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The Best of the Past to Bless Future Generations

VintageHSMomsShowPageJust for homeschool moms. Vintage Homeschool Moms preserves the best of the past while blessing future generations with the fruit that comes from putting God first and using experience as a teacher. Your host, Felice Gerwitz, is a Christian wife, mother, and educator-turned-homeschool-mom in 1986. She began homeschooling as a trial and never looked back. Her guests, including co-host Meredith Curtis (the first Monday every Month), and other guests, on occasion. Felice’s topics range from home education, child rearing, enterprising moms , SAHM (Stay at Home Moms), WAHM (Work at Home Moms), and so much more. Best yet, design your own show! Drop Felice a note and let her know what you’d like to hear. Connect on our Facebook group here:

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Tap Into Your Child’s Learning Potential

Tap Into Your Learning Potential – Episode 354 Did you know you can tap into your learning potential by understanding how the brain works? Felice Gerwitz and Jessica Parnell, CEO of Bridgeway Academy explain how a parent can benefit from this information. Thanks to our sponsor! Bridgeway Academy, your solution to online education and help for […]

Indoctrination Through Education

Is indoctrination through education true? As homeschoolers we realize the importance of educating our children, but do you realize what is happening all around you? Our children, whether we are aware of it or not are affected by indoctrination through education! Indoctrination Through Education – Episode 353 We homeschool for many different reasons. I began […]

Military Mom To Be

Military Mom To Be – Episode 352 An honest portrayal of one mom’s journey to a military mom to be. Most of us can agree that the military is much needed for the safety of any nation and those who serve are serving our country have chosen a noble cause. In this podcast, Felice shares […]

101 Staycation Ideas

101 Staycations Ideas – Episode 351 Staycations are so much fun and this podcast focus is 101 Staycation Ideas that won’t break the bank! In this episode, I’ll share some of the best ideas to enjoy around your own town and state. Thanks to our sponsor Media Angels, Inc. Learn more at MediaAngels.com There are […]

Best Staycations For Kids

Best Staycations Just For Kids Episode 350 What are the best staycations for kids? Well, glad you asked! My twelve-year-old granddaughter wrote an article here about Staycations For Kids! I can’t wait to share with you some of her ideas, her reasons for staycations – and some kid-friendly ideas. If you want to read her […]

Staycation Planning

Staycation Planning Episode 349 If you are not sure how to plan a staycation, stay tuned – this episode is just for you! We will learn how to plan your staycation and enjoy the time with family and friends. Be sure to take the time off. Indulge – reading, events, food. Make a plan for […]

Staycations

Staycations – The Pro’s and Con’s Episode 348 Sometimes the best vacations are staycations! These fun times are so close to you that you never see them or make the time to enjoy these places. In this episode, we will discuss why staycations can be the best vacation your family ever takes. Thanks to our […]

Mommy Night Time Routines

Mommy Night Time Routines Episode 347 Many people can’t sleep because they can’t still their minds. Mommy night time routines can help you wind down. These tips will help you to get a restful nights sleep. In this episode, we will discuss why night time routines are good for you and ways to help you […]

Overcoming Mental Fatigue

Overcoming Mental Fatigue Episode 346 Feeling tired results in mental fatigue, causing you to feel anxious, forgetful and emotional. In this episode, we will discuss ways to overcome mental fatigue. And don’t miss the episode on Mommy Night Time Routines – listen here. Thanks to our sponsor – MediaAngels.com and the book One More Child. […]

Overcoming Procrastination

Overcoming Procrastination Join Lucia as she shares how taking charge of your life and overcoming procrastination will help you live your best life on purpose. Today’s the day to open the door to the cage of self-imposed limitations so you can step into a bright future that includes freedom, success, and victory! Jeremiah 33:3 tells […]

Encouragement For Moms

Encouragement Just For Moms Episode 344 Let’s regroup and recharge! It is time for encouragement for moms – yes, you! This episode if just for you mom, I’ll share some of the ways I’ve been able to take some time and refill, gain more energy and then charge back into life. Some of these things […]

Life Skills For Kids

Must Know Life Skills – Episode 343 With the advance in technology many major, must-know life skills are forgotten. In this episode, we roll up our sleeves and discuss the important life skills you kids must learn. With smartphones, there is ready to access information on any imaginable topic – yet our children are at […]

Assignments Kids Love

Assignments Kids Love – 342 Are there really assignments that kids love — yes! Especially when you allow them to study an area of interest. As a homeschool mom, I loved having proof that my children learned and what better way than through assignments. Testing is truly the easy way out. A child memorizes what […]

Last Minute Easter Prep

Last Minute Easter Prep – Episode 341 Last minute Easter Prep made easy! If you are hosting an Easter celebration or joining one here are some things to remember to make your time memorable and fun. And, the best part it can be hassle-free and will save money and time. Easter is a time when […]

Healthy Family

Healthy Family with special guest, Amanda Filla – Episode 340 Most of us want a healthy family, Meet our essential oils expert, a homeschool graduate, and homeschooling mom of eight Amanda Filla. Amanda is a podcaster at Simple Blessings & Oils Amanda grew up in a pretty natural household. When something happened, mom usually had […]

Handwriting Success

Handwriting Success — Episode 339 Handwriting success increases your child’s ability to write well. In this episode we learn the importance of the child exercising their hands by playing with clay, putting together blocks and lacing among other things. Today’s special guest is Jodie Oare. Listen to episode 338 on Handwriting Basics for more information […]

Handwriting Basics

Handwriting Basics – Episode 338 Handwriting basics begin with exercises to strengthen the child’s hands. In this episode, Felice Gerwitz interviews Jodie Oare who is an early childhood instructor, (and her sister-in-law) who has spent over twenty years working with preschoolers. Jodie has put together Share this show with a friend. Our sponsors make these […]

Activities Kids Love

Activities Kids Love – Episode 337 I homeschooled from 1986 to 2018 and now enjoy time teaching my grandkids the fun stuff that got shoved to the back because we had to “get school done,” and there was no time left. In this podcast, I’ll share activities kids love and, “Shh!” it might be educational! […]

Organized Homeschool Forms

Organized Homeschool Forms Episode 336 Being organized in your homeschool means selecting the right homeschool forms to make your life so much easier. Do you want to avoid burn out? Do you want your homeschool year to just flow instead of coming to a screeching stop? Well, it can happen if you have some forms […]

Homeschool Curriculum Buying Guide

Homeschool Curriculum Buying Guide – What to Buy & Where. Episode 335 Thanks to our sponsor Media Angels Membership site – where you can find K-12 Science Curriculum, novels, and resources for history and writing. First of all, there is no one perfect curriculum and believe me I’ve made mistakes. When my son was five […]

Dos and Don’ts of Buying Homeschool Curriculum

Dos and Don’ts of Buying Homeschool Curriculum Episode 334 In this episode, Meredith and Felice share their secrets to buying homeschool curriculum. Both homeschooled their five children (each) from K-12 and have now graduated their children. You will be blessed by this helpful episode. Homeschool Curriculum isn’t perfect but you can have a successful homeschool […]

Homeschool Curriculum Shopping Tips

Homeschool Curriculum Shopping Tips ~ Episode 333 Shopping for homeschool curriculum is never easy.  In this episode, we discuss must-know-tips for homeschool curriculum shopping and an insider’s available to homeschool podcast network subscribers. (So be sure to sign up for the ezine!) Visit our sponsor — Media Angels Membership Site Fast forward and many years […]

President Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt Episode 322 A special interview with Charlene Notgorass as she shares about Theodore Roosevelt. In this episode, we will learn some fascinating facts about Theodore Roosevelt, who was homeschooled and his family. Visit Notgrass History at Notgrass.com Notgrass Company Facebook Notgrass Instagram  Private Notgrass Community – no social media needed! Show Notes on […]

Sibling Rivalry

Sibling Rivalry – 10 Solutions That Work! If you have more one child you have experienced sibling rivalry. One or more of the children feels slighted in some way. Either they don’t think things are “fair” or they feel that the other child is getting more attention. Either way, there is an issue that parents […]

National Homeschool Day

National Homeschool Day Episode 331 The National Homeschool Day is an annual event that helps bring parents together. The main information deals with reaching the hearts and homes of homeschool parents. National homeschool day focuses on welcoming homeschool leaders and learners Online streaming event with talks that are prerecorded so you can listen on your time. […]

Teens and Moms

Teens and Moms Communicating Episode 329 I love my teens! Teens and moms have a sacred relationship – or we should! Our babies are growing up! While it is exciting to watch our children grow and mature, it is also a scary thought. If you have little kids please do not skip this episode. I […]

Three Homeschool Curriculum Essentials

Three Homeschool Curriculum Essentials with Tyler Hogan Episode 328 It is a fact that every homeschool needs curriculum essentials and in this podcast, we will discuss some books that will help you with your homeschool! Tyler Hogan is a homeschool graduate, homeschool dad and now President of Bright Ideas Press. Today, Tyler joins Felice Gerwitz […]

Everlasting Love

Everlasting Love ~ Episode 327 Love that is everlasting is something we all crave. In family life, we sometimes miss the forest because the trees get in the way. In this podcast, we cover ways to have a family that is filled with grace and love! Thanks to our sponsor The Christian Standard Bible! Check […]

Top 10 Parenting Secrets

Parenting Secrets Episode 326 Raising children isn’t easy, they don’t come with a manual! Yet, sharing parenting secrets is the topic of today’s show and Felice shares her tried and true methods. Thanks to our sponsor, The Christian Standard Bible. Learn more at CSBible.com — and visit their website. Parenting Secrets Advice: Most parents shower […]

Top 10 Faith Building Activities

Faith Building Activities Episode 325 Having fun and learning while teaching the faith, yes! Faith building activities are discussed as well as ways to help your children see the spiritual connection between faith and the Bible. Thanks to our sponsor the Christian Standard Bible – please check them out and sign up for their free […]

Teaching The Bible To Kids

Teaching The Bible To Kids Episode 324 The Bible is important in a Christian’s life, but teaching the Bible to kids is sometimes difficult. In this episode, we cover some suggestions on getting the most out of your study and engage your children. Thanks to our sponsor CSBible.com (The Christian Standard Bible) and easy to […]

Lifeschooling

Lifeschooling — Episode #323 In this episode, we talk about lifeschooling with podcaster Daniele Papageorgiou. She’ll explain what it means to teach your children in a manner that is natural and allows you to discover your children’s strengths and develop them in your family. Special guest Daniele (pronounced “De-Neal”) Papageorgiou is a podcaster on the Ultimate Homeschool […]

Top Three Reasons For Online Classes

Top Three Reasons For Online Classes with Special Guest Tina Piper Episode 322 Have you considered online classes and were not sure about the benefits? In this episode, I interview a special guest, Tina Piper with LumaLearn.com. Come listen to learn the top benefits and meet Tina. Thanks to our sponsor LumaLearn.com Luma Learn is a […]

Technology Hacks

Technology Hacks with Meryl van der Merwe Episode 321 As a young mom, I was into saving time, as much time as I possibly could. If you know shortcuts who would not use them? In this interview, I have a technology expert and the podcaster of Technology in the Homeschool. Be sure to check out […]

Homeschooling with Vision and Purpose

Homeschooling with Vision and Purpose Episode 320 It is often said that homeschooling is not for the faint-hearted. Homeschooling with Vision and Purpose is the topic of today’s podcast with a very special guest and new podcaster at the Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network, Lisa Nehring. She will share her vision and you will learn more about […]

New Year Goals

New Year Goals & Check Ups Episode 319 New Year goals and resolutions are easy to make but not easy to keep. So many times we make our schedules without any wiggle room and the new year is the best time to look at our schedules and realign them with our newly made goals. No […]

New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve Family Fun Episode 318 New Year’s Eve is the perfect time to make resolutions for the new year and share them with your family. In this episode, we explore ways to make New Year’s Eve memorable. New Year’s Eve is associated with parties and festivities but with family, the ideas will be […]

Christmas Eve Traditions

Christmas Eve Tradition–Episode 317 Christmas Eve traditions have changed through the years, but the coming of Christmas morning keeps us in joyful hope and expectation each day! In this episode Felice shares some of her most treasured family traditions. When you watch movies they always show Christmas eve traditions which typically center around reading the […]

Christ Focused Living

Christ-Focused Living with Kendra Fletcher Episode 316 Join Felice Gerwitz and Kendra Fletcher as they discuss what’s important in life, growing, changing and most important learning from our past mistakes. Kendra is a long time homeschool mom, past co-podcaster with her husband Fletch on HomeschoolingIRL on this network and author of several books, including Leaving Legalism. […]

Last Minute Christmas Prep

Last Minute Christmas Prep or any Holiday -Episode 315 Let’s get organized with last minute holiday prep! Felice shares her 4-square planner and hints on how to get it all done! Take a breath…you’ve got this! Whatever holiday you are gearing up for you know there is not enough time in the day to get […]

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence 314 Artificial Intelligence is something we are all aware of and either it is with excitement or fear! Thanks to today’s sponsored interview – ReadyAI.org — and the featured product is All-In-A-Box home package! You can try it for free for thirty-days in your own home. Visit this special homeschool page here for […]

Best Kid Gifts

Best Kid Gifts – Episode 313 The best kid gifts are ones they would never select for themselves! Truthfully. Often kids think they know what they’d like to receive and with these simple steps you can have a wonderful celebration, no matter what the time of year without breaking the bank. Thanks to our sponsors – […]

Best Ever DIY Christmas Gifts

The Best Ever DIY Christmas Gifts Episode 311 I know, we’ve heard it before the best ever DIY Christmas gifts often are more expensive than buying something on sale at the store. But, when you have a large family or many additional family and friends to consider these gifts are a life saver. Thanks to […]

Diets Do Work

Diets Do Work – Episode 312 After six weeks on an elimination diet I am here to report, that diets do work! It was not easy, in fact giving up coffee for that long was a big sacrifice but the results were amazing and I can’t wait to share details in this episode of Vintage […]

Countdown To Christmas Planning

Countdown to Christmas Planning Episode 310 The countdown to Christmas can be a wonderful and blessed time, especially if we make a plan that this year will be different. The stress and harried approach is now in the past and we are going to do this with prayer and the grace that comes only from […]

Holiday Games

Holiday Games and Fun — Just in time for the Holidays! Episode 309 Fun games? Yes, please. How about holiday games? It’s that time of the year! The holidays are around the corner and it is best to think about keeping the kids occupied at busy family events. Here are some suggestions, more on this […]

5 Ways To Prevent Writing Meltdowns

5 Ways To Prevent Writing Meltdowns Episode 308 Do you need 5 ways to prevent writing meltdown? This podcast provides helpful tips. Your children may not be enthusiastic about writing, but the goal of this podcast is to allow them to appreciate and understand the writing process. Kim explains why so many children don’t like […]

10 Holiday Planning Tips

10 Holiday Planning Tips – Episode 307 Holiday planning help is right here! In this episode, we will discuss some ways to help you to plan ahead and keep that overwhelmed feeling away! I am happy to share with you some tips for making it work no matter what your day looks like. Thanks to […]

Stress Free Cooking Tips

Best Tips For Great Stress Free Cooking and Meals: Episode: 306 Are you ready to cut down on your planning and cooking time with the best tips for great meals? I have a great insider’s secret to share with you, and you’ll love it! And, as a bonus, I’ve added some great tips for seasonal cooking […]

Stress Busters For Mom

Stress Busters For Mom – Episode 305 Everyone needs some stress busters for mom because stress results in many things but often it is a feeling of losing control — we lack control to manage our kids our schedules are overcrowded and we feel we can’t do it all. In this episode, we will look at […]

Stress Free Field Trip Tips

Stress Buster – Field Trip Tips 304 We’ve all been on field trips that were disasters. Taking kids who are excited, no matter what the age on a trip can be an unforgettable activity. Now add the stress of planning, packing lunch and all the things that go with it, and well…it is a fiasco […]

Elimination Diet

Elimination Diet Episode 303 So, friends, I began the elimination diet the first of October thinking this was a great idea to lose some weight before the holiday binge-eating begins! It has worked fabulously well. In this episode, I’m going to report in at week two and share the ups and downs of healthy eating. […]

10 Reasons Why Homeschooling Works

10 Reasons Why Homeschooling Works – Episode 302 Homeschooling works. It has been decades since the homeschool movement began in the modern world and we know it works. In this podcast, with Meredith Curtis and Felice Gerwitz, we discuss what you can expect — great expectations in homeschooling and why homeschool works! Thanks to our fifth […]

Stress-Free Homeschool Tips

15 Stress-Free Homeschool Tips Episode 301 Homeschooling is wonderful, but homeschooling can be stressful. Here are 15 stress-free homeschool tips. In this month’s series, we are discussing stress busters … and one of the things in busting stress and having a stress free home is really looking at your homeschool and figuring out what stresses you! Some […]

Stress Free Fall Activities for Kids

Stress-Free Fall Activities for Kids Episode 300 There are so many stress-free activities for kids that I’m happy to share with you and some suggestions for examining the stress in your life and ways to combat this. On the show notes page, I have a previous podcast on asking yourself ten questions to examine where […]

Stress-Free Life

Stress-Free Life Episode 299 Is it possible to have a stress-free homeschool life? Let’s see, how has worry ever changed the outcomes? After over thirty years of homeschooling and my share of worry, I realized there were some unanswered questions and I needed to look at these questions and realize they were impacting my homeschool […]

Parenting In A Media Saturated World

Parenting In A Media-Saturated World Episode 298 Parenting is tough but parenting in a media saturated world increases the difficulty level in spades! Parenting in a media-saturated world is definitely a love-hate relationship. I love my devices. It is easy to create a book using word processing and a computer. We can buy graphics online with a […]

Thinking Outside The Box

Thinking Outside of the Box – 297 When I consider thinking outside of the box the first idea that pops into my head is swimming against the stream. Thinking outside of the box does require creativity something that may not come naturally to some children. However, it can be nurtured. Some fear creativity because of the fear […]

Amazing Homeschool Moms

Amazing Homeschool Moms Episode 294 Everyone is an amazing homeschool mom because you’ve made the decision to homeschool! Everyone has a story of how you came about deciding to homeschool and I’d love to hear from you! If you have a story you’d like to share here, please do — let us know how you […]

Storytelling

The Art of Story Telling Episode 276 People love stories and the art of storytelling is often lost. Learn some of the best techniques for telling a story and use storytelling in your homeschool lessons to enhance your teaching. Thanks so much to our sponsor of the Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network and this podcast, Time 4 […]

Teaching Multi-Grades

Teaching Multi-Grades in the Homeschool – Episode 295 Do you struggle teaching multi-grades in your homeschool? In this episode, I share some techniques that will help you tremendously to reduce the stress and find a balance between teaching to multi-grades! Thanks so much to our sponsor of the Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network and this podcast, Time […]

Child’s Potential

Child’s Potential – Episode 293 Your child’s potential depends on so many things including God’s amazing plan! Our role as parents is varied, right? Depending on the time of day. Sometimes we nurture, sometimes we are just keeping them safe, and other times we educate. Thanks so much to our sponsor of the Ultimate Homeschool […]

Bible Verses for Homeschoolers

Bible Verses For Homeschoolers My favorite Bible verses for homeschoolers are ready for the new school year or anytime you need a pick- me up I wanted to share with you some of my favorite Bible verses. Over the years as a homeschool mom, I suffered at times of sadness due to some situations I […]

10 Joys of Homeschooling

10 Joys of Homeschooling There are more than 10 joys of homeschooling but in this podcast, I cover my top reasons for why I continued to homeschool for over thirty years. My homeschool journey that began in 1986, ended in 2018. It wasn’t all joy and roses but it was real life that brought the […]

Audiobooks in Homeschooling

  Audiobooks –Homeschooling Here are my top audiobooks for your homeschooling. Many people want to supplement their curriculum with audio and video, but I want to caution you about making it an all or nothing. In this podcast, I’ll share my favorite audio supplements that I used with my children over the years. These are […]

Journaling

Journaling and Homeschooling Journaling is a vital part of any homeschool curriculum. It is easy to implement but often it is not easy to keep consistent. Using this tried and true method, Felice will share journaling tips that worked well for her children. Thanks to our sponsor – Media Angels Publishing Please share this podcast […]

Notebooking

  Notebooking for Homeschooling Notebooking is a wonderful way to keep track of your homeschoolers work as well as have a wonderful keepsake for the coming years. Notebooking is different than journaling in that one is more about academics and the other is about feelings and thoughts. In this podcast, we explore using notebooking for […]

Organized HomeSchool

Organized Home School — Episode The new school year is a time of excitement. Let’s start this year with an organized homeschool! In this episode, Meredith Curtis and Felice Gerwitz share their years of homeschool wisdom with you! Here are some podcasts that may help you as well as this one! The beginning of the year […]

Weekly Homeschool Schedule

Planning Your Weekly Homeschool Schedule Episode Your weekly homeschool schedule is perhaps one of the most important aspects of an easy flowing and on track homeschool year. Yet, I have a love-hate relationship with all things scheduled. In this podcast, I share tried and true methods, the difference between schedules and routines and how to mesh […]

Best Homeschool Scheduling Advice

Best Homeschool Scheduling Advice Episode 285 The Best homeschool scheduling advice I ever received actually came from my daughter. She said, “Mom if we are going to duplicate the school system then why homeschool?” With that in mind, I looked at the way I scheduled my homeschool year. I made time for those special events […]

Methods of Homeschooling – Homeschool Mom’s Quiz

Methods of Homeschooling — Homeschool Mom Quiz – Episode 284 There are many methods of homeschooling. Are you ready for a homeschool mom quiz to determine the strengths you possess to educate your children? Like most of us, you may question whether you have the skill set to dive into the homeschool year, or you […]

Teaching Creation Geology

Teaching Creation Geology to Your Kids! Teaching creation geology to your children is often accompanied by excited cries because rocks are so much fun! In this episode of Vintage Homeschool Moms, Felice Gerwitz interviews Patrick Nurre from Northwest Treasures, Geology. The Nurre’s have been longtime friends of Media Angels, Inc. and customers for many years. […]

Learn Something New

Let’s Learn Something New – Episode 282 Summertime (or anytime) is the perfect time to learn something new. In this episode, Felice Gerwitz and Meredith Curtis discuss the importance of learning new things. Thanks to our sponsor the Well Planned Gal, planners! Check out the latest the Prayer Planners. Try out some of our other podcasts: […]

Best Summertime Day Trips

Best Summertime Day Trips — Episode 281 Planning for summertime day trips or day trip is easy, fast and fun! It was the only vacation my family took for many years. With both my husband and myself, self-employed the business did not run if we were not here. Being the ever-resourceful couple, we decided to ditch our […]

Summertime Parties On The Cheap

Summertime Parties On The Cheap – Episode 281 Summertime parties can cost a small fortune. In this podcast, we discuss yummy foods and ideas to keep your party within budget. Fun times can be had by all! Thanks so much to our sponsor Rebecca Farris and the Well Planned Gal Planners.  Please visit our sponsors […]

Summertime Healthy Snacks

Top Summertime Healthy Snacks Episode 279 Summertime Healthy snacks do not have to taste like cardboard or break the bank. In this episode, of Vintage Homeschool Moms, I will share some yummy snacks with you that are crowd pleasers and even the kids will love them–promise! Thanks to our sponsor…The Well Planned Gal and her amazing […]

Summertime Rainy Day Activities

Best Summertime Rainy Day Activities Episode 278 Are you ready for some fun rainy day activities? Unless you live in a frigid place there will be a time that rainy day activities will come in handy. I guess it if is winter change it to “snow day” activities! Here we have some fun ideas that […]

Summertime Making Family Memories

Summertime – Making Family Memories Episode 277 Making family memories is one of the most important things you will ever do as a family. As homeschool parents, we naturally make memories with our children each day, but in this episode, we explore making positive memories! Thanks to our sponsor – Media Angels Membership. For your curriculum needs […]

Is Free Curriculum Really Free

Do you love to get free curriculum? Is free curriculum really free? I love freebies, but sometimes it costs so much more than it is worth. In this podcast, we discuss the real cost of free and how you can organize your freebies and really get the most out of them. Homeschooling on one income […]

DIY Travel On The Cheap

How about DIY travel on the cheap with your hosts, Felice Gerwitz and Meredith Curtis? Many people would like to travel but feel they can’t afford the cost. That’s exactly right, but in this podcast, we share some top secret tips! Visit Meredith Curtis here: PowerlineProd.com, MeredithCurtis.com and her podcast Finish Well with great family podcasts […]

Best Experiential Gifts

Please follow me on iTunes or your favorite cell phone app!   The Best Experiential Gifts Episode 273   What are the best experiential gifts you can give? The ones that last a lifetime in memories!  Whether the gift is for graduation, birthdays for that hard to buy for person in your life. While opening […]

Packing Tips

Packing Tips with Felice Gerwitz and her special guest, Kim Kautzer Do you need some great packing tips? In this episode, veteran homeschool mom and world traveler, Kim Kautzer shares her packing tips! When we both showed up for a week-long mastermind retreat, me with my larger bags, extra carry on, purse, computer bag, etc. […]

Mother’s Day Gifts

Please follow me on iTunes or your favorite cell phone app!   Mother’s Day Gifts aka “What Mom Really Wants” is the topic for today’s podcast. As a long time mom – my first child was born in 1980 – I’ve had some experience *WINK* celebrating Mother’s Day. Mother’s Day has been a time of […]

DIY European Travel on the Cheap

 Please follow me on iTunes or your favorite cell phone app!   DIY European Travel on the Cheap! Episode 270 with Meredith Curtis and Felice Gerwitz Did you know that DIY European travel on the cheap is possible? Is traveling to Europe a far-off dream due to finances, time, or both? In this podcast, Meredith shares how […]

Running Your Family Like A CEO

Please follow me on iTunes or your favorite cell phone app!   Running Your Family Like A CEO Podcast 269 Can you imagine running your family like a CEO? In this podcast, we explore that and much more. Did you know that a CEO is a leader (mom or dad), is responsible for day-to-day management decisions (mom), […]

DIY Diets

DIY Diets I wanted to find great DIY diets and there are so many out there – and so I set out on a search! With so many of the fad diets on the market since, well – I was young, it is a miracle we aren’t all super thin. Diets are one of the […]

Running Your Home Like A CEO

Running Your Home Like A CEO Running your home like a CEO is possible, and even with heart! Wouldn’t it be great if you could take a cue from corporate America and run your home like a CEO? In this podcast, we are going to discuss how running several businesses have taught me that I […]

30 Top Films For Middle School to Adult

30 Top Films Family Films For Older Kids Do you have a list of your top 30 top films for families with older kids? In this podcast, I interview Lisa Winton, who along with her husband started a popular Facebook group to discuss their favorite movies and chat about them with friends. Lisa and Randy […]

Family Action Plan

Family Action Plan Episode 265 Get your battle gear on, it’s time for a family action plan! Most of us enter into family life with a day-to-day survival mentality. Now is the time to kick that survival mode attitude and become proactive! In this episode, I discuss my aversion to details, planning and how life got the […]

Homeschool Burn Out

Homeschool Burn Out Yes, homeschool burn out can happen to you, even the most die-hard or poster-child-for homeschool mom. You know you’re burned out when … can you fill in the blank? For me it began when I didn’t feel like getting out of bed, when I dreaded listening to my children read because it would […]

Top 50 Christian Films

Top 50 Christian Films Episode In this episode of the top 50 Christian Films, I explore past favorites along with some new and promising film companies who are currently making Christian movies into mainstream theatres. These movies are ones I would recommend however with any recommendation comes a caution to parents. The information is provided […]

Faith and Homeschooling

Faith and Homeschooling Episode # 262 Is faith and homeschooling a part of your life or are faith and homeschooling compartmentalized? In this episode, we explore why our faith should be an integral part of our homeschool day, and integrated into our lives. Our children learn best by example and what better way to show […]

Movie Spotlight The Miracle Season

 Movie Review, The Miracle Season A movie spotlight: Miracle Season – this is an unusual undertaking for me, but it’s been a long time since a movie has impacted me in this way. From the beginning I was captured by the essence of love, the love a young girl showed her parents and her friends […]

Read The Book Or Watch The Movie First

Read The Book Or Watch The Movie First? Episode #260 Read the book or watch the movie first? The difference of opinion can be surprising. Depending on the book or the movie the answers can vary. It depends on who you ask and for some, the answer may be, “I never gave it a thought!” […]

Easter Celebrations On The Cheap

Easter Celebrations On The Cheap Easter celebration on the cheap includes fun and easy ideas. Celebrating Easter on the cheap doesn’t mean skimping on our favorite time of the year, it means celebrating in style and saving money along the way. Remember, it’s about Jesus not the candy! Remind your children about the true meaning […]

Why Your Diet Fails

Why Your Diet Fails It happens all the time, and not is the time to figure out why your diet fails. If you are like me and have tried and failed at dieting, you are in store for a treat! The secrets of a fitness coach, a friend of mine are revealed! This coach discusses […]

Easter On The Cheap

Easter On The Cheap with Felice Gerwitz and Meredith Curtis Why is it that everything costs so much money. In this episode of Easter on the Cheap, Felice and Meredith share their ideas on Easter devotions and best of all many of these ideas are free or cost very little money. What is the true meaning […]

Capture Your Man’s Heart

Capture Your Man’s Heart Episode 256 Okay ladies, are you ready to capture your man’s heart? In this episode, we explore the meaning of love as we age, how to be sure your love is fresh and how to revive your first love and make it so much better. Thanks to our sponsor! Affirms Films and […]

Capturing Your Child’s Heart

Capturing Your Child’s Heart Episode 255 Capturing your child’s heart a life-long relationship is forged. Do you realize that most of the time a little child does something for you out of love? What happens to that love as the child grows, and why do children often grow up and become distant an sullen? In […]

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