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World Schooling- What Is It? How Is It Done? And Is It For Me?

What if your child's education could be as unique and flexible as your family's needs? Join us this week on The Homeschool How To as we talk with Jennifer...

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πŸ”’ Curriculum Series: Flip Flop Spanish

Subscriber-only episode Unlock the secrets to effective language learning with Senora Gose, the mastermind behind Flip Flop Spanish. Have you ever wondered how homeschooling parents can create a bilingual...

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What I Learned After a Decade of Home Education- a Former Middle School Teacher’s Story

What if you could transform your child's educational experience by stepping away from traditional schooling? Join us on The Homeschool How To as we sit down with Rachel Chioreanu,...

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πŸ”’ πŸ”’ Curriculum Series: Masterbooks

Subscriber-only episode Can homeschooling be both comprehensive and faith-based? Join us as we unpack the world of the Masterbooks curriculum with our special guest, homeschooling parent and Language Arts...

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#74: Juggling Homeschool While Still Teaching in the School System

Ever wondered how to balance a demanding career while homeschooling your kids? Get ready to be inspired by Leigh Ann Scott, a public school teacher from Kentucky who's done...

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πŸ”’ Curriculum Series: Guest Hollow World Geography & Economics Review

Subscriber-only episode How do you create a homeschooling curriculum that captivates and educates? Join us for an insightful conversation with CJ from Homeschooling Through High School, who shares her...

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#73: Behind the Agenda with Alex Newman

What if the primary goal of education isn't about securing a high-paying job but about knowing and glorifying God? This week on The Homeschool How To, we're joined by...

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πŸ”’ Curriculum Series: The Mystery of History

Subscriber-only episode Discover how to make history come alive for your homeschooling family with insights from our special guest, Michelle, who has been navigating the “Mystery of History” curriculum...

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Homeschooling Eight Children While Working Full-Time Outside of the Home: How Did Melissa Do It?

Curious about how one mother manages a demanding career while homeschooling eight children, seven of whom are adopted? Join us this week on TheΒ  Homeschool How To as Melissa...

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Free Sample! Curriculum Series: Triad Math- How This Program Alone Will Make Your Child Ready to Enter into a Career in the Tech Field

Thanks for checking out our sample version of the longer Craig Hane interview about Triad Math! Transform your math education approach with insights from Craig Hane, the visionary behind...

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πŸ”’ Curriculum Series: Triad Math- How This Program Alone Will Make Your Child Ready to Enter into a Career in the Tech Field

Subscriber-only episode Transform your math education approach with insights from Craig Hane, the visionary behind Triad Math. Craig’s innovative six-tier structure starts with mastering a scientific calculator and pre-algebra,...

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πŸ”’ Curriculum Series: The Importance of Art- Can Creativity Heal Depression?

Subscriber-only episode What if nurturing your child's creativity could unlock a world of endless possibilities? Join us as we sit down with Faigie Kobre, a distinguished educator and artist,...

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Bonus Episode! A Chat with Homeschool Mom, Amy Ebert, on Instagram Live

Unlock the secrets of homeschooling with Amy Ebert from the “Stories and Lessons with Amy Ebert” podcast, as she shares her inspiring journey that began during the COVID-19 pandemic....

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Growing Up Homeschooled: What Morgan Does Differently with Her Kids

Ever wonder how to successfully transition from a structured career to the unpredictable world of homeschooling? Join us this week on The Homeschool How To as Morgan from Tennessee...

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πŸ”’ πŸ”’ Curriculum Series: Math-U-See

Subscriber-only episode Unlock the secrets to making math both fun and effective for young learners with Morgan, our inspiring guest who brings firsthand experience with the innovative Math-U-See curriculum....

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#69: Embracing Waldorf Education and a Holistic Lifestyle with Lindsay from Kentucky

What if the traditional education system isn't the best option for your child? Join us as Lindsay from Kentucky shares her transformative experience transitioning from a career in the...

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#68: Drawing a Different Path for Our Kids with Tuttle Twins Illustrator, Elijah Stanfield

Ever wondered what it's like to step off the beaten path and carve out an educational journey tailored to your child's unique needs? Join me, Cheryl, as I sit...

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πŸ”’ Curriculum Series: Memoria Press

Subscriber-only episode Ever wondered how to weave the threads of classical education into your homeschool tapestry? Join us for a captivating discussion with homeschooling pro, Kara, who has mastered...

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#67: Urban Homeschooling: Embracing Family, Flexibility and Community Resources

Homeschooling isn't just a pastoral dream; it thrives amidst the urban jungle of Hartford, Connecticut, too. Chai joins me, Cheryl, to weave her tale of teaching her kids outside...

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πŸ”’ Math Inspirations

Subscriber-only episode Have you ever wondered if there's a math curriculum out there that could completely change the way your child engages with numbers? Erica from Michigan joins me...

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#66: A Mother’s Day Gift For You: Book Recommendations to Transform Your Mindset, Your Heart, and Your Homeschool

Embark on a journey of discovery and empowerment as Katie Berry, a beacon of inspiration, returns to our show to share her pearls of wisdom for homeschooling mothers. Delight...

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πŸ”’ Curriculum Series: Homeschool in the Woods- Social Studies

Subscriber-only episode Ever dreamt of a history class that felt more like time travel and less like memorization? Katie Berry, our curriculum connoisseur, returns to share her experiences with...

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#65: Understanding the Truth Behind Accepting State Funding for Homeschool

Trigger Warning!! Listen, we don't judge, but we DO want people to make informed decisions and not be tempted by the carrots the *powers that be* dangle for us-...

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πŸ”’ All About Reading: Level 1

Subscriber-only episode Discover the keys to unlocking your child's reading potential with Justine from New York, as she shares her journey through 'All About Reading: Level One'. Join us...

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#64: A Teacher’s Insight at How Funding Affects the Classroom, Who is Really Benefitting, and Why She Left Teaching to Homeschool

Embark on a transformative journey through the world of education with me, Cheryl, as I host a compelling discussion with Kiri Jorgensen, a former public school teacher turned homeschooling...

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πŸ”’ Story of the World: History

Subscriber-only episode Unlock the secrets of a vibrant history education as we sit down with Kara Perry, aΒ  homeschooling parent who brings the pages of the past to life...

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#63: The Growing Epidemic of Detached Mothers and What We Can Do About It, with Erica Komisar, LCSW

When Erica Komisar, a venerated psychoanalyst, joined me for a heart-to-heart, we peeled back the layers of motherhood's unspoken complexities and its intersection with professional life. We navigated through...

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πŸ”’ Dr. Deanna Westedt’s, “Learning for Littles”- Free Online Reading Curriculum

Subscriber-only episode Embark on a transformative educational journey with Dr. Deanna Westedt, as she shares the blueprint of her groundbreaking “Learning for Littles” program, a beacon of hope for...

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#62: What Does Homeschooling Highschoolers Look Like? A Chat with Little by Little Host, Leigh Nguyen

Embark on a transformative educational odyssey with Leigh Nguyen from the Little by Little podcast, who joins me, Cheryl, to peel back the layers of homeschooling. Our latest podcast...

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πŸ”’ Curriculum Series: All About Spelling

Subscriber-only episode Unlock the secrets of effective homeschool spelling instruction with Carolyn, as she walks us through her success with the All About Spelling curriculum. This episode promises to...

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πŸ”’ Curriculum Series: Homeschool Made Simple

Subscriber-only episode Unlock the secrets to a seamless homeschooling experience that thrives on simplicity and a love for learning. Today's episode welcomes Erika, a military spouse with a flair...

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Leaving the Corporate World and Becoming a “Mom-Preneur, ‘ with Micaela S. Benn

Embark on a captivating journey with Micaela S. Benn, the distinguished guest of this episode who is not just a jack of all trades but a master of many....

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#60: Intimidated by the School District: What Would You Do If They Showed Up at Your Door?

As I sat listening to Jen's heart-wrenching story of the battle with her school district over the health of her daughter, who has a rare genetic disorder, I was...

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πŸ”’ Curriculum Series: My Father’s World

Subscriber-only episode Unlock the secrets of successful homeschooling as I welcome fellow parent and homeschooling enthusiast Megan from Michigan. Our conversation promises to equip you with the knowledge and...

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#59: We Chat “Privilege,” Societal Pressures, Being Propagandized To and Changing Our Path Forward- with Homeschool Admin, Maria

Embark on an enlightening expedition into the realm of homeschooling with our compelling guest, Maria. She is a former teacher, a momma, and an entrepreneur from the enchanting state...

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πŸ”’ Curriculum Series: Math with Confidence Levels K & 3

Subscriber-only episode Unlock the secrets to making math a joyous journey for your homeschoolers! Join me as I sit down with Carolyn, a homeschooling pro who has found her...

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Bonus Episode! Redefining Children’s Wellness: Natural Approaches to ‘Raise Them Well,’ with Emily Saunders

Embark on an enlightening journey with us as we converse with Emily, co-founder of Raise Them Well, about the inception of a product line that's redefining children's wellness. As...

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Balancing the Screen Time When Your Child Does It As A Profession

When Kristin from Texas first told me about her homeschooling odyssey, I was captivated by the notion of education without boundaries. With ten kids and a 14-year tenure in...

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πŸ”’ Curriculum Series: Blossom and Root- Language Arts, Science & Nature Study

Subscriber-only episode Prepare to be whisked away into the heart of homeschooling as Olivia Rian shares her treasure trove of knowledge on the Blossom and Root curriculum. Through our...

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#57: When Your Homeschooler Asks To Go Back Into School

When Sara, creator of A Motherhood Project, first contemplated homeschooling, it was a leap into the unknown, driven by a desire to shield her daughter from premature social pressures....

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πŸ”’ Curriculum Series: The Good and the Beautiful Level K

Subscriber-only episode Ever wonder how to navigate the sea of Kindergarten curriculums to find the treasure that will captivate your little one's love for learning? Let Justine and I...

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#56: From Skeptic to Seasoned Educator: Hear Bekki’s 25-Year Homeschooling Journey

When Bekki, a mom of five boys, first dipped her toes into the homeschooling pool, skepticism was her swim buddy. Now, 25 years into the journey, she's more of...

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πŸ”’ Curriculum Series: Ep 1 All About Reading, Pre-Reading

Subscriber-only episode Embarking on the homeschooling journey can stir up a whirlwind of questions and quandaries; the foremost being “Which curriculum will unlock my child's potential?” Join me as...

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#55: Adding Chickens to Your Homeschool- Everything You Need to Know

Ever wondered how the clucking of chickens could sync up with the laughter of children learning from the comfort of their home? Dahlia, the spirited President of Chickenlandia, joins...

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The Rise of Homeschooling in Urban Areas and What You Need to Get Into College as a Homeschooler

Unlock the mysteries of homeschooling with Manisha from Teach Your Kids, as we explore the changing face of education in this riveting podcast. Prepare to challenge your preconceptions and...

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53: What is Classical Conversations and How Does It Fit Into a Co-op?

When Kelly from Pennsylvania swapped her daughter's full-day kindergarten schedule for the tailored rhythms of homeschooling, it wasn't just a change of paceβ€”it was a revolution for her family's...

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#52: From Substitute Teacher to Co-op Creator: This is Anna’s Story

When Anna Cunningham transitioned from a traditional classroom substitute teacher to a homeschooling advocate, she uncovered a world of education she never knew existed. Embrace the freedom to tailor...

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51: Life Skills- Teaching Money Management with ‘Wealthy and Rad’ Creators, Mindy Muller and Kendra Wright

Embark on a homeschooling odyssey with Mindy Muller and Kendra Wright from Wealthy and Rad, as they unravel the tapestry of home education and financial fluency in our latest...

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#50: Is Homeschooling Harder for Dads?

When Chris, homeschooling dad from New York, first suggested home education to his wife, it was with a conviction born from his own childhood schooling experiences he was determined...

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An Energized Dive into Truth, Education, and Family Dynamics with Homeschooling Dad, Mario

When I first crossed paths with Mario from Idaho, a father who's taken the reins of his children's education, I knew his story held depth beyond the lessons of...

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#48: How One Mom’s Vision Went From Being Her Daughter’s Principal to Leaving It All for Homeschooling

When Nikki from New York swapped chalk for children's books and her public school classroom for a home education haven, she embarked on an unexpected voyage that's reshaping her...

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Unschooling: How To Nurture Passion with Purpose and Fulfillment Coach, Ileana

When Ileana from Ontario decided to homeschool her three unique children, she wasn't just stepping outside the traditional education system; she was embarking on a rollercoaster of resilience, innovation,...

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#46: What is a Logical Fallacy and How Do We Teach Kids to Identify Them with Kathy Gibbens

Embark on a personal and enlightening expedition with me, Cheryl, as we navigate the waters of homeschooling alongside Kathy Gibbens of the “Filter it Through a Brain Cell” podcast....

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From Preschool Teacher to Homeschool Parent: Jamie’s Tale

Ever wondered what it takes to homeschool your kids in the midst of a pandemic? Then, pull up a chair and join us as we navigate this intriguing journey...

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#44: The Symphony of History and Home Education with Curriculum Creator, Tiffany

Ever wondered what drives a mother to pull her kids from a traditional school setting and venture into the realm of homeschooling? My guest, Tiffany, a nurturing soul to...

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Unmasking the Cracks in our Education System: A Talk with Scottish Lecturer, Nicola

What if the education system is failing our children, leaving them ill-prepared for the real world and stifling their creative potential? We tackle this pressing issue in our deeply...

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“How Cancer Impacted My Decision to Homeschool” with Therapist, Emilee Krupa

What if you held the power to shape your child's education, prioritizing connection over curriculum? How might your family's life transform if you embraced a holistic lifestyle, reducing exposure...

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#41: How To Educate Our Children with Truth When We Have Been Lied To Throughout History with Justin from WeAreChange.Org

Conspiracy Theorists- this one's for YOU! Normies- buckle up!! Have you ever pondered what lies beneath the surface of mainstream media and its influence on our lives? Have you...

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Homeschooling from the Perspective of the Student and Her Journey to Becoming a Young Author, with Genevieve Noelle

Have you ever asked yourself what it's like to homeschool, or how it compares to the traditional school bus mentality? Join us as we chat with father-daughter duo, Kyle...

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#39: How One Mom Left Her Teaching Job to Start a Farm School

What a pleasure to be joined by Brittni this week, homeschooling mom of three and owner of Henrieka Farm Center, a farm school she created in New York after...

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How To Shift Your Homeschool from “Something To Get Through” to “A Way of Life”, with Curriculum Expert Amber Coglianese

This week we sit with Amber Coglianese, a momma who homeschooled all five of her children. They are adults now, so we chat about what homeschooling kids back in...

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#37: Combatting the Breakdown of the Family Unit with Trent Talbot of Brave Books

This week we welcome Trent Talbot, founder and CEO of Brave Books, and father of three.Β  Have you seen those ads with Kirk Cameron raving about books that celebrate...

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#36 How To Homeschool Your Blended Family and Why Public and Charter Schools Just Didn’t Work

This week we welcome Allisia, or “Babe” as everyone (including her kids, neighbors and mailman) calls her, from Colorado! Allisia is a mom of six- two stepsons and four...

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#35: Why A Homeschooled Mom and Dad Are Choosing Homeschool For Their Kids

Anna and her husband, Donny, were both homeschooled and are now choosing to homeschool their four children. And guess what?! None of them seem weird!! 😁 Anna explains what...

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Thinking About Homeschooling? Hear From a Mom Who Homeschooled Four (Quite Successfully!)

This week we welcome Rosemary from New Jersey. A career woman who had four kids later in life, Rosemary decided to homeschool her first and had so much fun,...

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#33: Rich Living- What Homeschooling Has the Ability to Offer if We Let It

This week we talk with Amberlee Rich from Idaho. Former art teacher turned homeschool mom and financial coach, Amberlee walks us through what made her decide to homeschool her...

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#32: How Becoming a Teacher Made Me Realize I Need to Homeschool My Children

Krista joins us this week from Oklahoma, where she homeschools her two girls, ages 11 and 8. Krista went to school to become a teacher and was so excited...

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#31: Homeschooling with Anxiety and Depression, How One Mom Does It

This week we welcome Lauren, mom of three. Lauren started homeschooling just before covid, after her son came home from school with some discouraging behavioral reports from his teacher....

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#30: Your Morning Basket’s, Pam Barnhill, and Her Advice to a New Homeschooling Mom

This week, I am so excited to bring you an interview with Your Morning Basket's, Pam Barnhill. As a new homeschooler, I am overwhelmed with curriculum, homeschooling ideas, pressure...

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A Conversation Between Two Moms Who Are Trying To Figure Out Homeschooling

Join us this week to listen to a heartfelt conversation between Rebecca from Ontario, Canada and your host, Cheryl- just two moms trying to figure out this homeschooling thing....

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#28: Homeschooling Is a Journey, Not a Sprint with Jennifer from New Mexico

This week we welcome Jennifer from New Mexico. Fellow “conspiracy theorist,” as she believes in prepping, too πŸ˜‚Jennifer walks us through why she decided to homeschool her three children...

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#27: New to Homeschooling: Why More Dads Are Showing Concern Over the State of Today’s Education

This week we talk with Victor, father of two, who is beginning his homeschooling journey. Victor and his wife both work in the public school system and agree that...

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#25: How to Teach a Child When You Never Wanted to Become a Teacher

This week we talk with Deanna from New Jersey. Deanna admits she NEVER wanted to homeschool her children. In fact, she says she celebrated the day her last child...

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#25: Finding the Best Path Forward when Dealing with Dyslexia, Dysgraphia and Dyscalculia

This week we welcome Liz from Idaho. Liz never pictured herself as the homeschooling mom, but after seeing her son struggle to learn very basic things, she decided to...

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#24: Why Homeschooling Alone is Not Enough with Tuttle Twins Author, Connor Boyack

This week I had the privilege of hosting Connor Boyack, author of The Tuttle Twins books and President of Libertas Institute; an award winning, free-market think tank and educational...

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#22: Getting Out of the Hustle: How One Family Decided to Give Up Their House for Life on a Bus

This week we welcome Jen Gossett of the Unhustle Bustle. Jen and her husband embarked on a life-changing journey after realizing there’s a better way to educate their children....

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#21: Kick the Desk and Climb Into a Treehouse- Explore New Ways to Foster Your Child’s Love of Learning

Lyndsey joins us this week from North Carolina. She is a homeschool mama of four and the founder of Treehouse Schoolhouse. Before motherhood, Lyndsey had a career in children's...

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#20: Unschooling and the Corruption of the Education System with Tasha Fishman

Tasha joins us this week from Canada. She is a mom of three boys and an advocate for personal freedom. Like most of us, Tasha was the mom who...

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#19: Homeschooling from a Father’s Perspective

This week we chat with Bob Spoljaric, father of two girls, from Pennsylvania. Bob and his wife have been homeschooling for three years. Bob tells us how he contributes...

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#18: How To Shed What’s Not Working and Show Up With Purpose In Your Homeschooling Journey

This week we welcome Teresa from the Kootenay Mountains of British Columbia and homeschool mom of four.  With her kids being older, Teresa is able to give us newbies...

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#17: Talked Out Of Homeschooling, Hear One Mom’s Battle With The School System As She Fights To Keep Her Son Afloat

Do you homeschool and wonder, “am I doing the right thing for my child?” Have you wanted to homeschool but been talked out of it? Homeschooling comes with many...

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#16: Classical? Charlotte Mason? Unschooling? How One Mom Combines Them All

Hilarie joins us today from Idaho; a mom of three who considers herself a classical home educator that delivers with a Charlotte Mason presentation and leaves lots of room...

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#15: Why We Should Be Teaching Our Kids About Gold and Silver and the Fiat System

Isabel joins us today from her dual residence in Montana and British Columbia. She homeschools her son and also works for 7K- a company that sells gold and silver....

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#14: Why A School Teacher Is Choosing To Homeschool

Brooke is a school teacher who always wanted to homeschool, but was scared into sending her son to traditional school after an autism diagnosis. After one year, Brooke decided...

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#13: Why It Takes a Village: Learn the Secrets To Homeschooling From a Mom Who Started 20 Years Ago

Becky joins us from Utah this week where she discusses her experience of homeschooling over the last 20 years. She tells us how homeschooling is especially hard in the...

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#12: The History of Education with Chris from 67Podcast- A Comprehensive Look Into How We Got Here

This week we are joined by Chris from @67Podcast to discuss the history of education, trauma-based events in the schools, how he plans to approach homeschooling with his daughter,...

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#11: The Homeschool Experience: From a Homeschooled Student As She Prepares To Graduate

Anna joins us today with the perspective of the one that truly matters in this great homeschooling debate- The Homeschooled Student! As parents, we want what's best for our...

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#10: Online Options for Homeschool- When the School System Is Your Employer and Your Child’s Educator, But You’ve Had Enough

Laura joins us this week from New York where she is a mom of three and a teacher. Laura was employed at the school her children attended, but recently...

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#9: One Mom’s Journey: From Not Fitting In to Pioneering a New Path Forward

Rachel joins us today from New Jersey. She started her son in public school but after he was diagnosed with special needs, she found herself trying to help the...

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#8: From Unschooling Her Boys to Creating an Online Adventure Education Community- This is Tiya’s Story

Tiya joins us from Florida, where she used the unschooling approach with her two boys from the very beginning. Learning through exploration and sensory activities were the main components...

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#7: Why Even Conservative States Like Georgia Have a Growing Population of Homeschoolers

This week we chat with Ashley, from Georgia, about why even the conservative states have a growing population of homeschoolers. Ashley explains how her family adjusted to a quick...

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#6: A Mom Who Was Homeschooled Herself: What She Does Differently When Homeschooling Her Kids and What She Warns Homeschooling Parents About

Keiva joins us today from Vermont. She was homeschooled as a child and is now a mom of six. Her older children attended private school but because of severe...

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#5: Why A Member of the School Board Chooses to Homeschool Her Kids

Today we chat with Heather, a mom of four from Minnesota who has a background in Early Childhood Education. She is also a member of the Board of Directors...

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#4: Curriculum, Curriculum! How Kids Learn and What Curriculum is Best for You

Katie joins us today from Idaho. She has five kids; two who attended public school and three who have been exclusively homeschooled. Katie's background in psychology and as a...

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#3: How to Transition from Public-School Life to Homeschool Life and State Laws That May Be Coming Your Way

This week we spoke with Julie from California who specializes in transitioning families from the public-school life to the homeschool life. We also discuss California laws and what may...

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#2: How To Homeschool While Working Full Time

In this episode, we discuss with Johanna how she works full time and still manages to homeschool her two children. We also chat about how she socializes her kids,...

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#1: Should I Homeschool My Kids?

In this episode, I explain all of the reasons I want to homeschool my two children. I also list all of my fears around homeschooling. Join me as I...

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