Memorization’s Role in Our Home by Tara Vos

Episode 077: How to Find Your Homeschooling Joy Again by Jessica Smartt

Episode 087: The Best Teacher by Mystie Winckler

Episode 011: Why You Need a Prepared Curriculum by Pam Barnhill

Episode 083: Motivate Your Kids by Teaching Them to Have a Growth Mindset by Marianne Sunderland

EPISODE 153: (Audioblog) When Your Spouse is Against Homeschooling by Misty Bailey

Episode 079: How Moms Benefit from Read-Alouds (They’re Not Just Good for Kids!) by Kathy Weitz

Episode 140: How You Are The Enemy of Your Best Morning by Pam Barnhill

Episode 075: How Technology Can Enhance Your Morning Time by Pam Barnhill

Episode 131: Think Outside the Book: 10 Other Was to Get Your Reluctant Reader Reading

Episode 010: What’s Your Homeschool Personality by Mystie Winckler

Episode 123: The Scary Homeschool Mom by Mystie Winckler

Episode 009: How I’m Using Spiral Notebooks to Simplify My Homeschool by Sarah Mackenzie

Episode 115: Don’t Fail Your Kids! 10 Life Skills Teens Need Before They Graduate by Dachelle McVey

Episode 008: The Most Important Person in Your Homeschool Plan is Not Your Kid by Pam Barnhill

Episode 107: Why I Homeschool 4 Days a Week: No More Stressed Out “Friday Mom” by Deana Wood

Episode 007: Aligning Your Academic Year with the Calendar Year by Dawn Garrett

Episode 099: Six Homeschool Morning Time Myths and Why They Are Just Not True by Pam Barnhill

Episode 006: Don’t Be a Curriculum Slave by Brandy Vencel

Episode 091: 25 Ways to Rule Your Homeschool by Katrina Oldham

Episode 005: Warning: Your Homeschool Plan Isn’t Going to Work by Pam Barnhill

Episode 161 [AUDIOBLOG]: How We Homeschool Without Grade Levels by Jamie Erickson

Episode 145: How to Homeschool with Confidence by Dawn Garrett

Episode 001: Five Things Every New Homeschool Mom MUST Know by Pam Barnhill

Episode 002: Why Do You Do What You Do, Homeschool Mom? by Pam Barnhill

Episode 003: Loop Scheduling vs. Block Scheduling: Which is Right for Your Homeschool? by Pam Barnhill

Episode 004: Best Tips for Creating a Homeschool Daily Schedule by Pam Barnhill

Episode 095: Sometimes It’s Easier To Do School Than Not To Do School by Pam Barnhill

Episode 103: Ten Big Fat Homeschool Fears (& How to Conquer Them) from Bookshark

Episode 111: How a Homeschool Mom Can Worry Less and Do More by Pam Barnhill

Episode 119: How to Help Your Kids Memorize Anything by Pam Barnhill

Episode 127: Sing Me A Song: Help Your Kids Memorize Anything by Pam Barnhill

Episode 135: Homeschool Mother’s Journal: The Privilege of Homeschooling by Emily Copeland

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