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Finding Our Unique Homeschool Path (with Aimee Otto)

Today’s Homeschool Conversations guest has a unique homeschool perspective to share. Aimee Otto and her husband, Nick, equally share the loads in their family when it comes to both homeschooling and work. They’ve faced challenges along their journey, but have found an approach that works well for their unique family. Aimee also shares some pretty […]

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Textbook-Free Science: all the resources you’ll need to learn about OUTER SPACE in your homeschool!

I love outer space and all things astronomy. I have ever since I was a young girl dreaming of being the first woman to have a baby in space. (Um, that would be a big NO from me nowadays!) My 9th birthday featured a viewing of my favorite film (“The Dream is Alive“) and astronaut

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Homeschool High School Math Online (with Dennis DiNoia from Mr. D Math)

A few years ago I won an Instagram giveaway that changed my daughter’s life. Ok, so maybe that’s a bit melodramatic. But that was how we were first introduced to Mr. D Math. My daughter is now such a huge fan that we’ve continued to purchase her online high school math courses from Mr. D

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Clap for Classics! online music classes introducing the joy of classical music to children ages 0-5

Clap for Classics! offers delightful, affordable online music classes for your baby, toddler, preschooler, and kindergartner. If you have wanted to introduce your young children to classical music, but you aren’t quite sure where to begin, Clap for Classics! offers you an opportunity to make musical memories with your children in your own home regardless

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Story-Formed, Wonder-Filled Homeschooling (with Amber O’Neal Johnston)

I’ve absolutely loved following Amber Johnston on Instagram. I enjoy seeing pictures of her family exploring the world through travel, reading, and just ordinary family living. I appreciate her reminders that this homeschool mom life we’re living is a good gift. So it was such a delight to chat with her for this episode of

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What do you want to remember when you’ve forgotten everything else?

My teen son and I were visiting my grandmother. She has Alzheimer’s and requires special care. It was a precious time to share our memories with her. When you have a loved one whose memory is fading, you somewhat become an external repository for their past and for your mutual relationship. I brought in my

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Life in the Mundane: tips and encouragement from a second-generation homeschool mom of 6 (with Katie Waalkes)

It’s always fun to meet and chat with another second-generation homeschooler! Katie Waalkes brought so many practical and encouraging tips for thriving in the midst of Life in the Mundane in today’s episode. Who is Katie Waalkes?  Katie Waalkes is a wife of 12 years, mother to 6 kids, and runs the youtube channel “Life in

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Tweens, Teens, and other Homeschooling Joys and Challenges (with Jessica Jensen)

Jessica Jensen has homeschooled through a host of joys and challenges over the years. Her homeschool journey has included a childhood cancer diagnosis, a chronic illness, and the more typical struggles of homeschooling thru the tween and teen years. We had such a delightful conversation on topics ranging from surviving the middle school years to

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