Meet the Real Kathy Lee “momfessions, and discuss her awesome podcast, when she joins Felice Gerwitz to discuss homeschool successes, do-overs and what she wish she had known when she started homeschooling! Kathy was involved in public education and was often in front of other educators discussing how to engage early learners. However she always knew she wanted to homeschool … and she did, all ten of her children. Learn more about Kathy, what she shares on her own podcast [Momfessions here] and how to use the great advice she shares.
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About the “Real” Kathy Lee “momfessions”- Kathy is a mom of ten children, biological and adopted. She is determined and honest, in that she made mistakes…many! She hosts a podcast on this network, “Momfessions ~ with The Real Kathy Lee.” She interviews guests and does solo podcasts weekly. Visit Kathy on her website KathyHLee.com- here.
Show Notes: Meet The Real Kathy Lee Momfessions:
The need to savor every day. We discussed how quickly it (homeschooling) goes by! Also, that every single day isn’t critical.
Homeschool Success: According to Kathy it was the ability to allow her children to play and discover learning during play. In addition, she allowed her children to study according to their areas of interest.
I asked if she could do something over again, what would that be? Homeschool Do Over: Trust my instincts – intuition said it wasn’t best for a specific child and it wasn’
Kathy Lee’s curriculum: The Homesgrown PreSchooler
When pre-schoolers kids say they want to do school, what this generally means:
- I want to be big – let the children role playing – setting up pretend school – as a play station…
- Rotate kids – older child can work with the younger, doing a sensory activity or art project
- Do together – let the little ones sit there doing something tactile – while you do the read aloud activity with the older children.
Find many more ideas and tips in Kathy’s book as well as on her website. The links are above.