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Home School DIY-Book Lists

Don’t reinvent the wheel: there are a lot of companies that are literature-based and they have wonderful booklists. There may be a ready-made solution out there for you. I’ll list my favorites in the show notes.My old world go- to was the library, if your library is still open (by the way, what kind of … Continue reading Home School DIY-Book Lists

Crisis Homeschooling- The Sequel

Oh Hey!   For the last few days, I've been working on something to make homeschooling easier. Something I know deep in my bones will help you keep your job and keep your kids off screens (7 hours a day!- public schools, really?) It feels a little strange to tell you about how to homeschool when … Continue reading Crisis Homeschooling- The Sequel

Crisis Homeschooling in 2020

Maybe you're feeling overwhelmed and uncertain with all that's going on right now. That's completely understandable. Working full time and teaching your kids is a lot. Should you keep calm and carry on? Or should you join the crowds and buy ALL the pasta? I don’t have all the answers, heck! I’m not sure anyone … Continue reading Crisis Homeschooling in 2020

Good Enough Homeschool S1 E5

In today’s show, we’ll talk about a common question: “How do I make a book list for my child?” Today we have a special guest, Dr. Kripa Sundar, talking about distraction in curricula.  Finally, we’ll talk about BYL and what we love--and what we don’t like. Booklist: I’m going to give away my secrets, and … Continue reading Good Enough Homeschool S1 E5

Your First Steps in Modern Homeschooling

Who here is a fan of sneaky shortcuts? *Raises Hand* While I don’t believe there is any magic potion you can drink that brings you the perfect homeschool curriculum. There are strategies that take some of the time and pain away. Can I get a Hallelujah! Getting support can help you understand what to do … Continue reading Your First Steps in Modern Homeschooling

We Don’t Want Your Child to Fit in A Box

Here at The Bookish Society, We're all Readers Stories are what unites humanity. Whether your child reads a story via a book or a tablet, or listens to an audiobook or while you read aloud, the result is the same—a story has been told and heard.  Bookish Society meets your children where they are—whether they … Continue reading We Don’t Want Your Child to Fit in A Box

Good Enough Homeschool S1 E4

https://open.spotify.com/episode/6lV9x98bkp3jGRbJF88mHu?si=V9E0cldHRL-mzuvbxhvPJw What is classical education? The name is thrown around enough that sometimes I wonder what people mean when they self identify as classical home educators. We also chat about school in a box and which ones have what science, cause you don't know until you know. Last but not least, we decimated the beautifully … Continue reading Good Enough Homeschool S1 E4

City of Brass by S. A. Chakraborty

“Greatness takes time, Banu Nahida. Often the mightiest things have the humblest beginnings.” I will start off by saying I am a true lover of fantasy, and while I like the medieval England-ish trope as much as the next person, it I does get tiresome. When I discover a well-written fantasy based in a culture … Continue reading City of Brass by S. A. Chakraborty

Good Enough Homeschool S1 E3

In today’s show, we’ll talk about a common question: “What is the best online curriculum?” Next, we’ll talk about types of curricula, and finally we’ll talk about the Pandia Press’s Ancient History, Level 2 curriculum, and why we won’t use it. We chat about parents moving to homeschooling. They want all online curriculum and there … Continue reading Good Enough Homeschool S1 E3

Good Enough Homeschool S1 E2

And we’re back with our second podcast about secular classical homeschooling. This time we begin with this question:   How did you handle that so you didn’t end up feeling like a terrible parent? You’ll have to listen in for our answers. It’s tricky for sure. We also chat about Torchlight and why we won't … Continue reading Good Enough Homeschool S1 E2