Wednesday Sep 01, 2021

Homeschooling When Life is Complicated - Mary Jo Tate, Part 2 (Meet the Cast!)

Homeschooling can be hard. It can be harder when life is complicated. And, it can be even harder for a single parent. Especially one who works to help provide for their family. In this episode, Yvette Hampton talks with Schoolhouse Rocked cast member, Mary Jo Tate, a veteran single homeschool mom of 4 and author of the book Flourish: Balance for Homeschool Moms. Mary Jo brings encouragement and advice from years of personal experience and seeing the mighty hand of God at work in her life.

Come back tomorrow for the rest of this conversation.

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Single Parent Homeschooling - Mary Jo Tate on the Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast

Watch this full conversation on our YouTube channel.

Mary Jo Tate is a mother of 4 boys, whom she homeschooled for 23 years – 19 of those as a single mom. An international book coach and book editor for 35 years, she has learned to balance motherhood, home business, homeschooling, and teaching online literature classes, and she loves to share her secrets with other moms.

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KINDLE Version: Flourish: Balance for Homeschool Moms

PRINT Version: Flourish: Balance for Homeschool Moms – Mary Jo’s Facebook page – encouragement and advice for busy moms – information about Mary Jo’s online literature classes for high schoolers and adults; advice and resources for readers and book lovers – Mary Jo’s Facebook page – a place where avid readers and bibliophiles can discuss our shared love of books

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Podcast Topics: Mary Jo Tate, Single Parents, Single Homeschool mom, Divorce, Author, Editor, Flourish: Balance for Homeschool Moms, Homeschool, Education, Parenting, Family, Parenting, Teens,  Biblical Parenting, Christian Parenting, Cast and Crew, Schoolhouse Rocked: The Homeschool Revolution, Homeschool Movie, Homeschool Documentary

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