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But Why is a show led by kids. They ask the questions and we find the answers. It’s a big interesting world out there. On But Why, we tackle topics large and small, about nature, words, even the end of the world. Know a kid with a question? Record it with a smartphone. Be sure to include your kid's first name, age, and town and send the recording to questions@butwhykids.org!
 
Is science one of those subjects that you struggle with teaching in your homeschool? You have come to the right place! Hi, I'm Paige Hudson, a veteran homeschooling mom, and author of the programs of Elemental Science. In each season of the Tips for Homeschool Science Show, we are going to take the complexities of teaching science and break those down into building blocks you can use in your homeschool! New episodes will release every Monday until the season is complete. But don't worry, on ...
 
Welcome to Raising Wildlings, a podcast about parenting, alternative education and stepping into the wilderness, however that looks, with your family. Each week, we’ll be interviewing experts that truly inspire us, to answer your parenting and education questions. We’ll also be sharing stories from some incredible families that took the leap, and are taking the road less travelled. Whether you’re a parent looking for tips on how to better handle those sibling squabbles and tantrums, a couple ...
 
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Homeschool Science Tip of the Month - Be a student first. When we started sharing monthly science tips over four years ago, I wasn't sure how long we would keep doing so. Well, here we are at tip number 52. And I feel like this is the perfect time to wrap-up the homeschool science tip of the month series. The final tip I want to leave you all with …
 
This episode may not be suitable for our youngest listeners or for particularly sensitive kids. We're discussing animal ethics with author Hal Herzog. In a follow up to our pets episodes, we look at how we treat animals very differently depending on whether we think of them as pets, food, or work animals. Why do some cultures eat cows and others do…
 
During quarantine, I’ve heard from many of you asking for help with cravings and weight gain caused by stress and the emotional toll all of this is taking. To that end I brought in Brittany Watkins, one of my favorite people for advice on natural ways to stop emotional eating, control food cravings, and end self-sabotage. In fact, she’s one of the …
 
In this episode we chat with Occupational Therapist Kaya Lyons of Active OT for Kids about how Child Development occurs naturally through play, connecting & exploring. We discuss trauma and the impact on development and interactions and how therapy can and should be integrated into daily life. Discussion How occupational therapy helps children to l…
 
She’s back! If you listened to her other podcast episode, you already know how much I love Carol Garner-Houston. Her ideas have influenced me as a parent and homeschool teacher, not to mention in business. Carol is a licensed occupational therapist who has been helping adults and children for the last 25 years. She is the co-founder and Chief Medic…
 
It wasn’t one of the first health hacks I tried, but it’s impossible to ignore the stress-reducing benefits of using the breath to calm the body. Max Gomez is my guest today, and he’s the co-founder and CEO of Breathwrk, a wellness company dedicated to teaching people breathing exercises for stress reduction, anti-anxiety, and more After suffering …
 
Episode Description In this episode, we’re talking about nature playgroups, why we’re so passionate about them, and some of the misconceptions people might have when they go to attend one. So, wondering if nature playgroup is for you? In this episode, we answer that question. 👉 Discussion Points What is nature playgroup? Aimed at 0-3, immersed natu…
 
Let’s Talk About Discipline Success with Felice Gerwitz Do your children know what you expect? Do you have discipline success in your home? Do your children know how to answer and when to come? Having children who are obedient and follow your lead is very important, but following these seven simple steps can be very helpful. See the show notes belo…
 
This episode is a must listen, I would say, especially for women and moms. I’m here with Diana Rogers, who is a licensed, registered dietician with a focus on real foods. She’s the host of the “Sustainable Dish” podcast, a mom of two, and an internationally recognized speaker on topics like sustainability, social justice, animal welfare, and food p…
 
Why do dogs have whiskers? Why are dogs' eyesight black and white? Why do dogs have so many babies? Why do dogs have tails and we don't? Why are dogs thumbs so high on their paw? Why don't dogs sweat? Why do dogs roll in the grass? Why aren't dogs and cats friends? Veterinarian and dog scientist Jessica Hekman has answers. Download our learning gui…
 
This episode brings back one of my favorite guests, and one of your favorites as well, because he is one of the most requested repeat guests. I’m here with Ari Whitten, best-selling author and founder of the Energy Blueprint. I have a tremendous amount of respect for his research and look to him for guidance in many areas. In this episode, we tackl…
 
In this episode, we’re chatting with conscious parenting expert Katherine Winter- Sellery from Conscious Parenting Revolution, about non-violent communication, habitual parenting responses and how many of us haven’t learnt how to question what comes out of our mouths in response to our children’s behaviour. We also discuss childism, how labelling c…
 
I recently wrote about how olive oil has become my main dietary source of fat since I took a gene test that showed I don’t do well with saturated fat. Tony is the man behind my favorite brand of olive oil, Kasandrinos International, which he single-sources through family farms in Greece. In this episode we’ll explain more about what that means, how…
 
Time Management For Teens – Episode 411 More in our series on time management, this show is for teens with The Homeschool Highschool Podcast, Vicki Tillman. Learn how to take your time back and learn about doing a time audit. Special Guest: Vicki Tillman, who is one of the voices behind The Homeschool High School Podcast. Check out Vicki’s Coaching…
 
I’m here with Dr. Gabrielle Lyon, a Washington University fellowship-trained physician in nutritional science and geriatrics, and she’s board certified in family medicine and osteopathic manipulation. She also walks the walk. She is in incredible shape. She’s also a mom. And has what seems to be endless energy. And she works closely with special op…
 
Today, we’re bringing you five parenting hacks on how we foster a family environment that helps raise children who are more independent, and why autonomy is the end goal. 👉 Key Points 1. Allowing Children to Make Choices - Dinner - Shower - Utensils 2. Let children struggle safely - For example, children climbing trees and ‘can’t get down’. We migh…
 
Today we’re talking all about finances, side hustles, and entrepreneurship — what you need to know and why this is best time (maybe ever) to start a new venture. I’m here with Ryan Moran, founder of Capitalism.com, a site that teaches entrepreneurs to build businesses and invest. Ryan shares how he turned a $600 investment into an 8-figure company,…
 
Time Management For Kids – Episode 410 What is the one thing you can’t get back? Time. In this episode, we talk about time management for kids and how to learn to take charge of your time. You will be surprised how much time you gain! Another episode just for kids. Check out this episode just for kids! Kids Making Good Decisions. Choosing Good Beha…
 
Why do cats purr? How do cats purr? Why can't we purr? Why do cats "talk" to people, but not other cats? Why do cats sharpen their claws? Are orange cats only male? Why do cats like milk and not water? Why are some cats crazy? Can cats see color? All of your cat questions answered with Abigail Tucker, author of The Lion in the Living Room. Download…
 
This episode is so much fun! Today I’m talking to someone who has gained and lost 70 pounds and who is about to do it again. Drew Manning is the New York Times bestselling author of the book Fit2Fat2Fit. He writes about his experiment that went viral online where he gained and then lost a lot of weight so that he could understand what his personal …
 
In this episode we learn about Democratic Education and the theory of the Play Cycle from Educator and Parent, Mathilda Element, from Pine Community School in Brisbane. We chat about the key concepts behind democratic education and consensus decision making that underpin the values at Pine Community School, as well as the importance of multi-age pl…
 
Dr. Joy Martina is my guest today and I credit her as a key part of my own personal growth in the last few years. She is a psychic psychologist with an incredible ability to help people see into themselves and find their own key for transformation. Dr. Joy teaches super practical, easy-to-use ways to turn limiting beliefs around and instead start l…
 
Let’s Talk About Winning Science Fair Projects with Felice Gerwitz Episode #135 From the author of An Insider’s Guide to Successful Science Fair Projects, Felice Gerwitz shares her insider’s tips for winning science fair projects with all of you! , Felice Gerwitz shares her love of science fairs with you! As a past judge and mom of winning particip…
 
It’s certainly no secret that school looks different for many of us this year. (In fact pretty much everything looks different!) In a recent podcast episode with our managing editor, Carrie, she and I walked through some of our best homeschool systems and tips, to offer encouragement to any other homeschool families or virtual schooling families, ……
 
I’m here with Khalil Rafati, one of my favorite speakers and authors. He’s also an entrepreneur (are you surprised?!) and owns a chain of juice and smoothie bars I love, SunLife Organics. Khalil also owns Riviera Recovery, a transitional living facility for drug addicts and alcoholics, and this is a project of his for a ……
 
Family Loyalty: For Kids Episode 409 Do you have family loyalty? Do you know what it means to be loyal? In this episode we are going to talk about your family, your parents, and those adults in charge of you. And we are going to talk about that and so much more. Another episode for the kids! Listen to these past episodes just for kids! Kids Making …
 
In this installment, we follow up on our March episode about the novel coronavirus now that we know more about COVID-19 and how it spreads. Dr. Krutika Kuppalli, assistant clinical professor of infectious diseases at the Medical University of South Carolina, returns to answer questions about the things we can do to keep ourselves and those around u…
 
I am here today with Jessica Assaf, co-founder and the chief education officer at Prima, a company doing many of the same things in a different industry. She’s been a leading advocate for her safe beauty products and corporate accountability since she was fifteen. Since then she’s graduated from Harvard Business School and become an award-winning ……
 
Do you love the sound of turning your household from chaos to calm? We are joined by the Child Charmer and parenting educator Chrissie Davies where we discuss why our role as parents is one of the most important in the lives of our children. We also discuss the glaringly obvious gap in parenting education when it comes to raising toddlers in terms …
 
Carrie Husse is the editorial mastermind behind the content on Wellness Mama and a homeschooling mom of three. She made the jump from a career in print book publishing to serve as managing editor at Wellness Mama and we’re all forever grateful that she did! Like my family, Carrie and her husband both work from ……
 
Back to School Replay: Winning Science Fair Ideas with Felice Gerwitz Where do you find a great science fair idea? Do not say the library or the internet! It is an amazingly easy place and it all begins with (hint-hint) your child! If you hit on this your child will have a blast and you may be amazed at what they learn. From the author of An Inside…
 
I’m so glad I get to sit down today with Colleen Wachob, the co-founder and co-CEO of MindBodyGreen, one of my all-time favorite health resources. Colleen graduated from Stanford University with degrees in international relations and Spanish and spent 10 years working at Fortune 500 companies like Gap, Walmart, and Amazon. We touch on a ……
 
Do you have a fireplace or a fire pit at home? Do you let your children light and manage fires? If not, why not? Today, we’re talking about the benefits of children working with fire, why children will seek it out, why it’s important to incorporate it into your outdoor play and how to do it safely. 👉 Key Discussion Points: The purpose of fire activ…
 
We haven’t talked about heart health on the podcast in a while, but this is an incredibly important topic for women! Board-certified cardiologist Dr. Jack Wolfson joins me today to talk about how nutrition, lifestyle, and supplements can help protect and improve long-term cardiac health. During our interview, we bust some common myths and misconcep…
 
Homeschool Science Tip of the Month - Give your kids the tools to build something. There's a meme out there that says physics is the branch of science concerned with using extremely long and complicated formulas to describe how a ball rolls. It cracks me up every. single. time. And the deeper you get into physics, the more this becomes a reality. B…
 
Kids Choosing Good Behavior: ~Episode 408 Are you a kid? If you had a choice of choosing good behavior over bad, which would you pick? Is that a silly question? That is what I want to talk to you about today. You are going to be very surprised when I explain some things to you so that you can take charge of your actions. Check out this episode – Ki…
 
I am here with Nathan Barry, a friend of mine and also the founder of a business called ConvertKit which powers the email and newsletter that many of you subscribe to. He like me was homeschooled and dropped out of college. He now runs a hundred million dollar company. In this episode, we delve into ……
 
Best Homeschool Scheduling Advice Episode 285 The Best homeschool scheduling advice I ever received actually came from my daughter. She said, “Mom if we are going to duplicate the school system then why homeschool?” With that in mind, I looked at the way I scheduled my homeschool year. I made time for those special events that make homeschooling st…
 
I’m here today with Byron Katie, one of my favorite authors and speakers on the topics of mindset, parenting, and about a million other things. She is the author of many books including Loving What Is, I Need Your Love – Is That True?, A Thousand Names for Joy and, A Mind at Home with Itself. In …By Katie Wells
 
This episode is about all things pregnancy, birth, and postpartum, but not in the usual way. Instead of just focusing on baby, we are taking a close look at our journey as moms through of all these life-changing stages. My guest is Diana Spalding, a digital educator and editor at Motherly. She also happens to ……
 
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