Q & A: New Rhythms and Spring (Fever) {Episode 66}

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Q & A: New Rhythms and Spring (Fever) {Episode 66}

The sisters have a tiny case of spring fever in this episode which covers rhythms, new routines, seasonal changes in their homeschools and more. (Specifically Bob Ross and The Tiny Chef.)

Join them for a candid chat about how rhythm isn’t like a crockpot, and why quarterly reviews are the routine sweet spot.

 

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Q & A: When You Aren’t Good at Playing {Episode 65}

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Q & A: When You aren’t Good at Playing {Episode 65}

Sisters, if you just aren’t good at playing, or don’t especially love playing, this is the episode for you!

Cait + Kara are talking about what you can do if you can’t help but think about laundry and dishes when you wish you could just focus on tiny plastic animals.

And if you just really don’t want to play, what you can do instead? The sisters have lots of ideas!

Cait + Kara have your back, friends. Tune in and know you are not alone when it comes to this struggle!

This episode is sponsored by CuriosityStream.

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Different by Design with Shawna Wingert {Episode 64)

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Different by Design with Shawna Wingert {Episode 64}

Shawna Wingert joins the sisters in this episode to talk about when your homeschool doesn’t look like the one next door, and why just because it’s different, doesn’t mean it’s less.

Shawna is a special education teacher turned business consultant, and mom of two brilliant boys with differences and special needs. She’s just launched a new venture – Different by Design Learning – which creates customized, strength-based learning plans for nontraditional learners.

Shawna has a new venture and we are so excited about it! Different By Design Learning offers customized, strength-based learning plans for nontraditional learners. Completely based on your child’s interests, you have the option of using a custom workbook template that walks you through making your own plan, or you can work directly with Shawna and she will create it for you. You answer some questions about your child and she does all the work for you. This perfect for the mom of a differently wired kiddo that just needs a little help getting started with a strength-based approach.

This episode is sponsored by KiwiCo.

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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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