Rethinking the Homeschool Dream
Mar23

Rethinking the Homeschool Dream

Hey, homeschoolers! My idea of the dream homeschool life has changed since I began teaching my kids more than 20 years ago. And I couldn’t be happier about it. One of the moms in Homeschool Sanity Circle on Facebook asked a related question that prompted me to do this episode. What is the homeschool dream anyway? We’ll discuss it in a moment, but first I want to invite you to join me at the Great Homeschool Conventions...

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How to Establish and Defend Time Boundaries in Your Homeschool
Aug11

How to Establish and Defend Time Boundaries in Your Homeschool

Hey homeschoolers! When you’ve made the decision to homeschool, one of the next important steps to take is to define and defend time boundaries in your homeschooling life. In this episode I will share what time boundaries are, how to protect them, and which time boundaries you should consider. Listen to the podcast Before I do that, however, I want to share resources I’ve created that are powerful in establishing and...

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6 Reasons You Should Homeschool This Year
Aug05

6 Reasons You Should Homeschool This Year

Hey, homeschoolers! I don’t believe there has been a better time to homeschool than now. In the face of a pandemic and political unrest, there are new reasons to homeschool your children this year. As a psychologist and a homeschooling mother of six with more than two decades of experience, I wanted to begin a series for new and prospective homeschoolers. The first episode in this series is about why you and I should homeschool...

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How to Know if You’re Doing Enough in Your Homeschool
Aug27

How to Know if You’re Doing Enough in Your Homeschool

Hey homeschoolers! I frequently hear this worry from homeschoolers I talk with at the great homeschool conventions: I don’t know if I’m doing enough. In a time when homeschoolers have an abundance of curriculum options for teaching their children and an abundance of philosophies of education to consider, it’s no wonder that many homeschoolers are concerned that they are doing too little. I’ll address this...

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How to Homeschool Bravely
Apr02

How to Homeschool Bravely

Hey, homeschoolers! Are you worried that you’re not doing this homeschooling thing right? If that’s you, and I know that’s the case for many of my listeners, you’ll love my guest’s perspective on this topic in just a bit. Listen to the podcast Sponsor But first, I’d like to thank our sponsor for this episode: Time4Learning. Time 4 Learning curriculum supports the homeschool parent with access to...

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Homeschool Sanity Show Top 40
Oct30

Homeschool Sanity Show Top 40

Hey homeschoolers! It’s amazing but true. In podcasting for four of the last five years, I’ve recorded more than 150 shows. What’s funny is that I’ve done enough that I can’t remember them all. I was going to do an episode on guilt, but found I’d already done it. To solve that problem, I organized all of my episodes so I could search them easily. Doing that made me realize you might like this...

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