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23 child article submissions by the Mothering community.

Interview with Blair Lee, author

In this episode the moms share the first part of their interview with Blair Lee, Author of REAL Science Odyssey Chemistry 1 and Biology 2, and homeschooling mom and giveaway a set of Biology 2 Ebooks from Pandia Press.   Some links in this episode: http://www.thoughtstem.com/ http://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/31fd395/ http://www.space.com/     To see the full show notes, including a LOT MORE links to all the resources mentioned, please visit our website: The Savvy Homeschool Moms, episode 41.   To subscribe to or download our show, check us out on... read more

Homeschooling while Working from Home

  In this episode, the moms share an interview with a work at home, homeschooling Dad, and review PowerRocks MagicSticks.   Some links in this episode: Little Passports Powerock Magicstick: 2800mAh Magicstick The Maze Runner by James Dashner (This is an affiliate link. Purchases made through this link benefit the show!)   To see the full show notes, including a LOT MORE links to all the resources mentioned, please visit our website: The Savvy Homeschool Moms, episode 39.   To subscribe to or download our show, check us out on iTunes, or our... read more

Day in the Life of a Homeschooler, Part 3

  In this episode, the moms chat about what they’ve been doing for the past two months, read some listener comments, and share two more Day in the Life of a Homeschooler interviews!     Day in the Life of a Homeschooler, Part 2 Day in the Life of a Homeschooler, Part 1   Some links in this episode: Mars Rovers Using Lego to Build Math Concepts Dragons of Ordinary Farm (This is an affiliate link, purchases made through this link benefit the show!)   To see the full show notes, including a LOT MORE links to all the resources mentioned, please visit our... read more

Homeschool Planner Reviews

  In this episode the moms review four homeschool planners, including printed, online and wall sized.   Some links in this episode: Tina’s Playlists on YouTube Eduplace.com Seize the Year Calendar by NeuYear.net (Purchases made through this link help support the Savvy Homeschool Moms!)   To see the full show notes, including a LOT MORE links to all the resources mentioned, please visit our website: The Savvy Homeschool Moms, episode 37.   To subscribe to or download our show, check us out on iTunes, or our website.     This episode is sponsored by... read more

A Day in the Life of a Homeschooler, part 2

  In this episode the moms chat about some great YouTube channels, catch up on listener recognition and share three more day in the life interviews!     (You can hear part 1 here. And part 3 here.) Some links in this episode: TedTalks about “Dinosaur Shape Shifters” Sketch Tuesday Banned Book week   To see the full show notes, including a LOT MORE links to all the resources mentioned, please visit our website: The Savvy Homeschool Moms, episode 36.   To subscribe to or download our show, check us out on iTunes, or our website.     This episode is... read more

Interview with PJ Jonas of Goat Milk Stuff

  In this episode the moms chat about getting started with the new school year, their curriculum choices for the 2013-2014 school year, and share their interview with PJ Jonas, homeschooling mom of 8 from GoatMilkStuff.com.   Some links in this episode: Goat Milk Stuff Blog http://www.collegeplus.org/prep workbox system   To see the full show notes, including a LOT MORE links to all the resources mentioned, please visit our website: The Savvy Homeschool Moms, episode 35.   To subscribe to or download our show, check us out on iTunes, or our... read more

A Day in the Life of a Homeschooler, part 1

  In this episode the moms chat with Aubyn, Krista and Janeen, three homeschool moms who share their "typical" homeschool day with us.   Some links in this episode:   Winning with Writing Obon Donna Young    To see the full show notes, including a LOT MORE links to all the resources mentioned, please visit our website: The Savvy Homeschool Moms, episode 34.   To subscribe to or download our show, check us out on iTunes, or our website.     This episode is sponsored by Moving Beyond the Page – homeschool curriculum for hands-on, creative, and gifted... read more

Getting Started With Homeschooling

  The first time that big yellow school bus pulled away from the curb in front of our house with a groan and rumble and without my kindergartener on board I had a distinct moment of complete and utter panic. Who thought this was a good idea? Who thought it was okay to give me this enormous responsibility? Oh right. I did.   It’s easy to get overwhelmed and insecure when beginning the homeschooling journey, not just because of the magnitude of taking on a child’s education, but also because the amount of information and methods and curriculum is vast and varied. It... read more

Our Child's Education: Our Decision To Make, Not Yours

  My daughter will be starting school for the first time soon, for 5 full days a week. It is a huge transition for our little family unit, but especially for the two of us, as we have spent the last three years together. I know she will thrive there, as we did not take this decision lightly, and she is so social and loving that I have no hesitation that she will be able to adjust with ease. I am so excited for her, but I’m not going to lie, my heart will be very heavy to see her go. It will remain even heavier knowing that I should still be home with what... read more

Sustainable Style for Back to School: The Ultimate Guide to Green Supplies

  Sustainable Style for Back to School   Back to school season is here and we know you're likely thinking about how you can be more eco-friendly this year without breaking the bank or spending excessive amounts of time you don't have.   With that in mind we've created six easy to use guides that break down some of the best green options for back to school basics. From easy to find brands who are making an eco effort to more unique, stylish and sustainable supplies that you would normally have to dig to... read more

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