HSHSP Ep 87: Help for Homeschool Working Moms with Stacey Lane

This week on HSHSP Ep 87: Help for Homeschool Working Moms with Stacey Lane.

HSHSP Ep 87 Homeschool Working Moms with Stacey Lane

HSHSP Ep 87: Help for Homeschool Working Moms with Stacey Lane

Many homeschool moms are also “working moms”.

Now, we know that ALL homeschool moms are working moms, but today we’re discussing having a paying job. Our friend, Stacey Lane of LayeredSoul.com is one of those kind of working moms.

Stacey Lane from LayeredSoul.com

Stacey is customer service representative for Bright Ideas Press, as well as caregiving for her disabled husband and homeschooling her kids. (Her 2 oldest are homeschool graduates and currently in college.) She also picks up cleaning jobs and cooks for 70 people each Wednesday night at church.

When we asked how she juggles all Stacey talks about the importance of being a willow tree rather than an oak tree, because willow trees are flexible.

Join Vicki, Kym and Stacey for a delightful conversation about work/homeschool/service/life balance with her brilliant tips like:

You’ll have fun with this episode, even if you’re not a work-for-pay homeschool mom! In the meantime, enjoy some of her fun posts!


Chemical Reaction VS Physical Reaction Science Experiments


Accepting Limits, Balancing Home and Work


C. S. Lewis Lesson Plan for High School

Early Childhood Education for High School



HSHSP Ep 87: Help for Homeschool Working Moms with Stacey Lane

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The Working Homeschool Mom – HIRL Episode 141

Free homeschool podcasts about homeschooling moms who workAre you a homeschooling mom who needs to work? Are you contemplating a job alongside homeschooling? Join us for this episode of Homeschooling in Real Life as we talk with Jimmie Lanley, a mom who found the need to be employed but also wanted to continue educating her daughter at home with excellence.

Jimmie is straight-forward and encouraging as she shares her experience and wisdom with our listeners.


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The Hustle – Van McCoy (Buy it on iTunes here


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Can working moms homeschool co-op style?

terri christianoMeet Terri who has worked part-time and full-time through her homeschooling adventure.  Listen in as she describes her co-op experiences and be encouraged to give homeschooling co-op style a chance!