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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 kids, but if we were never homeschooled, we have no way of knowing if homeschooling is a desirable way to spend our childhood years! Enter Anna….

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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 left this position because of the radical agendas being pushed upon both the students and the teachers. Laura's youngest was no longer happy at school, so…

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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 teachers more than the teachers were helping her son. Rachel pulled her son from school and began the homeschooling process. Sadly, Rachel discovered that she and…

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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 to the education of Tiya's sons. Once the boys reached high school, they wanted to enroll in a mainstream education through a local private school. Once…

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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 decision to homeschool  and how she manages to educate multiple small children at a time.  She also tells us how she keeps her little ones in…

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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 bullying, she brought them home to homeschool. Keiva tells us of her experience as a homeschooled student in a small town and gives a warning to…

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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 for her district's school board. She discusses her reasons for leaving public school, Social Emotional Learning and what that has become, and how we should be…

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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 curriculum consultant brings some great information to the table as she explains how kids learn. Katie gives us an in-depth description of each curriculum she uses…

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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 be coming your way- so keep an eye on your state's proposed bills. Julie's website: tentoad.com: Ten Toad Julie's conference: tentoad.com/homeschool-connection-conference: General Info — Ten Toad…

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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, the curriculum she uses, and the reporting requirements in the State of New York. Curriculum discussed: https://charlottemasonhomeschooling.com/collections/all Home https://www.masterbooks.com/ https://www.singaporemath.com/ https://www.teachingtextbooks.com/ https://www.christianbook.com/page/homeschool/science/berean-builders https://www.christianbook.com/science-in-the-beginning/jay-wile/9780989042406/pd/042406?event=ESRCG https://www.christianbook.com/science-in-the-ancient-world/jay-wile/9780989042420/pd/042420?event=ESRCG https://www.logicofenglish.com/ https://iew.com/…

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