SS #04: We Dare You to Read the Classics

Today, Mystie and I are daring you to be brave and read a classic, even if you don’t feel like you’re qualified. We tackle questions like why we feel intimidated by reading classic books, what are strategies for helping ourselves read them, and a whole lot more. In addition, our nitty gritty homeschool question is all about starting Latin, so you won’t want to miss it.   Thank you to our sponsor: This episode is sponsored by Teaching Reading with … Read More

SS #03: The Wonder-Based Classical Co-op

Pam is not only my co-host in this one, but she’s also the guest this time around. That’s because I really wanted to hear more about her classical co-op and all the changes they have made over the years and how those have come about. Since I don’t have a co-op myself, what I really wanted to do was listen and learn — and Pam was full of great lessons, that’s for sure! Get ready to be inspired to continue to learn and grow … Read More

SS #02: What’s Love Got to Do with It?

In today’s episode, Mystie and Brandy have a conversation about the connection between love and learning. Is it important that our students love their subjects? Is it important that WE love the subjects we’re teaching? What do we do if we’re without love? It’s a big topic, and probably one we’ll need to come back to again and again, because it gets to the very heart of what education truly is. Thanks to our sponsor! This episode is sponsored by … Read More

SS #01: Preventing Burnout Through Levity

February is often called “Homeschool Burnout Month” for a reason — because a lot of us are tempted to lose heart during this short but tricky month in which winter has surely overstayed its welcome. The main thing we’re discussing today is the idea that levity — not taking ourselves too seriously — is a key to preventing that dreaded homeschool mom burnout. We make sure to refer to sources like GK Chesterton, Charlotte Mason, Catherine Levison, and Carole Joy Seid … Read More

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