Self-Publishing for Homeschoolers

At a recent Great Homeschool Convention, a mom asked me for the best way to have her son’s books published. This is the best time in history to become a published author. That’s because you no longer have to convince a publisher that receives thousands of manuscripts a year to choose your book. Neither do you have to pay thousands of dollars to publish the book yourself. My guest today is Grace Walker, a homeschooled student who...

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How to Edit Your Child’s Writing
May03

How to Edit Your Child’s Writing

Hey, homeschoolers! My homeschool mom friends frequently asked me to edit their kids’ writing. If you don’t feel confident as a writer, it’s hard to feel confident as your child’s editor. In this episode, I hope to give you some simple tips for growing in your editing confidence. Before I do, I want to announce the launch of the last volume of the Grammar Galaxy series called Supernova. This volume is for 8th...

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3 Simple Grammar Tips for Homeschool Moms
Feb08

3 Simple Grammar Tips for Homeschool Moms

Hey, homeschoolers! I wrote the curriculum series Grammar Galaxy in part because I’m a grammar nerd. Grammar has always come easily to me and I love it. But hand me a Rubik’s cube or another visual-spatial puzzle and I just can’t get it. If visual-spatial skills are your strength, you could send me written instructions for solving it and I might understand. In the same spirit, I want to give those of you whose...

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Advice for Aspiring Writers with Phil Ulrich

Hey, homeschoolers! I met Phil and Erin Ulrich at the Great Homeschool Convention in South Carolina. I fell in love with their books and Phil’s writing story. I invited him to join me on the podcast to discuss advice for aspiring writers. I know many of you would like to write or have kids who love it. Listen to the podcast Before I share this inspiring interview, I want to thank my sponsor for this podcast: Voyage Course. The...

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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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Why You Shouldn’t Worry About Your Child’s Writing

Hey, homeschoolers! After reading, I’ve found that homeschooling parents are most concerned about their children’s writing ability. I understand that. As a writer and homeschool mom, I wanted my children to be excellent writers. When they weren’t, I was worried. But in this episode, I’m going to give you three reasons not to worry about your child’s writing. Before I do, I invite you to subscribe to...

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