125 episodes

Join us as we delve into the principles and practices of homeschool Morning Time aka Morning Basket or Circle Time. With both experts in their fields and mentor-moms, we will discuss everything from how to choose the right books for a wide age range, to how to memorize a poem, to how to get the kids to sit still. All your burning Morning Time questions answered right here -- every other Tuesday.

Your Morning Basket Pam Barnhill

    • Education
    • 4.8 • 613 Ratings

Join us as we delve into the principles and practices of homeschool Morning Time aka Morning Basket or Circle Time. With both experts in their fields and mentor-moms, we will discuss everything from how to choose the right books for a wide age range, to how to memorize a poem, to how to get the kids to sit still. All your burning Morning Time questions answered right here -- every other Tuesday.

    YMB #123 Geography in Morning Time: A Conversation with Heather Tully

    YMB #123 Geography in Morning Time: A Conversation with Heather Tully

     Don't groan! Geography can be a fun and fascinating topic to study in your Morning Time. In fact, when you get a kid who is into geography they can be so excited over something as simple as locating countries on a map. It is so much fun to see. Join me and Gather co-author Heather Tully as we dig in to all the ways we have done geography in our Morning Baskets through the years and dish on all of our favorite books and resources.


    For show notes and episode downloads, visit pambarnhill.com/ymb123.

    • 32 min
    YMB #122 Top Priorities for Morning Time with Teens

    YMB #122 Top Priorities for Morning Time with Teens

     We've talked a few times on the podcast about how to do Morning Time with your teens, but this episode really hones in on the idea of what do you prioritize when it comes to Morning Time and the teenage years. How do you make it worth their time and energy, how does it change as they get older, and even how do you award credits for what you are doing. 

    • 41 min
    YMB 121 The Importance of a Living Education for Special Needs: A Conversation with Cheryl Swope

    YMB 121 The Importance of a Living Education for Special Needs: A Conversation with Cheryl Swope

     Moms of kids with special needs may wonder what their students are capable of doing. How much should you do and what does this child need. Cheryl Swope is on the podcast today to talk about how all kids need truth, goodness, and beauty in their education. We can provide that as well as meet the practical needs that children have.

    For show notes and episode downloads, visit pambarnhill.com/ymb121.

    • 39 min
    Special Episode: We're having a retreat!

    Special Episode: We're having a retreat!

    We are heading to the beach this January for our first ever We Gather Together Morning Time Retreat. Join me, Gather author Heather Tully, Dawn Garrett and the YMB team as we do Morning Time together, relax on the beach, and share a ton of encouragement and ideas for your Morning Time. In this special episode of the podcast we discuss all the retreat details. Register and read more at https://pambarnhill.com/retreat.

    • 16 min
    YMB 120 Morning Time Plans: Delight for Your Day

    YMB 120 Morning Time Plans: Delight for Your Day

     Today we are giving you a peek behind the scenes at what is included in our ready-made Morning Time plans at Your Morning Basket. I am joined by our member success manager and mom of eight Laney Homan as we dissect what's in the plans, who are they for, and how to get the most out of using them in your homeschool.

    For shownotes and episode downloads, visit pambarnhill.com/ymb120.

    • 54 min
    YMB #119 Something for Everyone: A Conversation with Colleen Rein

    YMB #119 Something for Everyone: A Conversation with Colleen Rein

    I am joined today by Colleen Rein who is a member of our Your Morning Basket Plus membership and a mom who has been doing Morning Time for a number of years in her homeschool. What I love most about Colleen is all the practical insights she has into making homeschooling work for her family. Today she shares insights and tons of good ideas on how Morning Time can support a diverse group of learners.

    For show notes and episode downloads, visit pambarnhill.com/ymb119.

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
613 Ratings

613 Ratings

RachBoz ,

Morning time will change your life

I’ve listened to YMB and Pam off and on for years, and she literally changed my life 7 years ago when I was just starting to homeschool. I’m so thankful for her ministry and encouragement to homeschool moms of all ages! I highly recommend doing morning time!

Skilletfan13 ,

Love the Folk Music episode

So nice to play folk songs and not only classical music. The soundtrack from Oh Brother Where Art Though? Has some great folk songs. In the Disney Frozen Shorts they have one with John Henry that my boys love. Have fun with banjo and fiddle music!😄

Logandinco66 ,

Life Affirming

This podcast is amazing and has helped me so much as recovering perfectionist homeschooling mama! Pam gives so much great insight into so many aspects of life and focusing on homeschooling.

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