Called To Homeschool show

Called To Homeschool

Summary: Are you feeling the call to homeschool and you're not sure what to do? Or maybe you are already homeschooling and it doesn't look like what you hoped it would. My name is Megan Thomas and I'm a certified Life Coach, a mother of seven and a homeschool pro with more than a decade of experience. I can show anyone how to create success in their homeschool, and I'd love to show you how. Are you ready? Learn more at Become a Paid Subscriber:

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 #15 The Importance of Read Aloud | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1798

Do you want to know the easiest way to connect with your kids and help them reach their full potential? Read Aloud to them! It's really that simple. In this episode we cover the importance of reading aloud, tips to make it go more smoothly, and we give you some of our favorite books. Find show notes at

 #14 Homeschool Q & A | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1762

This whole episode is answering your amazing questions! We cover some common concerns and give some practical tips of how to be a homeschool boss. To find show notes go to

 #13 Homeschooling Through High School | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1551

Let's get raw and real. Next to socialization, homeschooling through High School usually is the 2nd biggest fear. We get it because we used to have the same fear. Listen in as we share our perspective on High School and why we feel passionate about continuing to homeschool through High School. You can find the show notes at

 #12 Homeschooling Through Jr. High (Middle School) | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1582

In this amazing episode we talk about the hard topics of emotions and some of the challenges that come with teaching Jr. High aged kids. We cover some of our expectations with them and ways to help them contribute to the family. We also cover how we give them a deeper education. See the show notes at

 #11 Homeschooling The Elementary Years | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1445

This episode covers the broad range of Kindergarten to 6th grade. We cover our routines, the skills we try to teach, and the relationships we work on building, so they are prepared for their teenage years. Find the show notes at

 #10 Homeschooling Preschoolers | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1367

Preschoolers are so much fun to teach because they are so excited to learn. On today's episode we will share with you some great tips for teaching preschoolers as well as some great curriculum ideas. You can find the show notes at

 #9 When Everything Goes Wrong | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1060

It's no surprise that sometimes you are going to have a bad day, or even a really bad day. In this episode we give four different tips to help you survive the worst days of homeschooling and empower you to keep going. Find our show notes at

 #8 Summer Learning | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 799

What does school look like during the summer? Listen in to Karyn and Meg as we share our summer schedule and ways to keep learning through those months. Show notes

 #7 Getting Off the Conveyor Belt | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1139

Homeschool doesn't have to look like the school system. It can be whatever you want to create. Learning can happen anywhere or at anytime through experiences or in books. Allowing your kids to learn while following passions is a great way to give them a love of learning instead of worrying about passing a test. Find the show notes at

 #6 What About Mom? | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1480

It's easy to be so involved with parenting and homeschooling that you forget about taking care of mom. In this episode we give permission to make you a priority. You can still have hobbies, have peace amongst the chaos, take a break when needed, and remember to treat yo'self!! If you're running on empty, you won't have enough in your own tank to be the best you could be. See show notes at

 #5 Keep It Simple | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1057

Do you want how to avoid mom burn out? Keep it simple! This short and sweet episode gives you five tips to keep it simple.

 #4 100 Ways To Homeschool | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1571

If you ask 100 different homeschoolers what their day looks like, you would get 100 different answers. In this episode we talk about what a typical homeschool day looks like for each of us. We also go over some of the most common methods of homeschooling.  Find show notes with resources at

 #3 Are You Smart Enough To Homeschool? | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1255

Do you need a college degree to homeschool your children? Listen as we share Karyn's perspective, who has a teaching degree, and from Meg's perspective, who doesn't have a degree. This episode is all about helping you have confidence to teach your own children, no matter what your education background is. Think of all the things you have already taught your kids how to walk, talk, and so on. And what better way to learn than to learn right with your kids? You can do this.

 #2 Let's Get Socialization Out Of The Way | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1649

Join us this week as we talk about the most common fear of homeschooling, socialization. A common question asked is will my kid be socially awkward if they're homeschooled? We've got your answer! We'll also cover the reality of negative socialization common in schools; why it's important to operate out of love instead of fear, so you'll be able to find solutions instead of focusing on the problem, and ways to find opportunities to be with other families. See show notes at

 #1 You've Decided To Homeschool, Now What? | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1684

Have you been called to homeschool? So have we! Listen in as we share our stories of why we started homeschooling all those years ago. In this episode we'll discuss the importance of finding your why. You'll definitely want to remember your why on those less than glamorous days. We also go over the logistics of how to take your kid out of school. Finally, we'll cover the detox or de-school phase and give you four practical tips to feel confident.


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