Top 10 Episodes | The Homeschool Sisters Podcast

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Hey there sisters!

We said that we were taking a break … But come on! We just miss you all and doing the podcast too much!

So today we are breaking our own rules for just a minute to share our Top 10 episodes with you! We just thought they might help us all get through summer until we come back with a brand new season in late August!!! (We’re only a little excited!)

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Poolside Professional Development: Summer 2018 {Episode 42}

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Poolside professional development {Episode 42}

Are you ready to pack your pool bags full of books that will keep you reading all summer long?

The sisters are back with their book recommendations for the summer!

Cait and Kara share their “Poolside Professional Development” picks- including homeschooling and parenting books- plus their choices for fiction and non-fiction.

If you’d like to try listening to books via Audible this summer, you can get your first book free by clicking here!

This week’s episode is sponsored by Big Life Journal. Big Life Journal is a growth mindset journal for kids ages 7-11. It helps build character and teaches children to be persistent and resilient, believe in themselves, and be open to new ideas and experiences. With this journal, kids learn that they can achieve anything they want out of life!

This is a guided journal, it has stories about real people, poems, colorful pictures, quotes and engaging writing prompts. It is done together with a Journal Buddy, someone they would share this journal with and have meaningful conversations about life. Your kids will love this special time with their Journal Buddy!

Big Life Journal is broken down into weeks and covers 13 topics including: Dream Big, Be Persistent, Love Learning, Be Grateful, Make a Difference in the World, and many others. It has been a huge success among thousands of parents around the world with over 500 five star reviews!

And… Big Life Journal just released a new resource, The Growth Mindset Activity Kit. With this kit, kids will practice creativity, problem-solving, resilience, learning from mistakes, trying new things, goal-setting, overcoming challenges, managing emotions, mindfulness, and gratitude through 25 carefully-selected activities (59 pages in total). These activities are designed to help kids develop a growth mindset and key life skills.
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Q&A: Our Self-Care Routines {Episode 41}

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Q&A: Our Self-Care Routines {Episode 41}

The sisters are chatting self-care in this Q and A episode.

Self-care is SUCH a big topic, so in this episode, Cait and Kara hit on what they try to do each day to keep themselves feeling tip-top. Surprise: they both look forward to books!!

This week’s episode is sponsored by Big Life Journal. Big Life Journal is a growth mindset journal for kids ages 7-11. It helps build character and teaches children to be persistent and resilient, believe in themselves, and be open to new ideas and experiences. With this journal, kids learn that they can achieve anything they want out of life!

This is a guided journal, it has stories about real people, poems, colorful pictures, quotes and engaging writing prompts. It is done together with a Journal Buddy, someone they would share this journal with and have meaningful conversations about life. Your kids will love this special time with their Journal Buddy!

Big Life Journal is broken down into weeks and covers 13 topics including: Dream Big, Be Persistent, Love Learning, Be Grateful, Make a Difference in the World, and many others. It has been a huge success among thousands of parents around the world with over 500 five star reviews!

And… Big Life Journal just released a new resource, The Growth Mindset Activity Kit. With this kit, kids will practice creativity, problem-solving, resilience, learning from mistakes, trying new things, goal-setting, overcoming challenges, managing emotions, mindfulness, and gratitude through 25 carefully-selected activities (59 pages in total). These activities are designed to help kids develop a growth mindset and key life skills.
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Parenting Explosive Children: A Conversation with Shawna Wingert {Episode 40}

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Parenting Explosive Children: A Conversation with Shawna Wingert {Episode 40}

In this episode, the sisters are joined by Shawna Wingert, author of Parenting Chaos: Practical Support and Encouragement for Parents of Explosive Childrena new book about explosive kids.

The trio chat explosive behavior- what causes it, the judgment surrounding it, and how we as parents can best respond to it.

If you have ever felt hopeless or helpless about your child’s behavior, this episode is a must-listen.

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The Homeschool Sisters Podcast | Season 4 Episode Guide

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The Homeschool Sisters Podcast | Season 4 Episode Guide

Cait and Kara are two homeschooling moms doing this homeschooling thing out right beside you. On this podcast, we talk about real life homeschooling, books, caffeine addiction and surviving and thriving through these wonderful years.

We don’t have it all figured out, but one thing we know for sure is that homeschooling is a lot easier when you have a sister by your side.

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Creating a Morning Time Routine {Episode 37}

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Creating a Morning Time Routine with Pam Barnhill {Episode 37} | The Homeschool Sisters Podcast

Creating a Morning Time Routine with Pam Barnhill {Episode 37}

The sisters are chatting with Morning Time expert Pam Barnhill in this episode!

Have you heard about Morning Time? Have you tried it? Or are you wondering how to start a Morning Time routine in your homeschool?

Tune in to learn all about Morning Time, plus all about Pam’s new book, Better Together. (Psst! If you order the book before March 31, 2018, you get a bonus set of Morning Time “Start Small” Plans – head to PamBarnhill.com for more information! And, on March 13th 7:00 pm CT, there will be a Better Together launch party on Facebook with prizes!)

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Reading Aloud Through Interruptions {Episode 36}

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Reading aloud through interruptions {Episode 36}

This week the sisters are talking about reading aloud, and what to do when you have a kiddo with a lot of questions!

From audiobooks to note-taking to snacks, Cait and Kara share some ideas for keeping everyone on track, and enjoying read-aloud time together.

To get a FREE audiobook, go to Audibletrial.com/sisters.

And, don’t forget about the tea mentioned in today’s episode. Join the Plum Deluxe tea of the month club and as a Homeschool Sisters listener, you will get one month free in addition to free shipping plus a 20% coupon to their online shop!  Just visit PlumDeluxe.com, signup for a recurring subscription plan of your choice, and in the “how did you hear about us” box put “Homeschool Sisters Bonus Month.”  Their awesome team will credit your account after your signup is processed.  Offer expires on March 27, 2018.

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Q&A: The Search for the Perfect Homeschool Planner {Episode 35}

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Q&A: The Search for the Perfect Homeschool Planner {Episode 35}

Is there one perfect homeschool planner? Or do different people need different planners depending on their personality?

And what about having multiple planners, or when your kids need access to your plans?

Today, Cait and Kara are talking planners, bullet journals, daily dockets, using your phone and the many ways to plan.

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