Cheryl

#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 the conventional classroom. Together, we debunk the myth that you need a backyard chicken coop to successfully educate your children at home, and instead, we champion…

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🔒 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 to shine a light on Math Inspirations, a unique program that ditches conventional teaching in favor of a more exploratory, hands-on experience. This episode isn't just…

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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 in her transformative strategies for intertwining books into the fabric of a busy mom's life, and find solace in the pages that promise growth and wisdom….

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🔒 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 Homeschool in the Woods, an immersive program that makes the past come alive. As Katie recounts the joys of discovering this gem, you'll learn how it…

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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- before they bind our wrists with the rope those carrots are dangle from! This week, embark on an insightful exploration of homeschooling with Andrea from Idaho,…

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🔒 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 for an insightful exploration into how this comprehensive curriculum not only teaches the basics of phonics and vocabulary but also captivates young minds with interactive story-based…

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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 enthusiast. Kiri shares her eye-opening experiences and the pivotal moments that led her from the front of a traditional classroom to the heart of her own…

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🔒 Story of the World: History

Subscriber-only episode Unlock the secrets of a vibrant history education as we sit down with Kara Perry, a  homeschooling parent who brings the pages of the past to life for her children using the Story of the World curriculum. Together, we delve into how this innovative program transforms history into a riveting narrative, complete with…

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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 the cultural currents that often undervalue the art of nurturing, while also examining how the professional world beckons women with the allure of success outside the…

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🔒 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 anxious parents wading through the challenges of teaching their young ones to read. Dr. Westedt, a veteran educator and homeschooling aficionado, infuses her own experiences as…

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