Q & A: Strewing 101 {Episode 63}

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Q & A: Strewing 101 {Episode 63}

The sisters are chatting strewing. What is it? How do you do it?

What if your kids hate what you strew? And do you need to start with a book?

Cait + Kara are tackling your strewing questions and queries, and sharing lots of examples of how they use strewing in their homeschools.

Sisters who were unable to attend this month’s Kindred Collective Homeschool Conference can now purchase replays for a limited time. Head to Kindred Collective and sign up for the newsletter to be the first to hear about our next conference coming in June!

This episode is sponsored by Groovy Lab in a Box.

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Foreign Language in Your Homeschool, with Anne Guarnera {Episode 62}

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Foreign Language in Your Homeschool, with Anne Guarnera {Episode 62}

Sisters – so many of you have asked for this one, and Cait + Kara are thrilled to finally be able to share it with you.

In this episode, Anne Guarnera of Language Learning at Home is addressing all your foreign language learning questions – from whether we need to start when our kids are tiny, to whether computer-based programs are a viable option.

Anne is a whiz – not only does she have a PhD in Spanish, she’s also homeschooling her boys bilingually.

You’re going to love hearing what she has to say. And the sisters want Anne to come back, so make sure you add YOUR questions in the comments so that they can ask Anne in a future episode!

There is still time to sign up for the Kindred Collective Homeschool Conference. Sign up here: https://www.kindredhomeschool.com.

The cart closes at midnight EST on Thursday, March 7, 2019!

 

This episode is sponsored by KiwiCo.

Kindred Collective:

Join us on Friday, March 8th, 2019 for a day-long dose of homeschool encouragement and inspiration from the comfort of your own cozy home. The Kindred Co. team will be streaming through your screen all day long, bringing you the connection and belonging you’re craving.

We might not all homeschool in the same way, but what we do have is a deep desire to connect with other moms that have a passion for home education. And we can’t wait to meet you.

Get all the details here!

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Q & A: What led us to homeschooling {Episode 61}

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Q and A: What led us to homeschooling {Episode 61}

Cait + Kara are both unexpected homeschoolers. In fact, it’s one of the (many) things that bonded them.

Listen in as they share how they ended up homeschooling their kiddos AFTER sending their kids to preschool programs. In fact, one of them even quit homeschooling for a short time and sent a child back to school before giving homeschooling another shot.

Also, hear a bit about the upcoming virtual Kindred Co. Homeschool Conference on March 8 – a full-day of inspiration and encouragement from the sisters and their pals Alicia Hutchinson and Mary Wilson.

There is still time to sign up here: https://www.kindredhomeschool.com

This episode is sponsored by CuriosityStream and Cove.

Kindred Collective:

Join us on Friday, March 8th, 2019 for a day-long dose of homeschool encouragement and inspiration from the comfort of your own cozy home. The Kindred Co. team will be streaming through your screen all day long, bringing you the connection and belonging you’re craving.

We might not all homeschool in the same way, but what we do have is a deep desire to connect with other moms that have a passion for home education. And we can’t wait to meet you.

Get all the details here!

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Q and A: Best Books for the Early Years {Episode 60}

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Q and A: Best Books for the Early YEars {Episode 60}

The sisters are sharing their favorite books that inspired them in the early years of parenting and homeschooling.

They each tried to pick 5 without too much overlap … and ended up with books that helped them gain confidence and learn about topics like nature, play, child development and more.

Make sure you head over to the show notes to share your favorite books for the early years!

Cait + Kara are also sharing about the upcoming Kindred Collective Homeschool Conference – an online event where every mama is welcome. Learn more here: https://www.kindredhomeschool.com

This episode is sponsored by KiwiCo and Native.

Kindred Collective:

Join us on Friday, March 8th, 2019 for a day-long dose of homeschool encouragement and inspiration from the comfort of your own cozy home. The Kindred Co. team will be streaming through your screen all day long, bringing you the connection and belonging you’re craving.

We might not all homeschool in the same way, but what we do have is a deep desire to connect with other moms that have a passion for home education. And we can’t wait to meet you.

Get all the details here!

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Hyggeschooling 2: Electric Light Boogaloo {Episode 58}

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Hyggeschooling 2: Electric Light Boogaloo

{Episode 58}

The sisters are back with Season 6, and they’re talking one of their very favorite topics – Hyggeschooling!

Listen as the sisters talk cozy homeschooling, building atmosphere, and adding twinkle lights everywhere! This episode will inspire you to put on your warmest socks, pour everyone some hot chocolate and actually enjoy February.

Then head over to their site, thehomeschoolsisters.com, and download their new Hyggeschooling Toolkit.

This episode is sponsored by KiwiCo and Audible!

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Exploring Subscription Boxes {Episode 57}

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Exploring Subscription boxes {episode 57}

Subscription boxes are so much fun! And they make great holiday gifts. So in this week’s episode, Cait + Kara are exploring tons of boxes.

From science, to art, to cooking and beyond, the sisters are giving the details on each box, and many of the companies even offered special codes for listeners -so keep reading!

Cait + Kara are also taking a little break – they’ll be back in January with Season 6! Have a wonderful holiday season, sisters!!

This episode is sponsored by Big Life Journal.

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You don’t have to do all the things: A special holiday episode with Melissa Camara Wilkins {Episode 56}

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You Don’t Have to Do All the Things: A special holiday episode with Melissa Camara Wilkins {Episode 56}

The holidays are here, sisters, and if like us, you’re feeling just a *tiny* bit overwhelmed, join us for this replay episode with the fantastic Melissa Camara Wilkins.

Melissa is a mama of 6, a writer, homeschooler and Cait + Kara’s very favorite resource for living simply and authentically.

Listen as Melissa shares two questions she asks her family each season to bring joy instead of busyness, and as Melissa, Cait and Kara each share their favorite simple holiday traditions.

Don’t freak out, sisters – you’ve got this holiday season.

This episode is sponsored by Big Life Journal.

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Homeschool Sisters on the Road: Friendship {Episode 55}

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Homeschool Sisters on the Road: Friendship {episode 55}

It’s the sisters’ first-ever in person, on the road episode!

Cait + Kara are joined by pals Mary Wilson from Not Before 7 and Alicia Hutchinson from Learning Well Community and the new podcast Over at Alicia’s in FLORIDA!

The four of them talk friendships, meeting on the Internet, meeting again in person, and how blogging brought them together.

This episode is real, pretty much live, and all about making friends as a grown-up! Put on your jammies and join in the fun!

This episode is sponsored by KiwiCo and ModCloth. Keep reading for special offers from both sponsors!

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Gameschooling by Subject {Episode 54}

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Gameschooling by Subject {episode 54}

In this episode, the sisters dive into game schooling by subject. This is Cait’s forté, so Kara does the interviewing, while Cait fills us in on her favorite games for each subject.

The sisters also chat about a few popular games, and how games can make all the difference during the holiday season and leading into the winter. (Games are so hygge!)

So grab your coffee or tea and listen in – but don’t fret, you don’t have to write these all down! They are all here in the show notes!

This episode is sponsored by KiwiCo. Keep reading for a special offer!

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Q and A: Deep Dives and Harry Potter Resources {Episode 53}

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Q and A: Deep Dives and Harry Potter Resources {Episode 53}

This week the sisters chat deep dives – how do we know how much to “push,” and when to let kids just explore interests? Plus, they share all their favorite Harry Potter resources.

We’re not saying that Cait and Kara nerd out for a half-hour, but one of them does actually say that’s exactly what they do. 😉 Listen in as they suggest books, games, activities and more for your favorite little Potter People!

This episode is sponsored by Big Life Journal and Simple Contacts. Keep reading for special offers from both sponsors!

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