How to Turn COVID-Schooling into True Homeschooling

If you are one of millions of parents who has had to supervise your child’s education because of the pandemic, this podcast episode is for you. Or, if you know a COVID-schooler, I hope you will share this episode with them. I have heard from a number of COVID-schoolers in my groups on Facebook. While some of them have embraced true homeschooling, many have been struggling. They try to do their best for their children but cannot...

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How to Teach Kids to Share Their Faith
Jan12

How to Teach Kids to Share Their Faith

Hey, homeschoolers! As a Christian homeschooler, teaching my kids the Bible, character, and apologetics is of utmost importance to me. But one area of teaching the faith was challenging for me. How could I teach my kids to fulfill the Great Commission and share their faith with others? I haven’t come across a great curriculum for this, but I do know a great evangelist who has taught young people for more than 40 years. She is my...

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Screen Time for Teens
Jan05

Screen Time for Teens

Hey, homeschoolers! Someone in The Homeschool Sanity Circle group on Facebook asked about phones and screen time for teens. After I shared my experience, I was asked if I could share more. I agreed to do a podcast on the topic. Listen to the podcast Sponsor Before we dive in, I want to thank my sponsor for this episode: CTC Math. Are you looking for a new Math Curriculum? CTCMath specializes in providing online video...

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Motivation Myths That Mess Up Your Homeschool
Nov24

Motivation Myths That Mess Up Your Homeschool

Hey, homeschoolers! After 21 years of homeschooling, I know that motivation runs high at the beginning of the year. But it doesn’t take many weeks before that initial enthusiasm starts to cool. You begin looking forward to Christmas break sooner than you thought you would. We realize that we need to use some motivational tricks for ourselves and our kids in order to finish the things that we’ve planned. The problem with...

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Help for Distracted & Struggling Readers with Carol Barnier
Nov17

Help for Distracted & Struggling Readers with Carol Barnier

Hey, homeschoolers! I interviewed Carol Barnier my first year doing The Homeschool Sanity Show and it was a privilege for me. I had heard her speak at conferences and had read her books and loved what she had to say. Carol is not only hilarious but is so wise in helping distracted students and moms. In today’s episode, we’ll discuss how to help kids who are not only distracted but struggle to read. If you have or know a...

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