Interest-Led Learning: Homeschooling, the First Year
Feb20

Interest-Led Learning: Homeschooling, the First Year

Hey, homeschoolers! I want to thank AFFIRM Films and Sony Pictures Animation for their sponsorship of this podcast. The Star is now available on Blue-ray, DVD and Digital – this is a great movie for the entire family.   Listen to the podcast For this episode I got to catch up with our new homeschoolers. What was intended to be a topic on curriculum choices became a discussion of interest-led learning. I know you’ll be...

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A Psychologist’s Take on the Turpin Case: Homeschooling and Child Abuse
Jan30

A Psychologist’s Take on the Turpin Case: Homeschooling and Child Abuse

Hey homeschoolers! This is an unusual podcast episode for me. I normally don’t address current events or controversial issues. But news of the torture, captivity, and severe abuse and neglect of the Turpin’s homeschooled children is prompting me to speak out. I don’t have answers for how to prevent every case of child abuse, unfortunately. But I do have information that I think must inform our discussion about the...

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How to Teach Foreign Language in Your Homeschool
Jan17

How to Teach Foreign Language in Your Homeschool

Listen to the podcast  Read the blog post Hey, homeschoolers! Have you had a hard time teaching foreign language in your homeschool like I have? I studied German but wanted my kids to learn Spanish. It’s been a challenge for me to say the least. That’s why I was excited to meet Anne Guarnera. She has a PhD in Spanish and is also the homeschooling mother of two boys. She has the author of the website Language Learning at...

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6 Reasons Your Homeschool Still Isn’t Organized
Jan11

6 Reasons Your Homeschool Still Isn’t Organized

Hey, Homeschoolers! This is a special episode of The Homeschool Sanity Show. Getting organized is one of the most popular goals for the new year. Organization is a popular topic at homeschool conferences too. I’ve met many of you in many sessions. I suspect that no matter how great my intentions, many of the homeschoolers who have heard me speak or own my book, The Organized Homeschool Life, still aren’t organized. For...

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Change Your Habits; Change Your Homeschool
Jan02

Change Your Habits; Change Your Homeschool

Hey homeschoolers! Happy new year! As I speak, we have entered a new year. It’s the perfect time to consider making changes to our homeschools and our lives. I want to talk with you about how changing your habits can change your homeschool. Listen to the podcast   Read the blog post But first I want to talk with you about an important change I am making to this podcast. As most of you know, I am still homeschooling four...

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