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Episode 91 Helping Your Homeschool Child

Do you have a child that is falling behind with their learning? How do you help your homeschool child when you feel like they are not performing? Today, I want to talk about helping your homeschool child get out of a learning rut. Helping Your Homeschool Child These are tricky questions… Especially if you are trying to break free from …

Episode 90 Standing Up

Picture telling your children that they were going to be standing to all of their homework today? What would they say? Can you picture the look on their faces? Maybe you could start by telling them that sitting down is more dangerous than smoking? More Dangerous Than Smoking? If you are anything like me you probably think that is a …

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The Best History Curriculum for All Ages

Would you like to find a history curriculum that will not bore the socks off your teen, but still reaches your younger children? I want to tell you about the best history curriculum for all ages! Susan Wise Bauer: Story of the World I love Susan Wise Bauer’s Story of the World Curriculum. It is truly a series of books …

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3 Critical Steps to Help You Start Homeschooling

  The First Steps To Start Homeschooling Why do you think you want to start homeschooling? Beginning the homeschool journey is no easy decision. I am going to show you the proper way to think about the journey so that when you start homeschooling, you will be successful. The problem for most parents is the overwhelming nature of the topic. There …

Federal Education is a Waste of Money

Federal Government Wastes More Tax Dollars on Education Federal education is broken. In fact, it never really worked any way. There is no question that wasting money at the Federal Government is a bi-partisan effort. Often it seems like both parties have their own favorite vehicles to burn through our money. When it comes to education, however, both parties are …

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Choosing the Right Homeschool Math Curriculum

Choosing the RIGHT Homeschool Math Curriculum One of the most difficult decisions homeschool parents face is: What homeschool math curriculum is best for my child? The reason this question is so difficult is because the answer will vary—not from family to family, but from child to child. I believe that your child’s learning style will have a huge impact on …

Ep 88 Take a Break and Learn More

Current educational research demonstrates the HUGE benefits that come from studying in shorter spurts with breaks rather than study-binging for long periods of time. Check out the podcast episode 88 and figure out why breaks in your day might be just the thing you need to help your children get more out of less time. You might be surprised what …

Ask the Right Question

We hear all the time about the important role of classic literature in your homeschool experience. There are so many important things that happen when students immerse themselves in good books. The problem is, how do we realize those benefits when are children read those great books? Do you need some help preparing for powerful conversations with your children? How do …

Ep 87 Ridiculous Games You Have To Play This Weekend

What is it about games that get parents so excited? As I looked back over the past two years of podcasts, by far the most successful episodes have dealt with how to build relationships with your children through games. I was actually a little surprised. We have posted some great information on learning styles and teaching techniques, but to my …