Simple Homeschool

By Jamie C. Martin

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This is the podcast that brings a quick dose of homeschooling inspiration, confidence, and freedom your way - helping you discover the unique style of home education that fits your unique family.

Episode Date
Simple Homeschool Ep #7: Patience, Kindness, and Vitamin D, Permission to trust your gut
10:14

Today's episode was written by Simple Homeschool contributor Melissa Camara Wilkins, and if you'd prefer to read instead of listen to it, head to https://simplehomeschool.net/trustyourgut/

Do you ever get stuck between the mom you wish you were, and the mom you actually are? If so, listen in and be encouraged...

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This episode is sponsored by This Week in History. Check out a sample week at bit.ly/thisweeksimple

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What's Your Homeschool Mom Personality? Take Jamie's quiz and get your free personality report at simplehomeschool.net/quiz/ 

 

Nov 17, 2019
Simple Homeschool Ep #6: 5 homeschool reminders from a former classroom teacher
09:39

Today's episode was written by SimpleHomeschool.net contributor Shawna Wingert of Not the Former Things:

"As my friend spoke and shared her struggles, it occurred to me that she was beating herself up for things that, when I was teaching in a classroom, we all accepted was just a part of teaching."

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This episode is sponsored by Reading Eggs.

Sign up for their 4 week free trial (no credit card required!) at bit.ly/readingeggssimple 

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If you’ve found this podcast helpful, visit simplehomeschool.net/secrets to receive a copy of Jamie's free ebook, Secrets of a Successful Homeschool Mom!

Nov 10, 2019
Simple Homeschool Ep #5: Why is it so hard to trust the process?
08:50

Today's episode was written by SimpleHomeschool.net contributor Kari Patterson of Sacred Mundane:

In May of 2017 Kari was at her wit's end. She felt like she had become the mom she never wanted to be. 

Listen in to find out how she made a huge change in her homeschool, and how her family is discovering that the process was worth trusting.

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This episode is sponsored by Think Outside Boxes

It’s a one-year outdoor curriculum that follows the season; use code SIMPLE10 for $10 off your first box! Check it out at bit.ly/thinkoutsidesimple

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If you’ve found this podcast helpful, visit simplehomeschool.net/secrets to receive a copy of Jamie's free ebook, Secrets of a Successful Homeschool Mom!

Nov 04, 2019
Simple Homeschool Ep #4: 5 things I’d do differently if I started homeschooling now
09:36

It’s been over 11 years since my family took our first step on this homeschooling path. I look back with few regrets, grateful for all the imperfect choices we made that led us here.

However, my decade of experience has also given me perspective, and there are five things I might do differently if I could go back to those very early years.

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This episode is sponsored by Ivy Kids! It’s like PreK/K in a box, with ways to adapt for ages 3-8, and you can use code IVY20 for 20% OFF your 1st kit!

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If you’ve found this podcast helpful, visit simplehomeschool.net/secrets to receive a copy of my free ebook, Secrets of a Successful Homeschool Mom!

Oct 27, 2019
Simple Homeschool Ep #3: 5 simple strategies to combat anxiety
08:01

Today's episode was written by SimpleHomeschool.net contributor Colleen Kessler of Raising Lifelong Learners.

Anxiety is a sneaky thing. Big worries hit at unexpected times. They kill off the happy in an otherwise beautiful day. They sabotage the fun of a field trip.

They hurt a mama’s heart. Listen in for a few practical ideas on how to manage it in your homeschool.

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This episode is sponsored by Christian Homeschool Entrepreneurship

It's an online course for homeschoolers designed to help your children cultivate a strong work ethic and grow a Biblical worldview of work.

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If you’ve found this podcast helpful, visit simplehomeschool.net/secrets to receive a copy of Jamie's free ebook, Secrets of a Successful Homeschool Mom!

Oct 27, 2019
Simple Homeschool Ep #2: I quit homeschooling once
10:29

Today's episode was written by SimpleHomeschool.net contributor Kara S. Anderson.

When she first started homeschooling, Kara used a method that made her feel bad ALL THE TIME.

But when she decided to take the parts of that philosophy that worked for her family, and leave the rest behind, she found a new freedom.

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This episode is sponsored by Be Naturally Curious. Simple Homeschoolers worldwide love their downloadable mini-courses:

Created by professional scientists/nature lovers, these are super-inexpensive and ideal for K-5th grade, teaching concepts through stories, crafts, games, movement-based activities, and experiments!

If you’ve found this podcast helpful, visit simplehomeschool.net/secrets to receive a copy of Jamie's free ebook, Secrets of a Successful Homeschool Mom!

 

Oct 27, 2019
Simple Homeschool Ep #1: Welcome ~ The Road Less Traveled By
07:16

This is the podcast that brings a quick dose of homeschooling inspiration, confidence, and freedom your way, helping you discover the unique style of home education that fits your unique family. 

I’ve tossed around the idea of creating a podcast for a while, but it wasn’t until earlier this year, when I had the chance to record the audio version of my new book Introverted Mom that the pieces began to come together in my mind. I discovered how much I loved audio narrating, and I realized that many of the posts we have in the archives of SimpleHomeschool.net would make for perfect pep talks to listen to as well as to read.

So that’s what I’ll be doing here, pulling from the best of our archives as well as sharing brand new encouragement, offering you another way to engage with the inspiring content on our site, and I hope it’s a blessing as you fold the laundry, do the dishes, or take the kids to soccer lessons. 

For today’s first episode I chose a post I wrote six years ago. It’s perfect because it conveys the wonder, adventure and beauty, we find on our homeschooling journey. 

It’s called The Road Less Traveled By…

If you’ve found this podcast helpful, visit simplehomeschool.net/secrets to receive a copy of my free ebook, Secrets of a Successful Homeschool Mom! 

Oct 27, 2019