Best of HIRL: Dads Who Homeschool

Free homeschool podcast about what it looks like when mom works and dad stays home to teach.On this episode of the HomeschoolingIRL podcast, we answer a question from a listener who wants to know about switching roles. What happens when circumstances dictate that mom is the primary breadwinner. What does it look like when dads choose to stay home and do the homeschooling?

Fletch and Kendra interview two homeschool dads who did just this. Listen in to Steve Wilkins and Dr. Jay Wile and hear their stories and how it worked in their families.

Also on this show we dive into a discussion about reunions, high school friends, homeschool conferences and when it is okay to publicly criticize homeschool or parenting ministries that teach legalism. Tune in for a great show.


SHOW NOTES:

Recommended Resources:
Dr. Jay Wile
Betty the Surf Dog – Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Website
Rasta The Chocolate Lab – Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Website
Fletch Twitter
Kendra Twitter


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Dads Who Homeschool – HIRL Episode 104

Free homeschool podcast about what it looks like when mom works and dad stays home to teach.On this episode of the HomeschoolingIRL podcast, we answer a question from a listener who wants to know about switching roles. What happens when circumstances dictate that mom is the primary breadwinner. What does it look like when dads choose to stay home and do the homeschooling?

Fletch and Kendra interview two homeschool dads who did just this. Listen in to Steve Wilkins and Dr. Jay Wile and hear their stories and how it worked in their families.

Also on this show we dive into a discussion about reunions, high school friends, homeschool conferences and when it is okay to publicly criticize homeschool or parenting ministries that teach legalism. Tune in for a great show.

 

EPISODE TIMELINE
:47 Fluff – Reunions/Homeschool Conferences/Long Weekends
5:18 Dads Who Homeschool Part 1 – Steve Wilkins
19:09 Dads Who Homeschool Part 2 – Dr. Jay Wile
34:10 Wrapping up the show – Can we call people out publicly?


SHOW NOTES:

Recommended Resources:
Dr. Jay Wile
Betty the Surf Dog – Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Website
Rasta The Chocolate Lab – Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Website
Fletch Twitter
Kendra Twitter

Previous Episodes Mentioned:
All of them

Music clips used on this episode:
None


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Are you ready to listen to Fletch and Kendra get real about homeschooling? Press the PLAY button below.


Join Fletch (from theMangoTimes) and Kendra (from Preschoolers and Peace and KendraFletcher.com) for the HomeschoolingIRL podcast every week as they interview guests and talk through some of the goofiness they have experienced in nearly two decades.

HIRL 104 – When Dad Homeschools

Fletch and Kendra interview homeschooling dads Steve Wilkins and Dr. Jay Wile about homeschooling while mom works.

HIRL 103 – Loving The Unlovable

Fletch and Kendra discuss what it looks like to school the unloveable kid or the unlovable homeschool friend.

I Love Homeschooling, But I’m Not A Good Teacher – HIRL Episode 33

HIRL-Episode-33So you don’t have a teaching credential and you’ve never been to college. Does this make you unqualified to teach your kids at home? Continuing our series of “I Love Homeschooling But…”, we get real with the idea of feeling inadequate to teach your children and discuss, “I Love Homeschooling, But I’m Not A Good Teacher.”

Join us on this episode as we sit down with two guests: private school principal and homeschool father, Steve Wilkins, who works through the question of homeschool teacher capability with us. What does it mean to be a successful teacher to your kids?  You just might be surprised by his answer.

After listening to Episode 31: I Love Homeschooling But I Hate Teaching Math, we were contacted by HIRLer Paige Hudson from ElementalScience.com about teaching science at home. We asked Paige to join us and share some very practical answers to the questions about feeling inadequate, unprepared, and ill-equipped as a teacher when it comes to the subject of teaching your kids science.

Episode Timeline
2:19 Introduction to the podcast
7:52 Studio Discussion Part 1 – Where is the balance in homeschool organization?
13:50 Interview with Steve Wilkins
28:08 Interview with Paige Hudson
39:41 WrapUp.


Join Fletch (from theMangoTimes) and Kendra (from Preschoolers and Peace) for the HomeschoolingIRL podcast every two weeks as they interview guests and talk through some of the goofiness they have experienced in nearly two decades of Homeschooling In Real Life.