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Join us as we delve into the principles and practices of homeschool Morning Time aka Morning Basket or Circle Time. With both experts in their fields and mentor-moms, we will discuss everything from how to choose the right books for a wide age range, to how to memorize a poem, to how to get the kids to sit still. All your burning Morning Time questions answered right here -- every other Tuesday.
 
Brief, off-the-cuff conversations about real life homeschooling in the moment. Pam & Mystie both homeschool teens and middle-schoolers and have been homeschooling for over a decade. Together they share what it's really like, give tips and recommendations, and encourage homeschool moms to keep up the good work.
 
Pop in your earbuds and get ready to be inspired. Veteran homeschool mom and podcast host of the Your Morning Basket Podcast, Pam Barnhill unpacks how to have a better homeschool 10 minutes at a time. Full of practical tips, stories, interviews, and inspiration 10 Minutes to a Better Homeschool is your home learning go-to show for quick, helpful information. *Formerly the Homeschool Snapshots Podcast
 
Join me in a series of Homeschool Conversations: interviews with real-life homeschool moms, dads, and other educators on all sorts of topics that affect our lives as homeschool parents. We’ll discuss educational philosophy, family life, and more. Come chat with us! Host Amy Sloan, a 2nd-generation homeschool mom of 5, brings a unique perspective from both the homeschool mom and student point of view. This is a podcast sure to encourage every homeschool mom!
 
Family life at home can be crazy and the house absolute chaos, but Mystie Winckler is here to give you hope and a good kick in the pants. You can break projects down, overcome overwhelm, end perfectionism, and beat the boom and bust cycle! Listen to the stories of moms who have and know that you can, too.
 
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Mystie and Pam discuss the end of their school year. Find out how to “clear Math” and hear about some fun end of the year celebrations (or not). Math U See https://mathusee.com/ Mr. D Math https://mrdmath.com/ Making Family Count printing https://www.makingfamilycount.com/ Halliburton’s Marvels: https://amzn.to/3wkWW7S Hallow App https://hallow.com…
 
Megan Saben is associate editor for Redeemed Reader and a homeschool mom of 5. Our conversation was so lovely and encouraging, and I know it’s going to be one you share with friends yourself! We discuss the joys and challenges of homeschooling, how to cultivate a reading life with our children and for ourselves, and the differences between Story an…
 
Summer is for fun and what is more fun than a summer reading program and Morning Time. In this episode Pam and member success manager Laney Homan talk about the Traveling Through the Pages FREE summer reading program that encourages your kids to stretch outside their comfort zones and read widely this summer. Laney gives a number of great ideas of …
 
Are you a mama homeschooling in the midst of pregnancy, babies, and toddlers? Do you look around and wonder how to homeschool with all those littles in the mix? My friend Stephanie Sims is right there in the thick of things with you! She has five children 8-years-old and younger, and she brings both practical tips and encouragement in today's chat.…
 
freehomeschoolplanner.com When I need homeschool planning tips, I go to Pam Barnhill. Every summer I print out my pages from Plan Your Year to put our homeschool year together. So I wanted to have her on to talk about what makes planning work and how to be consistent with our plans. Listen to my conversation with Pam Barnhill in today's episode of …
 
Morning Time gives us a gift. It gives us a time in our day where we can enjoy the music, poetry, and art of a culture -- either our own or the culture of others. Today I am joined by Amber O'Neal Johnston who talks about why exploring both are important, and she has a ton of examples and ideas of how we can do that in our Morning Time. For podcast…
 
The Lively Art of Writing: https://amzn.to/3LGbFQ9 IEW http://pambarnhill.com/iew Sister Wendy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBv0HezlOBw Guest Hollow Chemistry in the Kitchen: https://guesthollow.com/store/high-school-chemistry-curriculum/ Culinary Reactions: The Everyday Chemistry of Cooking: https://amzn.to/3kzETV2 Napoleons Buttons: https://a…
 
Time Budget Template: https://www.simplyconvivial.com/timebudget Part 2 of my conversation with Viriginia Lee Rogers focuses on how to organize your attitude when you feel like you're going nuts keeping up with details and people, when it feels like there's not enough time to do it all (maybe there actually isn't!)…
 
Have you wondered if your teen should take a Gap Year after high school? What are the benefits of gap years and are there any disadvantages to a gap year? LeAnn Gregory has written a Gap Year Guide to help parents and teens navigate when, why, and how to take a gap year after high school. She joins us today on the podcast to tell us all about it. I…
 
In a new series all about their favorite curriculum picks, Pam and Mystie chat about their favorites for teaching reading and spelling. Mystie also shares about their mega-field trip and Pam outlines her plans for the end of the school year. Teaching the Reading with Bob https://afterthoughtsblog.net/product/teaching-reading-bob-books-set-1-printab…
 
Handle overwhelm better: AnswerOverwhelm.com -- free workshop As moms, we need to be realistic about what's actually going on behind our grumpy, irritable moods. We might think there's something terribly wrong, that we need to totally revamp our whole life and self, when really we just need to get enough sleep.…
 
Amber O’Neal Johnston is the homeschooling mama behind Heritage Mom Blog, where she shares her passion for “curating an inclusive culturally rich home education where ‘Charlotte Mason wears an afro.'” I have loved following her online for a while, and have even had her on the podcast before to talk about story-formed, wonder-filled homeschooling. B…
 
So often we set ourselves up to fail when we have unrealistic expectations and expect a perfect Morning Time. Sometimes we don't even realize that perfectionism is the problem we are fighting. In this episode Pam breaks down what perfectionism can look like in your Morning Time and gives some tips on how to beat it so you can your kids can enjoy Mo…
 
Free Brain Dump Guide: https://www.simplyconvivial.com/braindump Stop using your head like a briefcase because it's making you feel overwhelmed and incapable of handling life. So much of what we do as moms at home doesn't have a tangible result at the end of the day. It's hard to recognize what we've done and be satisfied in it, but that recognitio…
 
On this week’s show Mystie and Pam chat about flaking on history, mega field trips, and why your kids should do chores. It has nothing to do with getting things done around the house — really! Periodic Table of Videos http://www.periodicvideos.com/ Dave Raymond’s Antiquity https://affiliates.compassclassroom.com/idevaffiliate.php?id=391&url=1100 Au…
 
Y'all know I feel absolutely passionate about the importance of studying church history as believers. But did you know that church history is important (and accessible) for children as well? Today's podcast guest, author Simonetta Carr, shares her experience writing church history biographies for both children and adults. What can we learn from the…
 
A mysterious effect comes over homeschoolers every spring —the urge to plan next year while the desire to finish this one goes out the window. How can you use that urge for good in your homeschool? We have the answer. Also, in this episode Pam and Mystie discuss their homeschool challenges (including Mystie’s pro tip for what to DO when you kids sa…
 
Free Workshop: AnswerOverwhelm.com Today we're going to chat about feeling overwhelmed and about practical ways to organize your attitude. Leisa and her husband and three kids have built their own home in Southern Idaho, first living and homeschooling in a camper while the home was under construction. So she knows a thing or two about overwhelm.…
 
When your podcast guests are not only fabulous and wise, but you can also count them as your friends, it makes the conversation even more delightful! Today we are joined by the wonderful Pam Barnhill and Heather Tully. Both have been guests previously on the podcast (check out my previous chats with both Pam and Heather), but today's topic is somet…
 
Sometimes simple is better. Kids need to make observations about the world around them. Further science ability depends on being able to look closely, to see the details, and record them. I love that nature study (free and readily available in your backyard) is the perfect way to hone those skills. Find out more in this episode of the podcast.…
 
Maybe you want to do memory work with your kids but you are worried that it will become a drill and kill time that nobody loves. I used to worry about that too but the reality was far from that. Today I am joined by Abby Wahl and we chat about different ways you can make memory work more enjoyable to do -- even if you don't consider yourself a "fun…
 
Great Homeschool Conventions https://greathomeschoolconventions.com/ Didn’t finish video curriculum https://youtu.be/jgmxY9F_e4g What a marriage book taught me about parenting teens (Mystie) https://www.simplyconvivial.com/2018/parenting-teens/ Visual Latin https://affiliates.compassclassroom.com/idevaffiliate.php?id=391&url=366 Home Science Tools …
 
Amy's Bible Memory resources: https://humilityanddoxology.com/year-of-memory-work/ The best way to keep our attitude under control and live out the fruit of the Spirit is to memorize and recite Scripture every day, all the time. Amy gives us some tips and helps to weave Bible memory work into our lives as homeschoolers and women.…
 
This conversation with Leah Boden (whom you likely recognize from Modern Miss Mason) was such a treat! Leah shared how she found Charlotte Mason while looking for a British influence in homeschooling, and how that discovery brought such joy to their home education journey. We chat about the joys and challenges of homeschooling, and she gives tips f…
 
Homeschoolers worry, "What happens if I don't finish our curriculum before the end of the year?' The answer isn't as cut and dried and you might think. Some curriculum resources are never meant to be finished 100 percent (really!) and those can be closed and left until the following year. Watch or listen for ideas on what to do when the curriculum …
 
No More Perfectionism Workshop! https://www.nomoreperfectionism.com Perfectionism trips us all up and sometimes we don't even realize it's our problem. We don't have to do things perfectly to be fulfilling our responsibilities well. Perfectionism is really just a guise for self-centeredness. Listen to Amy Sloan of Humility and Doxology remind us ho…
 
As homeschool moms we can often get into a "get it done and check the boxes" mode. We have so many responsibilities and pulls on our time, and it's way to easy to give up on beauty in our homeschools. Prioritizing all those extra beautiful things just feels too overwhelming. But is it important and valuable to prioritize these elements of beauty in…
 
Do you suspect that your child has ADHD? Have you wondered what that means for your homeschool journey? Should you have him or here tested? Can you even do homeschooling properly with an ADHD child? I am joined on this episode of the podcast by Colleen Kessler, a former teacher and expert on gifted and twice-exceptional kids (plus a homeschool mom …
 
You enjoy Morning Time but you sometimes wonder if it will really have the outcomes that you hope. When you have little ones, how do you keep pushing through the messy moments when the results of your efforts are so far away. I am joined by Heather Tully and Brittny Bailey today to talk about just that topic and together we offer the perspectives o…
 
Free pantry printables & guides: https://www.simplyconvivial.com/pantry Abby feeds 40+ people on the regular when it's lambing season - not as a big social event where people bring their polite appetites, but where people are coming in after a long day of hard labor and will go back out again afterward. So Abby has all kinds of tips and hacks up he…
 
Public school teacher and homeschool mom Mariel Howsepian joins us for an absolutely delightful conversation filled with rabbit trails, reality-checks, and a refreshingly unique perspective. We talk about embracing the challenges of homeschooling, what it's like homeschooling an only child, what it looks like having Dad as the primary home educator…
 
Free "plans that stick" workshop: https://www.simplyconvivial.com/unstuck If we spend time planning but never look at those plans, we're just wasting time. If we make plans that are completely unrealistic, then we're just wasting time planning. If you aren't sticking to your plans, the problem might lie in your planning. Let's talk about how to mak…
 
Is it even possible to homeschool cheaply without buying tons of expensive curriculum? What about homeschooling almost totally for free without buying curriculum at all? Whit a few handy tools and some extra time in your budget there are some things you can do to substantially reduce the amount of money you spend on homeschooling your kids. Find ou…
 
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