Ep 77 Tim Milosch and College-Bound Homeschooler

Homeschooling High School… You can do it. In today’s episode, I am going to share with you an interview with Tim Milosch. Tim is a K-12 homeschooled product from Southern California. He has a Masters Degree and is currently pursuing his PhD… so if anyone can provide some evidence to the fact that you can homeschool your high school children, …

Ask Your Children for Input About Curriculum

I had a great conversation with my 14 year-old son about his school experience this year. It opened my eyes regarding how he saw homeschool and why he thought we decided to take this journey. He could not have been more far from the reality… but in the end the only thing that matters to him is his version of …

Choosing Curriculum Pt. 2

We have talked about you as the parent… Now lets take a few days and consider your children. In this episode, I am going to share a few questions for you to ask yourself about each child. Now… these questions need to be considered for each child as an individual. DO NOT GROUP YOUR CHILDREN INTO THE SAME LUMP! They …

Choosing a Curriculum Pt. 1

For many homeschooling parents, choosing a curriculum is the most overwhelming hurdle between them and peace of mind. There are so many choices and variations and the impending doubt of “What if I choose wrong????” Well, we want to help you make your curriculum choices easier. In order to do that there are a few questions you need to answer …

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12 Ways to Use an iPad in Homeschool

Some of these you are probably already using and maybe you won’t get any new ideas from this list… on the other hand, you might learn something that will totally transform your homeschool iPad experience. Here are 12 Ways that you can successfully use an iPad in your Homeschool.

Social Media, Technology, and Homeschool Ep 72

Have you noticed how your children seem to natively migrate to technology and seem to have come to this earth with an innate understanding of how techy stuff works? It is frightening!   As parents there are so many things that we worry about when it comes to technology and what our children come into contact with through technology. Today …

2 Critical Mindsets for Homeschool Parents

2 Important Mindsets for Homeschool Parents There are so many issues that affect you emotionally as a homeschool parents. You face pressure to do everything just right—every day. Many of you have pressure—either direct or at least implied—to prove you are doing it right and that your children are not falling behind into some major abyss where they will never …

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10 Reasons Parents Read to Their Children

Can you go too far in search of equality and fairness? Adam Swift has, and he has no intention of slowing down… Swift and his colleagues suggest that you should not read as much to your children because it provides them with an unfair advantage over the child whose parents don’t read to them!!!   Wow! What do you even …

Ep. 69 Read. Read. Read.

What do you do when health issues keep you child out of school: YOU HOMESCHOOL! On today’s show, I answered a question from Anna about her daughter in the 7th grade that has some health issues that they are working through. Anna wanted to know what she could do to help her daughter keep up with her school work in …

Carole Joy Seid and Homeschooling Made Simple

In today’s episode I interview Carole Joy Seid. Carole is a fantastic advocate for simple homeschool and her approach is one that I whole-heartedly agree with and that we try to utilize in our own home. Sometimes we get a little complicated and we have to reel back a little and readjust… but hey, that is the great part of …