Pam Barnhill

Pam Barnhill

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Pam Barnhill believes that you don’t have to sacrifice relationships to homeschool strong. An award-winning educator, former journalist, and now homeschooling mom, she has a knack for breaking down big tasks into small, manageable steps and getting to the heart of the stories her listeners want to hear. She is the host of three popular …

Colleen Kessler

Colleen Kessler

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Colleen Kessler is an explorer, tinkerer, educator, writer, creator, and a passionate advocate for the needs of gifted and twice-exceptional children. She has a B.S. in elementary education, a M.Ed. in gifted studies, and is the founder of the popular blog Raising Lifelong Learners as well as Raising Poppies, a community of support for parents …

Leaders Don’t Eat Their Young: How To Take Charge of Your Homeschool without Sacrificing Relationships

You may have heard the adage that “leaders eat last,” but as homeschooling moms, we sometimes need a different reminder. So often we focus on how and what we should be teaching our kids that we forget our number one role is to love and lead them into adulthood. In this fun and practical session, …

Mom-to-Mom Panel

Questions and answers about everything from troublesome toddlers to stopping math tears to how to get dinner on the table. No question is too small as homeschooling moms, and popular podcasters Sarah Mackenzie, Colleen Kessler, Pam Barnhill and guests gather for an encouraging (and often enlightening) panel discussion. Grab a cuppa or your favorite cold …

Morning Time Made Easy: How Beginning Your Day with Delightful Family Learning Can Transform Your Homeschool

Morning Time—a homeschool practice where the entire family is learning together—is sweeping the homeschool community, with more and more families discovering that this simple practice can become the most fruitful and peaceful part of their day. Drawing on interviews with guests from her Your Morning Basket podcast, Pam inspires moms through practical tips, stories, and …

Six Simple Hacks That Will Change Your Homeschool: Overlooked Strategies That Make You Say “Why Didn’t I Think of That?”

Homeschooling is hard, and encouragement is important, but sometimes what we need is a simple idea that can have a far-reaching impact on our success as a homeschool mom. In this helpful and engaging talk, Pam outlines six listener-favorite ideas (she polled them!) that you can implement on Monday to have an immediate positive effect …

When Worry Overwhelms: Helping Your Smart & Anxious Child

The strangest thing about anxiety in children—especially gifted children—is that it doesn’t usually look like what we think of when we think “anxiety.” It can look like anger, frustration, perfectionism, depression, introversion, and so much more. It’s also often big when it comes to our littlest ones. Big worries, coupled with a little’s life experiences, …