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Welcome to the Peaceful Worldschooling Podcast where we are committed to cultivating peace in the world beginning right in our own hearts and homes. New episodes will be released every Tuesday.

Your host, Angela Harders, is a special education teacher, gentle parenting author, and a passionate peaceful worldschooler inviting you to join her on the adventure of a lifetime beginning with a conversation that can change the world.

Peaceful Worldschooling Angela Harders

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Welcome to the Peaceful Worldschooling Podcast where we are committed to cultivating peace in the world beginning right in our own hearts and homes. New episodes will be released every Tuesday.

Your host, Angela Harders, is a special education teacher, gentle parenting author, and a passionate peaceful worldschooler inviting you to join her on the adventure of a lifetime beginning with a conversation that can change the world.

    Episode 47 - Life Lessons from Raising Chickens with Dalia Monterroso

    Episode 47 - Life Lessons from Raising Chickens with Dalia Monterroso

    Dalia Monterroso, also known as The President of Chickenlandia, is a backyard chicken educator, entertainer, and author. When she’s not teaching in-person classes or doing seminars, you can find her on the popular YouTube Channel Welcome to Chickenlandia, her top-rated podcast Bawk Tawk, or her online course Backyard Chickens 101: A Chicken Course for Everyone.

    In 2023, Dalia published her first book Let’s All Keep Chickens! A Down-to-Earth Guide to Natural Practices for Healthier Birds and a Happier World (Storey Publishing).

    In this episode, Dalia and I discuss everything from raising chickens to growing up with two cultures to post-partum depression/anxiety and more! Dalia's honesty and humor will leave you feeling understood and inspired to create a life that you love with the ones you love!

    Additional Resources:


    Website: welcometochickenlandia.com
    YouTube: youtube.com/welcometochickenlandia
    Facebook: facebook.com/welcometochickenlandia
    Instagram: instagram.com/welcometochickenlandia
    Twitter: twitter.com/Chickenlandia1
    TedEx: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1xkNl_WpOxQ&t=140s
    Book - Let's All Keep Chickens: https://amzn.to/3KWnHpW

    • 54 min
    Episode 46: Deschooling vs. Unschooling with Esther Jones

    Episode 46: Deschooling vs. Unschooling with Esther Jones

    Join me as I have a conversation with unschooling mom and creator, Esther Jones.


    1:23 - Can you share a little about you, your family, and your story?

    7:53 - How did you know that school was not be the best option for your son?

    11:05 - What is "deschooling"?

    13:30 - When does deschooling end?

    15:45 - What assumptions did you have to work through during the deschooling process?

    18:30 - "What if my child is 'doing nothing'?"

    20:45 - What do you think about unlimited screen time?

    26:10 - How can I deal with my anxiety about my children gaming?

    30:15 - What does your gaming son do now?

    32:08 - What does it mean for an activity or app to be "educational"?

    34:30 - How did your unschooled children learn to read?

    39:45 - How did your unschooled children learn to write?

    46:48 - How did your unschooled children go to college?

    49:45 - What happens when unschoolers choose to go to school?

    52:10 - What happens when we force children to go to school?

    57:40 - How can people connect with you?

    59:30 - What is one piece of advice that you would give to a new unschooling parent?



    ***CONNECT WITH ESTHER***


    Instagram: @aplaceonahill
    Blog: www.aplaceonahill.com
    Podcast: TheUnschool Space





    ***ADDITIONAL RESOURCES***


    Reading and Typing Program
    Tales of a Toxic Teacher Book
    Deschooling Diary Book

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Episode 45: Parenting the Strong-Willed Child with Danielle Bettmann

    Episode 45: Parenting the Strong-Willed Child with Danielle Bettmann

    Today on the Peaceful Worldschooling Podcast, I have the privilege and honor of introducing you to DANIELLE BETTMANN.

    Danielle is has her bachelor's in Child Development + Education from Birth-Grade 3 with teaching certification. She taught Head Start, Early Head Start and was a home visitor for Save the Children for a program called Early Steps to School Success. She was also an in-home childcare provider alongside a colleague for a little while before leading a large mom's group.

    She's certified as a Positive Discipline parent educator and has been working directly with parents locally and virtually now for 4 years with her own company. Her daughters are 10 and 9-years-old, and her 2nd daughter is as strong-willed as they come!

    Danielle is the owner & parenting coach of Wholeheartedly. She helps families with a strong-willed tiny human find more sanity + solutions and get on the same page! Through group or 1:1 coaching, she helps extend your patience, master Positive Discipline tools and write your Family Business Plan. She's also the host of the Failing Motherhood podcast, working to normalize the struggle and share vulnerable stories of feeling like a "failure", reminding you that YOU are the mom your kids need.

    1:30 - Can you share a little about you, your family, and your story?5:10 - How did you know that you wanted to be a gentle parent?9:09 - Does punishing a child really "work"?11:14 - How do we know if a discipline measure is working?15:00 - How are your two daughters' personalities different?20:40 - How do you parent a strong-willed child differently?26:30 - How do you view "authority" as a gentle parent?30:15 - How is gentle parenting different than permissive parenting?29:00 - How can I disappear problems in parenting with ONE word?39:00 - What do you do when you fail to be the kind of parent that you want?41:40 - Is there every a time when you believe that positive discipline will not work?

    Thank you so much for joining us for the Peaceful Worldschooling Podcast. I hope that this episode was a blessing for you and your family. New episodes are released every Tuesday. Be sure to subscribe so that you will not miss out on a single episode! If you would like to support me and my work, please share this episode with your friends and family and consider donating at the links in the description. You can also donate on my website: www.peacefulworldschoolers.com. I hope your day is as wonderful as you are, and I will see you next Tuesday!***CONNECT WITH DANIELLE***www.parentingwholeheartedly.comCalm your BIG Emotions Workbook *FREEBIE* – www.parentingwholeheartedly.com/emotionsFollow me on www.Instagram.com/parent_wholeheartedlyFailing Motherhood Podcast: https://failingmotherhood.buzzsprout.com/FREE 1-hr masterclass: CHAOS TO CALM - www.parentingwholeheartedly.com/masterclass



    ***CONNECT WITH ANGELA***www.peacefulworldschoolers.comwww.paxacademy.orgFacebook: www.facebook.com/PeacefulWorldschoolersInstagram: @PeacefulWorldschoolerYouTube: www.youtube.com/c/PeacefulWorldschoolersRumble: https://rumble.com/register/PeacefulWorldschoolers/ TikTok: @peacefulworldschoolerTwitter: @ajharders***DONATE TO SUPPORT ANGELA***CashApp: $ajhardersVenmo: @Angela-Harders***SHARE THE PODCAST***Anchor Spotify: https://anchor.fm/peaceful-worldschoolersApple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/peaceful-worldschoolers/id1588667565***BE A GUEST ON THE PODCAST***If you would like to be a guest on the Peaceful Worldschooling Podcast, sign up here: https://calendly.com/paxministriespma/peaceful-worldschooling-podcastIntro Music "Inspirational Background" by AudioCoffeeOutro Music "Wings of Liberty" By: EvgenyBardyuzha

    • 56 min
    Episode 44: Self-Care for Homeschooling Mamas with Teresa Wiedrick

    Episode 44: Self-Care for Homeschooling Mamas with Teresa Wiedrick

    Today on the Peaceful Worldschooling Podcast, I have the privilege and honor of introducing you to Teresa Wiedrick. Teresa helps the dissatisfied or overwhelmed homeschool mama shed what's not working so she can show up in her homeschool (and life) authentically, purposefully, and confidently.

    She offers certified life coaching and homeschool mentoring through the free Facebook Homeschool Mama Support Group, a private Support Group with weekly homeschool or writing workshops, support chats, group coaching and one-on-one coaching options.

    Find Teresa's podcast, Homeschool Mama Self-Care: Nurturing the Nurturer on all the podcast players (and her book with the same title on Amazon, ChristianBooks, and Maplerose.com)."

    Thank you for joining us today as we have a conversation that can change the world.

    1:40 - To get us started, please share with us a little about you, your family, and your story.
    2:45 - What made you realize that homeschooling would be possible for you?
    5:30 - How was the shift from school to home?
    6:50 - What does "unschooling" mean to you?
    10:00 - How did you manage teaching 4 different children with 4 different interests?
    12:00 - What book inspired you to start unschooling?
    26:10 - How do you maintain "separateness"?
    28:10 - How do you support homeschool moms?
    30:45 - What is "thought self-care"?
    38:50 - What your tips for unschooling teenagers?
    45:00 - How did you discover new parenting strategies?
    47:30 - If you could give one piece of advice to a person considering unschooling, what would it be?


    ***CONNECT WITH TERESA***
    www.capturingthecharmedlife.com
    www.instagram.com/homeschool_mama_self_care
    www.facebook.com/homeschoolmamaselfcare
    https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/homeschool-mama-self-care-nurturing-the-nurturer



    ***RECOMMENDED RESOURCES***
    Lisa Rivere - The Homeschooling Option
    John Holt - How Children Fail
    Brene Brown - Vulnerability
    John Taylor Gatto - Dumbing Us Down
    Homeschool Mama Self-Care
    Daniel Amen - Change Your Brain, Change Your Life
    Landmark Forum



    ***CONNECT WITH ANGELA***
    www.peacefulworldschoolers.com
    www.paxacademy.org
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/PeacefulWorldschoolers
    Instagram: @PeacefulWorldschooler
    YouTube: www.youtube.com/c/PeacefulWorldschoolers
    Rumble: https://rumble.com/register/PeacefulWorldschoolers/
    TikTok: @peacefulworldschooler
    Twitter: @ajharders



    ***DONATE TO SUPPORT ANGELA***
    CashApp: $ajharders
    Venmo: @Angela-Harders


    ***SHARE THE PODCAST***
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    Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/peaceful-worldschoolers/id1588667565

    Google Podcasts: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy82ZGRjMTM0OC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw



    ***BE A GUEST ON THE PODCAST***
    If you would like to be a guest on the Peaceful Worldschooling Podcast, sign up here: https://calendly.com/paxministriespma/peaceful-worldschooling-podcast

    I'm looking forward to connecting with you and having a conversation that can change the world!

    Intro Music "Inspirational Background" by AudioCoffee
    Outro Music "Wings of Liberty" By: EvgenyBardyuzha

    • 51 min
    Episode 43: Life as a Grown Unschooler with Jennie Fournier

    Episode 43: Life as a Grown Unschooler with Jennie Fournier

    Today on the Peaceful Worldschooling Podcast, I have the privilege and honor of introducing you to Jennie Fournier, a grown unschooler, indie author, and music teacher. Thank you for joining us today as we have a conversation that can change the world.

    3:40 - What was it like growing up as an unschooler?
    7:45 - Do you remember how you learned to read?
    10:08 - How did you learn math?
    12:20 - Did you ever want to go to school?
    16:30 - What do you think about the ""socialization"" objection to homeschooling?
    20:15 - What didn't you like about unschooling?
    21:45 - How do you plan to raise your own children?
    24:00 - How did your parents support you in your pursuit of music when they aren't musicians?
    28:00 - Why do you think that unschoolers tend to be more entrepreneurial?
    32:00 - Can we trust kids to have freedom?
    35:05 - How did you go to college as an unschooler?
    38:40 - Does unschooling work for children that don't enjoy writing or reading?
    52:10 - What is one piece of advice that you would like to share with someone considering unschooling?

    If you would like to support me and my work, please share this episode with your friends and family and consider donating at the links in the description. You can also donate on my website: www.peacefulworldschoolers.com.

    I hope your day is as wonderful as you are, and I will see you next Tuesday!

    ***CONNECT WITH JENNIE***
    Twitter: @notafiatwoman
    Instagram: @jenniewritesoffarawaylands
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCN--YVJWT6cgXbJLOZ4Zmmw?app=desktop&sub_confirmation=1
    Website: https://msha.ke/jennieinfairyland/

    "***CONNECT WITH ANGELA***
    www.peacefulworldschoolers.com
    www.paxacademy.org
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/PeacefulWorldschoolers
    Instagram: @PeacefulWorldschooler
    YouTube: www.youtube.com/c/PeacefulWorldschoolers
    Rumble: https://rumble.com/register/PeacefulWorldschoolers/
    TikTok: @peacefulworldschooler
    Twitter: @ajharders

    ***BECOME A PEACEFUL WORLDSCHOOLER***
    https://ko-fi.com/peacefulworldschoolers/tiers

    ***DONATE TO SUPPORT ANGELA***
    CashApp: $ajharders
    Venmo: @Angela-Harders


    ***SHARE THE PODCAST***
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    Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/peaceful-worldschoolers/id1588667565

    Google Podcasts: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy82ZGRjMTM0OC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw



    ***BE A GUEST ON THE PODCAST***
    If you would like to be a guest on the Peaceful Worldschooling Podcast, sign up here: https://calendly.com/paxministriespma/peaceful-worldschooling-podcast

    I'm looking forward to connecting with you and having a conversation that can change the world!

    Intro Music ""Inspirational Background"" by AudioCoffee
    Outro Music ""Wings of Liberty"" By: EvgenyBardyuzha"

    • 57 min
    Episode 42: Unschooling as a Single Parent with Dr. Egypt Iredia

    Episode 42: Unschooling as a Single Parent with Dr. Egypt Iredia

    Today on the Peaceful Worldschooling podcast, I have the privilege and honor of introducing you to Dr. Egypt Iredia.

    Dr. Egypt is an unschooling mom, gentle parenting advocate, and minimalist parenting enthusiast. She is also a multi-passionate holistic medical doctor, healer, poet, metaphysician, and non-linear creative.

    She believes that minimalism, slow living, and living a spiritual and intentional life are powerful healing forces. She believes in using all of our wonderful gifts to show up authentically in our lives.

    Her mission is to empower people to live calmer, connected, conscious and creative lives. Thank you for joining us today as we have a conversation that can change the world.

    2:00 - Can you share a little about you, your family, and your story?3:10 - How did you discover unschooling?6:11 - What made you choose to switch from homeschooling to unschooling?8:22 - What were your fears and concerns when you started unschooling?10:50 - How did you handle people that disagree with your parenting?19:45 - How can a single parent homeschool or unschool their kids?31:17 - What was the most challenging part about unschooling for you?42:20 - In what ways have you had to shift in order to embrace unschooling?53:00 - If you could give one piece of advice to someone considering unschooling, what would you say?

    ***CONNECT WITH EGYPT***
    website:
    https://manifestingalchemy.com/
    speaking:
    https://manifestingalchemy.com/speaking
    Poetry;
    https://ello.co/manifestingalchemy


    ***RECOMMENDED RESOURCES***

    www.curiositystream.com



    ***CONNECT WITH ANGELA***www.peacefulworldschoolers.comwww.paxacademy.orgFacebook: www.facebook.com/PeacefulWorldschoolersInstagram: @PeacefulWorldschoolerYouTube: www.youtube.com/c/PeacefulWorldschoolersRumble: https://rumble.com/register/PeacefulWorldschoolers/ TikTok: @peacefulworldschoolerTwitter: @ajharders***BECOME A PEACEFUL WORLDSCHOOLER***https://ko-fi.com/peacefulworldschoolers/tiers***DONATE TO SUPPORT ANGELA***CashApp: $ajhardersVenmo: @Angela-Harders***SHARE THE PODCAST***Anchor Spotify: https://anchor.fm/peaceful-worldschoolersApple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/peaceful-worldschoolers/id1588667565Google Podcasts: https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy82ZGRjMTM0OC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw***BE A GUEST ON THE PODCAST***If you would like to be a guest on the Peaceful Worldschooling Podcast, sign up here: https://calendly.com/paxministriespma/peaceful-worldschooling-podcastI'm looking forward to connecting with you and having a conversation that can change the world!Intro Music "Inspirational Background" by AudioCoffeeOutro Music "Wings of Liberty" By: EvgenyBardyuzha

    • 55 min

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