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087: Homeschooling as an Introvert (w/ Alyssa Wolff of the Unbusy Mom Podcast)

By |2022-11-25T12:14:41-05:00November 25th, 2022|

Homeschooling as an introvert can be overwhelming. Far from the quiet and ordered world preferred by an introvert, a learning lifestyle can be one of hustle and multiple balls in the air. Alyssa Wolff of the Unbusy Mom Podcast joins us on the podcast today to help. For years, she's been giving introverted homeschooling parents the advice and tools they need to ensure a positive and productive homeschooling environment for both parent and child. From how to avoid getting overwhelmed by too many tasks, to finding moments of calm every day, Alyssa Wolff has been there and can show you the way. And be sure to stay to the end of the podcast, when our hosts answer a question buzzing around their homeschooling groups. // If you have any questions or comments, please email us at: happyhomeschoolpod@gmail.com // SHOW NOTES: - From 11-24-11/29 use code BLACKFRIDAY22 to save 30% at Transcript Maker! www.transcriptmaker.com - Like our page and join our group on Facebook! www.facebook.com/happyhomeschoolpod/ - Follow us on Instagram! https://www.instagram.com/happyhomeschoolpod/ - Alyssa's Website: yourunbusylife.com - The Unbusy Mom Podcast: https://shows.acast.com/unbusy - Alyssa's Calendar Sanity Checklist: https://colossal-motivator-2652.ck.page/8537dbf396 // The Happy Homeschooler Podcast is a Transcript Maker Production. It is hosted by Holly Williams Urbach, Melody Gillum, and Jennifer Jones, produced by Matthew Bass, and edited by Norah Williams. Our graphic design is by Pete Soloway and our music is by The Great Pangolin. If you liked this episode, and you’d like to help us grow, leave us a review and subscribe on Apple Podcasts and Spotify!

086: Speaking with Homeschool Graduates

By |2022-11-10T22:42:41-05:00November 11th, 2022|

Many parents begin their homeschooling journey not having met any homeschool graduates. It can create apprehension, not knowing how your children will react to a different learning lifestyle than what might be considered the norm. But today we hear from five homeschool graduates as they tell us everything they loved about being homeschooled, what the advantages and disadvantages were, and how their own thoughts about being homeschooled evolved over time. Homeschooling is a wonderful, life-enriching experience for parents and children, and we have the witness testimony to prove it! If you have any homeschooling questions or comments, please email us at happyhomeschoolpod@gmail.com SHOW NOTES: Visit Transcript Maker and get your 14-day free trial! Like our page and join our group on Facebook! Follow us on Instagram! The Happy Homeschooler Podcast is a Transcript Maker Production. It is hosted by Holly Williams Urbach, Melody Gillum, and Jennifer Jones, produced by Matthew Bass, and edited by Norah Williams. Our graphic design is by Pete Soloway and our music is by The Great Pangolin. If you liked this episode, and you’d like to help us grow, leave us a review and subscribe on Apple Podcasts and Spotify!

085: Managing Extracurriculars

By |2022-10-28T03:11:21-04:00October 28th, 2022|

Extracurriculars are events and activities outside the lesson plan. Maybe for you it's sports, music, or Scouts. Extracurriculars add much needed variety and spice to your learning lifestyle. In extracurriculars, your students can discover passions they never thought they'd have. In today's episode, we discuss what extracurriculars are, why they're important, and how they [...]

084: Homeschooling on a Budget

By |2022-10-14T02:07:19-04:00October 14th, 2022|

Homeschooling on a budget is important, especially these days. With prices going up at the grocery store it can be hard to know where to cut spending, but a low-cost education does not mean a substandard one. World-class low-cost and no-cost homeschooling options abound, if only you know where to look. Today, we'll be discussing why people find themselves looking for low-cost options, ideas on how to save money, and share amazing resources right at your fingertips that are completely free of charge. Soon you'll see that homeschooling on a budget is fun, easy, and enriching for everyone involved. And be sure to stay to the end, when our hosts answer a very interesting question. // SHOW NOTES: - Visit Transcript Maker and get your 14-day free trial! - Like our page and join our group on Facebook! - Follow us on Instagram! - Free Internet for Students: Project 10Million | T-Mobile - Universal Service Administrative Company (affordableconnectivity.gov) - Homeschool Share - FREE Homeschooling (123homeschool4me.com) - Khan Academy | Free Online Courses, Lessons & Practice - CrashCourse - YouTube - Libby App: Free ebooks & audiobooks from your library // The Happy Homeschooler Podcast is a Transcript Maker Production. It is hosted by Holly Williams Urbach, Melody Gillum, and Jennifer Jones, produced by Matthew Bass, and edited by Norah Williams. Our graphic design is by Pete Soloway and our music is by The Great Pangolin. If you liked this episode, and you’d like to help us grow, leave us a review and subscribe on Apple Podcasts and Spotify!

083: How to Teach History

By |2022-09-26T23:23:57-04:00September 27th, 2022|

Everyone can learn how to teach history. Much more than a just series of important dates to remember, history is the story of all the people of the world. Through history, you can discover new worlds and fascinating people, learning along with your students and building interests you never knew you had. Whether at home, on the road, or through the web, there’s history anywhere and everywhere. Today we discuss How to Teach History, and we share our favorite ways we’ve taught it. And be sure to stay to the end, where we give advice to a struggling homeschooler and share some important reminders. - SHOW NOTES: | Visit Transcript Maker and get your 14-day free trial! | Like our page and join our group on Facebook! | Follow us on Instagram! | Horrible History Books on Amazon | “You Wouldn’t Want to Be” History Book Series on Amazon | All Through the Ages, by Christine Miller | Genevieve Foster History Books | Crash Course Channel on Youtube - The Happy Homeschooler Podcast is a Transcript Maker Production. It is hosted by Holly Williams Urbach, Melody Gillum, and Jennifer Jones, produced by Matthew Bass, and edited by Norah Williams. Our graphic design is by Pete Soloway and our music is by The Great Pangolin. - If you liked this episode, and you’d like to help us grow, leave us a review and subscribe on Apple Podcasts and Spotify!

082: Understanding Your Teen Better

By |2022-09-14T01:20:20-04:00September 13th, 2022|

Every homeschooler will parent a teen at some point, and understanding your teen better is crucial. Awash with new experiences, challenges, and feelings more intense than ever before, teens require new tactics for parents. Every experience they go through will affect the others. Academic difficulty can lead to emotional issues, or vice-versa. Understanding your teen better will allow you to be better prepared. For those with younger children, you can get off on the right foot before your child is a teen. Today, we share our thoughts, experiences, and methods for parenting teens. And we give a glimpse of what lies beyond the teenage years. SHOW NOTES: Visit Transcript Maker and get your 14-day free trial! Like our page and join our group on Facebook! Follow us on Instagram! How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk, by Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish Senior High: A Home-Designed Form+U+la by Barbara Edtl Shelton The Teenage Liberation Handbook: How to Quit School and Get a Real Life and Education, by Grace Llewellyn The Happy Homeschooler Podcast is a Transcript Maker Production. It is hosted by Holly Williams Urbach, Melody Gillum, and Jennifer Jones, produced by Matthew Bass, and edited by Norah Williams. Our graphic design is by Pete Soloway and our music is by The Great Pangolin. If you liked this episode, and you’d like to help us grow, leave us a review and subscribe on Apple Podcasts and Spotify!

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