SS #60: History as a Center Cannot Hold (with Angelina Stanford!)

Our guest today is the lovely and delightfully controversial Angelina Stanford. Angelina has an Honors Baccalaureate Degree and a Master’s Degree in English Literature from the University of Louisiana. For over twenty-five years, she has shared her passion and enthusiasm for literature with students in a variety of settings — everywhere from university classrooms to homeschool co-ops to homeschooling her own three children. You can find Angelina at angelinastanford.com where she teaches online literature classes for middle school through adult, … Read More

SS# 59: Scholé Sisters Group Therapy

In today’s episode, Brandy, Pam, and Mystie get real about Scholé Sisters groups. First, they talk about Pam’s Scholé Salon, specifically what they’ve done and how it’s going. From there, they transition to what to do when groups experience change or difficulty. Groups, even GOOD groups, will experience trials and setbacks, and it’s important for all of us to think about how to respond. Listen to the podcast: Show Notes: Scholé Everyday: Mystie Fitbit Brandy Sistership: Premier Susie’s Stupendous Sojourn … Read More

SS #58: Scholé is Diffuse (with Ashley Woleben!)

We’re happy to have Ashley Woleben on the show today! Ashley is a military wife and homeschooling mother to five. She obtained a BA concentrating on the fields of anthropology and classical studies and has completed her MA in humanities with a focus on Medieval theology and global literature. Focusing on philosophical anthropology, she is currently co-hosting The Classical Homeschool Podcast and blogging at Between the Linens.  In today’s episode, we discuss so many good things — what scholé is … Read More

SS #57: Heroes First! (with Wendi Capehart)

Wendi Capehart from the AmblesideOnline Advisory board is a very busy lady, so we were thrilled when she — rightly dubbed “the smartest woman on the internet” by Cindy Rollins — agreed to a phone call with us this summer. Let us tell you a little about Wendi. Wendi and her husband Bill have been Christians since their teens. They married at 20 and have been married 37 years. They have seven terrific grown children, 4 stalwart sons-in-law, 14 unsurpassingly … Read More

Laughing Well 2019 Local Retreat Locations

We are so excited to be gearing up for the 2019 online retreat: Laughing Well. Mystie Winckler, Brandy Vencel, Pam Barnhill, and Cindy Rollins will be getting together on the California Central Coast to broadcast live with encouragement and delight for you at home. To participate in this retreat you don’t need to leave home, much less travel. There will be chat box discussions so you can still experience community and know you have like-minded companions out there. But, of … Read More

SS #56: A Time to Laugh

We are pleased to have Cindy Rollins back on the show today. Cindy homeschooled her nine children for over 30 years. She is co-host with Angelina Stanford of the popular Literary Life Podcast and curates the Over the Back Fence Newsletter. She is the author of some wonderful books. My favorite is Mere Motherhood: Morning Time, Nursery Rhymes, and My Journey Toward Sanctification. The desire of Cindy’s heart is to encourage moms using Charlotte Mason’s timeless principles in the classical … Read More

SS #55: Make Your Retreat a Treat!

In today’s episode, Mystie and Brandy are talking all things Scholé Sisters fall retreat planning with Jenn Discher and Danielle Cyrus. Jenn and Danielle both hosted large retreats last year and have lots of great tips for you. Jenn Discher and her husband and three kids (ages 9, 7, and 4) live in North Georgia, outside of Atlanta. Jenn was a high school history teacher for six years before her oldest was born and she’s homeschooled since the beginning. Regarding … Read More

SS #54: Gainsaying Sayers

In today’s episode, Mystie, Pam, and Brandy finish up their conversation about Dorothy Sayers’ essay, The Lost Tools of Learning, which began in Episode 49. In fact, if you haven’t listened to Episode 49, you really should do that first. Anyhow, in this episode the Scholé Sisters discuss and debate the trivium portion of the essay. It’s great fun you won’t want to miss. Thank you to our sponsor: This episode is sponsored by The Scholé Sisters Sistership. Have you … Read More

SS #53: You’ve Got a Friend in Me

In today’s episode, Mystie and Brandy use part of CS Lewis’ book The Four Loves to discuss friendship – how Lewis defines it, if we womenfolk are capable of it, and how it’s different from other things like companionship and affection. We wrap up by applying this to … yes! … book clubs. We think you’ll love this. Thank you to our sponsor: This episode is sponsored by Scholé Sisters Spring Training Sessions! If you are listening to this episode … Read More

SS #52: Philosophy for Mommies (with Eric Hall!)

Eric Hall is back on the show today. He received rave reviews when he appeared in Episode 29 called I’m Not the Holy Spirit. So many of you wanted to hear more from him, but let us introduce him in case you haven’t yet heard that episode. Eric Hall is an adjunct professor of English at Bakersfield College where he teaches writing and literature. Eric has a B.A. in English from the Master’s College followed by graduate studies in theology … Read More

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