Homeschool Mommies Off The Record

Homeschool Mommies Off The Record

In this podcast, Candra interviews other mommies talking about the in's and the out's of homeschooling. The good, the bad, and the hopefully humorous.... Show More

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It’s been a year. Literally and figuratively. I catch you up on my life from Georgia to Mississippi and back to Georgia. I talk about our schedule last year, mom friends, how we did dinners, husbands long hours, Classical Conversations, how we finished up our year with a 5th grader, 3rd grader, and a 1st grader. Then our summer and how we’ve transitioned to this new year doing school with a 6th grader, 4th grader, and 2nd grader. D... Read more

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This episode I interview my friend, Ann, who is a homeschool mom to two boys ages 9 & 6, and a 2 year old girl (and one on the way!). Please enjoy our mostly uncut, unedited, un-technical and unprepared conversation. This podcast interview was two hours, so I split it into Part 1 & Part 2. This is Part 1. We cover how my husband and her shared the same superlative in high school, dyslexia, ADHD, being Holy Spirit lead in... Read more

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This episode I interview my friend, Ann, who is a homeschool mom to two boys ages 9 & 6, and a 2 year old girl (and one on the way!). Please enjoy our mostly uncut, unedited, un-technical and unprepared conversation. This podcast interview was two hours, so I split it into Part 1 & Part 2. This is Part 1. We cover how my husband and her shared the same superlative in high school, dyslexia, ADHD, being Holy Spirit lead in a seaso... Read more

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This episode I interview my friend, Ann, who is a homeschool mom to two boys ages 9 & 6, and a 2 year old girl (and one on the way!). Please enjoy our mostly uncut, unedited, un-technical and unprepared conversation. These podcast interview was two hours, so I split it into Part 1 & Part 2. This is Part 2. We cover how my husband and her shared the same superlative in high school, dyslexia, ADHD, being Holy Spirit lead in a... Read more

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This episode I interview my friend, Sunshine, who is a homeschool mom to two boys ages 7 & 5, and a 2 year old girl. Please enjoy our mostly uncut, unedited, un-technical and unprepared conversation. We cover how we met in college, her decision to pull her child out of school and homeschool, being a police officers wife, running a side sewing business, My Fathers World curriculum, pet fish, the need for homeschool mom support, ... Read more

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This episode I interview my friend, Andrea, who is a homeschool mom to a 11,9,6 and 3 year old boys. Please enjoy our mostly uncut, unedited, un-technical and unprepared conversation. We cover how we met online (ha!), her decision to homeschool from the beginning, being a pastors wife, homeschooling all boys, varies curriculums over the years, standardized testing, co-ops, activities (to do or not to do), the ups & downs from t... Read more

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This episode I interview my friend, Andrea, who is a homeschool mom to a 11,9,6 and 3 year old boys. Please enjoy our mostly uncut, unedited, un-technical and unprepared conversation. We cover how we met online (ha!), her decision to homeschool from the beginning, being a pastors wife, homeschooling all boys, varies curriculums over the years, standardized testing, co-ops, activities (to do or not to do), the ups & downs from the m... Read more

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This episode I interview my friend, Lauren, who is deciding to potentially homeschool her 4 & 1 year old in the fall. Please enjoy our mostly uncut, unedited, un-technical and unprepared conversation. We cover my philosophy on how preschool aged kids should be educated up through later elementary [aka to push worksheets or not to push worksheets]. Charlotte Mason theories, little boys and the wiggles, getting outside, art, fiel... Read more

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This episode I interview my friend, Jen, who is a homeschool mom of 3 kiddos ages 15-8. Please enjoy our mostly uncut, unedited, un-technical and unprepared conversation. We cover their decision to send their oldest to public school, wanting to quit school in January, the energy boys have, the overwhelmingness of choosing curriculums and how to avoid that, morning schedules, homeschool groups, a husband who was homeschooled, My Fat... Read more

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November 29, 2015 35 min

This episode I interview my hilarious friend,Sky, who is a homeschool mom of 5 kiddos ages 9-2. Please enjoy our mostly uncut, unedited, un-technical and unprepared conversation. We cover their decision to foster and adopt 5 children, and how homeschooling assisted with that, twins [almost two sets!], math curriculums, christmas decorating, nerdy reads, nature exchange, co-ops, year round schooling, gymnastics, robotics, and much m... Read more

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This episode I interview my beautiful friend, Haidy, who is a homeschool mom of 4 kiddos ages 5-9. Please enjoy our mostly uncut, unedited, un-technical and unprepared conversation. [Forgive the brief 40 second silence at the beginning.] We cover the reasons behind deciding to homeschool, homeschooling with twin toddlers, ADHD, Hyperactivity, Dyslexia, character training in the children as well as in ourselves, curriculums, hybrid ... Read more

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This episode I interview my beautiful friend, Haidy, who is a homeschool mom of 4 kiddos ages 5-9. Please enjoy our mostly uncut, unedited, un-technical and unprepared conversation. [Forgive the brief 40 second silence at the beginning.] We cover the reasons behind deciding to homeschool, homeschooling with twin toddlers, ADHD, Hyperactivity, Dyslexia, character training in the children as well as in ourselves, curriculums, hybrid ... Read more

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This episode I interview my crazy Brazilian friend, Fernanda, who is a homeschool mom of 3 kiddos aged 1-5. Please enjoy our mostly uncut, unedited, un-technical and unprepared conversation [attempted to edit out a few drop calls this week!]. We cover navigating the decision to homeschool, the first two years, adding a baby to the mix, homeschooling in your 40's, world traveling with littles, what is Classical Conversations, an... Read more

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This episode I interview a friend [and hero!] of mine, Elizabeth, who is a homeschool mom of 5 kiddos aged 0-5. Please enjoy our uncut, unedited, un-technical and unprepared conversation. We cover how she gets 5 kids to nap at the same time, honoring those you minister to, kids who love to clean, free homeschool resources online, working part-time, having twins, personal time for an introvert, the crazy way we met, and much more. ... Read more

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This week I interview a childhood friend of mine, Courtney, who is a homeschool mom of 3 kiddos aged 8 to 2. Please enjoy our uncut, unedited, un-technical and unprepared conversation. We cover Costco bacon, the importance of playing with your kids, a pet bee, homeschool schedules, child led science & history lessons, eating sardines, and much more. If nothing else you will walk away feeling more normal, less crazy, and think ... Read more

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This week I interview a dear friend of mine, Erin, who is a homeschool mom of 4 handsome boys aged 11 to 1. Please enjoy our uncut, unedited, un-technical and unprepared conversation. We cover everything from our first week highs and lows, to chores for kids, vomit, curriculums, how to school with a baby or toddler [or lack there of], and more. If nothing else you will walk away feeling more normal, less crazy, and think you'r... Read more

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