Coping Right Now, with the Kindred Collective Crew {Episode 93}

The sisters are chatting about how they are coping right now with two of their buddies! This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure statement for more information.

Coping Right Now, with the Kindred Collective Crew (Episode 93) The Homeschool Sisters Podcast

In this week’s episode, Cait and Kara are joined by the other half of the Kindred Collective crew – Alicia Hutchinson and Mary Wilson.

The gals are checking in, sharing what’s helping each of them cope + a couple of simple things that are keeping them sane (ish).

Plus the gals talk dealing with disappointment, how to end the year this year, and some Kindred news!

This episode is sponsored by CuriosityStream and Warby Parker

Continue reading

High School through Preschool: How We Manage Multiple Ages

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure statement for more information.

High School through Preschool: How We Manage Multiple Ages {A Guest Post from Alicia Hutchinson, Founder of Learning Well Community} | The Homeschool Sisters Podcast

Written by Alicia Hutchinson of Learning Well Community

I homeschool a freshman in high school. I also homeschool a preschooler. People ask me all the time how we homeschool multiple ages.

Hahahahahaha! I have no idea.

We just do. And somehow, the one-room schoolhouse thing actually works. I’m just going to be honest and tell you that we had a total groove thang going on with my then 11, 8, and 5 year old. But I went and threw another baby into the mix and yes, it’s been a little challenging learning how to mesh all these people.

High School Through Preschool {Guest Post by Alicia Hutchinson of the Learning Well Community} | The Homeschool Sisters Podcast

Now, we have a 15-, 11- (will be 12 this summer), 9-, and 4-year-old residing in the Hutchinson Academy of Learning and yes! It can be done!

I’m not going to say it’s easy, because it’s probably been the hardest part of homeschooling since my youngest was two or so. But I’ve also been at this homeschooling gig for long enough to know that each year is different and current circumstances don’t mean forever circumstances. And choosing to press forward rather than throw in the towel has it’s rewards.

Continue reading