Welcome to the Homeschool Conversations podcast - a podcast hosted by Hip Homeschool Moms. This is a show all about the homeschool lifestyle. Our conversations will be about things that impact a homeschool mom’s life - from practical tips on how to homeschool to inspiring conversations with other homeschool moms. But we will always share the REAL stories that you don’t always see depicted on Instagram and Pinterest!
The Art of Language with Andrew Pudewa
If you don’t already know and love Andrew Pudewa, and, honestly, even if you do, this podcast is a must-hear! He is the creator of the Institute for Excellence in Writing program and is a well-known advocate for and beloved speaker in the homeschool conference world. Andrew shares his knowledge of writing and all things related to it with humor and joy. In today’s podcast, you’ll learn how Andrew discovered many of the techniques and ideas that led him to create his IEW writing program. You’ll discover why he hates the term “Language Arts.” You’ll hear how turning the writing process upside down is the best way to teach students the “Art of Language.”
Happy Homeschooling for Thriving Families with Ashley Wiggers
If your homeschool feels a little hurried or perhaps even stressful, you’ll love the perspective of Ashley Wiggers! Ashley and her husband Alex pour their second-generation homeschooling wisdom and experience into their magazine, Homeschooling Today. They are blessed to have columnists who join them in sharing creative ways to enjoy the freedom and joy that homeschooling can provide.
David Hazell Talks about Homeschooling from Beginning to Beyond
If you are a Christian homeschooler seeking a curriculum that incorporates your faith into every subject, you need to meet David Hazell from My Father’s World. When David Hazell and his wife, Marie, felt the call to homeschool, they were disappointed to find that even Christian schools and curriculums taught traditional subjects with “Bible on the side.” Their solution to the problem was to create their own curriculum!
Katie J. Trent Talks about Fear and Faith; How to Shed Fear and Not Pick it Back Up
Get ready to feel empowered! Learn how to take more control over your response to fear. Discover how to gain better-coping skills and how to use them to improve your life and the lives of your family and your homeschool. Recognize that your response to fear will impact your children and commit to sharing positive ways of coping with the inevitable challenges that you, and they, will encounter in the world today. If these are some of your desires for the new year, but you could use some help to make it happen, you’ll love Katie’s useful and doable tips for changing your mindset and taking the first steps in the right direction. As an extra bonus, you’ll get to hear Trish’s goals for 2022! There are so many great reasons to tune it! You’ll be glad you did!
Michelle Moody Talks about Interest-led Homeschooling: Why It’s Great and How to Begin
Do you want to love homeschooling, but you just…don’t? Is your student bored? If you’re lacking ideas for inspiring your students to love learning or if you’re finding it difficult not to “bring public school home,” you need to meet Michelle Moody! Michelle is the owner of The Homeschool Scientist, former classroom and homeschool teacher, and believer in interest-led learning. Michelle shares her journey from “boring her child to death” to interest-led learning that resulted in her kids taking more personal responsibility for their own education and developing a life-long love of learning.
Courtney Brasfield Talks about Reasons to Consider Homeschooling
Think you have to be an “expert” to offer great homeschooling advice? If so, you need to meet Courtney Brasfield! She’s a Hip Homeschool Moms group member, a fellow traveler with Hip Homeschool Road Trips, mom of multiples, and homeschooling mom who loves the freedom of homeschooling.
If you’re a new homeschooling mom or are considering trying it, Courtney’s words of wisdom will leave you ready to tackle the challenge. If you’re an old pro, you’ll love her fresh perspective and you’ll definitely want to share this podcast with new homeschoolers who can benefit from her knowledge and thoughtful consideration of what is important in a homeschool.
Great Relatable Infor!
Trish and her guests really share what it's like to homeschool in today's world. Bringing in veteran homeschool parents that really share their wisdom in how to make it all work.