Episoder

  • It does take a different mindset to homeschool middle school and high school, but it's not the mindset shift that you might think.

    If you have questions about homeschooling, you can click here to sign-up to attend the next Homeschool 101 Workshop: https://triumphantlearning.com/homeschool101workshop

    How you can support the podcast

    Do you love the All in a Homeschool Day podcast? You can help spread the word about the podcast in several ways.

    1. Subscribe

    Subscribe so you don't miss an episode.

    2. Leave a Review

    Ratings and reviews help more moms find the show. iTunes bases its search results on positive ratings, so it really is a blessing. Thanks for your help! (Need help leaving a review? These instructions should help.)

    3. Share

    Share the podcast with your friends! Word of mouth is the number one way people learn about the show. Text a friend or share your favorite episode on Facebook or Instagram. It’s the best compliment ever when you do. Thanks!

  • Mangler du episoder?

    Klikk her for å oppdatere manuelt.

  • How do you accomplish more than just the basics in your homeschool? In this Triumphant Minute, I share several strategies you can use to spread an educational feast before your children without overwhelming your homeschool.

    If you have questions about homeschooling, you can click here to sign-up to attend the next Homeschool 101 Workshop: https://triumphantlearning.com/homeschool101workshop

    How you can support the podcast

    Do you love the All in a Homeschool Day podcast? You can help spread the word about the podcast in several ways.

    1. Subscribe

    Subscribe so you don't miss an episode.

    2. Leave a Review

    Ratings and reviews help more moms find the show. iTunes bases its search results on positive ratings, so it really is a blessing. Thanks for your help! (Need help leaving a review? These instructions should help.)

    3. Share

    Share the podcast with your friends! Word of mouth is the number one way people learn about the show. Text a friend or share your favorite episode on Facebook or Instagram. It’s the best compliment ever when you do. Thanks!

  • You don't have to a purist to follow a particular educational philosophy. In this bonus episode, I'm addressing this question that was raised by an attendee of the Homeschool 101 Workshop.

    If you have questions about homeschooling, you can click here to sign-up to attend the next Homeschool 101 Workshop: https://triumphantlearning.com/homeschool101workshop

    How you can support the podcast

    Do you love the All in a Homeschool Day podcast? You can help spread the word about the podcast in several ways.

    1. Subscribe

    Subscribe so you don't miss an episode.

    2. Leave a Review

    Ratings and reviews help more moms find the show. iTunes bases its search results on positive ratings, so it really is a blessing. Thanks for your help! (Need help leaving a review? These instructions should help.)

    3. Share

    Share the podcast with your friends! Word of mouth is the number one way people learn about the show. Text a friend or share your favorite episode on Facebook or Instagram. It’s the best compliment ever when you do. Thanks!

  • Every time I tried to create a homeschool calendar for our upcoming year I ended up frustrated. I had read about various scheduling models to create a homeschool calendar, but none of them work for us.

    Finally, I had two epiphanies that allowed me to let go of the rules and think outside the box so I could create a homeschool calendar that actually worked for our life instead of trying to fit our life into a school calendar. After all, that’s one of the blessings we love about homeschooling—the flexibility it offers us.

    In this episode, I'll explain how I create our homeschool calendar. You'll learn:

    About homeschool calendar options. How to break your school year into terms. Factors to consider when determining your homeschool calendar. How to create your homeschool calendar. Tips for adjusting to a non-traditional school calendar.

    See the full show notes: https://www.triumphantlearning.com/051/

    How you can support the podcast

    Do you love the All in a Homeschool Day podcast? You can help spread the word about the podcast in several ways.

    1. Subscribe

    Subscribe so you don't miss an episode.

    2. Leave a Review

    Ratings and reviews help more moms find the show. iTunes bases its search results on positive ratings, so it really is a blessing. Thanks for your help! (Need help leaving a review? These instructions should help.)

    3. Share

    Share the podcast with your friends! Word of mouth is the number one way people learn about the show. Text a friend or share your favorite episode on Facebook or Instagram. It’s the best compliment ever when you do. Thanks!

  • The use of virtual meetings has skyrocketed!

    And no wonder. Virtual meetings allow us to connect with others literally all around the globe. You can practice speaking Spanish with someone in South America, play a game with a friend in Europe, and participate in a book club with friends from many different states.

    But how you can use virtual meetings in your homeschool? Beyond the obvious answer of taking an online class, there are lots of fun and creative ways you can utilize this technology.

    And the best part is that it doesn’t have to be complicated at all! You can keep it simple.

    Or, if you are feeling a little more tech-savvy and want to get even more creative, the sky’s the limit.

    This might even spark a lifelong interest in technology-related endeavors for one of your children.

    In this episode, we'll discuss these 10 ways to use virtual meetings in your homeschool Invite a grandparent to class Host a book club Learn about geography or nature of where a friend lives Practice a foreign language Take a class Create a living history of a grandparent or older friend Watch science experiment demonstrations Have your child read to a grandparent Host a recitation night Have them narrate to a grandparent In this episode, you'll learn The definition of socialized, and how knowing that definition changes our perspective of how we can socialize. How to focus on communication within your family and with others. Ways you can spend time together as a family. Old-fashioned skills you could teach your children

    See the full show notes: https://www.triumphantlearning.com/050/

    How you can support the podcast

    Do you love the All in a Homeschool Day podcast? You can help spread the word about the podcast in several ways.

    1. Subscribe

    Subscribe so you don't miss an episode.

    2. Leave a Review

    Ratings and reviews help more moms find the show. iTunes bases its search results on positive ratings, so it really is a blessing. Thanks for your help! (Need help leaving a review? These instructions should help.)

    3. Share

    Share the podcast with your friends! Word of mouth is the number one way people learn about the show. Text a friend or share your favorite episode on Facebook or Instagram. It’s the best compliment ever when you do. Thanks!

  • Just because you are stuck at home doesn’t mean you can’t socialize and connect with others.

    It does mean you need to get a little creative though!

    You won’t need a bunch of supplies or tons of time to prepare. These suggestions are meant to be quick and easy ways you can connect with others from home.

    We’ve used these suggestions when

    We had a premie baby at home and needed to stay home to keep her healthy. Someone was sick and we couldn’t leave the house. We’ve been on an extended trip. Bad weather or other circumstances canceled events and gatherings.

    Regardless of why you are stuck at home, these suggestions can help you stay connected with those you love.

    In this episode, you'll learn The definition of socialized, and how knowing that definition changes our perspective of how we can socialize. How to focus on communication within your family and with others. Ways you can spend time together as a family. Old-fashioned skills you could teach your children

    See the full show notes: https://www.triumphantlearning.com/049/

    How you can support the podcast

    Do you love the All in a Homeschool Day podcast? You can help spread the word about the podcast in several ways.

    1. Subscribe

    Subscribe so you don't miss an episode.

    2. Leave a Review

    Ratings and reviews help more moms find the show. iTunes bases its search results on positive ratings, so it really is a blessing. Thanks for your help! (Need help leaving a review? These instructions should help.)

    3. Share

    Share the podcast with your friends! Word of mouth is the number one way people learn about the show. Text a friend or share your favorite episode on Facebook or Instagram. It’s the best compliment ever when you do. Thanks!

  • Do you remember when you were first considering homeschooling?

    I do! My husband and I had so many questions!

    SO.MANY!

    Thankfully, we found websites and books we could read and currently homeschooling parents to whom we could ask questions. I am so grateful for how patient and grace-filled they were in answering our myriad of questions.

    Now, the tables are turned. After homeschooling for 10 years, we have been privileged to answer many questions from parents who are considering homeschooling and trying to decide if it’s a good fit for their family.

    And I’ve learned a few things.

    Sometimes I think the answer to a question is obvious because I have knowledge about the situation they don’t have. Their question is a legitimate question, and I need to be careful to answer it in a way that they feel heard and valued. Homeschooling is not a good fit for every family. As much as it has blessed my family, some families benefit from a different education option. And that’s okay! Every homeschool is unique so there is no one right answer for how families should approach homeschooling. It’s okay if they decide to do something a little different in their homeschool than we do. That’s the beauty of homeschooling.

    In this episode of the podcast, my goal is to equip you so you can answer questions parents might have about homeschooling.

    In this episode, we'll discuss How to answer the questions families have when they are deciding if homeschooling would be a good fit for them. Why you should be patient. Remember that you once asked very similar questions! How to help them customize their homeschool. Why homeschooling is not a good fit for every family. The first step they need to take is to join HSLDA!

    See the full show notes:https://www.triumphantlearning.com/048/

    How you can support the podcast

    Do you love the All in a Homeschool Day podcast? You can help spread the word about the podcast in several ways.

    1. Subscribe

    Subscribe so you don't miss an episode.

    2. Leave a Review

    Ratings and reviews help more moms find the show. iTunes bases its search results on positive ratings, so it really is a blessing. Thanks for your help! (Need help leaving a review? These instructions should help.)

    3. Share

    Share the podcast with your friends! Word of mouth is the number one way people learn about the show. Text a friend or share your favorite episode on Facebook or Instagram. It’s the best compliment ever when you do. Thanks!

  • As much as I enjoyed creating episodes of the All in a Homeschool Day podcast, I fell into a rut. I wasn't sure how God wanted me to serve you and what podcast episodes would be most helpful for you.

    So I took a break.

    It was much needed!

    Now, five months later, I have clarity about my mission at Triumphant Learning and the All in a Homeschool Day podcast. I also have a renewed vigor about creating episodes for you. I didn't realize how much I missed recording these episodes until I sat down to record the first one. I felt giddy like a schoolgirl on Christmas morning!

    If you're new to the podcast, welcome!

    If you've been a loyal listener for a little while or from the beginning, welcome back!

    In this episode, you'll learn The story of how we began our homeschool journey, and the excuse I gave as to why I couldn't homeschool. What my husband thought about homeschooling in the beginning. The reasons why we started homeschooling and why we homeschool now. My favorite book, and why I love it. The mission of Triumphant Learning.

    See the full show notes: https://www.triumphantlearning.com/047/

    How you can support the podcast

    Do you love the All in a Homeschool Day podcast? You can help spread the word about the podcast in several ways.

    1. Subscribe

    Subscribe so you don't miss an episode.

    2. Leave a Review

    Ratings and reviews help more moms find the show. iTunes bases its search results on positive ratings, so it really is a blessing. Thanks for your help! (Need help leaving a review? These instructions should help.)

    3. Share

    Share the podcast with your friends! Word of mouth is the number one way people learn about the show. Text a friend or share your favorite episode on Facebook or Instagram. It’s the best compliment ever when you do. Thanks!

  • Sometimes it feels more like you are living in survival mode than thriving. Hear how Robin learned to find joy and peace during a challenging season. She shares tips for surviving and encouragement that good comes after the struggle.

    What we talked about The challenges and difficulties of learning how to slow down and focus on your family. And the joys and benefits of doing so. The need to let go of expectations and accept a new view of what it means to homeschool during different seasons. And how learning to appreciate the mundane helped Robin find joy in the moment. The importance of finding joy at the end of a difficult season and what Robin did to find the joy.

    See the full show notes:https://www.triumphantlearning.com/046/

    Get your free "Busy Homeschool Mom's Guide to Taming the To-Do List" https://www.triumphantlearning.com/todo/

    How you can support the podcast

    You can support the podcast and help spread the word about the podcast in several ways.

    1. Subscribe & Leave a Review

    Subscribe so you don't miss an episode. And don't forget to leave a rating and review, which helps more people find the show. iTunes bases their search results on positive ratings, so it really is a blessing. Thanks for your help! (Need help leaving a review? These instructions should help.)

    2. Share

    Share the podcast with your friends! Word of mouth is the number one way people learn about the show. Text a friend or share your favorite episode on Facebook or Instagram. It’s the best compliment ever when you do. Thanks!

    3. Shop

    Shop the Triumphant Learning store. You will find resources to help you disciple and train your children, implement a Charlotte Mason education, continue your learning as a teacher/facilitator, and make learning fun.

  • I'll be the first to admit that I am oftenthe limiting factor in us actually doing nature study. It is one of the first subjects I cut when we get busy. And if it's cold, hot, windy, buggy... Well, you get the idea. But I know how valuable nature study is for my children so I made it a priority when they were little.

    The past couple of years we have not studied nature as consistently because our schedule has gotten busier, and my children's other subjects have consumed more of our day. But after my interview with Cindy West, I am convinced I need to add nature study back into our homeschool. And even though I know it is best for us to get outside to study nature, I am excited that we now have another option to learn about nature via live classes.

    If you are hesitant to add nature study to your homeschool because you don't know what to study or you don't want to get outside, this episode is packed with helpful suggestions and ideas for the brand new nature study newbie.

    If you are a nature study veteran, there are tips for you too!

    What we talked about The benefits of adding nature study to your homeschool. You may be surprised at some of these benefits. I was! How nature study lays a foundation for high school science and the simple and fun activities you can do on a nature walk to help lay that foundation. How to motivate your children on a nature walk. Alternatives to a nature walk if you cannot get outside.

    See the full show notes:https://www.triumphantlearning.com/045/

    Get your free "Busy Homeschool Mom's Guide to Taming the To-Do List" https://www.triumphantlearning.com/todo/

    How you can support the podcast

    You can support the podcast and help spread the word about the podcast in several ways.

    1. Subscribe & Leave a Review

    Subscribe so you don't miss an episode. And don't forget to leave a rating and review, which helps more people find the show. iTunes bases their search results on positive ratings, so it really is a blessing. Thanks for your help! (Need help leaving a review? These instructions should help.)

    2. Share

    Share the podcast with your friends! Word of mouth is the number one way people learn about the show. Text a friend or share your favorite episode on Facebook or Instagram. It’s the best compliment ever when you do. Thanks!

    3. Shop

    Shop the Triumphant Learning store. You will find resources to help you disciple and train your children, implement a Charlotte Mason education, continue your learning as a teacher/facilitator, and make learning fun.

  • Children were wired to create! We simply need to provide our children space, tools, and freedom to express their creativity. These practical suggestions will help you let go of preconceived notions of what art lessons should be so you can allow your child's inner artist to shine through. Start enriching your homeschool by adding art in these simple and fun ways.

    What we talked about How art enriches your homeschool and how it complements and builds on what you are already studying. The freedom art provides students and how it can help a struggling student. Simple ways to incorporate into your homeschool routine and how to handle the mess. Ways to involve your whole family and tips for helping children of all ages enjoy art time.

    See the full show notes:https://www.triumphantlearning.com/044/

    Get your free "Busy Homeschool Mom's Guide to Taming the To-Do List" https://www.triumphantlearning.com/todo/

    How you can support the podcast

    You can support the podcast and help spread the word about the podcast in several ways.

    1. Subscribe & Leave a Review

    Subscribe so you don't miss an episode. And don't forget to leave a rating and review, which helps more people find the show. iTunes bases their search results on positive ratings, so it really is a blessing. Thanks for your help! (Need help leaving a review? These instructions should help.)

    2. Share

    Share the podcast with your friends! Word of mouth is the number one way people learn about the show. Text a friend or share your favorite episode on Facebook or Instagram. It’s the best compliment ever when you do. Thanks!

    3. Shop

    Shop the Triumphant Learning store. You will find resources to help you disciple and train your children, implement a Charlotte Mason education, continue your learning as a teacher/facilitator, and make learning fun.

  • You don't have to be afraid to add poetry to your homeschool! It can be fun and enjoyable for the whole family. Join Crystin Morris and me as we share what poetry looks like in our homeschools. This episode is full of practical tips about how you can add poetry and recitation to your homeschool in as little as five minutes a day!

    What we talked about Why you should include poetry and recitation in your homeschools, and how you can fit it into your school schedules without it being overwhelming. Different options for implementing poetry, and why it's okay to break the rules. What recitation is and is not, and how it is connected to poetry. Our favorite resources for poetry and recitation, including how you can host a recitation night with minimal planning!

    See the full show notes:https://www.triumphantlearning.com/043/

    Get your free "Busy Homeschool Mom's Guide to Taming the To-Do List" https://www.triumphantlearning.com/todo/

    How you can support the podcast

    You can support the podcast and help spread the word about the podcast in several ways.

    1. Subscribe & Leave a Review

    Subscribe so you don't miss an episode. And don't forget to leave a rating and review, which helps more people find the show. iTunes bases their search results on positive ratings, so it really is a blessing. Thanks for your help! (Need help leaving a review? These instructions should help.)

    2. Share

    Share the podcast with your friends! Word of mouth is the number one way people learn about the show. Text a friend or share your favorite episode on Facebook or Instagram. It’s the best compliment ever when you do. Thanks!

    3. Shop

    Shop the Triumphant Learning store. You will find resources to help you disciple and train your children, implement a Charlotte Mason education, continue your learning as a teacher/facilitator, and make learning fun.

  • Adding music to your homeschool can be intimidating if you do not have a background in music. But it doesn't have to be complicated or time-consuming! I love all the practical tips Melissa Kamm provides to help us find simple and fun ways to enjoy music regardless of your musical background.

    What we talked about How music in your homeschool benefits your children. And it's not all academic. Ways to cultivate an appreciation for music for children of all ages and varying interests. Suggestions for how to simply add music to your homeschool in only 5-10 minutes a day!

    See the full show notes:https://www.triumphantlearning.com/042/

    Get your free "Busy Homeschool Mom's Guide to Taming the To-Do List" https://www.triumphantlearning.com/todo/

    How you can support the podcast

    You can support the podcast and help spread the word about the podcast in several ways.

    1. Subscribe & Leave a Review

    Subscribe so you don't miss an episode. And don't forget to leave a rating and review, which helps more people find the show. iTunes bases their search results on positive ratings, so it really is a blessing. Thanks for your help! (Need help leaving a review? These instructions should help.)

    2. Share

    Share the podcast with your friends! Word of mouth is the number one way people learn about the show. Text a friend or share your favorite episode on Facebook or Instagram. It’s the best compliment ever when you do. Thanks!

    3. Shop

    Shop the Triumphant Learning store. You will find resources to help you disciple and train your children, implement a Charlotte Mason education, continue your learning as a teacher/facilitator, and make learning fun.

  • Adding literature to your homeschool can be quite a balancing act. Some children are reluctant readers while others love to read but only want to read books of their choosing. Regardless of whether your child is a bookworm or a reluctant reader, you can add more literature to your homeschool, (re)capture the joy of reading, and spice up literary studies in your homeschool. Find out more in this episode.

    What we talked about How you can spice up your literature readings in your homeschool. And how to do so without adding to your already busy to-do list. The important scheduling advice you need to keep in mind. And how this will help you adjust your schedule so you enjoy adding in fun activities. How to start a book club. And how to not do all of the work yourself! How literature studies in their homeschool have changed over the years. And how to approach literature at different ages.

    See the full show notes:https://www.triumphantlearning.com/041/

    Get your free "Busy Homeschool Mom's Guide to Taming the To-Do List" https://www.triumphantlearning.com/todo/

    How you can support the podcast

    You can support the podcast and help spread the word about the podcast in several ways.

    1. Subscribe & Leave a Review

    Subscribe so you don't miss an episode. And don't forget to leave a rating and review, which helps more people find the show. iTunes bases their search results on positive ratings, so it really is a blessing. Thanks for your help! (Need help leaving a review? These instructions should help.)

    2. Share

    Share the podcast with your friends! Word of mouth is the number one way people learn about the show. Text a friend or share your favorite episode on Facebook or Instagram. It’s the best compliment ever when you do. Thanks!

    3. Shop

    Shop the Triumphant Learning store. You will find resources to help you disciple and train your children, implement a Charlotte Mason education, continue your learning as a teacher/facilitator, and make learning fun.

  • Are you looking for a way to bring joy back to your homeschool? I love how Dachelle finds her joy by adding a little enchantment to their homeschool routine. And she does it in a way that the whole family enjoys and doesn't overwhelm their schedule. As she said, "Enchantment does not happen every day. It is rare. It's a little surprise of happiness and brings you joy." Listen in to learn more!

    See the full show notes:https://www.triumphantlearning.com/040/

    Get your free "Busy Homeschool Mom's Guide to Taming the To-Do List" https://www.triumphantlearning.com/todo/

    How you can support the podcast

    You can support the podcast and help spread the word about the podcast in several ways.

    1. Subscribe & Leave a Review

    Subscribe so you don't miss an episode. And don't forget to leave a rating and review, which helps more people find the show. iTunes bases their search results on positive ratings, so it really is a blessing. Thanks for your help! (Need help leaving a review? These instructions should help.)

    2. Share

    Share the podcast with your friends! Word of mouth is the number one way people learn about the show. Text a friend or share your favorite episode on Facebook or Instagram. It’s the best compliment ever when you do. Thanks!

    3. Shop

    Shop the Triumphant Learning store. You will find resources to help you disciple and train your children, implement a Charlotte Mason education, continue your learning as a teacher/facilitator, and make learning fun.

  • Just about everyone struggles with being consistent. Keeping a few principles in mind will make it easier to maintain your consistency. We'll discuss those principles in this episode of the All in a Homeschool Day podcast.

    See the full show notes:https://www.triumphantlearning.com/039/

    Get your free "Busy Homeschool Mom's Guide to Taming the To-Do List" https://www.triumphantlearning.com/todo/

    How you can support the podcast

    You can support the podcast and help spread the word about the podcast in several ways.

    1. Subscribe & Leave a Review

    Subscribe so you don't miss an episode. And don't forget to leave a rating and review, which helps more people find the show. iTunes bases their search results on positive ratings, so it really is a blessing. Thanks for your help! (Need help leaving a review? These instructions should help.)

    2. Share

    Share the podcast with your friends! Word of mouth is the number one way people learn about the show. Text a friend or share your favorite episode on Facebook or Instagram. It’s the best compliment ever when you do. Thanks!

    3. Shop

    Shop the Triumphant Learning store. You will find resources to help you disciple and train your children, implement a Charlotte Mason education, continue your learning as a teacher/facilitator, and make learning fun.

  • This is a culmination of everything we've talked about thus far in the Getting It All Done series. We'll bring all of the pieces together of knowing your purpose, practicing self-care, eliminating, automating, and delegating to identify the biggest struggles in your homeschool and what small, incremental steps you can take to make improvements.

    See the full show notes:https://www.triumphantlearning.com/038/

    Get your free "Busy Homeschool Mom's Guide to Taming the To-Do List" https://www.triumphantlearning.com/todo/

    How you can support the podcast

    You can support the podcast and help spread the word about the podcast in several ways.

    1. Subscribe & Leave a Review

    Subscribe so you don't miss an episode. And don't forget to leave a rating and review, which helps more people find the show. iTunes bases their search results on positive ratings, so it really is a blessing. Thanks for your help! (Need help leaving a review? These instructions should help.)

    2. Share

    Share the podcast with your friends! Word of mouth is the number one way people learn about the show. Text a friend or share your favorite episode on Facebook or Instagram. It’s the best compliment ever when you do. Thanks!

    3. Shop

    Shop the Triumphant Learning store. You will find resources to help you disciple and train your children, implement a Charlotte Mason education, continue your learning as a teacher/facilitator, and make learning fun.

  • It takes a lot to keep a household running smoothly, especially when you live and school in your home! These four principles help me stay on top of my household responsibilities.

    See the full show notes:https://www.triumphantlearning.com/037/

    Get your free "Busy Homeschool Mom's Guide to Taming the To-Do List" https://www.triumphantlearning.com/todo/

    How you can support the podcast

    You can support the podcast and help spread the word about the podcast in several ways.

    1. Subscribe & Leave a Review

    Subscribe so you don't miss an episode. And don't forget to leave a rating and review, which helps more people find the show. iTunes bases their search results on positive ratings, so it really is a blessing. Thanks for your help! (Need help leaving a review? These instructions should help.)

    2. Share

    Share the podcast with your friends! Word of mouth is the number one way people learn about the show. Text a friend or share your favorite episode on Facebook or Instagram. It’s the best compliment ever when you do. Thanks!

    3. Shop

    Shop the Triumphant Learning store. You will find resources to help you disciple and train your children, implement a Charlotte Mason education, continue your learning as a teacher/facilitator, and make learning fun.