The Homeschooling Saints Podcast
Episode 137: Making a Schedule and Being Intentional

Episode 137: Making a Schedule and Being Intentional

November 16, 2022

Making schedules is always a challenge for homeschoolers, but the secret sauce to really making it work is the topic of our conversation today. Homeschooling mom, Arlena Brown is here to talk about Making a Schedule and Being Intentional.

Connect with Lena Brown on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/marie.galbreath.184

 

Prayers & Donations: Friends, Lena’s husband lost his job, so if you’d like to pray for them or contribute a little to the fund their friends set up for them, you can find that here:
https://www.givesendgo.com/robbiebrownfamily

 

Note: The TikTok homeschooling mom that Lena learned the Eisenhower Matrix from is Cousin Tam and she has a book called Homeschool Helpdesk.

 

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 136:  Enjoying Sacred Art with Young Children

Episode 136: Enjoying Sacred Art with Young Children

November 9, 2022

You don’t have to be an art historian to enjoy sacred art and to share it with your kids. Today’s guest, Kerri Davison, is here to tell us about Enjoying Sacred Art with Young Children

Holy Heroes website:
https://holyheroes.com 

Contact Kerri Davison:
kerri@holyheroes.com

New books for you and your family!

I Believe: The Apostles Creed in Sacred Art for Young Children
https://holyheroes.com/products/i-believe

Praying to Holy Angels: Angel of God and St. Michael the Archangels Prayers in Sacred Art for Young Children
https://holyheroes.com/products/praying-to-holy-angels-angel-of-god-and-st-michael-the-archangel-prayers-in-sacred-art-for-young-children

 

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 135: Scientists Who Became Believers, with Fr. Robert Spitzer

Episode 135: Scientists Who Became Believers, with Fr. Robert Spitzer

November 2, 2022

Some people still claim that religion is “unscientific,” yet modern scientific inquiry continues to result in conversions from atheism to belief in a Divine Creator! The great Fr. Robert Spitzer is here to tell us about Scientists Who Became Believers!

Spitzer Center for Visionary Leadership
https://spitzercenter.org

 Magis Center
https://magiscenter.com 

FREE COURSE: Credible Catholic
http://shorturl.at/CGVZ1

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 134: Advent Adventures and Resources to Light Up the Season

Episode 134: Advent Adventures and Resources to Light Up the Season

October 26, 2022

The spiritual journey of Advent is about to begin. What a precious time for our families to grow closer to each other, as we prepare our hearts to receive the child Jesus at Christmas! Our lovely guest today is Clara Davison, here to share some Advent Adventures and Resources to Light Up the Season!

Find Clara Davison at https://holyheroes.com

Free Advent Adventure: https://holyheroes.com/pages/advent-adventure

Free Jesse Tree ornaments: https://holyheroes.com/pages/jesse-tree

Advent Resources: https://holyheroes.com/collections/advent-resources

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 133: The Importance of Teaching Systematic Grammar

Episode 133: The Importance of Teaching Systematic Grammar

October 19, 2022

As homeschooling parents, we want the best for our children, so it helps to hear what works for other families! Today, veteran homeschooler, Cheri Blomquist is here to talk about The Importance of Teaching Systematic Grammar!

An excellent resource for homeschool grammar and writing for middle and high school is Homeschool Connections, https://homeschoolconnections.com/ 

Find Cheri Blomquist:  http://www.onceuponapen.studio/

Cheri’s YA book review website:  http://www.wiilitguide.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 132: Modern Life as a Homeschool Graduate

Episode 132: Modern Life as a Homeschool Graduate

October 12, 2022

Have you ever wondered what life is like for young adults who were blessed to be educated at home, by the people who love them most? Our guest today is Clara Davison, here to talk about Modern Life as a Homeschool Graduate.

Free Programs at Holy Heroes!
 https://holyheroes.com/pages/free-catholic-activities

Holy Heroes: www.holyheroes.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 131: Homeschool Teen Pro-Life Leader

Episode 131: Homeschool Teen Pro-Life Leader

October 5, 2022

It’s my joy today to welcome a young homeschooler on a mission. Join me, as I have the pleasure of talking with Hannah Blosser, a Homeschool Teen Pro-Life Leader.

For Info on Homeschool Connections Students for Life:
Email: HSCStudentsforLife@gmail.com
Website: https://studentsforlife.homeschoolconnections.com

To learn more about Students for Life and how you can start your own club: https://studentsforlife.org/ 

 

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 130: Why Our Kids Need the Philosophy of St. Thomas Aquinas

Episode 130: Why Our Kids Need the Philosophy of St. Thomas Aquinas

September 28, 2022

Our Catholic heritage is rich in opportunities to grow the mind, while nurturing the soul. The wonderful Dave Palmer is here to explain Why Our Kids Need the Philosophy of St. Thomas Aquinas!

Dave Palmer's book, St. Thomas Aquinas for Everyone: 30 Quick and Fun Lessons, Activities and Outdoor Adventures Based on the Summa Theologica, is found here: https://amzn.to/3R6hXus 

Books mentioned in the episode:

St. Thomas Aquinas: The Dumb Ox by GK Chesterton

The One Minute Aquinas by Kevin Vost [Sophia Institute Press]

Field Guides, https://charlottemason.tripod.com/ 

Past Podcast episode with Dave:  https://homeschoolingsaints.podbean.com/e/st-thomas-aquinas-for-everyone/

Dave's Facebook page for A Way a Day
(20+) A Way a Day- Connecting God with His creatures each day | Facebook

Dave’s Facebook page for St. Thomas Aquinas for Everyone where he regularly posts videos teaching on the Summa Theologica for everyone!
https://www.facebook.com/staforeveryone/ 

 

Dave's YouTube page with videos teaching the Summa Theologica…
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBRZIS5557HP9fPQd3LX-4A/videos?view_as=subscriber 

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 129: Mental Health and Homeschooling

Episode 129: Mental Health and Homeschooling

September 21, 2022

Taking care of our mental health is something that has come into sharp focus in recent years, and today’s guest, homeschooling veteran Lena Brown, is here to share some important insights on Mental Health and Homeschooling.

Connect with Lena Brown on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/marie.galbreath.184

Resources:
CatholicTherapists.com
Catholic Charities (see your diocesan website)
CatholicCounselors.com: https://catholiccounselors.com/about-us/

Episode128: Play-Based Learning

Episode128: Play-Based Learning

September 14, 2022

As homeschoolers, we get to cultivate our kids--these unique and unrepeatable souls--through an incredible variety of tools and techniques. Today’s guest is homeschool mom and entrepreneur, Chantal Baros, here to share some insights on Play-Based Learning!

Find Chantal Baros:  www.shininglightdolls.com

Chantal’s podcast: Saint Stories for Kids: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/saint-stories-for-kids/id1448514363

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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