The Homeschooling Saints Podcast
Episode 109: Cultivating Friendship with the Early Church Fathers

Episode 109: Cultivating Friendship with the Early Church Fathers

January 26, 2022

Our families pass on traditions, values, and relationships that are priceless to our children. And as Catholics, we can help our children find even greater riches of faith and friendship with the earliest Christians. Today’s guest, homeschooling dad and best-selling author, Mike Aquilina, is here to guide us into Cultivating Friendship with the Early Church Fathers.

 

Contact Mike Aquilina: https://fathersofthechurch.com

 

Order His New Book: Friendship and the Fathers: How the Early Church Evangelized

from Catholic Books Direct https://catholicbooksdirect.com/collections/all?tab=products&page=1&rb_filter_metafield_fd55d0bf6f08ed330906ceced579a791=Mike+Aquilina Short

 

Today's Short Feature: Paola Ciscanik,

The Thriving Catholic Homeschool Blueprint E5

Topic: How to Have a Successful Homeschool

Contact: http://www.catholichomeschoolconference.com/

 

Thank you to the following contributors who made this podcast possible:

Our Sponsor HomeschoolConnections.com

Homeschooling Saints Theme Music Composed by Taylor Kirkwood

Intro voice Dave Palmer radio personality and author of St. Thomas Aquinas for Everyone

Our host Lisa Mladinich

Episode 108: The Role of Philosophy in the Spiritual Life

Episode 108: The Role of Philosophy in the Spiritual Life

January 20, 2022

Many of us have been blessed to discover that the study of philosophy is key for developing our children’s minds, but Dr. Sam Nicholson is here to help us understand the Role of Philosophy in the Spiritual Life.

 

Find Dr. Sam Nicholson:

https://homeschoolconnections.com/instructors/sam-nicholson/

Contact: scn8v@virginia.edu

 

Dr. Nicholson’s Philosophy Book List for Beginners: 

https://homeschoolconnections.com/catholic-philosophy-reading-list-for-beginners/

 

Previous Episode #73: Why Our Kids Need to Study Philosophy

https://homeschoolingsaints.podbean.com/e/episode-73-why-our-kids-need-to-study-philosophy/

 

Today’s Short Feature: St. Thomas Aquinas on Human Nature with Mr. Dave Palmer

 

Thank you to the following contributors who made this podcast possible:

Our Sponsor HomeschoolConnections.com

Homeschooling Saints Theme Music Composed by Taylor Kirkwood

Intro voice Dave Palmer radio personality and author of St. Thomas Aquinas for Everyone

Our host Lisa Mladinich

Episode 107:  Answering Your Children’s Toughest Questions

Episode 107:  Answering Your Children’s Toughest Questions

January 12, 2022

Episode 107:  Answering Your Children’s Toughest Questions

 

Our children are naturally inquisitive, but sometimes we feel ill-equipped to answer their toughest questions. It pays to have a strategy that honors their growth and their innocence. Today, I’m talking with best-selling author and homeschooling mom, Kendra Tierney, about Answering Your Children’s Toughest Questions. Join us.

 

Find Kendra Tierney:

https://catholicallyear.com

 

Find Kendra’s book!

https://www.ignatius.com/The-Catholic-All-Year-Compendium-P3032.aspx

 

To connect with Kendra on all her social media platforms and ministries, click this link:

https://catholicallyear.com/about/

 

Good Pictures, Bad Pictures, by Kristen A. Jenson, MA

https://www.defendyoungminds.com/product/good-pictures-bad-pictures

 

The Golden Legend, by Jacobus de Voragine

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/661798.The_Golden_Legend

 

Today’s Short Feature: A.J. Cattapan, Books & Blessings

Topic: Saving Mount Rushmore, by Andrea Jo Rodgers

Contact: https://www.ajcattapan.com

Thank you to the following contributors who made this podcast possible:

Our Sponsor HomeschoolConnections.com

Homeschooling Saints Theme Music Composed by Taylor Kirkwood

Intro voice Dave Palmer radio personality and author of St. Thomas Aquinas for Everyone

Our host Lisa Mladinich

 

Episode 106: Cultivating a Catholic Growth Mindset

Episode 106: Cultivating a Catholic Growth Mindset

January 5, 2022

Episode 106: Cultivating a Catholic Growth Mindset

 

Our Mindset, or the way we think about things, has a powerful influence on the kind of life we build. Today’s guest, Ginny Kochis, is here to help us with Cultivating a Catholic Growth Mindset.

 

Find Ginny Kochis, her community, and her many original and recommended resources at: https://www.notsoformulaic.com/

 

Catholic growth mindset article: https://notsoformulaic.com/catholic-growth-mindset

Made for Greatness: A Catholic Growth Mindset Journal for Courageous Catholic Youth: https://notsoformulaic.com/product/made-for-greatness-catholic-growth-mindset

Made for Greatness: Thrive Edition (Catholic Growth Mindset Survival Guide for Tweens and Teens) https://notsoformulaic.com/product/made-for-greatness-thrive-edition-catholic-growth-mindset-for-teens

 

Previous Episodes with Ginny Kochis:

 

Episode 101: Building Executive Function Skills in Moms and Kids

https://homeschoolingsaints.podbean.com/e/episode-101-building-executive-function-skills-in-moms-and-kids/

Episode 9: Homeschooling Kids Who are Wired Differently

https://homeschoolingsaints.podbean.com/e/homeschooling-kids-who-are-wired-differently/

 

Today's Short Feature: Chantal Howard, Ideal to Real

Topic: Discerning Roles

Contact: https://www.aromarosary.com

 

Thank you to the following contributors who made this podcast possible:

Our Sponsor HomeschoolConnections.com

Homeschooling Saints Theme Music Composed by Taylor Kirkwood

Intro voice Dave Palmer radio personality and author of St. Thomas Aquinas for Everyone

Our host Lisa Mladinich

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