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Feb. 1, 2024

69. Homeschooling Teens & Their Behaviors

Do all teens need to have stereotypical attitudes and behaviors? Do they all have to be sulky and uninterested and revert to grunting as their main form of communication? How can we foster the relationships with our teens/twe...

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Dec. 6, 2023

68. Why Are You Homeschooling?

Today we’re answering the question of why we homeschool. It’s not just one reason; it’s a whole plethora. Having our own experiences in public school and knowing what the world is like, we knew that homeschooling was the way ...

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Nov. 16, 2023

67. Homeschool On-the-Job Learning

Listen in as Emma chats about exposing our kids to a variety of opportunities that will help them learn job skills as well as figuring out what they might want to explore as a career and what they definitely don’t …

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Nov. 9, 2023

66. Unschooling vs Deschooling in Your Homeschool

Today Emma is talking about the differences between unschooling and deschooling, what they mean, what they might look like in your homeschooling, and some thoughts about why deschooling may be needed after pulling your child ...

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Sept. 27, 2023

65. Best of Series - Homeschooling Kindergarten (and younger)

Planning to homeschool your little one starting from the beginning? Tune in as we talk about homeschooling for Kindergarten and/or Preschool and what that can look like. What should you realistically expect of your little one...

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Sept. 20, 2023

64. Best of Series - Can you pull your kids out of school and homesch…

Today Emma and Beth are discussing pulling your kids from public school. Is it legal? Can you only pull them at the end of the school year? What if the school says you have to choose their independent study program …

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Sept. 13, 2023

63. Best of Series - Homeschool Parent Mindset

Struggles in homeschooling? Maybe YOU, the parent, need to deschool. If you attended public school, you may be pushing your kids into public school ways without realizing it or without realizing many aren’t necessary in a hom...

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Sept. 6, 2023

62 Best of Series - Homeschooling for Free/Cheap

Best of Series replay of episode 15. Wanting to homeschool but feel like it’s not within your budget? What if we told you there were plenty of ways to homeschool for free or on a budget? Listen to this week’s …

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Aug. 23, 2023

61 - Best of Series - To Plan or Not to Plan Your Homeschool Schedule

Best of Series - Replay of episode 11. Today Emma and Beth discuss planning a homeschool schedule. Do you preplan everything down to the day and page numbers? Or do you plan weekly? Or do you do a general flexible …

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Aug. 23, 2023

60. Choosing Homeschool Curriculum (Ep. 8 Replay)

Ahhhhhhhh, curriculum!!!!! This is one of the biggest stressors for new homeschoolers. Is there a perfect curriculum? Is an all-in-one curriculum the best? Should I just choose a curriculum and make my child do it? What do I ...

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Aug. 16, 2023

59. Do you have to do sit-down school work all day when you homeschoo…

(Episode 4 Replay) Today we’re talking about whether homeschooling needs to look like public school at home. Homeschool kids can usually complete their schoolwork in a few hours compared to the seven hours in a public school ...

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Aug. 9, 2023

58. Empowering Homeschoolers to Dream Big: Language Arts with Theresa…

In this inspiring podcast episode, we meet Theresa Peters, mom to two homeschooled kids who are now 15 and 20 years old. Theresa shares her passion for changing the way students learn and achieve their dreams. Drawing from he...

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Aug. 2, 2023

57. Amberlee Rich "Financial Freedom in Homeschooling: Tips to Save M…

In this episode, our guest, Amberlee Rich of Rich Living Coaching, shares valuable insights and practical tips on how to save money while homeschooling. She emphasizes the importance of adopting a money-saving mindset, where ...

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July 26, 2023

56. Planning For the New Homeschool Year

This episode of the Peaceful Homeschool Podcast features Emma and Beth discussing how they plan for the upcoming homeschool year. They reflect on their different planning styles and emphasize the importance of involving their...

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July 19, 2023

55. Summer Time: Creating Structure and Fun for Homeschooling Families

In this episode of the Peaceful Homeschool podcast, hosts Emma and Beth discuss how to make the most of the summer season for homeschooling families. They share their personal experiences and strategies for creating a summer ...

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July 12, 2023

54. Unveiling the Power of Dual Immersion: Language, Culture, and Hom…

Today we’re chatting with Eric Franzen, the co-founder and director of Ideal School, and part of his team is joining us from Argentina, Guatemala, Ecuador, and Mexico. Ideal School is a dual immersion language school with stu...

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June 28, 2023

53. Dr. Del’s Practical Algebra, Geometry & Trigonometry in One Seme…

On this episode we are delving deep into learning about math with math whiz Dr. Del (aka Craig Hane), but we’re also listening to Dr. Del’s wisdom about teaching our kids. He reminds us not to compare, and talks about …

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June 21, 2023

52. Making Math Fun in Your Homeschool? YES! Math teacher Betsy Mays …

This episode features Betsy Mays, former public school math teacher and creator of math games designed to make learning fun! Betsy talks about what to do if your child is really struggling with a math concept, using vertical ...

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June 14, 2023

51. Melissa Fleming of “The Homeschool Awakening”

Today we’re chatting with Melissa Fleming of The Homeschool Awakening, sister of Kirk Cameron and Candace Cameron Bure, and longtime home-educating mom of five. Melissa shares why her family chose to homeschool, her style of ...

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June 7, 2023

“Modern Miss Mason” Author Leah Boden Discusses the Charlotte Mason H…

On this episode we’re interviewing Leah Boden of Modern Miss Mason. Leah shares who Charlotte Mason was, the Charlotte Mason philosophy of education, what living books are, and how Charlotte Mason education can be adapted to ...

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May 31, 2023

49. “Jesus. Yoga Pants. Homeschool.” Author Dr. Natalie Bruce Discuss…

On this episode, we’re interviewing Dr. Natalie Bruce, author of “Jesus.Yoga Pants. Homeschool.,” and chatting about reading - teaching kids to read, ways to encourage and foster a love of reading, phonics vs memorization, Ne...

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May 24, 2023

48. Bonus Episode on Homeschool Socialization with Beth, Homeschool V…

Today Beth is a solo-host! Emma has some exciting things happening! Beth is sharing 2 episodes from her other podcast Homeschool Vibe. In today’s episode Beth covers different ways to socialize homeschoolers from preschool to...

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May 17, 2023

47. Homeschooling with Music

Listen in today as we chat about incorporating music into your homeschooling - instruments, voice, dance, musical theater, music in unit studies, music during chore time, music to help with mental health, music for memorizati...

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May 10, 2023

46. Benefits of Serving Others and Volunteering as a Homeschooler

On today’s episode, Beth & Emma are talking about having a heart for service. Kids can learn so much through serving others - those they know and those they don’t know and may never meet. Kids of all ages can …

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