The Smiling Homeschooler Podcast
Episode 165 - How To Homeschool the ”Hard” Child

Episode 165 - How To Homeschool the ”Hard” Child

October 13, 2021

Welcome to the Smiling Homeschooler podcast! This week's episode is a really good one! We talk about how to homeschool the hard child, and to be clear we don't mean a bad child, just a one that is...hard! 
Also, don't forget We are going to be releasing the You Da' Dad daily calendar soon. This is a great Christmas present for your husband, and we only have a limited quantity, so keep an eye on our Facebook page, and website for when those become available. 

Before we start I want to thank Teaching Textbooks for sponsoring the Smiling Homeschooler!  Check out a free trial over on their website teachingtextbooks.com. 

 

Have a great week and keep smiling! 

Episode 164 - When to Make a Curriculum Change

Episode 164 - When to Make a Curriculum Change

October 6, 2021

Welcome to the Smiling Homeschooler Podcast! This week we talk about how to know when to make a change in your homeschool curriculum. It can be tough to let go, so hopefully, this episode is helpful!

We are going to be releasing the You Da' Dad daily calendar soon! This is a great Christmas present for your husband, and we only have a limited quantity, so make sure to keep an eye on our Facebook page, and website for when those become available. 

Before we start we want to thank Teaching Textbooks for sponsoring the Smiling Homeschooler! They are the math curriculum that helps homeschoolers smile!

Have a great week and keep smiling! 

Episode 163 - Unboxing a New Homeschool Bible Curriculum

Episode 163 - Unboxing a New Homeschool Bible Curriculum

September 29, 2021

Welcome to the Smiling Homeschooler podcast! Today we are joined by Suzanne Nunn, With FPEA, to talk about an upcoming conference for parents of special needs children. We also unbox and talk about Apologia's new product, the Word in Motion. 

Before we start I want to thank Teaching Textbooks for sponsoring the Smiling Homeschooler! If you want a math program that helps your family smile, then visit Teachingtextbooks.com for a free trial! 

Have a great week, and keep smiling! 

Episode 162 - Fall Fun for the Family

Episode 162 - Fall Fun for the Family

September 22, 2021

Welcome to the Smiling Homeschooler podcast! On this week's episode, we are talking about our favorite fall fun you can do as a family and how you can count these as school! Also again, if you haven't already, make sure to sign up for our short and encouraging weekly email, over on our website thesmilinghomeshcooler.com. 

Before we start we want to thank Teaching Textbooks for sponsoring the Smiling Homeschooler! It's summer, so we hope you aren't even thinking about school, but when you do, think about using Teaching Textbooks! 

Have a great week and keep smiling!

Episode 161 - What to Look for in a Homeschool Co-op

Episode 161 - What to Look for in a Homeschool Co-op

September 15, 2021

Welcome to the Smiling Homeschooler podcast! This week we are talking about what makes a good homeschool co-op and what to look for. We would also encourage you to go over to our website, thesmilinghomeschooler.com, and sign up for a weekly email. This is just a short and encouraging email, that will help you smile! 

Before we start we want to thank Teaching Textbooks for sponsoring the smiling homeschooler! They are our math curriculum of choice, and we would encourage you to go check them out at teachingtextbooks.com. 

Have a great week, and keep smiling! 

Episode 160 - Staying Organized - With Homeschool Manager

Episode 160 - Staying Organized - With Homeschool Manager

September 8, 2021

Welcome to the Smiling Homeschooler podcast! Today we are joined by Chris Olsen, who is a homeschooling veteran, and a creator of Homeschool Manager, a software that helps homeschoolers stay organized, and stay relaxed. 

Before we start we want to thank Teaching Textbooks for sponsoring the Smiling Homeschooler! When you thinking about math time, think of Teaching Textbooks! 

 

Have a great week and keep smiling! 

Episode 159 - The Best Homeschool Advice Ever!

Episode 159 - The Best Homeschool Advice Ever!

August 31, 2021

Welcome to the Smiling Homeschooler podcast! This week we are talking about the best homeschool advice that our listeners have ever received. There are some amazing answers, and we are sure you're going to be encouraged this week. 

Before we start we want to thank Teaching Textbooks for sponsoring the Smiling Homeschooler! You can test out a free demo over on their website teachingtextbooks.com

Have a great week and keep smiling!

Episode 158 - Don’t Settle for Pretend Learning

Episode 158 - Don’t Settle for Pretend Learning

August 25, 2021

Welcome to the Smiling Homeschooler podcast! Today we are talking about not settling for pretend learning. Don't worry, if you aren't sure what that means, we will explain it in the show. But we think this is a super important aspect of homeschooling! 

We also want to thank Teaching Textbooks for sponsoring the smiling homeschooler! They are the math curriculum that helps homeschoolers smile and that is why we love working with them. Check them out at teachingtextbooks.com

Have a great week and keep smiling!

Episode 157 - You Are Smart Enough to Homeschool Your Kids

Episode 157 - You Are Smart Enough to Homeschool Your Kids

August 18, 2021

Welcome to the Smiling Homeschooler Podcast! This week were are going back into the archives to re-play an episode from a few years ago, but we think this topic is still extremely important! One of the most common things we hear from moms is that they don't think they are smart enough to homeschool their children. So that is what this week's topic is about and hopefully, we will be putting that myth to rest. 

We also want to thank Teaching Textbooks for sponsoring the Smiling Homeschooler! It's summer, so we hope you aren't even thinking about school, but when you do, think about using Teaching Textbooks! 

Have a great week and keep smiling! 

Episode 156 - How to Start the School Year Even When You Don’t Want to - With Debbie Wilson

Episode 156 - How to Start the School Year Even When You Don’t Want to - With Debbie Wilson

August 11, 2021

Welcome to the Smiling Homeschooler podcast! The podcast to help encourage homeschooling moms. This week we were joined by Debbie Wilson. She shares her advice on how to get started with the school year, even when you don't feel like it. What she has to say is as encouraging as always!

We also want to thank Teaching Textbooks for sponsoring the Smiling Homeschooler! It's summer, so we hope you aren't even thinking about school, but when you do, think about using Teaching Textbooks! 

 

Have a great week and keep smiling! 

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