Sage Family

By Rachel Rainbolt

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Rachel Rainbolt is the mama behind the Sage Family Podcast, where we gather around a virtual campfire to share meaningful conversations with inspiring and insightful friends around Gentle Parenting, Natural Homeschooling, Simple Living, and Family Adventure. Are you ready to live the family life of your dreams?

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32: Debt Freedom with Sami Womack
01:54:20

Today I’m here with Sami Womack talking about debt freedom. Sami is a homeschooling momma and the voice behind A Sunny Side Up Life Podcast. A shift into intentional living got her family out of $490,000 of debt and Sami now helps other women to downsize, budget, and change habits to experience the life-altering magic of intentional living for themselves. We go over why we advocate for debt freedom, how to get free from debt, budgets, automation, emergency funds, sinking funds, retirement, mortgage, and teaching kids about money.

Get the full show notes here: http://www.sageparenting.com/podcast32

Support the Sage Family Podcast here: www.patreon.com/sagefamily

Jul 16, 2019
31: Contentment with Desirae Endres
01:03:34

Today I’m here with Desirae Endres talking about contentment. Desirae is a mom, wife, host of the minimal-ish podcast, and a former classroom teacher turned online educator. We go over contentment in our spaces, time, relationships, comparison, gratitude, and the distinction with complacency.

Get the full show notes here: http://www.sageparenting.com/podcast31

Support the Sage Family Podcast here: www.patreon.com/sagefamily

Jul 02, 2019
30: Intentional Spending with Elizabeth Willard Thames
01:32:59

Today I’m here with Elizabeth Willard Thames talking about intentional spending. Liz is the creator of the personal finance blog Frugalwoods and book Meet the Frugalwoods, who reached financial independence at 32 and moved onto a 66-acre homestead in the woods with her husband and 2 young daughters. We go over frugality, lifestyle design, redefining success, relationships, parenting, community, and environmentalism.

Get the full show notes here: www.sageparenting.com/podcast30

Support the Sage Family Podcast here: www.patreon.com/sagefamily

Jun 18, 2019
29: Self Care with Amethyst Joy
59:11

Today I’m here with Amethyst Joy talking about self-care.Amethyst is an energy healer, mother of 3, and writer who shares her healing journey and helps people reparent themselves while parenting their children. We go over trauma, integration, maintenance, mindfulness, boundaries, choice, tools, and community.

Get the full show notes here: www.sageparenting.com/podcast29

Support the Sage Family Podcast here: www.patreon.com/sagefamily

Jun 04, 2019
28: Respectful Parenting with Teresa Graham Brett
01:28:08

Today I’m here with Teresa Graham Brett talking about respectful parenting.Teresa lives her passion for creating social change by combining work in social justice education with parenting and is the author of Parenting for Social Change.  We go over semantics, mainstream parenting, respectful parenting, transformative learning and tools, and unschooling.  

Get the full show notes here: www.sageparenting.com/podcast28

Support the Sage Family Podcast here: www.patreon.com/sagefamily

May 21, 2019
27: Play with Peter Gray
02:16:59

Today I’m here with Peter Gray talking about play.Peter is the research professor behind the Psychology Today blog Freedom to Learn and the book Free to Learn.

 We go over what we’ve gotten wrong, real play, mixed age play, scaffolding, equality, screens, independence, and lifestyle.

 

Get the full show notes here: www.sageparenting.com/podcast27

 

Support the Sage Family Podcast here: www.patreon.com/sagefamily

Feb 12, 2019
26: Brave Learner with Julie Bogart
01:34:54

I’m here with Julie Bogart talking about being a brave learner. Julie is the force behind Brave Writer, Poetry Teatime, The Homeschool Alliance, and the upcoming book Brave Learner. We go over real learning, forces of enchantment, capacities for learning, ports of entry, comparison, screens, role modeling, and paydays.

 

Get the full show notes here: www.sageparenting.com/podcast26

 

Support the Sage Family Podcast here: www.patreon.com/sagefamily

Jan 29, 2019
25: Collaboration with Ross Greene
41:59

Today I’m here with Dr. Ross Greene talking about collaboration.Dr. Greene is the originator of the innovative, evidence-based approach called Collaborative & Proactive Solutions(CPS), as described in his influential book The Explosive Child and is now Founding Director of the non-profit Lives in the Balance. We go over why kids misbehave, lagging skills and unsolved problems, the empathy step, the define the problem step, the invitation step, revision, and efficacy.

 

Get the full show notes here: www.sageparenting.com/podcast25

 

Support the Sage Family Podcast here: www.patreon.com/sagefamily

Jan 15, 2019
24: Creativity with Meg McElwee
01:39:18

I’m here with Meg McElwee talking about creativity.Meg is an aspiring gentle parent of three, homeschooler, and work-at-home fiber artist with her indie sewing pattern company, Sew Liberated. We go over creativity for ourselves, for our children, in our parenting, creative blocks, entrepreneurship, minimalism, and clothing.

 

Get the full show notes here: www.sageparenting.com/podcast24

 

Support the Sage Family Podcast here: www.patreon.com/sagefamily

Jan 01, 2019
23: Wardrobe with Zoë Kim
01:23:42

I’m here with Zoë Kim talking about wardrobes. Zoë is the mother of 4, author of Minimalism for Families, and simplicity coach at Raising Simple. She partners with mothers to tackle the challenges of a cluttered home and life with her signature pragmatic and thoughtful approach. We go over why, clothing, shopping, closets, storage, and travel packing.

Get the full show notes here: www.sageparenting.com/podcast23

Support the Sage Family Podcast here: www.patreon.com/sagefamily

Dec 18, 2018
22: Liberation with Akilah Richards
01:10:31

I’m here with Akilah Richards talking about liberation. Akilah is an unschooling podcaster, consultant, and founding board member of The Alliance for Self-Directed Education. She explores privilege and power in our relationships with children and centers the voices of BIPOC raising free people. We go over history, oppression, deschooling, access, unschooling, and parenting.

Get the full show notes here: www.sageparenting.com/podcast22

Support the Sage Family Podcast here: www.patreon.com/sagefamily

Dec 04, 2018
21: Unconditional Parenting with Alfie Kohn
46:34

Today I’m here with Alfie Kohn talking about unconditional parenting.Alfie is the author of 14 books on education, parenting, and human behavior. He’s been on Oprah twice, the today show, and many other programs in addition to speaking regularly at conferences across the country. We go over goals, rewards and punishments, praise, choices, and childism.

 

Get the full show notes here: www.sageparenting.com/podcast21

 

Support the Sage Family Podcast here: www.patreon.com/sagefamily

Nov 20, 2018
20: Emotional Regulation with Azine Graff
56:54

Today I’m here with Dr. Azine Graff talking about emotional regulation. Azine is a psychologist and co-founder of Harmony in Parenting, where she supports parents and children in working through daily challenges through connection. We go over brain development, mirroring/role modeling, accepting/reflecting/validating feelings, connection, small collaboration, and big collaboration.  

 

Get the full show notes here: www.sageparenting.com/podcast20

 

Support the Sage Family Podcast here: www.patreon.com/sagefamily

Oct 23, 2018
19: Neurodiversity with Debbie Reber
59:18

Today I’m here with Debbie Reber talking about neurodiversity. Debbie is a parenting activist, New York Times bestselling author of the book Differently Wired, and the founder of TiLT Parenting, a website, top podcast, and online community for parents who are raising differently wired children. We go over what neurodiversity is, acceptance, connection, mirroring/role-modeling, interventions, labels, and dealing with others.

Get the full show notes here: www.sageparenting.com/podcast19

Support the Sage Family Podcast here: www.patreon.com/sagefamily

Oct 04, 2018
18: Judgment with Tracy Gillett
01:27:32

Today I’m here with Tracy Gillett talking about judgment.Tracy is a nature-obsessed, adventure-loving mama of one and the founder of Raised Good, a blog and community that strives to support and empower parents to trust and follow their instincts on a natural parenting path and the author of The Lost Art of Natural Parenting.We go over the purpose of judgment, when it’s a problem, the importance of authenticity, how to respond, and how to be resilient.

 

Get the full show notes here: www.sageparenting.com/podcast18

 

Support the Sage Family Podcast here: www.patreon.com/sagefamily

Sep 20, 2018
17: Socialization with Israel Butson
51:46

Today I’m here with Israel Butson talking about socialization – the most common question we all get as homeschoolers.Israel is an unschooling dad on a mission to disrupt education and help build a fresh paradigm for a new generation of young learners through Stark Raving Dad. We go over school socialization, natural socialization, balance, values, and building connection.

 

Get the full show notes here: www.sageparenting.com/podcast17

 

Support the Sage Family Podcast here: www.patreon.com/sagefamily

 

Sep 04, 2018
16: Math with Taylor Davis
01:23:02

Today I’m here with Taylor Davis talking about math. Taylor is a former teacher turned passionate life learner, unschooling mama to 3 kids, and advocate for self-directed education.  She co-hosts the podcast, One Free Family, with her husband James.We go over school math, math anxiety/phobia, natural math, fear of gaps, and share what it looks like for us.

Get the full show notes here: www.sageparenting.com/podcast16

Support the Sage Family Podcast here: www.patreon.com/sagefamily

Aug 21, 2018
15: Screens with Leah McDermott
01:07:26

Today I’m here with my friend Leah McDermott talking about screens. Leah is a former Master Educator and now unschooling mama of two who brings more natural elements to children’s everyday learning experiences through Your Natural Learner. We go over misconceptions, utilizing technology as a tool, finding balance, and role modeling with your own screen usage.

Get the full show notes here: www.sageparenting.com/podcast15

Support the Sage Family Podcast here: www.patreon.com/sagefamily

Jul 31, 2018
14: Minimalism with Denaye Barahona
01:11:28

Today I’m here with Denaye Barahona Ph.D. talking about minimalism. Denaye is the voice behind Simple Families--a blog, podcast, and community that helps mothers thrive through simple living. We go over minimalism, parenting, time, playscape, ownership, role modeling, boundaries, and extended family.

 

Get the full show notes here: www.sageparenting.com/podcast14

 

Support the Sage Family Podcast here: www.patreon.com/sagefamily

Jul 17, 2018
13: Values with Becca Shern
01:28:15

Today I’m here with my friend Becca Shern talking about values. Bex is a mom, partner, Registered Dietitian, and creator of Minimal Wellness. We go over inherited values, defining your values, collaboration with your partner and children, setting priorities, and laying out intentions.

 

Get the full show notes here: www.sageparenting.com/podcast13

 

Support the Sage Family Podcast here: www.patreon.com/sagefamily

Jul 03, 2018
12: Sleep with Melissa Lang Lytle
01:55:03

Today I’m here with my friend Melissa Lang Lytle talking about sleep. Melissa is a co-sleeping, radical mama of 3 and my bestie.We go over common sleep baggage (including pressure to CIO) and intentional arrangements, environment, and routines that support better sleep that fosters both connection and independence.

 

Get the full show notes here: www.sageparenting.com/podcast12

 

Support the Sage Family Podcast here: www.patreon.com/sagefamily

Jun 19, 2018
11: Nature with Nicolette Sowder
02:03:05

Today I’m here with my friend Nicolette Sowder talking about nature. Nicolette is a nature-connected educator and founder of Wilder Child and Wildschooling. Most days you can find her being led through her farm and forest by her two wildlings. We go over wildschooling, benefits, fears, lifestyle choices, and bringing nature indoors.

 

Get the full show notes here: www.sageparenting.com/podcast11

 

Support the Sage Family Podcast here: www.patreon.com/sagefamily

Jun 05, 2018
10: Beauty with Deena Barselah
01:39:18

Today I’m here with my friend Deena Barselah talking about beauty. Deena is an Integrative Health Coach and Educator, a wife, a mom to three-year-old Zeke, and lives in Encinitas, CA. We cover defining it, the struggle to embrace it, role modeling, time, quantity, and quality.

Get the full show notes here: www.sageparenting.com/podcast10 

Support the Sage Family Podcast here: www.patreon.com/sagefamily

May 22, 2018
9: Transkid with Rachel Gonzales
01:44:19

Today I’m here with my friend Rachel Gonzales talking about raising a transgender child. Rachel is the education and resource coordinator at Equality Texas, a member of the human rights campaign parents for trans equality council, VP of Texas Trans Kids and Families and the gentle mama of three, including her trans daughter, Libby.

 

Get the full show notes here: www.sageparenting.com/podcast9

 

Support the Sage Family Podcast here: www.patreon.com/sagefamily

May 08, 2018
8: Reading with Leah McDermott
01:20:35

Today I’m here with my friend Leah McDermott talking about Reading on the natural learning path. Leah is a former Master Educator and now unschooling mama of two who has made it her mission to help bring more natural elements to children’s everyday learning experiences through her business Your Natural Learner. We cover misconceptions, reading aloud together, extending invitations through the environment, the relevant and contextualized real-life path to reading, role modeling, and trusting the when – the average age literacy develops naturally.

Get the full show notes here: www.sageparenting.com/podcast8

Support the Sage Family Podcast here: www.patreon.com/sagefamily

Apr 24, 2018
7: Discipline with Tamara Soles
01:56:06

Today I’m here with my friend Dr. Tamara Soles talking about Discipline on the gentle parenting path. Tamara is a mom of 4-year-old twins, Evangeline and Sawyer. She is a psychologist and parent coach in Montreal at the Centre she founded called the Secure Child Centre for Families and Children. We cover the definition of discipline, values, the reward-punishment model, consequences, connection, collaboration, expectations, role modeling, boundaries, and playfulness.

Get the full show notes here: www.sageparenting.com/podcast7

Support the Sage Family Podcast here: www.patreon.com/sagefamily

Apr 10, 2018
6: Breastfeeding with Joy MacTavish
01:20:00

Today I’m here with my friend Joy MacTavish talking about Breastfeeding on the natural path: on cue, at night, in public, and full term. Joy MacTavish, MA, IBCLC, RLC supports families with lactation, babywearing, and gentle parenting practices through her business, Sound Beginnings. 

Get the full show notes here: www.sageparenting.com/podcast6

Support the Sage Family Podcast here: www.patreon.com/sagefamily

Mar 27, 2018
5: Adventure with Robyn Robertson
01:10:02

Today I’m here with my friend Robyn Robertson talking about Adventure and how to embrace a lifestyle of learning, connection, and joy through rich experiences as a family. Robyn is an unschooling mom and a curious student of life who has traveled all over the world with her family and has built a community around families following their passions through her podcast. We cover what adventure looks like for us, what makes for a successful adventure, how we collaborate with our children in planning our adventures, parent growth through adventure, living our values, and privilege.

Get the full show notes here: www.sageparenting.com/podcast5

Support the Sage Family Podcast here: www.patreon.com/sagefamily

 

Mar 13, 2018
4: Deschooling with Pam Laricchia
01:28:21

Today I’m here with my friend Pam Laricchia talking about Deschooling and how the transition into unschooling mirrors the hero's journey. Pam is a long-time unschooling mom who loves exploring unschooling and sharing the fascinating things she’s discovered about learning and parenting along the way. 

Get the full show notes here: www.sageparenting.com/podcast4

Support the Sage Family Podcast here: www.patreon.com/sagefamily

Feb 27, 2018
3: Therapy with Cassidy Freitas
01:26:16

This is episode 3 and today I’m here with my friend Dr. Cassidy Freitas, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist practicing in San Diego, talking about Therapy and how to make it work for us as families outside the mainstream. Cassidy shares that when a helping professional asked them, “How do you describe the problem?,” regarding their daughter, her husband responded, “Why are we calling it a problem?” Exactly.

Get the full show notes here: www.sageparenting.com/podcast3

Support the Sage Family Podcast here: www.patreon.com/sagefamily

Feb 20, 2018
2: Role with Jo Watt
01:01:28

Today I’m here with my friend Jo Watt of the blog and Instagram Girls Unschooled, talking about our role as parents on a natural learning path. Jo is a former teacher turned unschooling mum of 2.

Get the full show notes here: www.sageparenting.com/podcast2

Support the Sage Family Podcast here: www.patreon.com/sagefamily

 

Feb 13, 2018
1: Introduction
16:21

This is episode 1 and today I’ll be giving you an introduction to who I am and what this podcast is all about (natural homeschooling, gentle parenting, simple living, and family adventure). As an avid podcast listener myself, I really appreciate when I can scroll to an episode 1 and get a quick and easy introduction. Plus, my sweet, silly kids (and husband) stop by to introduce themselves. 

Get the full show notes here: www.sageparenting.com/podcast1

Support the Sage Family Podcast here: www.patreon.com/sagefamily

Feb 04, 2018