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Called To Homeschool

165 EpisodesProduced by Meg ThomasWebsite

Are you feeling the call to homeschool and you're not sure what to do? Or maybe you are already homeschooling and it doesn't look like what you hoped it would. My name is Megan Thomas and I'm a certified Life Coach, a mother of seven and a homeschool pro with more than a decade of experience. I can … read more

165 Episodes | 2019 - 2022

#165 My Teen Needs Help

July 6th, 2022

13:41

Is your teen feeling stuck and doesn't quite know what to do?

Maybe they are going through something and they just want someone to talk to that isn't …

#164 Be the Sun

June 29th, 2022

9:30

The sun and the wind had a competition to see who could get a child to take off their jacket. The wind blew hard, but despite its best efforts, the …

#163 Not All Books Are Created Equally

June 22nd, 2022

19:31

I recently bought a random pack of books from Costco and I decided to try them out for our read aloud. After having spent so much time reading …

#162 Understanding Your Personality

June 15th, 2022

18:15

Do you like a house full of noise or do you prefer it being quiet?

Do you recharge by being alone or do you recharge by being with a group?

There is …

#161 Your Beliefs and Values

June 8th, 2022

10:36

Did you know that the average student who attends public school will spend over 100,000 hours in school? That is over 100,000 hours of being …

#160 The Check List

June 1st, 2022

7:37

Do you find yourself getting hung up on your check list? Do you see all the things you haven't done and start to feel inadequate or that you aren't doing enough? 

Then you need to listen to today's episode to hear a …

#159 Modern Day Babylon

May 25th, 2022

21:00

Babylon and Zion cannot coexist.


Has public school become a modern day Babylon? Babylon is used as a symbol of the wickedness and evils of the …

#158 Creating a Successful Summer

May 18th, 2022

11:57

Do you look forward to summer with your kids or dread it?

I have found that by doing four simple things that you can create a successful summer that …

#157 Year End Review

May 11th, 2022

23:34

Are you wrapping up your school year? If yes, I invite you to do a year end review. I want you to go through the questions on the podcast so you can …

#156 Change

May 4th, 2022

11:58

Why don't more people change? Why do they keep habits that aren't serving them and even creating contention?  

Because change is uncomfortable.  

Listen to this week's episode to hear about why change is worth it and …

#155 Obstacles

April 27th, 2022

13:08

There is one thing that I can guarantee in your homeschool and that is that at one point you will face some type of obstacle. Whether that is health, …

#154 The Power of Belief

April 20th, 2022

27:13

You are capable of so much more than you think you are. When you start to believe that, you will be able to do amazing things.

In today's episode, I am giving a race recap from my recent Ironman, and talking to you …

#153 What Are You Willing to Feel?

April 13th, 2022

11:00

Everything we do is driven because of the way we think it will make us feel.

Sometimes we choose to feel good now, knowing that we will feel the discomfort later. And sometimes we are willing to feel discomfort in one …

#152 The One Thing to Help Your Homeschool

April 6th, 2022

12:15

How many of you worry about your curriculum? Do you stress if you are using the right books or method to teach your child? 

Spoiler alert, that isn't …

#151 Everything Will Work Out

March 30th, 2022

14:25

Today is my Brigham's 11th birthday!

This kid is an absolute joy, but when he was little he was quite the challenge. He destroyed anything and …

#150 Anxiety

March 23rd, 2022

13:21

Have you ever struggled with anxiety?

So many Mamas and even children struggle with anxiety.

I want to share with you today one thing you can do that can start to help you with your anxiety. You are not going to want to …

#149 The Odd One Out

March 16th, 2022

15:35

Do you ever feel like the odd one out because you homeschool? I know I have. So often we don't want to be the odd one out because we want to be a …

#148 Bad Advice

March 9th, 2022

14:13

What is some bad advice you have received? One of my favorites was about a way to keep my runaway toddler in the house. Needless to say, the advice …

#147 Change the World

March 2nd, 2022

10:49

The world feels chaotic and crazy. We've gone from pandemics to war, and sometimes it feels like the problem is too big and we are too small. What can anyone do?

If you want to change the world, go home and love your …

#146 How to Create an Amazing Family

February 23rd, 2022

14:04

Are you tired of feeling like your family is barely surviving? Are you tired of the complaining, the meltdowns, and the messes? I was too. 

I am taking over two decades of studying about families and sharing with you …

#145 Science and Art

February 16th, 2022

21:32

I am so excited to have Karyn Tripp on the podcast this week. She and I started Called to Homeschool together and we recorded episodes for two years. …

#144 Faith

February 9th, 2022

14:56

Faith is a hope in things unseen. Homeschooling your children and believing that everything will work out is a leap of faith. 

I used to have a lot …

#143 Getting Punched in the Face

February 2nd, 2022

13:20

Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the face. -Mike Tyson. You can plan the most beautiful homeschool, you can have supplies ready and …

#142 Kids and Screens

January 26th, 2022

23:10

Did you know that screen time is linked to behavior issues in children? It can create children feeling anger, anxiety, depression, and troubles concentrating to name a few. But what do you do? We live in a world of …

#141 Making School a Priority

January 19th, 2022

14:25

Do you have a hard time making school a priority? Do you find that you just don't have enough time to teach your children and do all the things you …

#140 Levels of Liberty for Mamas

January 12th, 2022

26:55

How do you teach your children to have an extraordinary life? You show them how it's done. I have Levels of Liberty for your children, and now it's time to have it for you! Join me as I share with you ideas of how to …

#139 My Perfect Children

January 5th, 2022

16:59

It's one thing to post about your four year old having a tantrum, but it's another to show your teen having different struggles and going through a …

#138 Closet Homeschooler

December 8th, 2021

13:51

What is a closet homeschooler? It's what I was for many years. I was afraid to tell people I homeschooled, so I hid. As I reflect on my past, hiding …

#137 My Schedule Term Two

December 1st, 2021

18:04

I know a lot of people have found it helpful when I share what we are studying for our school. We have finished up term 1 and we are now moving into …

#136 Navigating Family and Homeschool During the Holidays

November 24th, 2021

8:42

Are any of you dreading to go to holiday parties this year because of what other people may say about you and homeschooling? Maybe you dread your …

#135 Choosing Your Path

November 17th, 2021

10:35

In the book Mere Christianity, CS Lewis tells about how if we get a little worse over time, it won't really really matter in 70 years. But if you believe in eternity, and you continue to get a little worse over time, …

134 Build Your Foundation

November 10th, 2021

7:47

The word foundation means: the lowest load-bearing part of a building. Sometimes we often feel that we are bearing a heavy load. A heavy load built upon a weak foundation will crush us. In the scriptures, we learn that …

#133 It Shall Be For Thy Good

November 3rd, 2021

11:54

Back in 1839 Joseph Smith was in Liberty Jail facing a lot of difficulty. The conditions were poor and the trial seemed to be more than he could …

#132 Learn from Mistakes

October 27th, 2021

12:29

You are imperfect and you have made mistakes and you will probably make more mistakes in the future. What do you do when you make a mistake? Do you …

#131 Having an Aim

October 20th, 2021

13:09

Why do so many people love watching sports? Because they love to see someone have an aim and succeed. We love seeing people run a marathon or lose extra body weight. But every now and then we find people who don't like …

#130 Making Soup

October 13th, 2021

12:49

It's getting cold here in Utah and I have been making a lot of soup. In the beginning, I needed to follow a recipe step by step to figure out how to …

#129 Mom Guilt

October 6th, 2021

18:12

Have you ever felt mom guilt? Feeling guilty that you work or don't work. Feeling guilty that you didn't spend enough time with your kids. Feeling guilty that you didn't teach your kids to be more independent. There are …

#128 No Yell November 2021

September 29th, 2021

22:41

Are you ready to dive into this year's No Yell November challenge?!? I want to help as many people as possible to complete this year's challenge so I will be adding in extra videos and bonus calls to help everyone …

#127 It Might be Great

September 22nd, 2021

13:46

My son thought that doing home MTC was going to be a negative experience, and it ended up being absolutely wonderful. How often do we think our …

#126 Yelling Help

September 15th, 2021

20:42

Are you tired of yelling, but you are not sure what else to do? Do you want a deeper connection with your kids, but yelling and contention keep getting in the way? Then you need to check out this week's episode where I …

125 You Have Options

September 8th, 2021

16:14

A few weeks ago a High School chemistry teacher went on a rant while a student filmed her. She threatened them and told them how their parents are …

124 Riding the Wave

September 1st, 2021

17:50

My son is leaving for his mission next week and I have been feeling all the feelings. I want to show you how to ride the wave of emotions for yourself and then teach it to your kids.

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123 Can You Mess Up Your Kid?

August 25th, 2021

14:58

I have often said that you are not powerful enough to mess up your kid. To believe that, is to take away your child's agency. But even though you …

122 Discipline

August 18th, 2021

17:47

When you look up the word discipline you find synonyms like: punish, control, or rebuke. But did you know the origin of the word discipline is to …

#121 My Schedule

August 11th, 2021

20:32

I thought it would be helpful to do a full episode dedicated to what we are studying this year and term in our homeschool. I also included a link to …

#120 Social Skills

August 4th, 2021

15:03

I had someone ask me the other day how do I plan to teach my four year old social skills if I don't send him to preschool? I still find this to be a …

#119 Take Care of Your Garden

July 28th, 2021

10:22

What is the first thing you have to do before you plant a garden? Prepare the soil. If you are trying to plant seeds (positive thoughts) in your garden (brain) and you haven't cleared out the weeds (negative thoughts) …

#118 What Makes a Parent Successful?

July 21st, 2021

13:45

How do you measure your success as a parent? If your kid does something you like, are you successful? What about if they dress in clothes you don't …

#117 Who Are You Married To?

July 14th, 2021

18:42

My husband and I are celebrating our 21st wedding anniversary and I wanted to give you five tips to stay connected even while homeschooling.

#116 It Mattereth Not

July 7th, 2021

10:40

So many of you have felt the call to homeschool, but now you aren't receiving guidance from above of what curriculum to use or what a specific child …

#115 Why I Should Have Never Have Homeschooled

June 30th, 2021

20:25

Today I want to share with you all the reasons why I should have never homeschooled. You are not going to want to miss this.

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#114 Fears and Successes

June 23rd, 2021

36:36

Today I am interviewing my friend and client, Lizzie Langston. I wanted her to share her experience of homeschool. She has been homeschooling for 18 …

#113 How Long Should I Do School?

June 16th, 2021

15:44

Are you wondering about how long you should be doing school each day? Are you nervous if you're not doing enough or are you doing too much? Listen to …

#112 Create Your Homeschool Year with Confidence

June 9th, 2021

27:24

Do you want to know some of the tips to creating an amazing homeschool year?!? Of course!! Creating your homeschool year can be simple and fun when …

#111 Why I Left My Co-op

June 2nd, 2021

12:16

You read the title right; I have decided to leave my co-op. After an amazing experience of being with my co-op for so many years why would I ever …

#110 Another Homeschool Graduate

May 26th, 2021

30:35

Last week you got to listen to me interview my daughter Bella and her experiences with her homeschool. This week I was able to interview my son, …

#109 Homeschool Graduate

May 19th, 2021

30:27

Two of my kids just graduated!! Listen in today to hear my daughter Bella's experience. Her favorite memories, and even her least favorite memories. You are not going to want to miss this!

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#108 How to Feel More Love

May 12th, 2021

16:05

Love is just a vibration in the body. However, love runs at a higher frequency which is why it feels so good. How would you show up in your …

#107 Become the Flight Attendant

May 5th, 2021

14:58

Can you imagine what would happen on a plane if the flight attendants started freaking out every time there was turbulence? Most of the passengers …

#106 How to be an Awesome Mom

April 28th, 2021

17:12

Spoiler alert, how to be an awesome mom, tell yourself that you are an awesome mom!! Seriously, it is usually by small and simple things that great things are brought to pass and the story we tell ourselves is no …

#105 Am I Doing Enough?

April 21st, 2021

17:22

This is a common question that I get when I am coaching. Am I doing enough? 
First, what does enough look like? How will you know when you've arrived?
Come listen to this episode to help you get past the worry and fear if …

#104 How to Solve Any Problem

April 14th, 2021

17:03

I'm going to teach you the model. The most amazing tool that will give you the ability to solve any problem. Curious to see if it can work for you? …

Episode #103 Following Your Calling

April 7th, 2021

20:59

Big announcement in this episode!! As we all are willing to following our callings, sometimes our calling puts us on a different path. You are not …

Episode #102 When Your Kid Doesn't Like School

March 31st, 2021

17:36

Is your kid not liking school? Are you feeling frustrated with their lack of excitement with school? Then listen today to hear some ideas to get the …

Episode #101 Homeschool Co-ops

March 24th, 2021

23:48

Are you curious what our co-op looks like? What about wanting to know what options are out there for different co-ops? In this episode, you will hear …

Episode #100 Homeschool Bloopers

March 17th, 2021

28:42

Can you believe that we are on episode 100?!? We wanted to have some fun today and share some homeschool bloopers we have had. Listen in to have a …

Episode #99 The Heroine's Journey

March 10th, 2021

21:04

You have probably heard of the hero's journey, but have you heard of the heroine's journey? This episode is inspired from Sarah Grace Live's episode, The Heroine's Journey, where she talks about the journey with being …

Episode #98 The Importance of Stories

March 3rd, 2021

24:04

Stories help us understand things in our heart that our eyes alone cannot understand. Listen to this week's episode to be inspired of why to includes …

Episode #97 Detox from Public School

February 24th, 2021

26:58

Detox from public school?  This episode dives into what the detox phase is, what it could look like, and how to create your homeschool instead of …

Episode #96 Why Is That a Problem?

February 17th, 2021

26:42

Has your kid ever told you that they hate a certain subject? Or are you worried because they aren't as excited about learning as you would hope they …

Episode #95 Tips for Helping Kids with Anxiety

February 10th, 2021

26:04

If your kids are struggling with anxiety, this is a great episode to listen to.  Karyn's husband, Rich, a mental health therapist, gives some great advice to help you through this challenge!  See show notes at …

Episode #94 Force Negates Learning

February 3rd, 2021

20:54

Did you know that scientist have been able to prove that when you force learning, that it doesn't make it into your long term storage? Not only that, but as you try to force learning, it effects you as well. You are not …

Episode #93 Connect With Your Kids

January 27th, 2021

14:40

February is around the corner and we want to help you connect with your kids on a deeper level. We're giving you fun things you can do throughout  February  to help you. See show notes at www.calledtohome.com/93

Episode #92 This Too Shall Pass

January 20th, 2021

18:04

Are you having multiple bad days, and it feels like  those days won't ever end. You are going to want to listen to this episode to hear about some …

Episode #91 Educational Subscription Boxes

January 13th, 2021

20:49

If you want something a little extra in your homeschool, check out some of the fun educational subscription boxes that Karyn recommends.  It's a …

Episode #90 Compliment Not Compare

January 6th, 2021

18:06

Do you ever get in the comparison trap? Do you worry that your homeschool doesn't look like it should? In this episode we talk about ways  to get out …

Episode #89 What Do You Want to Create in the New Year?

December 30th, 2020

25:00

Setting goals for the new year? Knowing what you want to create helps you know what path to take. If you don't know where you want to go, then it doesn't matter what you do. See  show notes at www.calledtohome.com/89

Episode #88 Educating the Whole Child

December 23rd, 2020

20:43

Charlotte Mason taught that we should educate the whole child, but how does one do that? Tune in this week to  hear some helpful tips. See show notes …

Episode #87 Well-Educated Heart

December 16th, 2020

25:51

We are diving into the Well-Educated Heart philosophy. We'll tell you what it is and how to implement it into your family. See show notes at www.calledtohome.com/87

Episode #86 Making Holiday Learning Fun

December 9th, 2020

14:23

If you are looking for a great way to make learning fun AND include the holidays, you are going to want to check out today's episode!!  See show …

Episode #85 #LightYourFamily

December 2nd, 2020

19:35

We are giving away an awesome  calendar full of ideas  to bring your family  closer this holiday  season.  Tune in to  find out how you can …

Episode #84 The Covenant Land

November 25th, 2020

26:01

This awesome episode brings in special guest Elizabeth Little the creator of Covenant Land. Karyn worked with Elizabeth (and an amazing team of people) to create Covenant Land, a family study guide to teach families …

Episode #83 Art Curriculum Ideas

November 18th, 2020

24:36

Tune in this week to hear some great ideas of different art curriculum ideas. See show notes at www.calledtohome.com/83

Episode #82 Geography Curriculum Ideas

November 11th, 2020

19:47

We're headed back to giving curriculum ideas and this week we are diving into geography. Listen in to hear ideas of how to make your geography more …

Episode #81 How Homeschooling Has Changed Me

November 4th, 2020

22:26

Recently Karyn found a journal entry from her first year of homeschooling. She realized how much she has grown and changed and we wanted to share how …

Episode #80 The Family Planner

October 28th, 2020

28:06

Your family is your business. a successful business reviews, plans, and works as a team to solve problems. Listen to this episode to learn how to …

Episode #79 Science Curriculum Ideas

October 21st, 2020

14:52

We interviewed some of our favorite Moms to find out what curriculum they have loved and some they haven’t loved with science. See show notes at

Episode #78 Math Curriculum Ideas

October 14th, 2020

16:47

We interviewed some of our favorite Moms to find out what curriculum they have loved and some they haven’t loved with math. See show notes at

Episode #77 Language Arts Curriculum Ideas

October 7th, 2020

16:23

We interviewed some of our favorite Moms to find out what curriculum they have loved and some they haven’t loved with Language Arts. See show notes …

Episode #76 History Curriculum Ideas

September 30th, 2020

26:34

We interviewed some of our favorite Moms to find out what curriculum they have loved and some they haven’t loved with history. See show notes at

Episode #75 Curriculum Over the Years

September 23rd, 2020

41:32

This is a meaty episode. Karyn and Meg share some of their curriculum they have used over the years. They cover History, Language Arts, Science, and …

Episode #74 Family School

September 16th, 2020

26:14

The next few weeks we'll be talking about different options of curriculum. Today's guest, Maren, tells us her experience with an online option from …

Episode #73 Is Your Curriculum All Wrong?

September 9th, 2020

24:15

The biggest question we have received this summer is about curriculum. What is the best curriculum? What are the different homeschool styles? Listen …

Episode #72 Teaching Your Children About Liberty

September 2nd, 2020

36:23

We are excited to have another guest on the podcast today, Connor Boyack, who is a freedom fighter and the author of the Tuttle Twins series. He tells us why he decided to write the Tuttle Twin series, and how you can …

Episode #71 Educating the Mind, the Heart, the Body, and the Soul.

August 26th, 2020

30:05

This week we get a taste of Meg's presentation for the HECOA.com conference. She talks about the importance of educating the mind, the heart, the …

Episode #70 How to Make Your Homeschool More Fun

August 19th, 2020

28:24

Karyn is sharing some amazing ideas of how to make your homeschool more fun, and the best part, most of her ideas are free!! See show notes at

Episode #69 Parents Who Know- Strategies to Address Porn in Your Family

August 11th, 2020

47:58

Are you concerned about your children coming across pornography?  Want some tips to combat it?  This episode will help you through all of your questions!  Today's podcast features Rich Tripp a Licensed Professional …

Episode #68 Standing Up for What You Believe

August 5th, 2020

25:31

There is so much chaos going on in the world right now. How do you teach your children to stand up for what they believe? See show notes at www.calledtohome.com/68

Episode #67 Creating Your Homeschool Vision

July 29th, 2020

24:24

When you don't know what it is you want, then it doesn't matter what you do. Creating a homeschool vision helps you to know what to keep in your life …

Episode #66 Planning Your Homeschool Year

July 22nd, 2020

27:30

Are you ready to get your homeschool year planned? Then this is the episode for you!! Listen in to hear some great ideas of how to plan your …

Episode #65 An Alternative to College

July 15th, 2020

37:34

This week I am interviewing the CEO of Praxis, Cameron Sorsby. Praxis is an alternative to college. It is a year long program that mentors people to …

Episode #64 What if I Have to Homeschool This Fall?

July 8th, 2020

23:36

Traditional schooling may not look the same this fall. Are you one of the Moms who are thinking that they may want to homeschool instead of distance …

Episode #63 Ask and Ye Shall Receive

July 1st, 2020

19:40

What is it that you need? A lot of times we are struggling or overwhelmed and we forget to ask. You're going to want to listen in to hear some ideas to give you confidence to ask for what you need. See show notes at

Episode #62 Should Homeschooling be Banned?

June 24th, 2020

25:20

This episode is in response about to the article, The Risk of Homeschooling, written in the Harvard Magazine. To say the least, we couldn't disagree …

Episode #61 Educational Games

June 17th, 2020

22:58

Summer time is a perfect time to break out the games. We love mixing school up with different educational games. Listen to this week's episode to …

Episode #60 Floors and Ceilings

June 10th, 2020

31:34

Today we are talking to the amazing Brooke Snow. Brooke is a habits and identity coach. She has an amazing tool called floors and ceilings. Helping …

Episode #59 Homeschooling Kids with Dyslexia

June 3rd, 2020

32:59

If you are homeschooling a child with dyslexia and trying to figure it all out, this is the episode for you!  In this episode, Karyn is joined by her …

Episode #58 Teaching Your Kids Obedience

May 27th, 2020

20:20

How to teach your kids obedience, that is the million dollar question. This episode is perfect for any mom with children. You don't want to miss it. …

Episode #57 Helping Kids Develop a Love of Learning

May 20th, 2020

27:55

Do you want to know a trick to make your school day go smoother? Help your kids develop a love of learning. It is a skill that will bless their …

Episode #56 Homeschool Graduate

May 13th, 2020

13:41

This is a special episode with Meg and her oldest son, Ethan. Ethan is graduating this year, and Meg interviewed him to see what his thoughts were of …

#55 A Mother's Influence

May 6th, 2020

23:51

Sometimes among the dirty diapers and dishes the job of motherhood can feel like an unappreciated task. We want to remind you the power of your influence in your home. You are doing amazing things!! See show notes at

#54 Homeschooling Kids With ADHD

April 29th, 2020

35:59

Homeschooling with a child with ADHD? Then you need to listen to this episode. We have different opinions of whether to medicate or not, so you'll …

#53 Homeschooling Through Hard Times

April 22nd, 2020

23:58

Everyone is going to go through something hard during their homeschool journey. Whether it's a new baby, illness, or pandemic!! Listen in to some …

#52 Teaching Kids Emotional Health

April 15th, 2020

21:48

A lot of us understand the importance of taking care of our physical health, but do we understand how important it is to take care of our emotional health as well? Listen in to this episode to hear how you can teach …

#51 Simple Science Activities

April 8th, 2020

15:51

In this episode Karyn shares some simple science activities kids love! She also explains why science experiments are great for kids and the …

#50 The Art of Boredom

April 1st, 2020

28:01

When did boredom become a bad thing? In this episode, we share with you the art of being bored. Why boredom is a good thing, how to transition off of …

#49 Spring Learning Ideas

March 25th, 2020

17:36

Sometimes it gets tricky to homeschool when it starts to warm up outside. Listen to this episode to find some fun ways to keep doing school with a …

#48 Connecting with Your Kids

March 18th, 2020

25:47

Connection is everything.  Having a connection with our kids helps them to feel safe and helps us to homeschool without so many tears. See show notes …

#47 When Your Spouse Isn't on Board with Homeschooling

March 11th, 2020

21:21

This week we're going over some ideas if your spouse isn't on board with homeschooling. We give ideas to help if your spouse has concerns, and how …

#46 Teaching Your Kids Habits

March 4th, 2020

24:47

Teaching your kids great habits is going to help your homeschool run much smoother. We share five habits from Charlotte Mason, and how and why to …

#45 Levels of Liberty

February 26th, 2020

16:21

If you are ready to really dive into creating an amazing home, and giving your kids some skills that will bless them throughout the rest of their lives, then Levels of Liberty is for you! It's a system of teaching your …

#44 St. Patrick's Learning Ideas

February 19th, 2020

10:50

St. Patrick's Day is coming up! In this episode we share some fun ideas of great activities you can do with your kids. See show notes at www.calledtohome.com/44

#43 14 Ways to Say I Love You

February 12th, 2020

23:42

This is a special episode about connecting with your spouse. It's so easy in the hustle and bustle of homeschooling to forget about dad. In this …

#42 Extra Curricular Activities

February 5th, 2020

15:42

Do you worry that your kids will miss out with extra curricular activities because they're not in the school system? Homeschoolers have tons of …

#41 Fun Winter Learning Ideas

January 29th, 2020

12:52

Do you get stuck in the winter blues, or need a little extra help with your school during those long, cold months? Listen in as we share some fun …

#40 Consistency Not Perfection

January 22nd, 2020

16:46

Perfection doesn't exist. Trying to make your homeschool perfect is an easy way to get burned out. Just try to be consistent. Listen in as we give …

#39 Homeschool Help

January 15th, 2020

13:57

Are you feeling lost with your homeschool? In this episode we share with you Meg's new program, Mama's Members, that is a great resource for all your …

#38 Battle of the Brains

January 8th, 2020

17:43

This is a listeners request to hear about Meg's end of the term Battle of the Brains. We share what it is, why it got started, and what it looks like. See show notes www.calledtohome.com/38

#37 Goal Setting

December 18th, 2019

29:26

We're ending the year by preparing you for the next one. This episode is a great resource of a different way to look at goals, and how to make them a lasting change. See show notes at www.calledtohome.com/37

#36 Keeping the Holidays Simple

December 11th, 2019

24:28

How in the world do you homeschool all December AND create a magical Christmas? You don't. In this episode, we give you permission to keep the …

#35 Books for Teens

December 4th, 2019

30:08

In this episode we share some of ours and our teens favorite books. From classics to popular fiction, and some stuff in-between, we cover a bunch of …

#34 Books for Tweens

November 20th, 2019

24:37

Are you ready to hear another great list of book suggestions for your tween? We each share some of our favorite books that our kids have absolutely …

#33 Books for Young Readers

November 13th, 2019

25:38

You asked for it, and so here it is!! The next few episodes are going to cover some of our favorite books for your kids to read. In this episode we share some of our favorite books for kids in Kindergarten through …

#32 No Yell November

November 6th, 2019

26:02

Are you ready to join us in the no yelling revolution? Heck yes you are! In this episode we are going to talk to you about why we yell, the downside …

#31 Making Math Fun

October 30th, 2019

20:10

Does this feel like the impossible goal, making math fun? In this episode we are going to give you some simple tips to help any child find a way to enjoy math. See show notes at www.calledtohome.com/31

#30 Teaching Kids About Money

October 23rd, 2019

29:29

We have another awesome guest on the show today, Meg's husband, Johnny. He is a financial guru and is sharing some of his wisdom. He shares a couple of simple principles of finances and then we share how we teach them …

#29 Morning Devotional

October 16th, 2019

20:45

How do we study religion in our homes? In this episode we talk about how we start our day with our morning devotional. How we study scriptures, and ways to help even the youngest of kids understand gospel principles. …

#28 Nature Study

October 9th, 2019

15:15

In this episode we cover some simple ways to get outside and observe nature. It doesn't have to be grand or complicated to be successful. See show …

#27 Minute With Mom

October 2nd, 2019

14:13

Have you heard Meg talk about Minute With Mom and you've wondered what in the world is that? Well today, all your questions will be answered. Listen in as we talk about many different ways that you can connect with your …

# 26 Do You Need A High School Diploma?

September 25th, 2019

13:20

We have recently had several listeners ask us whether you need a High School diploma. We not only answer that question, but we open up a lot more …

#25 Teaching Kids About Sex

September 18th, 2019

28:17

This episode is a bit different from the normal ones. Karyn interviews a special guest, her husband!  Rich Tripp is a Clinical Mental Health Counselor and Certified Sex Therapist.  In this episode he walks through …

#24 The Homeschooling Working Mom

September 11th, 2019

18:37

We wanted to dedicate a whole episode to the working Mom. More specifically, the mom who works outside of the home. We interview our dear friend …

#23 Homeschool Organization

September 4th, 2019

22:38

How in the world does one have microscopes, papers, pens, and books lying around the house and stay organized? Do you have to have a school room to …

#22 Faith, Not Fear

August 28th, 2019

14:30

Listen in as we discuss why we feel afraid, how it can help us, or hinder us, depending on how we use it. Most Mamas feel some fear with …

#21 Reluctant Readers-How to get Your Kids Excited About Reading

August 21st, 2019

15:33

What do you do if you have a reluctant reader? In this episode we share some great tips on how to encourage your kids to get excited about reading. See show notes at www.calledtohome.com/21

#20 Homeschooling Through Sickness

August 14th, 2019

17:43

What do you do when you or your kids are sick? What about if Mom or kid has a chronic illness? It is possible to homeschool through both of these. In …

#19 Homeschooling With a Baby or Toddler

August 7th, 2019

19:56

Is it possible to homeschool with a newborn or toddler? We think it is, and we will tell you why and give you some tips on how to make it work in …

#18 First Day of School Traditions

July 31st, 2019

12:40

In this episode we share some of our favorite first day of homeschool traditions. It looks a little different each year, but we like to make it …

#17 Mom Support Group

July 24th, 2019

18:13

One of the things that has helped both of us on our journey with homeschooling, is our mom support group. In this episode we talk about what a mom …

#16 What I Would Have Done Different

July 17th, 2019

16:43

We've learned a lot over the years of homeschooling, and we've made a lot of mistakes. We share with you some of the things that we would have done …

#15 The Importance of Read Aloud

July 10th, 2019

29:58

Do you want to know the easiest way to connect with your kids and help them reach their full potential? Read Aloud to them! It's really that simple. …

#14 Homeschool Q & A

July 3rd, 2019

29:22

This whole episode is answering your amazing questions! We cover some common concerns and give some practical tips of how to be a homeschool boss. To …

#13 Homeschooling Through High School

June 26th, 2019

25:51

Let's get raw and real. Next to socialization, homeschooling through High School usually is the 2nd biggest fear. We get it because we used to have …

#12 Homeschooling Through Jr. High (Middle School)

June 19th, 2019

26:22

In this amazing episode we talk about the hard topics of emotions and some of the challenges that come with teaching Jr. High aged kids. We cover some of our expectations with them and ways to help them contribute to …

#11 Homeschooling The Elementary Years

June 12th, 2019

24:05

This episode covers the broad range of Kindergarten to 6th grade. We cover our routines, the skills we try to teach, and the relationships we work on building, so they are prepared for their teenage years. Find the show …

#10 Homeschooling Preschoolers

June 5th, 2019

22:47

Preschoolers are so much fun to teach because they are so excited to learn. On today's episode we will share with you some great tips for teaching …

#9 When Everything Goes Wrong

May 29th, 2019

17:40

It's no surprise that sometimes you are going to have a bad day, or even a really bad day. In this episode we give four different tips to help you …

#8 Summer Learning

May 22nd, 2019

13:19

What does school look like during the summer? Listen in to Karyn and Meg as we share our summer schedule and ways to keep learning through those …

#7 Getting Off the Conveyor Belt

May 15th, 2019

18:59

Homeschool doesn't have to look like the school system. It can be whatever you want to create. Learning can happen anywhere or at anytime through …

#6 What About Mom?

May 8th, 2019

24:40

It's easy to be so involved with parenting and homeschooling that you forget about taking care of mom. In this episode we give permission to make you …

#5 Keep It Simple

May 1st, 2019

17:37

Do you want how to avoid mom burn out? Keep it simple! This short and sweet episode gives you five tips to keep it simple.

#4 100 Ways To Homeschool

April 24th, 2019

26:11

If you ask 100 different homeschoolers what their day looks like, you would get 100 different answers. In this episode we talk about what a typical …

#3 Are You Smart Enough To Homeschool?

April 17th, 2019

20:55

Do you need a college degree to homeschool your children? Listen as we share Karyn's perspective, who has a teaching degree, and from Meg's …

#2 Let's Get Socialization Out Of The Way

April 9th, 2019

27:29

Join us this week as we talk about the most common fear of homeschooling, socialization. A common question asked is will my kid be socially awkward …

#1 You've Decided To Homeschool, Now What?

March 16th, 2019

28:04

Have you been called to homeschool? So have we! Listen in as we share our stories of why we started homeschooling all those years ago. In this …

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