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Homeschooling 365

Homeschooling 365

By Khadija

The homeschooling community has amazing collective wisdom to share and we bring it to you in a podcast. We don’t believe in recreating the wheel and let's be honest none of us have time for that. In the time it takes enjoy a cup of tea you can listen to some of the best homeschooling advice. Homeschooling can be tough but with the right network it doesn't have to be.
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Episode 23: How to Promote Creativity
Episode 23: How to Promote Creativity
On episode 23 of the Homeschooling 365 Podcast listen to "How to Promote Creativity" by Julie Polanco of Julie Naturally. Creativity encompasses far more than arts and crafts. Julie talks about the importance of creativity and how we can cultivate it in our children.   Julie is an Herbalist, Aromatherapist, blogger, author, podcaster, homeschooling mom and much more! Her book 100 (low and no cost) Ways to Motivate Kids offers challenging ideas for children ages 6 through 18 to engage with the world in relevant, creative ways. On her blog Julie Naturally, you can find articles on wholistic health, natural cleaning, nature based learning and homeschooling.   You can read her blog post here: https://www.julienaturally.com/how-to-promote-creativity/  Do you have a favorite blog or blog post that you would love to hear on the podcast? Share it with us on our website, Instagram, Facebook or email Khadija at 365homeschooling@gmail.com
15:38
August 19, 2021
Episode 22: 7 Quick Solutions When Homeschooling Is Too Hard
Episode 22: 7 Quick Solutions When Homeschooling Is Too Hard
On episode 22 of the Homeschooling 365 Podcast listen to an article by Sara Dennis of Classically Homeschooling. Difficult days are inevitable but there are ways to deal with them that can preserve and promote the connection in your homeschool.  On Sara's blog you can learn more about classical homeschooling and even join a community of parents passionate about Classical Homeschooling. Sara also has lots more great advice as well as curriculum reviews and resources.  You can read her blog post here: https://classicallyhomeschooling.com/when-homeschooling-isnt-working/ Do you have a favorite blog or blog post that you would love to hear on the podcast? Share it with us on our website, Instagram, Facebook or email Khadija at 365homeschooling@gmail.com
06:06
August 16, 2021
Episode 21: Why it’s Past Time to Stop Asking “What about socialization?”
Episode 21: Why it’s Past Time to Stop Asking “What about socialization?”
On episode 21 of the Homeschooling 365 Podcast listen to an article by Misty Martin of Homeschool Toolbox. Misty offers an important perspective on topic of socialization.   On Misty's blog Homeschool Toolbox you can find answers to common homeschooling questions, planning tools and FREE access to a comprehensive database of online homeschooling resources organized by content area!  You can read her blog post here: https://homeschooltoolbox.com/what-about-socialization/ Do you have a favorite blog or blog post that you would love to hear on the podcast? Share it with us on our website, Instagram, Facebook or email Khadija at 365homeschooling@gmail.com
10:05
August 02, 2021
Episode 20: How to Organize a Homeschool Used Curriculum & Book Sale
Episode 20: How to Organize a Homeschool Used Curriculum & Book Sale
On episode 20 of the Homeschooling 365 Podcast listen to an article by Angi Michaelson of Adventures of a Homeschool Mom. As part of her new leadership series Angi has a great step by step article on how to set up and run a successful homeschool used curriculum and book sale.  Get homeschool ideas, inspirations and encouragement as well as educational resources and curriculum reviews on Angi's website! Angi also homeschool consulting services to help you choose the perfect curriculum to fit the individual needs of your children You can read her blog post here: How to Organize a Homeschool Used Curriculum & Book Sale  Do you have a favorite blog or blog post that you would love to hear on the podcast? Share it with us on our website, Instagram, Facebook or email Khadija at 365homeschooling@gmail.com
08:59
July 29, 2021
Episode 19: How to Use Narration in Your Homeschool
Episode 19: How to Use Narration in Your Homeschool
On episode 19 of the Homeschooling 365 Podcast listen to an article by Weronika Ozplot of Multicultural Motherhood. Weronika helps breakdown the important skill of narration and how to use it in your homeschool. Weronika is a Speech and Language Therapist specializing in bilingualism. Her blog Multicultural Motherhood is a great place to learn more about how you can boost your child’s speech, language and literacy skills. You can read her blog post here: http://www.multiculturalmotherhood.com/2021/01/how-to-use-narration-in-your-homeschool.html Do you have a favorite blog or blog post that you would love to hear on the podcast? Share it with us on our website, Instagram, Facebook or email Khadija at 365homeschooling@gmail.com
07:09
July 26, 2021
Episode 18: When Your Curriculum Choices Sabotage Your Homeschool
Episode 18: When Your Curriculum Choices Sabotage Your Homeschool
On episode 18 of the Homeschooling 365 Podcast listen to an article by Emily Copeland of TableLifeBlog. Emily writes about ways we can identify if a homeschool curriculum may actually be sabotaging our homeschool rather than enriching it! She also inspires listeners to remember that we are the boss of our homeschool not the curriculum.  TableLifeblog has lots more wisdom along with curriculum reviews, art ideas and unit studies.  You can read her blog post here: https://tablelifeblog.com/sabotage-your-homeschool/ Do you have a favorite blog or blog post that you would love to hear on the podcast? Share it with us on our website, Instagram, Facebook or email Khadija at 365homeschooling@gmail.coml     
07:27
July 08, 2021
Episode 17: How to Get Your Kids to Do Their Schoolwork (Without the Power Struggle)
Episode 17: How to Get Your Kids to Do Their Schoolwork (Without the Power Struggle)
On episode 17 of the Homeschooling 365 Podcast listen to an article by Nike Anderson of The Homeschool Genius. Nike shares tips on dealing with the inevitable refusal to do school work with a calm and compassionate approach.  At the Homeschool Genius you can learn more about whole-child education. On Nike's blog you can find more great tips, resources and ideas on how to implement whole-child education and a holistic homeschool approach. You can read her blog post here: https://thehomeschoolgenius.com/how-to-get-your-kids-to-do-their-schoolwork-without-the-power-struggle/ Do you have a favorite blog or blog post that you would love to hear on the podcast? Share it with us on our website, Instagram, Facebook or email Khadija at 365homeschooling@gmail.com
07:15
July 05, 2021
Episode 16: The Time I Failed Bilingual Kindergarten
Episode 16: The Time I Failed Bilingual Kindergarten
On  episode 16 of the Homeschooling 365 Podcast Lauren Stengele of Bilingual Together shares how she had to rethink her approach to bilingual education at home.  Whether you are passionate about reviving a heritage language or simply curious about how ​to raise bilingual kids Lauren’s blog and Instagram have lots of excellent information. You can read her blog post here: https://bilingualtogether.com/the-time-i-failed-bilingual-kindergarten/ Do you have a favorite blog or blog post that you would love to hear on the podcast? Share it with us on our website, Instagram, Facebook or email Khadija at 365homeschooling@gmail.com
05:28
July 01, 2021
Episode 15: The Homeschool Parent’s Learning Curve
Episode 15: The Homeschool Parent’s Learning Curve
On episode 15 of the Homeschooling 365 Podcast Abigail Zieger of Woven Homeschool shares three lessons that will help you navigate the steep learning curve of homeschooling.  Abi’s blog, Woven Homeschool is a home for laughter, tears, relatability, and encouragement as you press forward in your homeschool journey. You can read her blog post here: https://wovenhomeschool.com/the-homeschool-parents-learning-curve/  Do you have a favorite blog or blog post that you would love to hear on the podcast? Share it with us on our website, Instagram, Facebook or email Khadija at 365homeschooling@gmail.com
09:09
June 28, 2021
Episode 14: 3 Simple Steps to Create a Homeschool Time Log for Busy Moms that Have ZERO Extra Time
Episode 14: 3 Simple Steps to Create a Homeschool Time Log for Busy Moms that Have ZERO Extra Time
On episode 14 of the Homeschooling 365 Podcast Jen MacKinnon of Practical, By Default helps you develop a homeschool time log that you will actually use!  Jen is passionate about helping working moms balance kids, career and homeschool. She has lots of great tips and resources on her website.  You can read her blog post here: https://practicalbydefault.com/homeschool-time-log/ Do you have a favorite blog or blog post that you would love to hear on the podcast? Share it with us on our website, Instagram, Facebook or email Khadija at 365homeschooling@gmail.com
12:55
June 17, 2021
Episode 13: Hitting the Reset Button in Your Homeschool
Episode 13: Hitting the Reset Button in Your Homeschool
In episode 13 of the Homeschooling 365 Podcast Katie Dugdale of The Delight Directed Homeschooler shares ways that you can reset your homeschool if you or your kids are feeling overwhelmed or just need a change.  On her blog, Kaitie shares her homeschool journey as well as of encouragement and resources.  You can read her blog post here: http://thedelightdirectedhomeschooler.com/2021/01/20/hitting-the-reset-button-in-your-homeschool/ Do you have a favorite blog or blog post that you would love to hear on the podcast? Share it with us on our website, Instagram, Facebook or email Khadija at 365homeschooling@gmail.com
07:21
June 14, 2021
Episode 12: How to Homeschool the Distracted Child
Episode 12: How to Homeschool the Distracted Child
In episode 12 of the Homeschooling 365 Podcast, listen to "How to Homeschool the Distracted Child" by Misty Bailey of Finding Joy in the Journey Misty wants to help her readers find the joy in their own homeschool journey. Check out Misty’s Blog, Finding Joy in the Journey, to read more about how to overcome the trials and struggles of homeschooling as well as get great tips.  You can read the blog post, view Misty's video with more tips and find links to resources here: https://www.findingjoyinthejourney.net/how-to-homeschool-distracted-child/ Do you have a favorite blog or blog post that you would love to hear on the podcast? Share it with us on our website, Instagram, Facebook or email Khadija at 365homeschooling@gmail.com
06:49
June 10, 2021
Episode 11: Protecting the Bubble
Episode 11: Protecting the Bubble
In episode 11 of the Homeschooling 365 Podcast, listen to "Protecting the Bubble" by Justin Hannam of The Other Path.     The Other Path is a celebration of choosing a different way to educate children. Liz and Justin Hannan offer inspiration and reassurance, whatever stage of your journey you are on, and a tribe to call your own.  You can read the blog post here: https://www.theotherpath.co.uk/post/protecting-the-bubble  Do you have a favorite blog or blog post that you would love to hear on the podcast? Share it with us on our website, Instagram, Facebook or email us at 365homeschooling@gmail.com
06:18
June 07, 2021
Episode 10: Learning is Leisure
Episode 10: Learning is Leisure
In episode 10 of the Homeschooling 365 Podcast, listen to "Learning is Leisure" by Marla Szwast of Jump into Genius. On Jump into Genius, Marla has lots of great articles that use modern brain science to bring clarity and confidence to your homeschool. You can read the blog post here: https://jumpintogenius.com/school-is-leisure/ Do you have a favorite blog or blog post that you would love to hear on the podcast? Share it with us on Instagram, Facebook or email us at 365homeschooling@gmail.com
05:51
May 20, 2021
Episode 9: Mama, Don't Fret- Here's the Long View of Homeschool
Episode 9: Mama, Don't Fret- Here's the Long View of Homeschool
In episode 9 of the Homeschooling 365 Podcast, listen to "Mama, Don't Fret- Here's the Long View of Homeschool" by Mary Prather of Homegrown Learners.  Mary is a veteran homeschooling mom who believes believes that children flourish with good books, plenty of time to explore, consistency, discipline, and ample time for FUN. On Homegrown Learners you will find lots of encouragement, great homeschooling ideas and curriculum reviews.  You can read the blog post here: http://www.homegrownlearners.com/home/long-view-homeschool?rq=mama%20don%27t%20fret Do you have a favorite blog or blog post that you would love to hear on the podcast? Share it with us on Instagram, Facebook or email us at 365homeschooling@gmail.com
10:04
May 17, 2021
Episode 8: Homeschool Portfolios & Evaluations
Episode 8: Homeschool Portfolios & Evaluations
In episode 8 of the Homeschooling 365 Podcast, listen to "Homeschool Portfolios & Evaluations" by Angi Michaelson of Adventures of a Homeschool Mom Get homeschool ideas, inspirations and encouragement as well as educational resources and curriculum reviews on Angi's website!  You can read the blog post here: https://adventuresofahomeschoolmom.com/homeschool-portfolios-evaluations/ Do you have a favorite blog or blog post that you would love to hear on the podcast? Share it with us on Instagram, Facebook or email us at 365homeschooling@gmail.com
06:31
May 10, 2021
Episode 7: Risk Assessment is a Skill that Requires Time
Episode 7: Risk Assessment is a Skill that Requires Time
In episode 7 of the Homeschooling 365 Podcast, listen to "Risk Assessment is a Skill that Requires Time" by Ginny Yurich of 1000 Hours Outside.  Ginny is a homeschooling mom and the founder of 1000 Hours Outside. Inspired by Charlotte Mason, Ginny is challenging us to get outside with our kids. Her website and Instagram are full of information, rooted in science, that support the claim that time outdoors is linked to positive health outcomes for children and adults!  You can read the blog post here: https://www.1000hoursoutside.com/blog/risk-assessment-requires-time Do you have a favorite blog or blog post that you would love to hear on the podcast? Share it with us on Instagram, Facebook or email us at 365homeschooling@gmail.com
06:08
May 06, 2021
Episode 6: Should You Homeschool During the Summer
Episode 6: Should You Homeschool During the Summer
In episode 6 of the Homeschooling 365 Podcast, listen to "Should You Homeschool During the Summer" by Tonya Nolan of TonyaNolan.com Tonya is the the founder of Heritage Homeschool Academy and blogs about homeschooling at TonyaNolan.com. You can find links for the nature journal and science experiments mentioned in her article at the link below.  You can read the blog post here: https://www.tonyanolan.com/should-you-homeschool-during-the-summer/ Do you have a favorite blog or blog post that you would love to hear on the podcast? Share it with us on Instagram, Facebook or email us at 365homeschooling@gmail.com
04:33
May 03, 2021
Episode 5: Say Yes to Your Kids Instead of No
Episode 5: Say Yes to Your Kids Instead of No
In episode 5 of the Homeschooling 365 Podcast, listen to "Say yes to Your Kids Instead of No" by Kelly Edwards of the 90 Minute School Day.  At the 90 Minute School Day you can learn about Kelly's plan for providing 90 minutes of formal learning opportunities for the day for the whole family!  You can read the blog post here: https://90minuteschoolday.com/blog/say-yes-to-your-kids/ Do you have a favorite blog or blog post that you would love to hear on the podcast? Share it with us on Instagram, Facebook or email us at 365homeschooling@gmail.com
06:30
April 29, 2021
Episode 4: Using Humor to Diffuse a Bad Attitude
Episode 4: Using Humor to Diffuse a Bad Attitude
In episode 4 of the Homeschooling 365 Podcast, listen to "Using Humor to Diffuse a Bad Attitude" by Jimmie of Jimmie Collage and JimmieQuick.com. Humor can be an underappreciated tool in our homeschooling tool-belt. Hopefully this article inspires you to use it more often. Jimmie is also the co-founder of the iHomeschool Network that aims to connect homeschoolers through social media.  You can read the blog post here: https://jimmiescollage.com/using-humor-to-diffuse-a-bad-attitude/ Do you have a favorite blog or blog post that you would love to hear on the podcast? Share it with us on Instagram, Facebook or email us at 365homeschooling@gmail.com
03:48
April 26, 2021
Episode 3: Importance of Content, Imagination and Play
Episode 3: Importance of Content, Imagination and Play
In episode 3 of the Homeschooling 365 Podcast, listen to "Importance of Content, Imagination and Play" by Christy of Houseful of Chaos. Christy shares with us the importance of the two C's.  You can read more about Christy's homeschool on her blog Houseful of Chaos. Christy has also published two books for the homeschool community, including a young adult novel about homeschooling teens.  You can read the blog post here: http://housefulofchaos.com/importance-of-content-imagination-and-play/ Do you have a favorite blog that you would love to hear on the podcast? Share it with us on Instagram or email us at 365homeschooling@gmail.com
03:25
April 21, 2021
Episode 2: Why Setting Intentions is So Powerful for Your Homeschool by Amy Milcic of Rock Your Homeschool
Episode 2: Why Setting Intentions is So Powerful for Your Homeschool by Amy Milcic of Rock Your Homeschool
In our second episode we learn about the transformative power of intention setting in our homeschool from Amy Milcic of Rock Your Homeschool. Amy has some wonderful resources on her website to help walk you through the intention setting process!  You can read her blog here: https://rockyourhomeschool.net/setting-intentions/ Do you have a favorite blog or a favorite blog post that you believe the homeschooling community needs to hear? Drop us an email at 365Homeschooling@gmail.com!
05:34
April 10, 2021
Episode 1: 5 Benefits of a Kids Marketplace by Dana Atiyat of DC Area Moms
Episode 1: 5 Benefits of a Kids Marketplace by Dana Atiyat of DC Area Moms
We kick off Episode 1 with 5 Benefits of a Kids Marketplace by Dana Atiyat a contributor on DC Area Moms. Dana homeschools her four children in Northern Virginia. She is also passionate about making nutritious meals for her family and being creative! You can follow her on Instagram @danascreativekitchen The original post is located here: https://washingtondc.momcollective.com/mom-life/5-benefits-kids-marketplace/
03:01
April 09, 2021
Welcome to Homeschooling 365
Welcome to Homeschooling 365
 Homeschooling 365 carefully selects and reads blogs written by experienced homeschooling parents and experts in the field of homeschooling, with the blogger's permission. In the time it takes to enjoy your cup of coffee you can listen to some of the best homeschooling advice. Khadjia Amjad is a homeschooling mom, educator and life-long learner who believes anyone can homeschool with the right support. 
00:29
April 08, 2021