FPEA Connects

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fpea connects podcastThe FPEA serves thousands of homeschooling families in Florida, delivering a wealth of support, guidance and information to both new and longtime home educators. The “FPEA Experience” involves a banding together of homeschoolers to accomplish the task of developing academic and personal excellence by sharing resources, creating connections, enhancing relationships and breaking down barriers. Acknowledging there is no one “right” way to educate, the FPEA acts as an ambassador and champion, serving and protecting the rights and choices of all homeschoolers.

Airs two times per month on Thursday – 8:00 am – be sure to bookmark this website and follow on iTunes or your favorite podcast app

 

OUR MISSION STATEMENT:

The Florida Parent-Educators Association exists solely to serve homeschooling families in Florida. It executes that mission through support for the legal right to homeschool, local school board education and interaction, support group networking, a state convention, local conferences and events, informative communications, and individual encouragement, all in accordance with Judeo-Christian principles.

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Reclaim Thanksgiving

Reclaim Thanksgiving Podcast #61 Where did Thanksgiving go? Too often, Thanksgiving gets skipped right over. October 31st – Halloween – November 1st Christmas! Let’s reclaim Thanksgiving and learn about what makes this holiday so special. Take time to enjoy this holiday with your family. Reclaim some of your childhood family traditions. Create some new traditions […]

Wild Florida Spotlight: Clewiston

Wild Florida Spotlight: Clewiston Podcast #60 FPEA has developed Florida History Adventures+ Bundles in an effort to bring the study of Florida History (plus other exciting studies) right to your inbox. Through this new monthly bundle, FPEA members will have access to Florida History, Science, Geography, and Literature in the form of unique unit studies […]

Fall Bucket List

Fall Bucket List Podcast #59 It’s Fall! Time to look at a Fall Bucket List. This is a favorite season is to get outside and explore. Find some great Fall crafts, and participate in many community events. We discuss some of these things and give you some ideas to get your Fall bucket list started. […]

Incorporating Life Skills

Incorporating Life Skills Podcast #58 In this epidsoce, we discuss incorporating life skills into your homeschool day. It is so important to pass on those life skills to our children. Homeschoolers have a unique opportunity to learn life skills in the home on a daily basis. Incorporating those lessons throughout the day in your homeschool […]

Our Morning Time Basket

Our Morning Time Basket Podcast #57 We look at using a morning time basket in our homeschool routine. What is a morning time basket? How is it used and why? We have lots of morning time pins on our Pinterest board here   Books we mentioned on our show: Piecing Together The High School Puzzle […]

Introducing: FPEA’s Florida History Adventure+ Bundles

Introducing: FPEA’s Florida History Adventure+ Bundles Podcast #56 Homeschooling in Florida? Don’t forget to include Florida History as part of your students curriculum. This may not be so easy! Until now! We are SUPER excited to offer our NEW Florida History Adventure+ Bundles! This episode we will go over some of the details you can […]

Tool Time

Tool Time Podcast #55 It’s that time of year again! Back to Homeschool!  This makes it Tool Time.. Who else is excited? It’s always fun to get ready for the new year. Kids enjoy it as much as parents! Don’t go into the new year unprepared! In this episode, we take a look at the […]

Get Out the Vote

Get Out the Vote Podcast #54 In this podcast, Suzanne and Sharon look at the importance of voting. We look at ways to be more civically involved and why it is important. Get out the Vote! As Florida’s homeschooling association, we recognize the importance of knowing about who our representatives are. Who will be writing […]

Staycation

Staycation Podcast #53 It’s Summer time!! In this podcast, we look at ways to take a vacation without leaving home! Take a STAYCATION. There are many great ways to enjoy your time off while not leaving home. A staycation is friendly on the family budget too! Explore your area and get to know your state […]

Summer Unplugged

Summer Unplugged Podcast #52 It’s Summer time!! And it’s time to get unplugged!! Remember the lazy days of summer when you were a kid? Before the time of all the electronics and devices? Want to help your kids create some lasting memories? Help your kids unplug this summer! Listen in as we talk about a […]

Unpacking After Convention

Unpacking After Convention Podcast #51 We hope you attended the FPEA Homeschool Convention this past Memorial Day weekend. If you did, you may understand just how overwhelming and FUN it can be! Suzanne and Sharon discuss things to do when you come home from Convention and you need to unpack! You may have made many […]

What Does Homeschooling Look Like?

What Does Homeschooling Look Like? Podcast #50 Wondering what homeschooling looks like? Join Suzanne as she discusses what it does and does not, look like. Please join us as we travel along this journey on our podcast adventure. Let’s get connected! Learn more about the Florida Parent Educator’s Association and homeschooling in the beautiful state […]

You Can Do It

You Can Do It! Podcast #49 Do you ever get discouraged? Wonder if you can homeschool? Feeling bogged down? Not sure what you are doing? Listen in to this weeks podcast, for some encouragement and tips. Please join us as we travel along this journey on our podcast adventure. Let’s get connected! Learn more about […]

Convention: The Ultimate Resource

Convention: The Ultimate Resource Podcast #48 Are you interested in attending a homeschool convention? Every year the FPEA hosts a convention Join us as we discuss everything Convention! Tips for both new and seasoned Convention attendees! Learn about who should come and why! Please join us as we travel along this journey on our podcast adventure. […]

Pitfalls of Testing

Pitfalls of Testing Podcast #47 Join Suzanne for this sensitive yet very important topic of testing. What are the pitfalls? How did we get here? We will take a look at how testing has evolved over the years, whether it is important to education and what we can do! Please join us as we travel […]

Journal Time

 Journal Time Podcast #46 In this episode, Suzanne discusses the importance of journaling. Anyone can journal! Join us as we look at the reasons WHY journaling is important, WHAT and HOW you can journal. Please join us as we travel along this journey on our podcast adventure. Let’s get connected! Learn more about the Florida […]

Politics and Culture: Teen Edition

Politics and Culture: Teen Edition Podcast #45 In this episode, Suzanne has a conversation with her son, Ethan, about politics and culture. They talk about the importance of being engaged and some of the opportunities available. Join Ehtan and Suzanne for this podcast, and get engaged! Please join us as we travel along this journey […]

Making Travel Work

Making Travel Work Podcast #44 In this episode, Suzanne will talk about some of the ways to make travel work in your homeschool. Both for you and your children. Traveling is a great addition and resource for homeschooling families to take advantage of. Please join us as we travel along this journey on our podcast […]

Why Travel

Why Travel Podcast #43 In this episode, Suzanne will talk about some of the reasons travel is important. Both for you and your children. Traveling is a great addition to your homeschool program. Please join us as we travel along this journey on our podcast adventure. Let’s get connected! Learn more about the Florida Parent […]

Banish the Beast

Banish the Beast: Strategies to Successfully Navigate the Homeschool Year January to May! Podcast #42 Feeling that mid-year slump? Struggling to get out of the rut? Listen in for some strategies on how to avoid this common pitfall and Banish the Beast Please join us as we travel along this journey on our podcast adventure. […]

Pass the Torch

Pass the Torch Podcast #41 In this episode, Florida Parent Educators Association’s (FPEA) Chairwoman, Suzanne Nunn talks about the importance of passing on the values of homeschooling, learning about legislative processes, getting involved and valuing the freedom and legacy of  homeschooling.  Pass the Torch to future generations! Teach these important freedoms to your family. Please […]

A Christmas to Remember

A Christmas to Remember Podcast #40 In this episode, Florida Parent Educators Association’s (FPEA) Chairwoman, Suzanne Nunn talks about the importance of passing on family traditions. Why it’s important to remember where our family traditions came from. This season, spend some time looking back on your family traditions and maybe create some of your own. […]

Crafting Christmas

Crafting Christmas Podcast #39 In this episode, Florida Parent Educators Association’s (FPEA) Chairwoman, Suzanne Nunn talks about crafting for Christmas. Even for those who aren’t “crafty”.. redefine what crafting means and include your talents and strengths this season! Please join us as we travel along this journey on our podcast adventure. Let’s get connected! Learn […]

Family Holiday Traditions

Family Holiday Traditions Podcast #38 Join  Florida Parent Educators Association’s (FPEA) Chairwoman, Suzanne Nunn as she discusses some of her family’s holiday traditions for the Thanksgiving and Christmas season. Get some great ideas on things you can incorporate into your family’s traditions and why these are important. Please join us as we travel along this […]

Destressing the Holidays

Destressing the Holidays Podcast #37 Join  Florida Parent Educators Association’s (FPEA) Chairwoman, Suzanne Nunn for a discussion on making the holiday season more manageable and fun. She offers tips and suggestions on making the most of your holiday season, Thanksgiving-Christmas. Please join us as we travel along this journey on our podcast adventure. Let’s get […]

Homeschool in Florida: It’s Easy!

Homeschool in Florida: It’s Easy! Podcast #36 Join  Florida Parent Educators Association’s (FPEA) Chairwoman, Suzanne Nunn for a discussion on homeschooling in Florida. Learn about how easy it is to homeschool in the sunshine state. Please join us as we travel along this journey on our podcast adventure. Let’s get connected! Learn more about the […]

Life Interrupted? Get Back on Track!

Life Interrupted? Get Back on Track! Podcast #35 Has your life been interrupted? Things not going as planned? No worries! We are here to help. Join  Florida Parent Educators Association’s (FPEA) Chairwoman, Suzanne Nunn for ways to get back on track. Tips and advice on planning your year to avoid getting off track, or how […]

Planning Your Homeschool Year

Planning Your Homeschool Year Podcast #34 In this episode,  Florida Parent Educators Association’s (FPEA) Chairwoman, Suzanne Nunn talks to Hannah Kartagener about planning the homeschool year. Listen in for tips and advice on how to play your year from veteran homeschool moms. Please join us as we travel along this journey on our podcast adventure. […]

Exploring Florida’s Marine Environment

Exploring Florida’s Marine Environment Podcast #33 Florida Parent Educators Association’s (FPEA) Chairwoman, Suzanne Nunn to talk about some of the places in Florida to explore Marine science. There are many resources in Florida to explore this field of Science. Listen in and see what Florida has to offer! Make plans to join us this September […]

STEM and Marine Science

STEM and Marine Science Podcast #32 In this episode,  Sherri Seligson joins Florida Parent Educators Association’s (FPEA) Chairwoman, Suzanne Nunn to talk about STEM and Marine science what it is and how you can get excited about it and incorporate it into your homeschool. Specifically, focusing on Marine Science. Listen in and get excited about […]

Homeschool Prepping

Homeschool Prepping Podcast #31 In this episode,  Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA) Chairwoman, Suzanne Nunn and Sharon Rice talk about getting ready for the new year. Join us for tips and advice on prepping your home and family for the upcoming school year. Please join us as we travel along this journey on our podcast […]

Mom Summer Reboot

Mom Summer Reboot Podcast #30 In this episode,  Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA) Chairwoman, Suzanne Nunn talks about the importance of moms taking a break to refresh and renew! It’s important that you take time to renew yourself. Listen in for some great tips and inspiration! Please join us as we travel along this journey […]

Moms Read Too

Moms Read Too Podcast #29 In this episode,  Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA) Chairwoman, Suzanne Nunn talks about the importance of moms reading too! We spend a lot of time thinking about our children reading, that we often forget that moms read too! Listen in for some great tips and inspiration to read this summer! […]

Build Your Summer Reading List

Build Your Summer Reading List Podcast #28 In this episode,  Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA) Chairwoman, Suzanne Nunn discusses ways to build your summer reading list.  Summer is a great time to expand your library. And what a wonderful time to spend reading some new and old favorites! Please join us as we travel along […]

Summer School Fun

Summer School Fun Podcast #27 In this episode,  Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA) Chairwoman, Suzanne Nunn talks about Summer school fun!  Summer is an excellent opportunity for adventure and refreshment! Please join us as we travel along this journey on our podcast adventure. Let’s get connected! Learn more about the Florida Parent Educator’s Association and […]

A Day in the Glades

A Day in the Glades Podcast #26 In this episode,  Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA) Chairwoman, Suzanne Nunn talks about things to see and do in the Florida Everglades!  Come along with us, as we take a trip to some of these Florida landmark and make plans to visit them this summer! Please join us […]

Florida National Historic Site

Florida National Historic Sites Podcast #25 In this episode,  Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA) Chairwoman, Suzanne Nunn discusses some of the great resources Florida has to offer, specifically some of Florida’s national historic sites. Come along with us, as we take a trip to some of these sites and make plans to visit them soon! […]

Two Moms Talk Convention

Two Moms Talk Convention Podcast #24 In this episode, two moms talk convention-   Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA) Chairwoman, Suzanne Nunn and Tanya Wang talk about Convention.  They discuss tips and advice on how to best navigate the convention, whether your brand new or a veteran attendee.   Please join us as we travel […]

Teaching Early Learners with Cheryl Bastian

Teaching Early Learners with Cheryl Bastian Podcast #23 How do you teach early learners? In this episode,  Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA) Chairwoman, Suzanne Nunn talks with Cheryl Bastian about ideas and thoughts on homeschooling preschoolers. Please join us as we travel along this journey on our podcast adventure. Let’s get connected! Learn more about […]

The Wonder of Childhood

The Wonder of Childhood Podcast #22 In this episode,  Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA) Chairwoman, Suzanne Nunn looks at learning and growing during the early preschool years. Early childhood is full of opportunity for exploration and learning. Growing during the early years, is a building block of the foundation of education. Children learn through play, […]

A Day at the Capitol with FPEA

A Day at the Capitol with FPEA Podcast #21 In this episode,  Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA) Chairwoman, Suzanne Nunn discussed FPEA’s Day at the Capitol and looks at learning about government and getting involved.   Also, MEMBERS – Download your free Day at the Capitol Unit Study Bundle HERE Please join us as we […]

Florida Fieldtrips: Take 2

Florida Fieldtrips: Take 2 Podcast #20 In this Part 2,  Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA) Chairwoman, Suzanne Nunn takes you through some more places to visit in Florida with your family. Stay tuned to future podcasts for more places in Florida to visit! Please join us as we travel along this journey on our podcast […]

Florida Fieldtrips: Part 1

Florida Fieldtrips: Take 1 Podcast #19 In this episode,  Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA) Chairwoman, Suzanne Nunn takes you through some places to visit in Florida with your family. Stay tuned to future podcasts for more places in Florida to visit! Please join us as we travel along this journey on our podcast adventure. Let’s […]

It’s Real: The Mid-Year Slump!

It’s Real: The Mid-Year Slump! Podcast #18 In this episode,  Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA) Chairwoman, Suzanne Nunn talks about ways to conquer and plan for that mid-year slump. Practical ideas and inspiration. Please join us as we travel along this journey on our podcast adventure. Let’s get connected! Learn more about the Florida Parent […]

A Family Christmas

A Family Christmas Podcast #17 In this episode,  Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA) Chairwoman, Suzanne Nunn talks about ways to celebrate a family Christmas. Fun ideas and inspiration. Please join us as we travel along this journey on our podcast adventure. Let’s get connected! Learn more about the Florida Parent Educator’s Association and homeschooling in […]

It’s The Most Wonderful Time of The Year

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year Podcast #16 In this episode,  Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA) Chairwoman, Suzanne Nunn discusses the MOST WONDERFUL time of the year! Listen for tips and ideas on ways to make the most of this holiday season. Please join us as we travel along this journey on our […]

Celebrating Thanksgiving in Your Homeschool

Celebrating Thanksgiving in Your Homeschool Podcast #15 In this episode,  Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA) Chairwoman, Suzanne Nunn talks about ways to celebrate Thanksgiving in your homeschool. Fun ideas and inspiration. Please join us as we travel along this journey on our podcast adventure. Let’s get connected! Learn more about the Florida Parent Educator’s Association […]

It’s Fall Y’all

It’s Fall Y’all! Podcast #14 In this episode,  Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA) Chairwoman, Suzanne Nunn talks about homeschooling through the Fall season. Listen for many fun ideas and inspiration. Please join us as we travel along this journey on our podcast adventure. Let’s get connected! Learn more about the Florida Parent Educator’s Association and […]

Special Needs Homeschooling – YES You Can!

Special Needs Homeschooling – Yes You Can! Podcast #13 In this episode,  Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA) Chairwoman, Suzanne Nunn talks about homeschooling your special needs child. Please join us as we travel along this journey on our podcast adventure. Let’s get connected! Learn more about the Florida Parent Educator’s Association and homeschooling in the […]

Homeschool Mentors: Why They Are Important

Homeschool Mentors: Why They Are Important Podcast #12 In this episode,  Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA) Chairwoman, Suzanne Nunn discusses why homeschool mentors are so important. Find a mentor – Be a mentor! Please join us as we travel along this journey on our podcast adventure. Let’s get connected! Learn more about the Florida Parent […]

Education Methods: Unschooling and Delayed Academics

Education Methods: Unschooling and Delayed Academics Podcast #11 In this episode,  Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA) Chairwoman, Suzanne Nunn discusses Unschooling and Delayed Academics approaches to homeschooling. Please join us as we travel along this journey on our podcast adventure. Let’s get connected! Learn more about the Florida Parent Educator’s Association and homeschooling in the […]

Education Methods: The Principle Approach

Education Methods: The Principle Approach Podcast #10 In this episode,  Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA) Chairwoman, Suzanne Nunn discusses the Principle Approach. Please join us as we travel along this journey on our podcast adventure. Let’s get connected! Learn more about the Florida Parent Educator’s Association and homeschooling in the beautiful state of Florida. If […]

Back to Homeschool: Organizing Your Homeschool

Back to Homeschool: Organizing Your Homeschool Podcast #9 In this episode,  Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA) Chairwoman, Suzanne Nunn talks about ways you can best organize your classroom and homeschooling year.  There is even a shopping list included! Please join us as we travel along this journey on our podcast adventure. Let’s get connected! Learn […]

Education Methods: Unit Studies, Charlotte Mason and Learning Lifestyle

Education Methods: Unit Studies, Charlotte Mason and Learning Lifestyle Podcast #8 In this episode,  Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA) Chairwoman, Suzanne Nunn discusses the Unit Studies, Charlotte Mason and Learning Lifestyle education approaches. Please join us as we travel along this journey on our podcast adventure. Let’s get connected! Learn more about the Florida Parent […]

Traditional and Classical Education Methods

A Look at Traditional and Classical Education Methods Podcast #7 In this episode,  Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA) Chairwoman, Suzanne Nunn discusses the Traditional and Classical homeschool education methods. Please join us as we travel along this journey on our podcast adventure. Let’s get connected! Learn more about the Florida Parent Educator’s Association and homeschooling […]

Educational Methods Overview

Educational Methods Overview Podcast #6 The Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA) Chairwoman, Suzanne Nunn discusses several of the homeschool education approaches and provides a brief description of each one. Look forward to future episodes, where she will go into further detail of these methods. Please join us as we travel along this journey on our […]

Finding A Great Support Group

Finding A Great Support Group Podcast #5 The Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA) Chairwoman, Suzanne Nunn gives reasons and advice on finding a great support group.       Please join us as we travel along this journey on our podcast adventure. Let’s get connected! Learn more about the Florida Parent Educator’s Association and homeschooling […]

Choosing Curriculum That Works For You

Choosing Curriculum That Works For You Episode 4 Curriculum!! ahhhhhhhh …. Choosing a curriculum is probably one of, if not the biggest fear of new homeschoolers. In this podcast, we walk you through choosing curriculum that works for your family. Tips and advice on selecting the right homeschool curriculum. Move past the fear of selecting […]

Making The Most of FPEA Homeschool Convention

Making The Most of FPEA Homeschool Convention Episode 3 Join FPEA Chairman, Suzanne Nunnn, as she takes you through tips and suggestions on how to make the most of FPEA’s homeschool convention.  Whether it is your first time or your 10th time, these tips will help you make the most of your experience! We hope […]

Starting Point: Homeschooling in Florida

Starting Point: Homeschooling in Florida Podcast #2 New to homeschooling in Florida? Want to know more about how to get started? We can help. In this episode, Suzanne discusses what is required and how to get started homeschooling in Florida. Visit each link below and carefully read the all the information to better understand Florida […]

Florida Parent Educators Association

Florida Parent Educators Association- FPEA Connects – An Introduction About Who We Are! Podcast #1 The Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA) Chairwoman, Suzanne Nunn introduces FPEA and herself in this first episode.  The Florida Parent Educators Assoc. has helped families homeschooling in Florida for many years. FPEA Connects is a brand new podcast to help […]

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