121: Homeschooling Is (Still) Growing

By |2024-02-22T16:44:06-05:00February 23rd, 2024|

Ever since 2020, homeschooling has been booming. As such, not only are there more people than ever needing help navigating the world of homeschooling, but the world of education in general is transforming to meet the needs of this new homeschooling population. Join Holly and Jennifer as they discuss the ever-increasing growth of homeschooling.

120: Using Contests in Your Homeschool

By |2024-02-08T18:46:55-05:00February 9th, 2024|

Contests and competitions can create much-needed external motivation for students and can foster skills and abilities in our kids that will help them in their future. But for some people, competition is a dirty word, so how can you make sure you're doing it right? Today, we'll be discussing the ins and outs of using contests and competitions in your homeschool.

119: How to Teach Geography

By |2024-01-25T18:23:28-05:00January 26th, 2024|

Geography is an important subject to teach. Through geography we can better know the world around us, the people that live in it, and how to navigate it. But many homeschoolers wonder just how to teach geography. Far from a series of dull facts and scientific definitions, geography can come alive in your homeschool! Today, we'll be discussing all of our best methods for teaching geography. How we engage our students with hands-on learning, and how to make it fun.

118: Mentoring New Homeschoolers

By |2024-01-11T21:45:17-05:00January 12th, 2024|

When you're new to homeschooling, it's invaluable to have people there to help you. Whether recommending curricula, giving advice, or just being there for you, it's a vital resource. So, when you're the experienced hand and you see someone new, it's important to be there to help them, too. Today, we'll be discussing the importance of mentoring new homeschoolers.

117: Handling Intrusive Family Members

By |2023-12-28T18:44:51-05:00December 29th, 2023|

When you decide to homeschool, you feel like you're making the best choice for your child and your family. But sometimes you can face pushback from more traditional family members. Often, it's genuine curiosity, but just as often it's not. How can you handle family members intruding into your homeschooling? And how far is [...]

116: Mental Health for Homeschooling Parents

By |2023-12-21T19:45:57-05:00December 22nd, 2023|

As homeschooling parents, we're fiercely independent. But that can sometimes lead us to isolation when times are hard, feeling as though we have to go it alone. But you don't have to. Today, we discuss the importance of taking care of your mental health as a homeschooling parent and share how we maintain our mental health.

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