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Peacefully Homeschooling (with Jennifer Pepito)

Do you feel the pressure to homeschool in just the right way or to provide a rigorous education no matter what? Do you sometimes find yourself turning your homeschool approach into a perfectionistic competition? Jennifer Pepito joins us today to encourage us to consider the whole child in our home. She reminds us to take …

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Curiosity and Surrender: Classical Education, Poetry, and a Longing for Light (with Jennifer Dow)

I know it is a wonderful interview when I get just as many goosebumps while editing and preparing it for publication as I did when I first chatted with my guest! That was certainly the case with today’s conversation with Jennifer Dow. Jennifer will encourage you to ask questions and think about many things in …

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Clap for Classics! online music classes introducing the joy of classical music to children ages 0-5

Clap for Classics! offers delightful, affordable online music classes for your baby, toddler, preschooler, and kindergartner. If you have wanted to introduce your young children to classical music, but you aren’t quite sure where to begin, Clap for Classics! offers you an opportunity to make musical memories with your children in your own home regardless …

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Story-Formed, Wonder-Filled Homeschooling (with Amber O’Neal Johnston)

I’ve absolutely loved following Amber Johnston on Instagram. I enjoy seeing pictures of her family exploring the world through travel, reading, and just ordinary family living. I appreciate her reminders that this homeschool mom life we’re living is a good gift. So it was such a delight to chat with her for this episode of …

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What do you want to remember when you’ve forgotten everything else?

My teen son and I were visiting my grandmother. She has Alzheimer’s and requires special care. It was a precious time to share our memories with her. When you have a loved one whose memory is fading, you somewhat become an external repository for their past and for your mutual relationship. I brought in my …

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Life in the Mundane: tips and encouragement from a second-generation homeschool mom of 6 (with Katie Waalkes)

It’s always fun to meet and chat with another second-generation homeschooler! Katie Waalkes brought so many practical and encouraging tips for thriving in the midst of Life in the Mundane in today’s episode. Who is Katie Waalkes?  Katie Waalkes is a wife of 12 years, mother to 6 kids, and runs the youtube channel “Life in …

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Tweens, Teens, and other Homeschooling Joys and Challenges (with Jessica Jensen)

Jessica Jensen has homeschooled through a host of joys and challenges over the years. Her homeschool journey has included a childhood cancer diagnosis, a chronic illness, and the more typical struggles of homeschooling thru the tween and teen years. We had such a delightful conversation on topics ranging from surviving the middle school years to …

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Second Generation Homeschooler and Joyfully Homeschooling (Misty Bailey interviews Amy Sloan)

The following audio content was originally published by Misty Bailey on her Joyfully Homeschooling Podcast. Misty has graciously allowed me to republish our conversation as a bonus episode on the Homeschool Conversations podcast, and you can also read the full transcript below. Have you ever opened your mouth intending to say one thing, but then something else …

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Raising Lifelong Learners: the joys and challenges of homeschooling differently-wired, gifted, and 2E kids (with Colleen Kessler)

Homeschool Conversations is BACK for Season 3, and I am so excited you’re here with us! To kick us off this season I’m chatting with my friend Colleen Kessler all about the joys (and challenges) of homeschooling quirky, differently-wired, gifted, and twice-exceptional kids. We both share some of our own personal stories in this episode …

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