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 www.coachmegthomas.com. Become a Paid Subscriber: https://anchor.fm/calledtohomesc

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 #150 Anxiety | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 801

Have you ever struggled with anxiety? So many Mamas and even children struggle with anxiety. I want to share with you today one thing you can do that can start to help you with your anxiety. You are not going to want to miss this!

 #149 The Odd One Out | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 935

Do you ever feel like the odd one out because you homeschool? I know I have. So often we don't want to be the odd one out because we want to be a part of the tribe. We want to belong. And we are afraid that if we are different than other people then something bad will happen. What if being the odd one out wasn't a problem? What if by you being willing to be the odd one allowed other people to do the same? Tune in to listen to why it's ok being the odd one out. Ticket for the live event: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/274574207847 

 #148 Bad Advice | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 853

What is some bad advice you have received? One of my favorites was about a way to keep my runaway toddler in the house. Needless to say, the advice wasn't helpful and didn't work. I recently heard some advice at a bridal shower and instantly knew that it was some really bad advice. It is a quick ticket to causing contention and force into your marriage and/or home. The thing that surprised me was that so many people thought it was great advice.  Listen to today's episode to hear some really bad advice and what you can do instead. Sign up for the Create an Amazing Family Event

 #147 Change the World | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 649

The world feels chaotic and crazy. We've gone from pandemics to war, and sometimes it feels like the problem is too big and we are too small. What can anyone do? If you want to change the world, go home and love your family. Change happens in our homes, and then they ripple out into the community and the world. Listen to today's episode to hear what you can do to change the world. Click here to check out: Create an Amazing Family Online Event

 #146 How to Create an Amazing Family | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 844

Are you tired of feeling like your family is barely surviving? Are you tired of the complaining, the meltdowns, and the messes? I was too.  I am taking over two decades of studying about families and sharing with you how to create an amazing one. I will be hosting a webinar to give you the steps to create the family of your dreams. In the webinar, you will learn: The one simple thing to do each week that creates huge momentum How to get rid of tattle telling How to solve problems as a family And so much more!! Click here to sign up for the webinar.

 #145 Science and Art | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1292

I am so excited to have Karyn Tripp on the podcast this week. She and I started Called to Homeschool together and we recorded episodes for two years. Since leaving the podcast, she has gone on to publish another amazing book. Science Art + Drawing Games for Kids. In today's episode, you can hear all about easy ways to make science even more fun with art. You can also go to my Instagram page and enter the giveaway to win your own signed copy!

 #144 Faith | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 896

Faith is a hope in things unseen. Homeschooling your children and believing that everything will work out is a leap of faith.  I used to have a lot of the same fears that you do with homeschool. Am I teaching my kids enough? Will they be able to provide for themselves when they are older? How do I teach so many kids at different levels? As I learned to have faith, I started to see the miracles, and it was amazing. In today's episode, I share scripture references about faith, miracles, and that with God nothing is impossible.

 #143 Getting Punched in the Face | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 800

Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the face. -Mike Tyson. You can plan the most beautiful homeschool, you can have supplies ready and activities planned, but what are you going to do when life punches you in the face? Things like getting sick, power outage, or even a crying baby can throw a punch right into your plan. I want to share with you ideas of what you can do when things don't go as planned. Take time to evaluate, set floors and ceilings, and get curious if you need a day of rest. Life is unpredictable, so it's great to have a plan when things don't go as planned. www.coachmegthomas.com

 #142 Kids and Screens | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1390

Did you know that screen time is linked to behavior issues in children? It can create children feeling anger, anxiety, depression, and troubles concentrating to name a few. But what do you do? We live in a world of screens and technology and you probably aren't going to be able to hide under a rock and avoid screens. In this episode I want to show you a way to teach your children how to manage their screen use, and how to help empower your kids to be in charge of screens instead of screens being in charge of your kids.

 #141 Making School a Priority | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 865

Do you have a hard time making school a priority? Do you find that you just don't have enough time to teach your children and do all the things you want to do? Listen to today's episode and hear four tips of how to make school a priority. www.coachmegthomas.com

 #140 Levels of Liberty for Mamas | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1615

How do you teach your children to have an extraordinary life? You show them how it's done. I have Levels of Liberty for your children, and now it's time to have it for you! Join me as I share with you ideas of how to create an amazing life by using the Successful Six.  https://www.coachmegthomas.com/work-with-me YouTube: Levels of Liberty

 #139 My Perfect Children | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1019

It's one thing to post about your four year old having a tantrum, but it's another to show your teen having different struggles and going through a trial. Just because I don't post about my teens and their trials, doesn't mean that they are perfect. I want to share my thoughts with you today about being worried about if your children appear perfect or not. Want to a private coaching session? Click here to book a session today

 #138 Closet Homeschooler | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 831

What is a closet homeschooler? It's what I was for many years. I was afraid to tell people I homeschooled, so I hid. As I reflect on my past, hiding is something that I do all too often. I hide my fails and I even hide my wins. I become afraid of what people may say about me either way. I am now embarking on a new journey and I am done hiding. I want to share with you as I am on the journey. www.coachmegthomas.com

 #137 My Schedule Term Two | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1084

I know a lot of people have found it helpful when I share what we are studying for our school. We have finished up term 1 and we are now moving into term 2, so I wanted to share what books my kids will be reading for this term. You can check out our current schedule here: https://www.amazon.com/shop/thehippiemama?listId=3CGN8700K2OPN&ref=idea_share_inf www.coachmegthomas.com

 #136 Navigating Family and Homeschool During the Holidays | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 522

Are any of you dreading to go to holiday parties this year because of what other people may say about you and homeschooling? Maybe you dread your aunt questioning your kids on what they know and don't know. I remember feeling that way too. I was nervous that people would think I was doing a bad job, or that maybe my kids weren't getting a good education. I want to give you some ideas of how you can navigate family and homeschooling this year during the holidays. www.coachmegthomas.com

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