Art of Homeschooling Podcast

Welcome to the Art of Homeschooling Podcast where we help parents cultivate creativity and connection at home. Look for a new episode every Wednesday.


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“Listening to Jean is like reading a really good book that only has the parts worth reading highlighted!”   ~Elizabeth

About the Podcast

The Art of Homeschooling Podcast is for parents who are ready to shine in homeschooling. In each episode, we share stories and strategies so you can drop the overwhelm and get in touch with inspiration. You CAN create a homeschool life you love. 

I’m your host, Jean Miller, homeschooling mother of three now-grown children. And here at the Art of Homeschooling, we keep it sweet and simple so you can focus on cultivating creativity and connection at home.

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The title of Episode 36 of the Art of Homeschooling Podcast is Holistic Hands-on Homeschooling: The Guiding Principles. A child creates a string figure with rainbow string. A lesson book, pencils, and candle are spread on a table. A child creates a mandala with colored sand on a sidewalk in the sun.
Holistic Hands-On Homeschooling: The Guiding Principles Let's talk about what holistic hands-on homeschooling is and what principles guide this approach to education! Here you'll find notes from Episode 36 of the Art of Homeschooling Podcast where I share my 10 guiding principles of holistic hands-on education.  I created this list ... Read More
The title of Art of Homeschooling Podcast #35 is Rein In Your Homeschool Planning. A horse and rider are silhouetted against a golden sunrise and reflected in still water.
Rein in Your Homeschool Planning Planning can be a real bugaboo for homeschoolers, whether you're a planner by nature or not.  It's so easy to get carried away or overwhelmed when setting out to plan a new homeschooling year or main lesson block. There are pitfalls and rabbit holes that ... Read More
The title of Art of Homeschooling Podcast Episode 34 is Create a Simple Summer Rhythm. Tall yellow sunflowers grow against a background of old barn wood.
Create a Simple Summer Rhythm Maybe you remember summer days like I do, filled with lemonade stands, picnics, building forts, and catching fireflies in a jar. And now when summer rolls around, you’re ready for some R&R,  free and easy days, and a sprinkling of adventure.  But as a homeschooling ... Read More
Celebrating Your Homeschool Year Let's talk about why and how to celebrate your homeschool year.  There was a year when my boys were young that I call The Year We Only Did One Main Lesson Block THE ENTIRE YEAR. Yep! I learned the hard way how to celebrate even the ... Read More
The Story of the Everlasting Tree School: a Conversation with One of the Founders, Amy Bomberry In this episode, I talk with Amy Bomberry, one of the co-founders of The Everlasting Tree School. The Everlasting Tree School was founded in June 2010 by a group of parents and teachers seeking ... Read More
How to be More Decisive in Your Homeschool
How to Be More Decisive in Your Homeschool Hi I’m Jean and I’m an overcomplicator.  Are you an overcomplicator, too? Welcome to the club! What are some of the ways we overcomplicate? We keep gathering more and more opinions rather than forming our own We think “but I don’t know ... Read More
Encouragement for Moms Mother’s Day is a sweet holiday. I like the idea of a day for showing appreciation toward mothers and mother figures worldwide. An annual day to celebrate mothers and motherhood and maternal bonds, as well as the positive contributions mothers make to society. I love honoring mothers! ... Read More
Holistic Homeschooling: A Day in the Life Have a peek with me into a day in the life of three holistic homeschooling mamas just like you! Homeschoolers (old and new) often wonder just how to bring everything together. From stories to math skills, chores to family dinners, our days can ... Read More
How To Use That Curriculum You Purchased New homeschoolers ask me often, "So what curriculum should I buy?" But homeschooling is really more about HOW to use curriculum than WHICH to buy.  I'm so happy to be able to share more about HOW to use curriculum in this episode of my podcast! How ... Read More
Movement Games & Activities for Homeschoolers with Special Guest, Brian Wolfe from Waldorfish Hey hey homeschool friends! Join me for this super fun episode of the Art Homeschooling Podcast all about movement games and activities with my guest, Brain Wolfe of Waldorfish.  So let me introduce you to Brian. For ... Read More