HomeSchool ThinkTank Parenting Podcast: Support for Homeschooling Parents

10 Episodes

By: HomeSchool ThinkTank Jackie Do you want to homeschool your kids with confidence? Are you looking for more joy in homeschooling? You've come to the right place. Join families from more than 90 countries to learn more about homeschooling, parenting, education, and mindset. Our Monday episodes are all about your mindset, and each Wednesday, you'll learn more about homeschooling and parenting. Click the follow button so that you never miss an episode. Sign up for our free workshop, join our coaching program, and learn more about how we serve homeschooling parents. Visit our website... Keep reading for more info! ...

A Tough Week
Yesterday at 11:00 AM

I thought twice before releasing this episode.  It feels very vulnerable, and I want to warn you that the audio quality is nowhere near the quality that it normally is.  Please know that if this is the first episode you've ever listened to, this is NOT a normal episode and there are far better episodes on this podcast.  This really is for my long-time listeners.  Now, for the typical description...

Let's get real, we all have tough weeks, and I'm no different.

In this raw, uncomfortable, and vulnerable episode, I share some of my thoughts abou...

Homeschooling Mom: Alyssa Wolff
Last Wednesday at 11:00 AM

Alyssa was homeschooled from birth through high school and is now a homeschooling mom of five.

We talked about her experiences as a homeschooled child and how she homeschools her kids.

In addition, Alyssa is also the founder of Your Unbusy Life and helps moms simplify their lives and destress.

Learn more about Alyssa and get the downloadable checklist here.

This episode was recorded on June 13, 2022.

p.s. We're replaying this episode because it is still helpful to homeschooling parents.

Taking Care of Business

Feel overwhelmed? Need some motivation? 

You'll gain momentum and boost your energy when you're getting things done!

Listen to this episode for the inspiration you need to take care of business!

Learn more about MIndset Mondays...

History Podcasts: Search Our Curated Collection

Do you and your kids want to learn more about history?

Make it fun and easy with our curated collection of history podcasts!  

Use our advanced podcast search engine to find any historical event quickly!

With over 2000 hours and 1000 podcast episodes about history, you'll discover any historical topic you want to learn more about!

Why It's Important to Manage Your Mind

In this episode, Jackie shares how she became interested in mindset and why she shares this information with homeschooling parents.

Learn more about mindset and life coaching for homeschool parents...

College Preparation and Career Readiness: Help Your Teenager Find Their Purpose. Interview with Beth and Greg Langston

How do you help your high school student choose their major?

What if your teenager isn't college-bound?

This interview with Beth and Greg Langston, the founders of College Flight Plan, is full of the information you need to help your child decide on a career that aligns with their strengths and values.

Teenagers & adults will find this episode helpful.

p.s. We've replayed this episode because the information is still helpful and relevant.

Recorded December 1, 2021. 

Originally released March 2, 2022.

When Homeschooling Is Challenging...

Do you think homeschooling your kids is hard? 

If you're like many homeschool parents, you've had moments of frustration and have considered sending your kids back to school.

If you're struggling with homeschooling, this episode will be helpful. 

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Let's Define Learning

Have you considered the differences between schooling and learning?

Let's consider what learning is so that you can homeschool your kids more effectively.

Showing Up Intentionally

Are you showing up as the homeschool parent you want to be?

In this episode, I share some ideas to help you become a more intentional homeschooling parent.

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Dumbing Us Down

Do you want to know what is really being taught in schools?

After teaching in New York City's public schools for over 30 years, and receiving the New York State Teacher of the Year award, here is a glimmer of what the late John Taylor Gatto shared in his book, "Dumbing Us Down:  The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling."

So much of what we learn in school hinders us, and that's what this episode is about.