YMB #5 Big Family Morning Time: A Conversation with Angela Boord

Angela Boord has eight (soon to be nine!) children, so she knows all about making life work in a large family. She joins us today on the podcast to talk about creating and sustaining a Morning Time routine that is meaningful and worthwhile for everyone, from teens to toddlers.

Angela shares some great advice for keeping little hands busy, accommodating teens and their packed schedules, and tackling important subjects in a way that meets the needs of big kids and little kids alike.

She also shares how Morning Time has helped build a shared culture and sense of belonging in her family. Angela’s wisdom is both practical and inspiring, making this an interview not to be missed.

Big Family Morning Time: A Conversation with Angela Boord

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Links and resources from today’s show:

 The Little House Seashore (One Small Square) The Story of Doctor Dolittle Circle Time: Plan the Best Part of Your Day Julius Caesar (Dover Thrift Editions) The Fallacy Detective: Thirty-Eight Lessons on How to Recognize Bad Reasoning The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Adventures of Huckleberry Finn A Christmas Carol

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  • Kelly says:

    I think I’m going to try this out. I’m not crazy about the two most popular names for it though. Who’s got some creative names for their time?

    Thanks for sharing so many resources!

    • Pam Barnhill says:

      Call it whatever you want. Jen Dunlap calls hers the Homeschool Power Hour. Sarah Mackenzie does Symposium. Mystie Winckler calls hers Convocation. Someone else calls it Together Time — does not matter one bit!

      • Kelly says:

        Thanks! I was drawing a blank with different names for it. I like Together Time.

        • We do Together Time!! I have a binder with my marker-drawn cover sheet all worn and used and then I found out it was a thing! 🙂

      • Aaren says:

        Has the basket bonus expired? I can’t seem to access it.

  • Heather Zell says:

    Pam, I enjoy listening to all your podcasts and you are such a great interviewer! You have such an authentic warmth about you and I have been blessed listening to these guests. I have been able to take a little bit of wisdom from all of them and make a plan that works for our family. Thank you for what we are doing!

    • Pam Barnhill says:

      Aww shucks. Thanks so much Heather. I appreciate the kind words. I love doing it so I am really glad you guys like listening!

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