109: All About the Waldorf Method

By |2023-09-22T20:33:34-04:00September 22nd, 2023|

The Waldorf Method is a time-honored educational philosophy that focuses on developing students' intellectual, artistic, and practical skills. While Waldorf is often seen in the context of private schools, the freedom of homeschooling allows you to choose any educational philosophy you desire. Today, we sit down with our longtime friend (and longtime Waldorf homeschooler) [...]

Developing Your Educational Philosophy

By |2023-09-15T03:02:41-04:00September 15th, 2023|Advice, General Interest|

Developing your educational philosophy doesn't happen as soon as you begin homeschooling. It takes time to fully develop, but it starts forming the day you decide to homeschool your child. I chose to homeschool as a reaction to situations occurring in my daughter's public school; little boys sitting in a chair with a sad [...]

108: How We Teach Science

By |2023-09-07T17:23:46-04:00September 8th, 2023|

Science is one of the most enjoyable subjects you can learn at home, and there's so many ways to teach science that put the subject right in the hands of your students. Today, we discuss how our different educational philosophies informed how we taught science and reminisce about our favorite science projects and experiments! [...]

107: Youth Civic Organizations

By |2023-08-24T23:36:43-04:00August 25th, 2023|

Youth civic organizations like scouting can be a great opportunity to foster your child's independence while bolstering their education. But where do you start? How do you find the right organization for your child? And are there any downsides? We answer all these questions and more today, so join us and learn all about youth civic organizations!

Homeschooling Two or More Students- Six Ways to Manage Multiple Students

By |2023-08-18T13:20:49-04:00August 18th, 2023|General Interest|

Homeschooling two or more students this year? Whether you are new to homeschooling or you're a veteran homeschooler who now has multiple students to homeschool, this post from March 2022 can help.  There's no quicker way to feel overwhelmed as a home educator than homeschooling multiple students at the same time. Talk about having [...]

106: Back to School… Homeschool!

By |2023-08-10T23:55:35-04:00August 11th, 2023|

Back to school can be a stressful time, even for homeschoolers! But with the homeschooling boom still going strong, there's lots of new homeschooling families that are getting back to school in a whole new way. So today, we're discussing back to school in two parts. First, we talk about back to school for new homeschoolers. We discuss tips to allow it to go smoothly, and we speak frankly about what challenges you may face -- and how to overcome them! In the second part, we discuss how we're prepping for the new school year. Whether beginner or old pro, today's episode is stuffed full of great ideas for how to get back to school... Homeschool!

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