148 episodes

Let’s Talk Homeschool is a podcast hosted by Davis and Rachael Carman. They have been homeschooling their seven kids since 1996. As of 2022, all seven have graduated from their family homeschool and are in college or have already graduated. IOW, by God's grace, this adventure of a lifetime — called home education — has been very good for their family. They believe if there was ever a time to homeschool, it is now!

*** This podcast is sponsored by Apologia Educational Ministries ***

Let's Talk Homeschool Davis Carman

    • Education
    • 4.9 • 24 Ratings

Let’s Talk Homeschool is a podcast hosted by Davis and Rachael Carman. They have been homeschooling their seven kids since 1996. As of 2022, all seven have graduated from their family homeschool and are in college or have already graduated. IOW, by God's grace, this adventure of a lifetime — called home education — has been very good for their family. They believe if there was ever a time to homeschool, it is now!

*** This podcast is sponsored by Apologia Educational Ministries ***

    #147 A Conversation with Apologia General Manager, Ladd Lesh

    #147 A Conversation with Apologia General Manager, Ladd Lesh

    In this show, Davis talks with Ladd Lesh, the General Manager of Apologia Educational Ministries. He is a homeschool Dad of 9 kids. They talk about family and how a Dad can help support his wife and lead his family in their homeschooling journey.

    • 25 min
    #146 Gutenberg, the Pilgrims, and the Bible

    #146 Gutenberg, the Pilgrims, and the Bible

    The first book Gutenberg produced in his newly invented printing press was the Bible. The primary book the Pilgrims used to teach their children to read was the Bible. In this show, we talk about making Bible reading a priority in your homeschool.

    • 20 min
    #145 A Carman Family Thanksgiving

    #145 A Carman Family Thanksgiving

    Our family LOVES the Thanksgiving holiday. In this episode, we share some of the traditions and activities we do to make it fun and memorable.

    • 20 min
    #144 Who Am I? (part 7 of 8) - The Challenge

    #144 Who Am I? (part 7 of 8) - The Challenge

    Apologia publishes a 4-volume series called the What We Believe series. It's a worldview study endorsed by the late Chuck Colson. The second volume in the series is titled, Who Am I? In that text, several stories are included to illustrate the lessons. This podcast is the SEVENTH of an 8-part series where you can listen to the story titled: THE CHALLENGE.

    • 16 min
    #143 Devotional - What's So Funny About Generosity?

    #143 Devotional - What's So Funny About Generosity?

    This is a devotional based on 2 Corinthians 9:7.

    • 6 min
    #142 Spotting a Homeschooler

    #142 Spotting a Homeschooler

    ON June 22, 2022, Apologia sponsored an article with the Babylon Bee, a satire site run by conservative Christians. They created an info-graphic titled "How to Spot a Homeschooler." Apologia sponsored the article, which included a non-satire message and promotional video. You can view the article yourself by going to this website: https://babylonbee.com/news/infographic-how-to-spot-a-homeschooler

    • 17 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

Mrs. Lbs ,

Much Needed Wisdom

I am so thankful that Rachel and Davis are taking the time to make a podcast. I really enjoy gleaning wisdom from godly homeschooling parents who have been through so many things I am experiencing now. This is a great show for veteran homeschoolers and newcomers alike.

aecastleberry22 ,

Such BOLd truths!

I have been enjoying this podcast from Episode 1, and I keep sharing episodes with others! The “don’t stop at high school part 1,” is really resonating with me. Our oldest is in 8th grade, and every week our family is fielding questions related to “are we really going to homeschool through high school???” It’s so hard not to jump ship out of fear; it’s hard not to sound judgmental when I give reasonings for continuing to homeschool through high school; and it’s hard to watch teens go down the same-old-path of waywardness bc they are being led by their peers and society, not their families.

I am so appreciative of Davis and Rachael’s BOLDNESS to speak out and speak up. “Socialization” is scary. People who advocate for socialization honestly don’t understand what they are advocating for.

I look forward to all of the Let’s Talk Homeschool episodes. Please keep them coming!!

Heather Law ,

Don't stop at highschool

Thank you for being brave and speaking truth. Your show is a true blessing. Keep up the amazing work!!

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