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