Why and How to Teach Guitar in Your Homeschool
Oct22

Why and How to Teach Guitar in Your Homeschool

Hey, homeschoolers! Music is such an important and gratifying part of home education. You may have heard my interviews with Joseph Hoffman about piano and Gena Mayo about easy ways of including music in your homeschool. Today, I’m delighted to share my interview with Inga Hope, founder of Gentle Guitar online school and the creator of Music Ed digital magazine about why you should consider having your child learn guitar. She...

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How to Teach Health in Your Homeschool
Sep24

How to Teach Health in Your Homeschool

Hey, homeschoolers! Remember health class in school? Honestly, I don’t. But I do know I haven’t been excited about the health curriculum I’ve used with my high schoolers until now. We’ll talk more about how to teach health in a minute. Listen to the podcast Let’s Connect But first I would love to have you subscribe to my YouTube Channel. I am going to restart my video series called Ask Dr. Mel. I get a...

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How and Why to Teach Your Kids to Be Entrepreneurs
Sep17

How and Why to Teach Your Kids to Be Entrepreneurs

Hey, homeschoolers! Entrepreneurship is like a continuation of homeschooling. Our kids can continue to enjoy freedom in doing what they love to do. That’s what I’m talking about in this week’s episode of The Homeschool Sanity Show. Listen to the podcast But first, I would love to have you tell someone about this podcast. There are sharing buttons no matter which platform you’re listening on. I share favorite...

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CSI Science for Middle and High Schoolers
Jun04

CSI Science for Middle and High Schoolers

Hey, homeschoolers! I met Scott Moening at the Great Homeschool Convention in Cincinatti and am I ever glad! I learned about his company’s forensic science curriculum that I will be using with my 8th grader and two high schoolers next year. My kids are excited about learning what I’m calling CSI science. If you have middle or high schoolers, you can use code HOMESCHOOLSANITY (no spaces) for 10% off and free shipping at...

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Mastery Curriculum: What It Is and Why You Should Include It in Your Homeschool

Hey, homeschoolers! This week I want to talk about mastery curriculum–what it is and why I think you should include it in your homeschool. But first, I’d like to thank my sponsor for this episode: BookShark. Listen to the podcast Podcast Sponsor BookShark homeschool curriculum is literature-based, 4-day, and faith-neutral.  Amber Reed Davis, a busy homeschool mom, says,  “We can’t say enough good stuff...

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How to Have Fun in the Kitchen with Kids
Nov20

How to Have Fun in the Kitchen with Kids

Hey, homeschoolers! In this episode, we’ll chat about having fun in the kitchen with our kids. Some of my fondest childhood memories revolve around the kitchen. How about you? I want to make the same kinds of memories with my kids. Listen to the podcast My guest today is Samantha Barnes. She has years of experience as a middle school teacher and is on a mission to improve children’s learning experiences through the life skill of...

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