How to Help My Son or Daughter with Depression
Mar01

How to Help My Son or Daughter with Depression

Hey, homeschoolers! This episode has a different format than what I usually publish. It’s the audio from a YouTube video by the same name. If you’d like to watch it instead, head to YouTube.com/melaniewilson. Otherwise, just expect a couple of video references. Listen to the podcast Are you worried about a depressed son or daughter? Do you wonder what you can do to help? A homeschool mom wrote me with this very question. I...

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How Can I Homeschool if My Child Won’t Listen to Me?
Feb22

How Can I Homeschool if My Child Won’t Listen to Me?

Hey, homeschoolers! The most popular question I have gotten when I encourage parents to consider homeschooling is this: How can I homeschool if my child won’t listen to me? If you’re already homeschooling, you may have this question with a twist. How can I KEEP homeschooling if my child won’t listen to me? I want to respond to this question with a truthful answer that can be life changing. Listen to the podcast But...

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How to Speak the Love Languages as a Homeschool Mom
Nov09

How to Speak the Love Languages as a Homeschool Mom

Hey, homeschoolers! Last month, my husband’s sister Nancy passed away after a two-year battle with ovarian cancer. She was a lifelong international missionary and a bold evangelist. I interviewed her about how to teach kids to share the gospel. Here’s a link to that episode. Today, though, I want to use Nancy’s life to talk about how we can speak the love languages as homeschool moms. Listen to the podcast Love...

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How to Prevent Sibling Rivalry
Oct02

How to Prevent Sibling Rivalry

Hey homeschoolers! I know that sibling squabbles are a serious source of stress. I know this personally and professionally. I have been giving a talk for Great Homeschool Conventions on how to negotiate sibling conflicts, but I think it’s important to talk about how to prevent these conflicts in the first place. That’s what this episode of the Homeschool Sanity Show is all about. Listen to the podcast Before I introduce my...

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God’s Word in Your Homeschool
Jul06

God’s Word in Your Homeschool

Hey, homeschoolers! If you’re a Christian homeschooler, you know you want the Bible to be the cornerstone of what you teach. My guest today is going to help us with that. I met Catherine Zoller at the Great Homeschool Convention in St. Louis. Speaking of the Great Homeschool Conventions. I’ll be in Round Rock, Texas, and Jacksonville, Florida this month. Please come by the Grammar Galaxy Books booth to say hi. I watched...

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Six Lessons My Homeschool Mentor Taught Me

Hey, homeschoolers! Today I want to share with you some powerful lessons my homeschool mentor taught me. I didn’t know I needed a homeschool mentor after teaching for two decades. But I did and God provided one. I think you’ll be blessed to hear what she’s taught me. Listen to the podcast Before we jump in, I want to thank my sponsor: CTC Math. Are you looking for a new Math Curriculum? CTCMath specializes in...

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