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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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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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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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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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Rock Your Homeschool: Avoid Overwhelm, Foster Connection, and Pursue Joy (with Amy Milcic)

Homeschool moms can do BUSY like just about nobody else. And sometimes in the midst of the busy we forget important things like fostering connection with our kids, pursuing joy, and nurturing a growth mindset. Can we make learning fun and avoid overwhelm in our homeschooling? Amy Milcic says we can, and she joins us …

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Joys and Challenges of Homeschooling a Large Family (with Heather Tully)

If you homeschool more than one child, at some point you have probably wondered, “How do I balance the academic and emotional needs of multiple kids during the school day? And after I do all that, how do I keep the household running, too?” Heather Tully is a homeschool mama to 10 children from toddler …

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