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For the young parents, the veteran homeschoolers, or anyone navigating the waters of homeschool options, nationally-known speaker and educational consultant, Carole Joy Seid, helps you homeschool simply, inexpensively, and enjoyably with a Bible, math curriculum, and library card. Because great books have the power to build godly family culture and give educational success! If you need a weekly shot of encouragement and support to continue on with confident joy in your homeschooling journey, listen in.

Homeschool Made Simple Carole Joy Seid

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For the young parents, the veteran homeschoolers, or anyone navigating the waters of homeschool options, nationally-known speaker and educational consultant, Carole Joy Seid, helps you homeschool simply, inexpensively, and enjoyably with a Bible, math curriculum, and library card. Because great books have the power to build godly family culture and give educational success! If you need a weekly shot of encouragement and support to continue on with confident joy in your homeschooling journey, listen in.

    Allowing Your Child to Pursue Their Own Interests

    Allowing Your Child to Pursue Their Own Interests

    This is the last episode of season 3. Carole will be back in July 2022 for season 4!

    What happens when you give your child the opportunity to pursue their own interests under parental guidance?

    Homeschooling allows each family to customize education to fit the child!

    In this conversation with Frankie Beck, you'll hear what happens when he was allowed the freedom to pursue his own interests.

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    To hear Carole's interviews with Frankie's parents, listen to episodes 49, 112, and 113. 
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    The Enchanted Hour

    The Enchanted Hour

    Do you know Meghan Cox Gurdon? 

    She's the children's literature editor of the Wall Street Journal. For years, Carole has quoted her articles in seminars. 

    In this episode, Carole shares about Gurdon's book, The Enchanted Hour: The Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud in the Age of Distraction.

    You'll hear some of the research Gurdon shares in her book as well as a preview of the chapters, and why this is a must-read book!

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    "The Nightingale" read by Carole Joy Seid

    "The Nightingale" read by Carole Joy Seid

    In this episode, Carole reads The Nightingale by Hans Christian Andersen.

    If you enjoy this episode, be sure to listen to other read aloud episodes like episode 111.

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    A Truly Customizable Education

    A Truly Customizable Education

    We're back with Dan Beck for part two of our conversation!

    If you missed part one, be sure to listen to episode 112.

    You'll hear about:
    - the freedom homeschooling allows for traveling
    - how they customize each child's education
    - having a learning disabled child in their home
    - listening to God's voice leading our educational decisions
    - an easy way to develop homeschool community
    - being okay with being different

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    A Dad-of-Eight's Perspective

    A Dad-of-Eight's Perspective

    So often in the homeschool movement, women have a predominant voice. But, no wife can homeschool without her husband's support. It's so important to include men's voices!

    In this episode, Carole interviews Dan Beck who shares how he and his wife, Kara, found the Moore's book, Better Late Than Early.

    Dan shares how that philosophy has guided their homeschooling journey up to this point. 

    In this episode, you'll hear about: 
    how the Becks have customized each child's educationDan's sons experiences serving at Coldwater Campwhat Dan wished he knew when he started homeschoolinghow they managed homeschooling eight childrendeveloping a nurturing family culturethe most important ingredient to encourage bondingYou'll be so encouraged by what Dan shares!



    Listen to episode 19 to hear more about Better Late Than Early and listen to episode 49 to hear Carole's interview with Dan's wife, Kara. 

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    The Selfish Giant

    The Selfish Giant

    In this episode, Carole reads one of her favorite shorts stories, The Selfish Giant by Oscar Wilde. 



    Listen to episode 104 to hear more about illustrator Lizbeth Zwerger. 

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Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
232 Ratings

232 Ratings

Bridget Feng ,

Keeps Me Coming Back for More

I must subscribe to 20+ podcasts on homeschooling and this is the show that I find myself coming back to time and time again. So much wisdom and good advices for how to homeschool and parenting I especially love her book recommendations, not just for children but also for adults. This is an invaluable resource for Christian families that want to raise Godly children.

MPCCRZ ,

Hope for a joyful and peaceful homeschool life!

I attended my first Carole Joy Seid conference yesterday. I’ll be honest…..prior to when I signed up a month ago I had never even heard of her, even though I’ve been homeschooling for almost four years. What a joy to listen to her! She truly does make you feel like you can successfully homeschool your children without being run ragged. I just started listening to the podcasts and I can’t wait to make my way through every single one!

TellMeAStoryAgain ,

Timeless Wisdom from a Christian Worldview

Carole’s podcast episodes are always encouraging and worth the 20+ minutes to listen to each and every week. She will edify the mom, the dad and child through her Biblical worldview from how to select the best books for your children to how to care for yourself, your marriage and family. Carole clearly has a heart for the Lord, but she is never preachy. In her gentle and sweet words, she will convict you on issues such as media, pornography or how to eat healthy. Spend time with Carole and you will never regret the time spent.

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