HST#275 – Our 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, Pre-School Homeschool Year (2023)

Listen to our podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. Today we discuss what our plan is for this coming year. We’ve got two kiddos to consider now. We have to think about balancing curriculums, weighing our activities, and managing our time. It’s going to be a great year! Touring […]

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HST#267 – Creating a Tablet-Based Learning Platform

Listen to our podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. Screens are everywhere. Today we talk about bringing a screen, purposefully, into our homeschool environment as a learning tool and a one-stop-shop to aid the educator. With a tablet, we can take our books on the go, reference our curriculum, […]

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HST#265 – Reading Fluency Strategies

Listen to our podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. Every early year’s homeschool is laser-focused on teaching their student to read. We are following curriculums. We are reading to them all the time. But we don’t yet see the reading fluency we hope. In today’s episode, we talk about […]

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HST#263 – The Over-Scheduled Homeschooler

Listen to our podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. People outside of homeschooling circles often have a vision of homeschoolers who are gathered around the dining room table learning all day. This is rarely the case. Typically we can be just as busy, if not more busy, than traditionally […]

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HST#261 – (encore) Naysayers

Listen to our podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. At some point, another person will express a negative opinion about your decision to homeschool your children. Whether it comes from a place of love or it’s a stranger who insists on having input on your parenting decisions, these expressed […]

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HST#239 – Create Your Homeschool Space

Listen to our podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. In today’s episode, we talk about building out that homeschool space, understading your goals, finding what works for you and your kiddos! Choose your spaceDesignImportant Considerations Touring The World Resource GuidesCheck out our country resource guides to help you with […]

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HST#237 – Budget Homeschooling 4 – Infrastructure and Extras

Listen to our podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. To conclude our four-part series on Budget Homeschooling, today we’ll be talking about infrastructure and the extras that can expand and enhance your homeschool! Infrastructure Budget IdeasExtras (Field Trips, Volunteer, Media) Touring The World Resource GuidesCheck out our country resource […]

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HST#235 – Budget Homeschooling 3 – Books and Supplies

Listen to our podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. Continuing our series on Budget Homeschooling, today we’re discussing homeschooling materials! We’ll talk about how to get books and supplies affordably as well as when to buy vs. borrow! How much have we spent this year on books and suppliesBooks […]

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HST#233 – Budget Homeschooling 2 – Curriculum

Listen to our podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. Continuing our series on Budget Homeschooling, today we’re delving into the world of curriculum (hardcopy, digital, and online)! We’ll talk about important considerations in choosing curriculum, how to keep it budget-friendly, and we’ll give you a list of affordable secular […]

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HST#231 – Budget Homeschooling 1 – How Much Should Homeschooling Cost?

Listen to our podcast above, subscribe using your favorite podcast service, or watch on YouTube. There are so many questions to consider when starting homeschooling and how much homeschooling costs is a key factor for many families. Today on the show we’ll kick off our budget homeschooling series by discussing how much homeschooling should cost […]

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