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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.
So grab a cup of coffee or tea and let’s hang out … Do people still say that?
The Homeschool Sisters Podcast Season 4 Episode Guide
Here is a list of all the episodes from season four of The Homeschool Sisters Podcast. Happy listening, sisters!
Episode 30- QUESTIONS AND QUANDARIES: DEEP DIVES, BUSY TODDLERS, AND THE S-WORD
In this episode, they’re talking deep-dives- how do you support them- how do you encourage kids to follow interests and passions?
Plus, Cait and Kara chat how to homeschool when you have toddlers in the mix, and just how much should we worry about the “s-word”- socialization?
Episode 31 – Q&A: MONEY AND KIDS
It’s our first ever mini episode! Wahoo! Join Cait and Kara as they discuss kids, allowance, chores, and jobs!
Episode 32- HOMESCHOOLING GIFTED AND QUIRKY KIDS WITH COLLEEN KESSLER
The sisters are joined in this episode by Colleen Kessler- a gifted specialist, educational consultant, author, speaker, and homeschool mom to talk homeschooling gifted and quirky kids.
Do you have a quirky kiddo? A worrier? Or is your child asynchronous? This episode is for you!
Episode 33- HOMESCHOOL ORGANIZATION AND OLYMPIC FEVER
Today the sisters are chatting organization! Books and games and art supplies- oh my! How do we keep track of all the things, and what do we do when people keep giving us stuff? (It’s so nice, but we can also drown in great materials!)
PLUS, the sisters have the tiniest case of Olympic Fever! If you do too, and you want to share it with your kids, Cait and Kara have lots of fun resource recommendations!
Episode 34- HOMESCHOOL CONVENTIONS 101 WITH DAWN GARRETT
It’s homeschool convention season!! Are you heading to a convention this year? Or have you always had a question about them?
Are they worth the money? How do you avoid overwhelm? And if you’re an introvert, can you attend a convention without crying in the bathroom?
The sisters have invited Dawn Garrett, who has gone to every Cincinnati Great Homeschool Convention since it started to answer your questions and help you navigate the world of “conventioning.”
Episode 35- Q&A: THE SEARCH FOR THE PERFECT HOMESCHOOL PLANNER
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.
Episode 36- READING ALOUD THROUGH INTERRUPTIONS
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.
Episode 37- CREATING A MORNING TIME ROUTINE with Pam Barnhill
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.
Episode 38- GET TO KNOW THE SISTERS PART I: CAIT
Kara is interviewing Cait today!
The sisters often get questions about which sister is which- so starting today, they are clearing that up!
Hear Cait’s favorites, all about her take on homeschooling, and more.
Episode 39- GET TO KNOW THE SISTERS PART II: KARA
This week, Cait is interviewing Kara! Listen in as we learn a little about Kara’s approach to homeschooling, her favorite books, why she isn’t a music person (whaaaat?) and more!
Also, how is Kara fighting zombies? Tune in and find out!
Episode 40- Parenting Explosive Children: A conversation with Shawna Wingert
In this episode, the sisters are joined by Shawna Wingert, author of Parenting Chaos: Practical Support and Encouragement for Parents of Explosive Children, a 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.
Episode 41-Q&A: OUR SELF-CARE ROUTINES
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!!
Episode 42-Poolside professional development: summer 2018
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!
summer mini-sode & top ten homeschool sisters episodes of all time
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!)
The Homeschool Sisters Podcast episode guides