When kids are resistant [Episode 113]

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When Kids are Resistant [Episode 113]

For many of us, homeschooling doesn’t always look like kids arriving to the table at 7:30 a.m. with huge smiles on their faces, and resistance is actually pretty common.

So in this week’s episode, the sisters are chatting about what to do when your kids are resistant, and some of the most common things that cause resistance.

Cait + Kara have both experienced this in their homes, and so they share openly about their struggles and what has worked to keep everyone going.

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How much does homeschooling cost (and how to homeschool affordably) [Episode 112]

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How much does homeschooling cost (and how to homeschool affordably) [Episode 112]

In this episode, the sisters are breaking down the cost of homeschooling, and how to homeschool affordably.

Both Cait and Kara have experience homeschooling on a budget, so they’re sharing their best tips for making homeschooling work without breaking the bank.

Homeschooling doesn’t have to be expensive. In fact, over time, we’ve learned a few ways to make the homeschool budget stretch.

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What Do You Really Need to Homeschool? [Episode 111]

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What Do You Really Need to Homeschool? [Episode 111]

You don’t need a flag, a chalkboard or any of the super fancy stuff you see on Instagram to homeschool well.

Too often, we think in order to homeschool effectively, we need a school room, a perfect curriculum, and all the things we see online.

An Honest Look At What You Really Need To Homeschool

In this episode, Cait + Kara are breaking down what you actually need to homeschool. It’s probably much less than you think!

Listen in as the sisters share what has served them well in their own homes, and what you need to instill a love of learning in your kids.

Spoiler alert: Probably less time than you think!

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Homeschool Planning, Documenting and How Long Should Homeschooling Take? [Episode 110]

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Homeschool Planning, Documenting and How Long Should Homeschooling Take? [Episode 110]

It’s one of the topics in homeschooling that causes pressure and stress. What to do about planning and documentation. Beyond that, how many hours should I homeschool each day? Is it OK if it’s only four hours? Do we need to keep the same schedule as the local school?

Cait + Kara are here to help!

They break down planning (and NOT planning – don’t worry – it works!) and how that looks for each of them, and they wrap up by talking about how long homeschooling should actually take each day.

Spoiler alert: Probably less time than you think!

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Homeschooling – What Counts? [Episode 109]

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Homeschooling- what counts?

It can be tricky to know what counts when you’re homeschooling, and how to count it.

In this episode, the sisters break down how to figure out what counts, and what you actually need to be doing each year.

Cait and Kara also share resources for making sure your kiddos are staying on track if you think they may return to traditional school, and how it differs if you plan to homeschool long-term.

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Beginning a New Homeschool Year [Episode 108]

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Beginning a New Homeschool Year

The sisters are back with Season 10!

And in this brand new episode, they’re breaking down plans for the new podcast season and sharing how they’re starting this new homeschool year.

Getting Started In Your Homeschool

Sometimes, getting started each year is the hardest part. This year, it seems to be doubly true!

In this back to homeschool episode, hear about what’s working for the sisters in their homeschools, what changes they’ve made and how it’s all going.

They’re sharing tons of new recommendations too, to help you begin your new homeschool year.

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Planning a Simple Summer {Episode 107}

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Planning a Simple Summer

Hi Sisters!

As many of you know, Kara has been undergoing some health issues, so we appreciate your patience as we reshare some favorite episodes from the past.

In this episode, Cait and Kara talk about creating a simple summer routine to keep everyone on track.

This is the last episode of season 9, but the sisters are hard at work planning for Season 10 in the Fall.

Have a great summer and LYLAS,

Cait + Kara

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The Art of Letting Go (What We Don’t Do) {Episode 106}

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 What we don’t do {Episode 45}

There is plenty that the sisters don’t do. (Especially right now!) Because none of us can do it all.

So in this episode, Cait and Kara are sharing some things they’ve let go of.

And they want to hear from you too. Head over to the show notes at thehomeschoolsisters.com to share what you don’t do in this season of life!

This episode is sponsored by KiwiCo., Kara’s new ebook, Strewing 101: An Invitation to Play, Learn and Grow, available at her site at karaasanderson.com/shop, and Cait’s new membership, Never Board Learning, an online community for parents who love play-based learning and gameschooling.

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Everything Strewing {Episode 105}

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Everything Strewing 101 {Episode 105}

The sisters dive into strewing in this episode – what it is, how to do it, where to do it and of course, why.

Cait and Kara also break down what to do if your kids don’t respond well to what you strew and how to start simply.

This episode is brought to you by and KiwiCo and Kara’s new ebook, Strewing 101: An Invitation to Play, Learn and Grow, available at her site at karaasanderson.com/shop.

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Let’s Chat Gameschooling {Episode 104}

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Let’s chat Gameschooling {episode 104}

This week the sisters are chatting gameschooling because – surprise! Cait has a brand new 7 Day Gameschool Kickstart Challenge and brand new gameschooling course.

Cait and Kara will break homeschooling down by subject and show you how to add games to your homeschool every day.

Plus, the Kindred Homeschool Collective has a special event happening right now. Head over to kindredhomeschool.com to learn more. This sale ends 2/17/21.

This episode is sponsored by Bardsy, Photo IQ, and KiwiCo.

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