Shattering Homeschooling Myths: The Truth About Opting Out of the School System with guest Christy Faith

On this episode of the Brainy Moms podcast, Dr. Amy is joined by Sandy and Teri—who have both been homeschool moms—to talk with Christy Faith about homeschooling. Christy shares topics from her new book, “Homeschool Rising: Shattering Myths, Finding Courage, and Opting Out of the School System,” and her flourishing online community of homeschooling families. You’ll hear how homeschooling has changed significantly over the years to evolve into a truly diverse and sustainable undertaking for all types of students, regardless of income, religion, setting, and individual needs. Learn how and why the American school system was launched and why so many families are now turning to this growing movement to educate their kids. Christy shares statistics from her research to dispel the myths many of us have heard about homeschooling, from socialization and sports to getting into college and going to prom. If you’ve ever considered homeschooling but thought it would be too hard or that your student would miss out on too much of the traditional schooling experience, tune in for this truly eye-opening conversation from someone on the front lines.

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From Doctor to Homeschooling Mom: Balancing Career and Your Child’s Education Needs with guest Carline Crevecoeur, MD

Are you concerned that your child’s current school environment might not be the right choice?  Are you considering homeschooling but worried about making it work with your career? On this episode of Brainy Moms, Dr. Amy and Teri interview Dr. Carline Crevecoeur, a physician and author of the book, Pressure Makes Diamonds: From Homeschooling to the Ivy League- A Parenting Story. 

Dr. Carline gave up her medical practice to homeschool her 5 children and then won a seat on her local school board. Dr. Carline shares her story of sacrifice, perseverance, and advocacy for her children’s education while battling a life-threatening illness. Tune in to be inspired! 

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The “Unschooling” Homeschooling Movement with guest Ashley Logsdon

Are you thinking about homeschooling for your children? Are you already homeschooling but still wondering if it’s the best fit for your family? On this episode of Brainy Moms, Dr. Amy Moore and Teri Miller, MS Psy interview Ashley Logsdon, host of the Mama Says Namaste podcast and an expert in the unschooling movement. Ashley breaks it all down for us and even answers some tough questions about unschooling as an alternative to homeschooling as we know it. Tune in to this eye-opening episode on educational choice. 

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