Live, Life, Homeschool
By Amber Stephens
Mother-Daughter duo talk about homeschooling, parenting, being a homeschooled child, and living on a homestead. Learn about homeschooling from an 11 year old's point of view!
The Socialization Question
Homeschoolers always get the question, "What about socialization?" We always try to have an answer for it, but what do the kids think? Today we. asked Ellianah to give us her answer to this age-old question. Her answer surprised me! Listen to this episode and see if she has any insight for you too!
February 14, 2021
What is it REALLY Like to be Homeschooled in High School?
I am doing a 4-part series on Homeschooling in High School over on the blog. So I thought I'd ask my older daughter, Taylor, to join us today to talk about her high school experience as a homeschooled child. She gives us a lot of insight and talks about things I never even knew. So join us as we learn more about what it's like to be homeschooled in high school! To read the series, start here: How You Can Fearlessly Homeschool High School
December 19, 2020
Sick Goats and How We Corrected It
Ellianah and I talk about our goats and our horrible summer with them. It was our first year kidding and milking in several years and we learned a lot. Tune in to listen to our story, what Ellianah thought about it and how she helped us turn our goats around. Thanks for being here!
December 11, 2020
Homesteading with Children
In this episode, we talk about what Ellianah thinks about chores around our homestead. We mostly talk about animal chores, what she thinks about them, and how she feels they shape her character. This is a good one to listen to if you aren't sure if chores are worth the battle, whether you homestead or not. They ARE helping your children become better people. Thanks for being here!
December 01, 2020
Exploring Entrepreneurship with Your Kids
In today's episode, Ellianah talks about her business, Puppy Power Biscuits. She explains lessons she's learned, advice for kids who want to start their own business and she says some very insightful things about risk taking that we can all learn from. For more about our family, visit my blog Live, Life, Homeschool. Thank you for your support!
October 10, 2020
5 Tips To Motivate Your Kids to Homeschool
We are calling this our 5 Tips in 5 Minutes episode! In just 5 minutes, Ellianah gives your homeschool child some tips that help her when she is not motivated to do homeschool. Sometimes kids just don't want to work, it's normal. So what do we do when that happens? Listen to this quick talk about how to find the homeschool motivation for your children. Here are the show notes if you're interested.
September 26, 2020
Tween Girls in 2020: One girl's perspective
The movie Cuties has caused quite the outrage among my circle of friends. I dug deeper into the intent of the movie and realized there is confusion and chaos even among the creators of the film. But it got me thinking and asking the question: What IS it really like living as a tween girl in this day and age and in our hyper-sexualized American culture? So I asked Ellianah what her fears are, her dreams, the pressures that she is facing today as she learns how to figure out this world. There is a lot she said that can be applied to your parenting and it's nice to be aware of what our tween girls are struggling with. I hope you leave this episode feeling empowered to help your daughters navigate life.
September 19, 2020
Review of the Memoria Press Homeschool Curriculum
Ellianah and I give a thorough review of each element of the Memoria Press homeschool curriculum that we use. Listen to today's episode and see what she thinks of our curriculum review. As promised in the episode, here are the links to all of the curriculum that we use. (Yes, they are affiliate links.) Thank you for listening! Memoria Press Website Apologia Science Apologia Science Lesson Plans Math Writing With Ease
September 02, 2020
The Importance of Schedules in Your Homeschool
In this episode, we talk about scheduling. There are many ways to organize and implement a schedule for your homeschool and we talk about the way we like to do it. Ellianah gives some insight on what it's like for a child to have a schedule, as well as advice for other homeschooled children as it relates to scheduling. We also talk about my new Homeschool Scheduling Toolkit, which is available on my blog. Go check it out!
August 22, 2020
Getting to Know Us
Thank you for joining us today on our first episode! We are chatting today about our family, who we are and what we like to do. Ellianah discusses her top favorite and least favorite things about being homeschooled. If you would like more information about homeschooling, I have more information on my blog, Live Life Homeschool. Thank you!
May 30, 2020