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Yvette Hampton, producer and host of the upcoming documentary, Schoolhouse Rocked: The Homeschool Revolution, brings you encouragement and resources from home education experts and REAL families just like yours, to help you train your children well.

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Stressed out with all you have to do? Can't seem to get organized? You need some MARGIN in your homeschool! Join Yvette Hampton and Tara Bentley, Executive Director for the Indiana Association of Home Educators (IAHE), as they discuss building margin into your homeschool schedule. This margin brings the balance you need to manage homeschooling and life without the stress that can often overtake our homes and families.

Whether you're just starting to think about homeschooling or you have been homeschooling for years, the 2020 Homegrown Generation Family Expo is for you. Join an amazing lineup of speakers for this live, interactive, online homeschool convention and be encouraged, energized, and equipped to homeschool with excellence. Lifetime Registration is just $20. Register at HomegrownGeneration.com.

Homeschool Organization - Building Margin into Your Schedule - Tara Bentley

Tara Bentley is a veteran homeschool mom of two daughters. During thirteen years of homeschooling, she and her husband Mark served in leadership for 12. They currently serve together on the Board of Directors for the Indiana Association of Home Educators (IAHE), where Tara also serves as the Executive Director. Always juggling work, family, and multiple responsibilities, Tara loves encouraging moms who often feel like they just aren’t enough.

National School Choice Week Video - Interview with Tara Bentley

Watch the full video and read the transcript of this interview, which includes almost an hour of content, on our Backstage Pass website. Lifetime Backstage Pass members also get free lifetime access to the 2020 Homegrown Generation Family Expo.

Learn more about homeschooling in your state:

HomeschoolFreedom.com - Christian State Homeschool Organizations

SchoolhouseRocked.com - Homeschooling in Your State

IAHE.net

It's National School Choice Week. What does that mean for homeschool families? Learn how you can get involved and work to protect and expand homeschooling in your state and across the country.

Just considering homeschooling? Listen to Monday's episode with Yvette Hampton and Tara Bentley, Executive Director for the Indiana Association of Home Educators (IAHE), where they discuss what to do this National School Choice Week, making choices on how to build margin in your homeschool day, and why state homeschool organizations matter to YOU.

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Don't miss the 2020 Homegrown Generation Family Expo. Lifetime access to this live, online, interactive conference is just $20! Register at HomegrownGeneration.com.

Homegrown_Generation_EarlyBird.jpg

 


Are you looking for a new Math Curriculum? CTCMath specializes in providing online video tutorials that take a multi-sensory approach to learning. Creative graphics and animation, synchronized with the friendly voice of internationally acclaimed teacher, Pat Murray, make learning math easy and effective.

Visit CTCmath.com today to start your free trial today. 

CTC Math - Homeschool Math Curriculum


Do you believe in homeschooling?

Help spread the word that homeschooling is good for students. It’s good for families. It’s good for AMERICA!  Go to SchoolhouseRocked.com/support and join the movement to spread the word about homeschooling through movie theaters nationwide.

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It's National School Choice Week. What does that mean for homeschool families? Learn how you can get involved and work to protect and expand homeschooling in your state and across the country.

Just considering homeschooling? Join Yvette Hampton and Tara Bentley, Executive Director for the Indiana Association of Home Educators (IAHE), as they discuss what to do this National School Choice Week, making choices on how to build margin in your homeschool day, and why state homeschool organizations matter to YOU.

Whether you're just starting to think about homeschooling or you have been homeschooling for years, the 2020 Homegrown Generation Family Expo is for you. Join an amazing lineup of speakers for this live, interactive, online homeschool convention and be encouraged, energized, and equipped to homeschool with excellence. Lifetime Registration is just $20. Register at HomegrownGeneration.com.

National School Choice Week - Tara Bentley

Tara Bentley is a veteran homeschool mom of two daughters. During thirteen years of homeschooling, she and her husband Mark served in leadership for 12. They currently serve together on the Board of Directors for the Indiana Association of Home Educators (IAHE), where Tara also serves as the Executive Director. Always juggling work, family, and multiple responsibilities, Tara loves encouraging moms who often feel like they just aren’t enough.

National School Choice Week Video - Interview with Tara Bentley

Watch the full video and read the transcript of this interview, which includes almost an hour of content, on our Backstage Pass website. Lifetime Backstage Pass members also get free lifetime access to the 2020 Homegrown Generation Family Expo.

Learn more about homeschooling in your state:

HomeschoolFreedom.com - Christian State Homeschool Organizations

SchoolhouseRocked.com - Homeschooling in Your State

IAHE.net

Stressed out with all you have to do? Can't seem to get organized? You need some MARGIN in your homeschool! Listen Wednesday as Yvette Hampton and Tara Bentley, Executive Director for the Indiana Association of Home Educators (IAHE), discuss building margin into your homeschool schedule. This margin brings the balance you need to manage homeschooling and life without the stress that can often overtake our homes and families.

__________________

Don't miss the 2020 Homegrown Generation Family Expo. Lifetime access to this live, online, interactive conference is just $20! Register at HomegrownGeneration.com.

Homegrown_Generation_EarlyBird.jpg

 


Are you looking for a new Math Curriculum? CTCMath specializes in providing online video tutorials that take a multi-sensory approach to learning. Creative graphics and animation, synchronized with the friendly voice of internationally acclaimed teacher, Pat Murray, make learning math easy and effective.

Visit CTCmath.com today to start your free trial today. 

CTC Math - Homeschool Math Curriculum


Do you believe in homeschooling?

Help spread the word that homeschooling is good for students. It’s good for families. It’s good for AMERICA!  Go to SchoolhouseRocked.com/support and join the movement to spread the word about homeschooling through movie theaters nationwide.

Play Now

In the second part of this interview, Yvette Hampton and Israel Wayne discuss what steps to take if a family wants to start homeschooling and what really matters when they start, whether curriculum choices, educational methods, scheduling, organization, life skills, relationships, or discipleship. Finally, Israel gives helpful insights for dads in leading their families in instruction and discipleship.

We are very excited to announce that Israel Wayne will be speaking at the 2020 Homegrown Generation Family Expo. Lifetime Registration for this live, interactive, online homeschool conference is just $20. Register at HomegrownGeneration.com.

Israel Wayne - Getting Started in Homeschooling

Don't miss the first part of this interview, posted Monday, January 20th, in which Yvette Hampton talks with author and speaker, Israel Wayne about How to start homeschooling. Israel Wayne is the author of Answers for Homeschooling: Top 25 Questions Critics Ask, which answers many of the questions that people have when considering whether homeschooling is appropriate for their family. In this episode Israel and Yvette discuss why so many families choose to homeschool and what the alternatives (public school, and private school look like). They also discuss whether homeschooling is appropriate for all types of families, or if it is best suited to certain groups.

How do I start Homeschooling - Video Interview with Israel Wayne

Backstage Pass members can watch the full video of this interview, which includes 60 minutes of content. Lifetime Backstage Pass Members also get lifetime access to the 2020 Homegrown Generation Family Expo.

Check out Israel’s Books:

Answers for Homeschooling: Top 25 Questions Critics Ask, by Israel Wayne

Education: Does God Have an Opinion?, by Israel Wayne

Pitchin' A Fit!: Overcoming Angry and Stressed-Out Parenting, by Israel and Brook Wayne

Recommended Resources:

Israel Wayne, Christian Education: A Manifesto 

The Gen2 Survey, by NHERI (National Home Education Research Institute) - This study examines adults who attended church growing up and seeks to understand the key influences which either encouraged or deterred them from believing and practicing the faith of their parents.

HSLDA – Home School Legal Defense Association

NHERI (National Home Education Research Institute)

State Homeschool Organizations 

Nehemiah Institute 

Scripture References:

Psalm 1

Proverbs 13:20

Proverbs 22:15

1 Corinthians 15:33

1 Peter 2:14

__________________

Don't miss the 2020 Homegrown Generation Family Expo. Rachael Carman will be speaking there, along with all of your favorite homeschool speakers and authors. Lifetime access to this live, online, interactive conference is just $20! Register at HomegrownGeneration.com.

Homegrown_Generation_EarlyBird.jpg

 


Are you looking for a new Math Curriculum? CTCMath specializes in providing online video tutorials that take a multi-sensory approach to learning. Creative graphics and animation, synchronized with the friendly voice of internationally acclaimed teacher, Pat Murray, make learning math easy and effective.

Visit CTCmath.com today to start your free trial today. 

CTC Math - Homeschool Math Curriculum


Do you believe in homeschooling?

Help spread the word that homeschooling is good for students. It’s good for families. It’s good for AMERICA!  Go to SchoolhouseRocked.com/support and join the movement to spread the word about homeschooling through movie theaters nationwide.

Play Now

Yvette Hampton talks with author and speaker, Israel Wayne about How to start homeschooling. Israel Wayne is the author of Answers for Homeschooling: Top 25 Questions Critics Ask, which answers many of the questions that people have when considering whether homeschooling is appropriate for their family. In this episode Israel and Yvette discuss why so many families choose to homeschool and what the alternatives (public school, and private school look like). They also discuss whether homeschooling is appropriate for all types of families, or if it is best suited to certain groups.

We are very excited to announce that Israel Wayne will be speaking at the 2020 Homegrown Generation Family Expo. Lifetime Registration for this live, interactive, online homeschool conference is just $20. Register at HomegrownGeneration.com.

Israel Wayne - Getting Started in Homeschooling

In the second part of this interview they discuss what steps to take if a family wants to start homeschooling and what really matters when they start, whether curriculum choices, educational methods, scheduling, organization, life skills, relationships, or discipleship. Finally, Israel gives helpful insights for dads in leading their families in instruction and discipleship.

How do I start Homeschooling - Video Interview with Israel Wayne

Backstage Pass members can watch the full video of this interview, which includes 60 minutes of content. Lifetime Backstage Pass Members also get lifetime access to the 2020 Homegrown Generation Family Expo.

Check out Israel’s Books:

Answers for Homeschooling: Top 25 Questions Critics Ask, by Israel Wayne

Education: Does God Have an Opinion?, by Israel Wayne

Pitchin' A Fit!: Overcoming Angry and Stressed-Out Parenting, by Israel and Brook Wayne

Recommended Resources:

Israel Wayne, Christian Education: A Manifesto 

The Gen2 Survey, by NHERI (National Home Education Research Institute) - This study examines adults who attended church growing up and seeks to understand the key influences which either encouraged or deterred them from believing and practicing the faith of their parents.

HSLDA – Home School Legal Defense Association

NHERI (National Home Education Research Institute)

State Homeschool Organizations 

Nehemiah Institute 

Scripture References:

Psalm 1

Proverbs 13:20

Proverbs 22:15

1 Corinthians 15:33

1 Peter 2:14

__________________

Don't miss the 2020 Homegrown Generation Family Expo. Rachael Carman will be speaking there, along with all of your favorite homeschool speakers and authors. Lifetime access to this live, online, interactive conference is just $20! Register at HomegrownGeneration.com.

Homegrown_Generation_EarlyBird.jpg

 


Are you looking for a new Math Curriculum? CTCMath specializes in providing online video tutorials that take a multi-sensory approach to learning. Creative graphics and animation, synchronized with the friendly voice of internationally acclaimed teacher, Pat Murray, make learning math easy and effective.

Visit CTCmath.com today to start your free trial today. 

CTC Math - Homeschool Math Curriculum


Do you believe in homeschooling?

Help spread the word that homeschooling is good for students. It’s good for families. It’s good for AMERICA!  Go to SchoolhouseRocked.com/support and join the movement to spread the word about homeschooling through movie theaters nationwide.

Play Now

Join Yvette Hampton and Aby Rinella as they talk with Rachael Carman, homeschool mom, speaker, author, and owner of Apologia Educational Ministries, about why marriage matters, how to make it a priority, why it’s important to set a good example for your children, how to respond when things get hard (because that’s reality) and practical tips on how to have a successful and God honoring marriage. Backstage Pass members will get access to the extended portion of this episode with more tips on how to have a great marriage!

Rachael Carman will be speaking at the 2020 Homegrown Generation Family Expo, which is being presented by the Schoolhouse Rocked team as a ministry to homeschool families.

Rachael Carman - Why Marriage Matters

Rachael Carman had it going on—or so she thought. After surviving sixty-three months of pregnancy, countless sleepless nights, and 35,000+ diapers, this one-time control freak encountered God’s grace. And she encourages you to do the same!

In her books How Many Times Do I Have to Tell You? and How to Have a HEART for Your Kids, Rachael challenges mothers to surrender their will and draw closer to their heavenly Father. She invites moms to join her in loving God passionately and worshiping him fully while sweeping up Cheerios, doing laundry, and planning dinner. You will be affirmed in your role as a mother as Rachael speaks of her struggles with perfectionism and impatience and shares her challenges, failures, and victories amid the ever-changing seasons of life. Her honesty will surprise you, and her humor will put you at ease.

Homeschool Organization - Organizing your home

Backstage Pass members can watch the full video of this interview, which includes 30 minutes of bonus footage! Not a member yet? Lifetime Backstage Pass Members also get lifetime access to the 2020 Homegrown Generation Family Expo.

Read the transcript of this episode here.

Rachael is not only a respected author but is also a sought-after speaker. She has been a speaker in over thirty states and seven countries. She has been married to her husband, Davis, since 1986. They have seven kids with whom they love to laugh. Together, their life has been a roller-coaster ride, with God at the controls. Rachael enjoys playing in the dirt, eating dark chocolate, and walking on the beach. She and Davis are the owners of Apologia Educational Ministries.

You can find Rachael online at www.RachaelCarman.com.

You can listen to her on the Let’s Talk Homeschool Podcast.

Excellent books on marriage:

Excellent movies that will encourage you in your marriage:

__________________

Don't miss the 2020 Homegrown Generation Family Expo. Rachael Carman will be speaking there, along with all of your favorite homeschool speakers and authors. Lifetime access to this live, online, interactive conference is just $20! Register at HomegrownGeneration.com.

Homegrown_Generation_EarlyBird.jpg

 


Are you looking for a new Math Curriculum? CTCMath specializes in providing online video tutorials that take a multi-sensory approach to learning. Creative graphics and animation, synchronized with the friendly voice of internationally acclaimed teacher, Pat Murray, make learning math easy and effective.

Visit CTCmath.com today to start your free trial today. 

CTC Math - Homeschool Math Curriculum


Do you believe in homeschooling?

Help spread the word that homeschooling is good for students. It’s good for families. It’s good for AMERICA!  Go to SchoolhouseRocked.com/support and join the movement to spread the word about homeschooling through movie theaters nationwide.

Play Now

Join Yvette Hampton and Aby Rinella as they talk with Rachael Carman, homeschool mom, speaker, author, and owner of Apologia Educational Ministries, about why marriage matters, how to make it a priority, why it’s important to set a good example for your children, how to respond when things get hard (because that’s reality) and practical tips on how to have a successful and God honoring marriage. Backstage Pass members will get access to the extended portion of this episode with more tips on how to have a great marriage!

Rachael Carman will be speaking at the 2020 Homegrown Generation Family Expo, which is being presented by the Schoolhouse Rocked team as a ministry to homeschool families.

Rachael Carman - Why Marriage Matters

Rachael Carman had it going on—or so she thought. After surviving sixty-three months of pregnancy, countless sleepless nights, and 35,000+ diapers, this one-time control freak encountered God’s grace. And she encourages you to do the same!

In her books How Many Times Do I Have to Tell You? and How to Have a HEART for Your Kids, Rachael challenges mothers to surrender their will and draw closer to their heavenly Father. She invites moms to join her in loving God passionately and worshiping him fully while sweeping up Cheerios, doing laundry, and planning dinner. You will be affirmed in your role as a mother as Rachael speaks of her struggles with perfectionism and impatience and shares her challenges, failures, and victories amid the ever-changing seasons of life. Her honesty will surprise you, and her humor will put you at ease.

Homeschool Organization - Organizing your home

Backstage Pass members can watch the full video of this interview, which includes 30 minutes of bonus footage! Not a member yet? Lifetime Backstage Pass Members also get lifetime access to the 2020 Homegrown Generation Family Expo.

Read the transcript of this episode here.

Rachael is not only a respected author but is also a sought-after speaker. She has been a speaker in over thirty states and seven countries. She has been married to her husband, Davis, since 1986. They have seven kids with whom they love to laugh. Together, their life has been a roller-coaster ride, with God at the controls. Rachael enjoys playing in the dirt, eating dark chocolate, and walking on the beach. She and Davis are the owners of Apologia Educational Ministries.

You can find Rachael online at www.RachaelCarman.com.

You can listen to her on the Let’s Talk Homeschool Podcast.

Excellent books on marriage:

Excellent movies that will encourage you in your marriage:

__________________

Don't miss the 2020 Homegrown Generation Family Expo. Rachael Carman will be speaking there, along with all of your favorite homeschool speakers and authors. Lifetime access to this live, online, interactive conference is just $20! Register at HomegrownGeneration.com.

Homegrown_Generation_EarlyBird.jpg

 


Are you looking for a new Math Curriculum? CTCMath specializes in providing online video tutorials that take a multi-sensory approach to learning. Creative graphics and animation, synchronized with the friendly voice of internationally acclaimed teacher, Pat Murray, make learning math easy and effective.

Visit CTCmath.com today to start your free trial today. 

CTC Math - Homeschool Math Curriculum


Do you believe in homeschooling?

Help spread the word that homeschooling is good for students. It’s good for families. It’s good for AMERICA!  Go to SchoolhouseRocked.com/support and join the movement to spread the word about homeschooling through movie theaters nationwide.

Play Now

Welcome to Season 3 of The Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast. In an effort to keep run times more manageable, In the 2020 season we will be moving to two episodes per week (Monday and Wednesday). 

Join Yvette Hampton and Aby Rinella as they speak with expert organizer and homeschool mother of five, Kristi Clover. You will enjoy their discussion about Kristi’s new book, M.O.M. - Master Organizer of Mayhem! Since clutter and messes seem to go hand-in-hand with being a parent, especially a homeschool parent, Kristi offers some mom hacks that can bring calm and sanity back to your home. In her book M.O.M.—Master Organizer of Mayhem, she offers foundational rules that will make homes run more efficiently no matter where you live or how many children you have.

Kristi will be speaking at the 2020 Homegrown Generation Family Expo, which is being presented by the Schoolhouse Rocked team as a ministry to homeschool families.

Homeschool Organization

Kristi offers 10 simple rules to help parents manage the chaos of their homes on a daily basis. From learning routines and habits to creating systems to stay organized, she dives into the most common areas moms struggle with in their homes.

Read the transcript of this episode here.

Homeschool Organization - Organizing your home

Backstage Pass members can watch the full video of this interview, which includes 30 minutes of bonus footage! Not a member yet? Lifetime Backstage Pass Members also get lifetime access to the 2020 Homegrown Generation Family Expo.

In addition to Kristi being a home organization and efficiency expert, she’s also an author, a speaker, and the host of the Simply Joyful Podcast. Her passion is to encourage families to find simple ways to bring more joy into their home and life. She loves to share about her adventures in motherhood and home life through a variety of media that you can find at KristiClover.com. As a mom of five, she’s never short on opportunities to “practice what she preaches” in the realm of home organization and #momlife. Kristi lives in San Diego with her husband, Steve, and their five children. Be sure to connect with Kristi online for an extra dose of encouragement. She’s @KristiClover on most social media networks.

Check out Kristi’s other excellent books:

Homeschool Basics: How to Get Started, Keep Motivated, and Bring Out the Best in Your Kids

Sanity Savers for Moms: Simple Solutions for a More Joy-filled Life

The Scoop on Scope: Periscope Pointers for Bloggers, Beginners, and Beyond 

During the interview, Kristi also mentions Kathi Lipp’s books on organization:

Clutter Free: Quick and Easy Steps to Simplifying Your Space

Clutter Free - What Jesus Has to Say About Your Stuff

 

__________________

Don't miss the 2020 Homegrown Generation Family Expo. Early-bird pricing ends December 31st. Register at HomegrownGeneration.com.

Homegrown_Generation_EarlyBird.jpg

 


Are you looking for a new Math Curriculum? CTCMath specializes in providing online video tutorials that take a multi-sensory approach to learning. Creative graphics and animation, synchronized with the friendly voice of internationally acclaimed teacher, Pat Murray, make learning math easy and effective.

Visit CTCmath.com today to start your free trial today. 

CTC Math - Homeschool Math Curriculum


Do you believe in homeschooling?

Help spread the word that homeschooling is good for students. It’s good for families. It’s good for AMERICA!  Go to SchoolhouseRocked.com/support and join the movement to spread the word about homeschooling through movie theaters nationwide.

Play Now

Welcome to Season 3 of The Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast. In an effort to keep run times more manageable, In the 2020 season we will be moving to two episodes per week (Monday and Wednesday). 

Join Yvette Hampton and Aby Rinella as they speak with expert organizer and homeschool mother of five, Kristi Clover. You will enjoy their discussion about Kristi’s new book, M.O.M. - Master Organizer of Mayhem! Since clutter and messes seem to go hand-in-hand with being a parent, especially a homeschool parent, Kristi offers some mom hacks that can bring calm and sanity back to your home. In her book M.O.M.—Master Organizer of Mayhem, she offers foundational rules that will make homes run more efficiently no matter where you live or how many children you have.

Kristi will be speaking at the 2020 Homegrown Generation Family Expo, which is being presented by the Schoolhouse Rocked team as a ministry to homeschool families.

Homeschool Organization

Kristi offers 10 simple rules to help parents manage the chaos of their homes on a daily basis. From learning routines and habits to creating systems to stay organized, she dives into the most common areas moms struggle with in their homes.

Read the transcript of this episode here.

Homeschool Organization - Organizing your home

Backstage Pass members can watch the full video of this interview, which includes 30 minutes of bonus footage! Not a member yet? Lifetime Backstage Pass Members also get lifetime access to the 2020 Homegrown Generation Family Expo.

In addition to Kristi being a home organization and efficiency expert, she’s also an author, a speaker, and the host of the Simply Joyful Podcast. Her passion is to encourage families to find simple ways to bring more joy into their home and life. She loves to share about her adventures in motherhood and home life through a variety of media that you can find at KristiClover.com. As a mom of five, she’s never short on opportunities to “practice what she preaches” in the realm of home organization and #momlife. Kristi lives in San Diego with her husband, Steve, and their five children. Be sure to connect with Kristi online for an extra dose of encouragement. She’s @KristiClover on most social media networks.

Check out Kristi’s other excellent books:

Homeschool Basics: How to Get Started, Keep Motivated, and Bring Out the Best in Your Kids

Sanity Savers for Moms: Simple Solutions for a More Joy-filled Life

The Scoop on Scope: Periscope Pointers for Bloggers, Beginners, and Beyond 

During the interview, Kristi also mentions Kathi Lipp’s books on organization:

Clutter Free: Quick and Easy Steps to Simplifying Your Space

Clutter Free - What Jesus Has to Say About Your Stuff

 

__________________

Don't miss the 2020 Homegrown Generation Family Expo. Early-bird pricing ends December 31st. Register at HomegrownGeneration.com.

Homegrown_Generation_EarlyBird.jpg

 


Are you looking for a new Math Curriculum? CTCMath specializes in providing online video tutorials that take a multi-sensory approach to learning. Creative graphics and animation, synchronized with the friendly voice of internationally acclaimed teacher, Pat Murray, make learning math easy and effective.

Visit CTCmath.com today to start your free trial today. 

CTC Math - Homeschool Math Curriculum


Do you believe in homeschooling?

Help spread the word that homeschooling is good for students. It’s good for families. It’s good for AMERICA!  Go to SchoolhouseRocked.com/support and join the movement to spread the word about homeschooling through movie theaters nationwide.

Play Now