Spotlight On Home Podcast And Show Notes

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Podcast 10: Taking Time For Self Care As A Homeschool Mom
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Podcast 10: Taking Time For Self Care As A Homeschool Mom Sep 28, 2021

Homeschooling is a marathon, not a sprint. In This Podcast Episode we discuss how to  Give yourself grace to do your best but don't strive for perfection.

Build margin into your school schedule for down time and days off

Can you hire support such as a cleaning person 1/month?

Write Down Your...

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Podcast 9: Opportunities Unique To Homeschoolers
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Podcast 9: Opportunities Unique To Homeschoolers Sep 28, 2021

Our daughters would volunteer at a local historical farm and give

tours to public school kids during the school year.They learned so

much and they also benefited by this experience. What

opportunities are available to you because the kids are home during

the day?

Often beaches, museums, tourist...

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Podcast 8: Organize & Store Homeschool Stuff
28:57
 
Podcast 8: Organize & Store Homeschool Stuff Sep 28, 2021

Make sure you have a plan to organize your homeschool books,

curriculum and school materials because it can take over your house!

In this podcast episode we share tips on where to put all this homeschool stuff!

Bookshelves, plastic bins, a cleaned out cabinet are all

places where our homeschool...

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Podcast 7: Don’t Homeschool Alone! Build A Tribe Or Find One!
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Podcast 7: Don’t Homeschool Alone! Build A Tribe Or Find One! Sep 28, 2021

Homeschooling can be very lonely- make sure you build a tribe

In this podcast episode we discuss what quality connections look like and how to avoid loneliness and make sure everyone gets enough socialization.

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Podcast 6: What Does A Typical Day Look Like Of A Homeschool Family?
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Podcast 6: What Does A Typical Day Look Like Of A Homeschool Family? Sep 28, 2021

So much learning can happen within the walls of your home naturally.

Cooking, cleaning, laundry, board games, free play time, quiet reading

time matters just as much as structured school lessons.

What time do you want to start school? This will vary based on the ages

of your children. Length of...

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Podcast 5: Plan Your Year
32:50
 
Podcast 5: Plan Your Year Sep 28, 2021

Now is the perfect time to look at your goals and curriculum choice and

begin to look at your year as an overview

I plan my field trips around the history time period we chose- for

example, if we study early American History we'll plan a trip to

Philadelphia. Look around to see what is...

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Podcast 4: How Do I Pick The Best Homeschool Curriculum?
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Podcast 4: How Do I Pick The Best Homeschool Curriculum? Sep 28, 2021

The Ultimate Guide To Homeschooling by Deborah Bell is my

favorite book to recommend for new homeschoolers. She'll guide you

with the different curriculum philosophies and help you understand

which style you are drawn to.

Consider your budget, time, energy level and your own abilities along with...

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Podcast 3: Do This Before You Start: Write A Vision Statement For Your Homeschool
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Podcast 3: Do This Before You Start: Write A Vision Statement For Your Homeschool Sep 28, 2021

Write a Vision/ Purpose Statement For Your Homeschool

Consider the Vision/ Purpose Statement bumpers for your time,

activities, goals and focus.

Ask yourself, what do I want my children to remember about me &

their home life? What skills, character traits do you want to impart to

them before...

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Podcast 2: “Is It Legal To Homeschool My Child?”
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Podcast 2: “Is It Legal To Homeschool My Child?” Sep 28, 2021

Learn The Homeschool Laws For Your State

Homeschooling is legal in all 50 states in the USA. But the homeschool

Laws do vary by state.

Check HSLDA for specific laws by state

Learn how to legally remove your children from

public school- HSLDA will provide guidance for

you

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Spotlight On Home Open House
17:33
 
Spotlight On Home Open House Sep 28, 2021

In this podcast, Chris & Katie Corbett, 11 year homeschool veterans to their 8 children,  introduce themselves along with their new adventure, The Spotlight On Home Podcast- Together they answer  questions such as “Is homeschooling even legal?” “How do You...

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