A short weekly message that will encourage your heart, make you laugh, and leave you emboldened for the week ahead.
It's amazing how quickly life can change. But one thing remains: God's faithfulness. Kay share's how she's experiencing this truth right now in her life, and encourages you to tap into the power of natural learning that goes beyond the "textbooks" to the most important lesson of all.
In this special episode, we take a break from our regular content to delve into a deeply personal journey of faith and resilience. Ashley shares her touching experience of coping with unexpected loss. This episode serves as a reminder that gratitude can be a powerful choice in the face of loss, and God's faithfulness remains constant. As Isaiah 41:10 reassures us, "Do not fear, for I am with you; do not anxiously look about you, fo...
In this episode, brought to you by Homeschooling Today magazine, Ashley talks about the power of acknowledging our accomplishments amidst the daily hustle. As we navigate the journey of homeschooling, it's easy to focus on perceived shortcomings, but today we encourage you to pause and appreciate your efforts. Listen in as we explore the impact of hitting 'replay' on positive moments, creating new pathways in your mind.
It seems there’s something missing in the world today: humility. What does it look like to be a humble person? How can we help our kids display a spirit of humbleness to the world? With practical examples of what it looks like, Connie Albers shares how you can gently cultivate a spirit of humility in your kids.
"What about socialization?" If you've homeschooled for any length of time, I'm sure you've heard that question. But what are people really asking? In today's episode, Kay is going to help us reframe that question for ourselves and discover why it's so important to do so.
A cornerstone is the first stone laid down in the construction of a new building. Not only is it foundational, it also ensures proper alignment for the stones to come. In this episode, Ashley talks about the cornerstone of homeschooling.
Getting back in the swing of things after enjoying time off for the summer can be a challenge. In this episode, Ashley talks about how review can help ease the transition.
This podcast is brought to you by Homeschooling Today magazine. We want to invite you to Subscribe today and join the growing movement of parents who are Setting aside comparisons. Taking control of their children’s education. Choosing courage over fear. Letting...
What are you "saying" to your kids when you aren't talking to them? How can you help them become better communicators without the use of words? Find out in this episode as Connie Albers explores the impact of non-verbal communication, or body language, on our relationships.
For so many of us, each subject in school was taught separately from the others. In today's episode, Kay shares how that model may not be the best for our homeschools. You'll get practical tips on how to set up an environment for your children to make connections between subjects, events, ideas, and more.
Based on Proverbs 3:5, Ashley focuses on what enables us to live out our goal to homeschool with boldness. This episode is a culmination of the conversations we’ve been having about shifting our mindsets away from performance, away from a schoolish mentality, and embracing a Kingdom perspective of this time with our families.
This week, Ashley addresses what we're really believing. We’re always believing something. Is it truth? Is it life giving? Or is it based in fear and worry? The scripture, “out of the overflow of the heart the mouth speaks” is a great tool to assess where we’re actually putting our faith. Listen in and find some encouragement to help keep you going!
This episode features Connie Albers, our relational expert, and addresses the important topic of listening. When we listen to our kids or others, are we listening to learn? Connie offers some tips to help us be more intentional. This is a foundational key to any strong relationship.
This week Kay introduces you to two educational pioneers, Charlotte Mason and Dr. Ruth Beechick, and shares how their observations about children lay the foundation for a natural learning home. Then, you'll discover three truths based on their ideals and the power of living books in your homeschool!
Ashley continues the conversation on shifting our mindsets with the topic of value. We place value on certain things that maybe we shouldn’t. And conversely, we don’t value some seemingly simple things enough. So let’s talk about how to bring what we’re valuing into focus.
In this episode, Ashley continues the series on shifting our mindset. She asks some questions to get you thinking about what you want your homeschool to look like. This is a great time of year to think about the future and what you want your children to remember about this time at home.
Connie Albers helps us see the big picture as we’re introduced to the third member of the Homeschooling Boldly team. Ashley Wiggers, Kay Chance and Connie Albers will share with you each month about the things that are most important to homeschool families. This episode focusses on the relational side of our role.
In this episode, Co-Executive Editor, Kay Chance begins a new monthly segment on learning naturally.
When we (Kay's family) first started homeschooling, I read all the books. And it wasn’t long before I was sold on a philosophy that promised a rigorous education. Unfortunately, my son had not read that book. I wanted to cultivate a love of learning, so I knew we needed another plan. In this podcast, you’ll learn a bit about my jou...
We are continuing this series on adjusting our mindset. This episode, we will look at keeping a longterm perspective by treasuring this time with our kids. It doesn’t mean we enjoy every minute! It means we do our best to see this time as a gift. I’m really excited to share one of my favorite clips with you from my mom. Enjoy!
How did we get here in the middle of May? Summer is nearly upon us and I think I’m ready to make plans for some summer fun. It’s time to be intentional about making memories and thinking about next season’s school year with a little creativity. That’s why we’re devoting a few weeks to educational mindsets and shifting our perspective. I hope you enjoy this series along with some time outside with your family!
It is teacher appreciation week and I (Ashley Wiggers) wanted to take a minute to thank you for all you do. Everyone needs a little appreciation, am I right? I hope I can provide some for you today and help you remember why you do this crazy thing called homeschooling.
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