067: Homeschool Organization

By |2022-01-25T01:16:07-05:00January 25th, 2022|

Homeschool organization is crucial no matter what kind of homeschooler you are! Whether you're homeschooling for one semester or for the rest of your life, Holly and Jennifer's longtime homeschooling experience will set you right. Topics include keeping your house tidy, record keeping, homeschooling rooms, and more! Homeschool organization will be a cinch! And [...]

066: Unexpected Benefits of Homeschooling

By |2022-01-25T01:18:28-05:00January 11th, 2022|

The benefits of homeschooling are well known, whether it's the freedom to choose your curricula, or teaching to proficiency rather than teaching for an exam. But there are a whole host of unexpected benefits too! They may not be why you chose to start homeschooling, but they've improved your lives immeasurably. Holly, Melody, and [...]

065: A Look Back At 2021

By |2021-12-27T22:09:28-05:00December 28th, 2021|

We've covered a lot of ground here at the Happy Homeschooler Podcast in 2021, and to celebrate the end of the year, we're looking at all of our 2021 episodes. We'll discuss each one, review them, and point out a few of our favorites. Maybe you'll find a new favorite too! And be sure [...]

064: Making Music A Part of Your Life

By |2021-12-14T15:22:23-05:00December 14th, 2021|

Music is all around us, on TV, in movies, everywhere we go. It's so omnipresent, that we can sometimes forget to actively make space for it in our lives, and the lives of our children. In today's episode, Holly and Melody discuss making music a part of your life, why it's important, what benefits [...]

5 reasons why it’s important for homeschoolers to read fiction

By |2021-12-08T11:26:32-05:00December 8th, 2021|Advice, Career Tips, General Interest, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

As a homeschool student, are you wasting your time if you read novels? I would argue you’re not. While many people espouse the benefits of reading nonfiction books (of which there are many), many do not give novels credit where credit is due. Novels can really be helpful for homeschoolers. Let’s take a look [...]

063: What Is Unschooling?

By |2021-11-22T23:44:18-05:00November 23rd, 2021|

What is Unschooling? People tend to have some funny ideas when they hear the name "unschooling," but the truth is far from a lack of education. Our favorite guest, Jennifer Jones, returns once again to share her experiences with unschooling, and discuss how surprising and rewarding this child-focused education philosophy can be. And stay [...]

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