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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Check out the Show Notes for each episode below for more resources.

Episode43
Top 10 Lessons from Steiner's 1919 Seminar Course Welcome to Episode 43 of the Art of Homeschooling podcast! Today,  we’re talking about the top 10 lessons from Steiner's 1919 Seminar Course for the first Waldorf teachers and applying them to homeschooling, Rudolf Steiner, the founder of Waldorf education, presented his ... Read More
Episode42
My Favorite Books for Homeschoolers You know I love books, right!?! In this episode of my podcast, I want to just share my five favorite books for homeschoolers.  And why I love them so much! Books every homeschooling parent should read. Part of the challenge in choosing books is that ... Read More
Bonus Episode: Taproot
Details About the Taproot Teacher Training + FAQs Today I want to tell you about one of my favorite weekends of the whole entire year: the Taproot Teacher Training for Homeschoolers. Taproot has happened every summer on the 1st weekend in August, for 14 years! That makes this year, 2021, ... Read More
The title of this episode of the Art of Homeschooling Podcast 41 is "Waldorf Homeschoolers Always Find a Way to Make it Work. The image shows the strong, supportive branches of very big tree, in full leafy green.
How Waldorf Homeschoolers Always Find a Way to Make It Work (The Story of the Taproot Teacher Training) Fourteen years ago, a small but spirited group of parents gathered in central Ohio at Barbara Dewey’s Taproot farm for the first ever Taproot Teacher Training for Homeschoolers. At the end of ... Read More
The title of episdoe 40 of the Art of Homeschooling Podcast is Getting Started with Homeschooling. The images show three pots with bright green seedling starts on a wooden bench.
Getting Started with Homeschooling Wondering about getting started with homeschooling? If so, then you're in exactly the right place! Even if you're a seasoned homeschooler, you'll gain inspiration and discover some encouraging resources here.  This episode of the Art of Homeschooling podcast is a simple, practical overview of everything you ... Read More
The title of Episode 39 of the Art of Homeschooling Podcast is 5 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Holistic Homeschooling. The image shows a village of tiny wooden block houses on a table top with twigs and branches making trees for the houses.
5 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Holistic Homeschooling This episode of the podcast answers your top FAQs about holistic homeschooling. Let's dive in! And I'd be curious to hear: what are your top questions about holistic homeschooling? Let me know! Holistic Homeschooling FAQs Over the years, I’ve heard lots of ... Read More
Episode38
How to Feel Better as a Homeschooling Parent I’ve talked with hundreds of you over the years about how to feel better as a homeschooling parent. We all have one thing in common, including myself. Do you know what that is? Feelings of  inadequacy. Wondering if we're doing enough. Wondering ... Read More
This episode the Art of Homeschooling Podcast is titled How Do I Decide Homeschool Grade Level? The image shows a science experiment on a sunny windowsill. A rainbow of Napa cabbage leaves in jars of food coloring.
How Do I Decide Homeschool Grade Level? As a homeschooling mentor, I'm often asked, "How do I decide the grade level for my homeschooled child?" Are you wondering how to decide homeschool grade level? Or "I thought my child was in such and a such grade, but now I'm not ... Read More
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