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Meet my friends! The top 20 Podcasts on the Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network

I’ve seen many lists of top homeschool podcasts, but this list is important and special to me. This is the list of the top 20 homeschool podcasts on the Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network! People measure success in different ways and I feel the network has been successful first because it has been an answer to prayer and second because it has touched the lives of hundreds of thousands of homeschool families. Many of these shows have thousands and thousands of downloads. But to me, there are things more than numbers — although we have over TWO MILLION downloads; more importantly, you are about to meet the people who work hard to create amazing podcasts – the best in homeschooling, as well as the wonderful support team of those who help run this network!

While we are saying Happy 5th Birthday to the Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network, we have many gifts for you! PRIZES! Currently, we have amazing giveaways from our sponsors – to enter all the contests please visit our giveaways page on this website here.

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Thanks to our special brand ambassadors: Longtime podcast listener Orilla Crider and virtual assistant, Nakisha Blain. These ladies are so helpful in sharing our podcasts with all of you!

To the original Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network podcasters who began alongside me, I want to say thank-you!

I am blessed to be joined by so many of my friends, many who began five years ago alongside me. Some original podcasters now have shows in archives but they are still available! These friends have current shows and took a chance. I had no experience (other than the three years I spent podcasting, elsewhere), I had no idea what number was good for downloads, about feeds, tags or graphics. My goal was not to make money but to serve the homeschool community and allow you to access the podcasts for free.

Thanks to:

So, who funded the Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network the first few years? Media Angels, Inc. my publishing company. The majority of the investment came from the sale of books, audios, and downloadable products. As the owner of this website, my goal is always to bring you the best of homeschool focused podcasts!

Success equals helping one homeschool family at a time!

I’m grateful the Lord gave me this idea years ago to create a homeschool podcast network with some of my friends, fellow homeschoolers, authors, conference speakers, and bloggers. All of us love to encourage you –  while our curriculum, our family size and even where we worship may look different — we are united in our belief that the Lord called us to homeschool and it is our job to encourage you!

top 20 homeschool podcasts | The Top 20 Homeschool Podcasts by speakers, authors, bloggers and moms and dads just like you! #homeschool #podcast #homeschoolpodcast #top20homeschoolpodcastSo, let me introduce you to our top 20 podcasters and their shows…

Vintage Homeschool Moms – flagship show with Felice Gerwitz — Over 300+ podcasts! 

I began this show the last week of September of 2013 even though our launch was in October. In that way, if anything went wrong we could catch it! On my show, I share the experience of over 30 years of homeschooling! I’m a graduated homeschool mom (my last of five homeschooled children graduated in 2018).  Many months I have themes, this month is “Stress-free” and these podcasts contain the ideas that worked, shortcuts and a heartfelt message that you can do it! I also share on the Creation Science Podcast some of the best from my creation expos. I am blessed to rank as NUMBER THREE on our network! (And that is fine with me! I’m a proud “mama” and love to see my podcasters do well even if they “beat” my numbers!)

Hal and Melanie Young – Making Biblical Family Life Practical Over 200+ Podcasts!

With their North Carolina accent, homeschool parents, husband and wife Melanie and Hal share not only their humor but their extensive parenting advice, marriage, raising sons and real-world issues! Listen in and it will soon YOUR favorite. They talk about large families, homeschooling, and heart issues as well. You may meet them in real life since they are keynote speakers and travel extensively on the homeschool conference circuit. Congratulations on ranking NUMBER TWO on our podcast network!

Carol Topp – Homeschool CPA Podcast & Dollars and Sense Over 145 Shows

Carol is a graduated homeschool mom who studied for her CPA exam while homeschooling! Hence, Homeschool CPA! On this network we are flexible and Carol came to me asking if she could rebrand her show from Dollars and Sense with a focus more about saving money, careers and more to her show now that deals with running homeschool programs and money management. Carol podcasts twice a month!

Meredith Curtis – Finish Well Radio

Meredith is a graduated homeschool mom and her husband Mike is Pastor at Powerline Church. Meredith along with many teens and young adults from their church help the listener to grow in Christ. With many timely shows that help teens prepare for life after graduation, Meredith podcasts the first Monday of every month. If you have teens this show will be such a blessing especially in the world where we find ourselves today.

Melanie Wilson – Homeschool Sanity – Hundreds of Podcasts

Melanie is a homeschool mom, a Christian clinical psychologist with six kids! So there is no mystery why she titled her show, Homeschool Sanity! Melanie has amazing insight and currently ranks as our NUMBER ONE podcaster for the second year in a row! Go, Melanie! Her show airs every Tuesday and she shares much of her insights and fun tips with you.

Israel and Brook Wayne – Family Renewal

Our second husband and wife team, Israel and Brook Wayne! The Waynes share big family living and cultural issues from a Biblical worldview. Israel travels extensively. He is an author and conference speaker so look for him at homeschool conferences. The Wayne’s podcast one time per month.

Gina Glenn – Mommy Jammies Night

Gina took over the monthly show, Mommy Jammies Night some years ago and has rebranded and shares some interviews with amazing moms who will bless you! Gina is a graduated homeschool mom with four children and has volunteered for a wide variety of ministries over the years. She has a heart for helping you the homeschool mom. She is one of the sweetest people I know and you will enjoy her show!

Sue Meyers – Homeopathy For Mommies

Sue is a homeschool mom who used homeopathy to reclaim her health and those of her children. Sue wrote a book for her children and grandchildren about homeopathy and I love her book and refer to it often! Her show is well on it’s way to one of the top shows with over thousands of downloads each week! Congratulations Sue, your show ranks NUMBER FOUR.

Jean Burk – College Prep Genius

Jean joined our network soon after we launched and I co-host this much-needed podcast with her twice a month. Jean writes and updates her College Prep Genius curriculum often to keep current with the SAT and ACT changes. She is the authority on all things college prep testing. Join us to listen to her advice which has helped earned both of my younger children college scholarships!

The Homeschool Highschool Podcast

Everything high school happens here with Vicki, Sabrina, and Kim our ladies from the 7 Sisters! These ladies know their stuff and have over twenty years of homeschooling advice, tips and more. Need transcript advice, information about classes or just encouragement? This is the show for you! You will enjoy their heartfelt advice and humor!

New Shows!

Felice Gerwitz – Creation Science Podcast

I share podcasts from my Creation Science Expos much of the information comes from my experience as co-author of the Creation Science Series with Jill Whitlock. These books were mentioned in the 100 and 101 Top Homeschool Picks by Cathy Duffy. You can find more information at the Media Angels website.

Peaceful Mom Talk – Marianna Chambers

Marianna has a wonderful voice and when I listen to her podcast it makes me feel calmer! As a brand new podcaster, Marianna is helping moms who feel overwhelmed by their blessings! If you want to hear sage advice about parenting, talking to children calmly and ways to deal with stress when we are overwhelmed be sure to tune into her show. She podcasts one time per month.

Literary Cafe Podcast – Katie Glennon

Katie homeschooled for fifteen years and shares some of her insights into the world of literature, language arts and writing. She has wonderful tips and ideas to make your homeschool easier. That is what our podcasters do, they come alongside you and Katie shares her vast knowledge and experience with you! She podcasts one time per month.

Life as a Lifeschooler – Danielle Papageorgiou

Danielle use to podcast elsewhere and has moved over her shows to our network! We are so excited to have a podcast with not only a focus on interviews, but also on sharing a wealth of information with you from various people. People you’d love to sit down and chat with about homeschooling and parenting if you had the chance! You will enjoy this wonderful show and visiting two times a month with Danielle and her special guests.

Homeschooling with Technology – Meryl van der Merwe

Meryl not only has a wonderful British accent but a love and expertise in the world of technology. Having homeschooled, taught coding and runs a website for those who want to learn more, she shares the best advice about apps, ways to improve productivity and her techie skills with all of us! She is the newest on our list of podcasters! Please join me in a warm welcome for Meryl!

More shows on the network! 

And there is more! We have a sister network you might not know about. The Ultimate Christian Podcast Network hosts podcast that will bless you with Christian focused shows. But, I could not do this without all of you our listeners.

Is there a show or topic you want to hear more about? Please share it with all of us!


  1. I think this is awesome! I am looking forward to checking out all of these great podcasts!

  2. I love Melanie Wilson’s podcast!

  3. Orilla Crider says

    Love all of these awesome speakers!!! I can remember the very first show!! 🙂 Wow where did time go! Each show has their own ministry and love being able to listen to them and learn from them. Happy birthday!!!

  4. Kristy Hicks says

    I can not wait to look all these podcasts up and have a listen! Being a homeschooling mama of 6, I can always use the encouragement and insight of others! Thank you so much for putting this together!

    Grace & peace!

  5. Lots of great stuff here

  6. Jessica Medina says

    I am really looking forward to all this! I hope I win a prize!

  7. S. Stewart says

    Wow – looks like a lot of material!

  8. Jodie Moss says

    Thankyou for allowing us to get some great information and new resources. I’m new to podcasts and love this a lot.

  9. Pamela Richardson says

    There are so many great opportunities for learning here it is a bit overwhelming!

  10. Thank you!

  11. Thank you

  12. jennifer Mathesz says

    thank you

  13. Exciting opportunity, thank you.

  14. Susan Catherman says

    I regularly listen to Hal and Melanie Young and just subscribed to a few more podcasts to try!

  15. I love being subscribed! 🙂

  16. Just found these–greatly looking forward to listening!

  17. Looks like a great lineup of speakers!

  18. Jennifer P says

    so much variety in topics here! I look forward to checking out more of them…

  19. Angela Cobb says

    I love to listen to the Sue Meyers podcast because I share a lot of her homeopathic remedies. I have to sign up for Hal and Melanie Young’s podcasts because I already am receiving emails from them! And Danielle Papageorgiou is awesome! I’ve been listening to her since last year! Thank you!

  20. I’m new to podcasts. I’m a member/follower of many of the hosts listed. I think this, podcasts, will be a great addition to my homeschool journey. 😊

  21. I’m new to the area podcasts. I think it will be a addition.

  22. Angela Williams says

    Great information, thanks!

  23. Renee Schuhmacher says

    This is so exciting! And what a blessing it will be to someone. Thank you for hosting it.

  24. Jodie Moss says

    I love that there is a podcast based on Christ and education as well as families, and they can be found all in one place. Thankyou

  25. Thank you to all of you wonderful podcasters who remind me that others have been through similar situations on their homeschooling and parenting journey- and made it out alive! LOL! I love the wonderful advice and sense of peace, among other things, that your podcasts deliver! Keep up the awesomeness!

  26. Love these podcasts!

  27. I like that you cover the educational piece and health too! Homeopathy for Mommies is great. Thanks

  28. Michelle Hester says

    First time here. Found you on Facebook. I am a homeschooler mom. Love that it is Christian based about everyday things. Can always use advice. Thanks so much! Glad I found this. Have a Blessed Day!

  29. Cassandra D says

    Great podcast. I like the talk of the heart issues.

  30. I love that there are so many different, relevant options.

  31. Sarah Bridwell says

    Oh I am so excited about this list!!

  32. eunice Yoon says

    The podcasts are all so informative and encouraging!

  33. So much great information! Thank you for sharing your gifts and insights.

  34. Laura Dunkerton says

    Podcasts are great! They are encouraging, thought provoking, and informational. Love them!

  35. Thank you

  36. All of the podcasts look wonderful but that homeopathy is calling my name. I love the idea of taking over my family’s health and homeopathy may just be the answer.

  37. Such a great list! Looking forward to going through it!

  38. Mandie Wallace says

    This is such a great idea!

  39. This is quite a fun list of products. Thanks for hosting the giveaway.

  40. I’m always excited to find more podcasts to listen to 🙂

  41. I love all the podcasts. I listen to them every chance i have. thank you. Very helpful & encouraging.

  42. i feel overwhelmed with this; I need to go to each persons page to listen to their audios? podcasts? they aren’t all in one podcast app? I can see the benefits, but the how and when is getting to me…

  43. Molli Taylor says

    im really jsut getting into podcasts now. i know, i’m behind the times. these look fantastic!

  44. Podcasts are perfect listening material while running errands or taking a stroll.

  45. Wow! What an amazing giveaway! Thank you for the chance to win!

  46. Your podcast resources are the best! Thanks for your work here.

  47. Love listening to Hal and Melanie Young.

  48. WOW! This is huge. With so much info you would have to listen more than twice. Wow!

  49. Zumrad Ashurova Marian says

    So blessed by these podcasts being available for free and so thankful to Felice for some of the most practical tips she gives in her podcasts! So needed for burned out tired missionary pastor wife and homeschool mom of 5. May God continue to bless you abundantly!!!

  50. Jennifer Kane says

    Great list of products!

  51. Happy Birthday! What a great line up of shows! I am looking forward to another year! Thank you for all you do! Keep up the great work!!

  52. Wow! This looks amazing! Can’t wait to check these all out!!

  53. Anastasha Anderson says

    I am looking forward to checking out the Peaceful Homeschool Podcast!

  54. yay for giveaways

  55. Tyna Begley says

    Super cool podcasts!

  56. Looking forward to winning these for my daughter. This would be the biggest blessing and answer to prayer! Thank you Jesus!

  57. Patricia hoffman says

    This is all so great!

  58. Love that there are podcasts talking about creation and the dinosaurs! I grew up going to church and attending school at a private Christian school until high school. No one taught us the truth about dinosaurs until I was in college and a Christian Science teacher came to our church. Amazing!!! I wish I knew these things before going to high school many years ago! I’ve been able to teach my children the truth and while I am super excited about the information they’ve heard me talk so much about it that they just know it as fact now! Thank you for providing these podcasts that help us learn these amazing biblical truths!

  59. I love the variety of podcasts available!

  60. Great resources! I would love to win this bundle of resources!

  61. Judith Martinez says

    I love listening to the Youngs and Homeschool sanity! So much good information and encouragement.

  62. So very helpful

  63. I wish I had more hours in my day so I could listen to all of these great podcasts. I’ve been able to listen to some of Melanie Wilson’s and the Youngs and hope to listen to other podcasters, too. There’s so much great information on these podcasts!

  64. Rebekah Perez says

    Thanks for these resources!

  65. Heather Zalenski says

    so many great things!

  66. Stepheny Seabolt says

    This is fantastic! Thank y’all so much for doing this!

  67. Lots of great podcasts to add to my list! Thanks!

  68. AUDREY BRYANT says

    Wow! I’m blown away by the fantastic job all of you are doing for so many people! I’m excited and can’t wait to check out more! Thank you for all your hard work!

  69. Nicole Mezquita says

    I love all of the awesome speakers! Each one speaks to my faith journey in a different way.

  70. What a great bundle of resources!

  71. Georgia Hutchinson says

    Can’t wait to check some of these out!

  72. Sarah Love says

    Lots of great resources, thanks so much! I love having great podcasts to listen to while I do housework.

  73. I’ve listened to a couple of these podcasts, and I’m excited to hear about more! Thanks!

  74. Deanna Frazee says

    This would be great to listen to for my youngest who is homeschooled. I can always use more resources.

  75. Holly Schanks says

    I have never listened to a podcast, but these make me want to start!!

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