The Smiling Homeschooler Podcast
Episode 109 - The Ages and Stages of Homeschooling

Episode 109 - The Ages and Stages of Homeschooling

September 16, 2020

Hey Everyone, Thanks for joining us for episode 109! This week we are joined by Debbie Wilson, and she is here to share some of her wisdom and advice from decades of homeschooling. As your children get older, homeschooling changes, and that is what we are going to be talking about tonight! 

Before we begin I want to thank Teaching Textbooks for sponsoring the Smiling Homeschooler. You can out a free demo of the new 4.0 version of the curriculum over on their website, teachingtextbooks.com. 

 

Have a great week, and keep smiling! 

Episode 108 - The First Day of School and Co-op

Episode 108 - The First Day of School and Co-op

September 9, 2020

Hey Everyone, Thank you for being here for another episode! This week we are talking about the first day of school and homeschool co-ops. We know that the first day and week can be tough, so we hope this episode will encourage you! Also, we are selling a special T-shirt over on our website, and we have a very limited quantity! So if you would like a shirt that celebrates you as a homeschooling mom, and would like to support us, go pick one up! 

Before we begin I want to thank Teaching Textbooks for sponsoring the Smiling Homeschooler. You can out a free demo of the new 4.0 version of the curriculum over on their website, teachingtextbooks.com. 

 

Have a great week, and keep smiling! 

Episode 107 - “Odd” But Happy Kids

Episode 107 - “Odd” But Happy Kids

September 2, 2020

This week Ben is out Sick, so Todd recorded an episode on his own that is sure to make you smile! 

Episode 106 - Learning Breakthroughs!

Episode 106 - Learning Breakthroughs!

August 26, 2020

Hey Everyone, Thanks for joining us for episode 106! This week Ben is joined by his wife Rissa. They both were homeschooled all the way through high school, so we thought they would share some of the parts of homeschool that stood out to them and some of their learning breakthroughs! We think it will be encouraging. 

Before we begin we also want to thank Teaching Textbooks for sponsoring the Smiling Homeschooler. You can check out a free demo of the new 4.0 version of the curriculum over on their website, teachingtextbooks.com. 

 

Have a great week, and keep smiling! 

Episode 105 - How to Foster the Hate of Learning

Episode 105 - How to Foster the Hate of Learning

August 19, 2020

Thank you for joining us for episode 105 of the Smiling Homeschooler podcast. This week we are giving you some ways that will ruin your children's love of learning, which will lead to a ruined homeschool year. But don't worry, you will be encouraged! Also if you would like to get your own Box-of-Smiles go to thesmilinghomeschooler.com. 

Before we begin I want to thank Teaching Textbooks for sponsoring the Smiling Homeschooler. You can out a free demo of the new 4.0 version of the curriculum over on their website, teachingtextbooks.com. 

 

Have a great week, and don't forget to keep smiling! 

Episode 104 - What Matters Most - With Rachael Carman and Jan Smith

Episode 104 - What Matters Most - With Rachael Carman and Jan Smith

August 12, 2020

Hey Everyone, Thanks for listening to another episode of the Smiling Homeschooler podcast. Today we are going to playback two interviews that we did back near the beginning of the Smiling Homeschooler. The first is with Rachael Carman, who is a homeschooling mom and part-owner of Apologia, and the second is with Jan Smith, a homeschooling veteran, and homeschooling leader. They both are extremely encouraging and will remind you of what matters most. 

We also want to thank Teaching Textbooks for sponsoring the Smiling Homeschooler. You can check out a free demo of the new 4.0 version of the curriculum over on their website, teachingtextbooks.com. 

 

Have a great week, and don't forget to keep smiling! 

Episode 103 - What To Do When You’ve Had a Rough School Year.

Episode 103 - What To Do When You’ve Had a Rough School Year.

August 5, 2020

Thanks for listening to another episode of our podcast! This week we answer the question what do you do when your homeschool year is just rough? We know every homeschooler has been there at some point, so we think this will be an encouraging episode. Also if you haven't already, please leave us a review on whatever Podcast platform you are listening on! This is a great way to help spread the word about the Smiling Homeschooler Podcast 
Before we begin I want to thank Teaching Textbooks for sponsoring the Smiling Homeschooler. You can out a free demo of the new 4.0 version of the curriculum over on their website, teachingtextbooks.com. 

 

Have a great week, and as always keep smiling! 

Episode 102 - Simple Advice For New Homeschoolers

Episode 102 - Simple Advice For New Homeschoolers

July 29, 2020

Welcome to episode 102 of the Smiling Homeschooler Podcast! This is a great episode! We were joined by Debbie Wilson, and she shared her advice for new homeschoolers. This is the episode is a must-listen for anyone who is just getting started homeschool, or just needs a good reminder of what is important! We hope you share this with a friend! Also if you would like to email Debbie you can send it to rvmomof8@gmail.com.

Before we begin We also want to thank Teaching Textbooks for sponsoring the Smiling Homeschooler. You can check out a new demo of their 4.0 version of their curriculum over at teachingtextbooks.com

 

Have a great week, and keep smiling

Episode 101 - Homeschool Confessions

Episode 101 - Homeschool Confessions

July 22, 2020

 Welcome to episode 101 of the Smiling Homeschooler Podcast. This week we are sharing some homeschool confessions. The point of this is to be real and encourage you not to stress too much. 

If you're interested in watching the FPEA event Todd mentions in the show, go to this website https://www.steadfast2020.com/?fbclid=IwAR0R2iEOZuDhTePP5Gg1VZEM0SQAm4pSxn3q6A_xyBEAP6uFI7htTPm0wIs

Before we begin I want to thank Teaching Textbooks for sponsoring the Smiling Homeschooler. You can try out a free trial over at their website, teachingtextbooks.com

Have a great week, and keep smiling! 

Episode 100 - 100th Episode Q&A With the Wilson Family

Episode 100 - 100th Episode Q&A With the Wilson Family

July 15, 2020

Welcome to the 100th episode of the Smiling Homeschooler Podcast! This week we had Todd, and Debbie, plus three of their kids and their spouses, and one of their daughters. We had a lot of fun recording this episode, and think you will enjoy it. We also want to thank everyone for allowing us to get to 100 episodes, and we are looking forward to the next 100! Again, please share this podcast with anyone who is just getting started homeschooling! 

Before we begin we want to thank Teaching Textbooks for sponsoring the Smiling Homeschooler. You can check out a free trial over at their website, teachingtextbooks.com

Have a great week, and keep smiling! 

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