Raising Arrows - Big Family Homeschool
Learn how to manage your home and homeschool with practical, simple, guilt-free ideas from a mom of 10!
info_outline Homeschool Organization for Large Families 02/23/2021
Homeschool Organization for Large Families In this, Part 2 of Homeschooling Multiple Ages podcast series, we explore simple and effective organization methods for the supplies, books, and curriculum needed to homeschool a larger family.
info_outline Homeschooling Multiple Ages - Part 1 01/26/2021
Homeschooling Multiple Ages - Part 1 Are you homeschooling more than one child? Then you already know how hard this can be, and you might be wondering if there's some secret to success you are missing. Never fear! I can help you navigate the murky waters of homeschooling multiple ages and grade levels!
info_outline How My Homeschooling Has Changed Over the Years 11/04/2020
How My Homeschooling Has Changed Over the Years When I started homeschooling, I had a very different goal in mind and a very different approach. Over the 18 years I've been homeschooling, A LOT has changed in our home and homeschool!
info_outline What I Wish I'd Known When I Started Homeschooling 10/20/2020
What I Wish I'd Known When I Started Homeschooling 10 things I wish someone had told me about homeschooling when I first got started that would have really mattered!
info_outline Help! My Homeschool Curriculum Isn't Working! 10/06/2020
Help! My Homeschool Curriculum Isn't Working! You're a few months into homeschooling and you realize that shiny new curriculum isn't working out the way you had hoped. What do you do? Keep trudging through? Throw it out? Sell it? Help!
info_outline Nature Based Homeschool Curriculum 09/08/2020
Nature Based Homeschool Curriculum Sharing God's creation with your children is an important part of their education, but it doesn't have to be complicated to be awe-inspiring! Today, I'm sharing a few of my favorite nature based resources that don't stress me out!
info_outline Parent-Student Conferences for the BEST Homeschool Year 08/12/2020
Parent-Student Conferences for the BEST Homeschool Year Start your homeschool year off on the right foot by meeting individually with each of your kids! This introduces them to their curriculum and helps them to feel included in and responsible for the lessons they will be learning throughout the school year.
info_outline How Much Time Should You Spend Playing with Your Kids? 06/15/2020
How Much Time Should You Spend Playing with Your Kids? How much time do you need to set aside to play with your children? How do you find time to play in a day full of cooking, cleaning, changing diapers, and just trying to keep up. And do you really NEED to play with your kids or is this just a guilt trip made up by parenting "experts?"
info_outline An Easy Morning Time Routine 04/28/2020
An Easy Morning Time Routine Get your homeschool day started with a simple Morning Time that helps you set the tone for the entire day! And guess what?! It doesn't have to be long and full of lots of extra stuff! Start simple and work your way up to a Morning Time that fits your family!
info_outline How to "Prove" Your Homeschooler is Learning 03/03/2020
How to "Prove" Your Homeschooler is Learning Is there a homeschooling skeptic in your midst? Do you feel like every time your turn around you have to prove your kids are actually learning? This podcast shares simple ways to "prove" your children are learning at home without making them regurgitate facts and figures on command!
info_outline Mistakes We Made Parenting Our College Student Who Lived at Home 02/18/2020
Mistakes We Made Parenting Our College Student Who Lived at Home How much should you expect of the young adults living in your home? What if they are going to college or have a job? How do you set rules and boundaries that make sense for your adult child and the rest of your family? Learn from our mistakes!
info_outline Tips for Eating Healthy with a Large Family 01/21/2020
Tips for Eating Healthy with a Large Family Feeding a healthy diet to your large family takes coordination, time, and resources, but it's not as difficult as you may think. With a little creativity and grace, you can easily feed your family healthy meals that don't take all your time, energy, and money!
info_outline Balancing Homeschooling & Self Care 11/26/2019
Balancing Homeschooling & Self Care Homeschool moms are busy with a lot of things, but in our busyness are we neglecting to take care of ourselves? How do we balance all we have to do with our own needs, while avoiding the trap of selfishness? This podcast might step on a few toes, but it's time we addressed self care as a homeschool mom!
info_outline Screen Time Limits in a Large Homeschooling Family 11/12/2019
Screen Time Limits in a Large Homeschooling Family Between education and entertainment, our children spend a lot of time in front of screens. How do handle the balance of online and offline when there are a lot of kids in the house and a lot of school needing to be accomplished? This podcast gives you tangible, practical ideas for setting limits on screen time!
info_outline How to Use Workbooks to Lighten Your Homeschool Load 09/17/2019
How to Use Workbooks to Lighten Your Homeschool Load Are you worn out and needing a break, but don't know how to get more margin in your homeschool day? Have you ever felt guilty for using workbooks in your homeschool? Do you wish you could ditch the workbooks, but you just can't figure out what you would do instead? This podcast will help you use workbooks to your advantage without making your homeschool dry and boring!