Welcome to The Oikos Family Podcast.
A podcast all about the family. Covering topics from home education to health and everything in between.
Individuality and the Comparing Trap
Sonja and Sylvie discuss the individuality and uniqueness of every family, how no two children are alike, and how social media can be a trop for comparing.
Checklists - Ticking the Boxes
Sonja is once again joined by Sylvie Eksteen and they discuss checklists, curriculum, chronic illness, board games, load shedding in South Africa, and the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Read Aloud & Bible Study (The Sonja & Sylvie Series)
Sonja and Sylvie discuss the value and importance of read aloud time and Bible study as a family.
Curriculum – Board Games (The Sonja & Sylvie Series)
Sonja and Sylvie chat about family board games, training character, reading aloud, and the COVID-19 pandemic.
A Golden Opportunity
Sonja and Sylvie discuss the golden opportunity presented to us all by this global pandemic.
The Sonja & Sylvie Series
This week Sonja is joined on the podcast by Sylvie, a home educating mom who lives on the same nature reserve as Sonja.
Sylvie has previously joined Sonja on a couple of Oikos Live videos:
Tea Time with Sonja & special guest, Sylvie Eksteen (Oikos Live Episode 30)
The Digital Revolution (Oikos Live Episode 43)
Sylvie has been home educating her 4 children for 8 years at the time of this recording and has much to share.
In this episode Sylvie shares her testimony of starting her home education journey and the mental adjustments she has made over the years from an academically focused ‘school at home’ to a ‘learning lifestyle’.
One of the tools discussed that assisted in this adjustment was KONOS:
Another one being family board games:
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