Your Morning Basket

Join us as we delve into the principles and practices of homeschool Morning Time aka Morning Basket or Circle Time. With both experts in their fields and mentor-moms, we will discuss everything from how to choose the right books for a wide age range, to how to memorize a poem, to how to get the kids to sit still. All your burning Morning Time questions answered right here -- every other Tuesday.

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episode 81: YMB #81 Morning Time with Gifted Kids: A Conversation with Colleen Kessler

Today on the podcast I am joined by my good friend Colleen Kessler who is a homeschooling mom of four and a gifted education specialist.Colleen and I chat about the benefits of a Morning Basket for your gifted kids as well as some of the challenges that...



episode 80: YMB #80 Beloved: A Conversation with Missy Andrews

Today I am joined my Missy Andrews from the Center for Lit to talk about her book My Divine Comedy: A Mother’s Homeschooling Journey.I can't explain how encouraged I was by today's episode. No spoilers, but there is one nugget that Missy lays down that...



episode 79: YMB #79 A Themed-Based Morning Basket: A Conversation with Jessica Waldock

The theme of this episode of the podcast is all about making Morning Time work for your family. I am joined by Jessica Waldock, host of the Morning Baskets and more Facebook community to talk about how using themes saved her Morning Basket. Jessica...


 2020-09-08  34m

episode 78: YMB #78 Civics and Current Events: A Conversation with Jill Hummer

Professor and homeschool mom Jill Hummer joins me on this episode of the podcast to talk all about teaching civics and current events in your Morning Time. We chat about what Civics is, exactly, as well as the best ways to bring a living knowledge of...


 2020-08-25  47m

episode 77: YMB #77 Awaking Wonder: A Conversation with Sally Clarkson

On today's episode of the podcast I welcome Sally Clarkson, author and homeschool mom, to chat about her soon-to-be-released book Awaking Wonder. Education does not have to be difficult or stifling. Find out how homeschool families can create delightful...


 2020-08-11  51m

episode 76: YMB #76 Homeschooling Kindergarten: A Conversation with Rebecca Zipp

Nothing strikes fear in the homeschool mom more than starting kindergarten with that first child. I remember wondering how I was ever really going to make this work. (Pssst -- it has!) I am joined on the podcast today by Rebecca Zipp, a homeschooling...


 2020-07-28  36m

YMB #75 Teaching History through Story: A Conversation with Rea Berg

Rea Berg loves books and stories. She has become quite the collector of them through the years as she homeschooled her six children and then later went on to found Beautiful Feet Books. On today's show Rea joins me to chat about how we can use...


 2020-07-14  43m

YMB #74 Celebrate Books: A Conversation with Mary Wilson

I am joined today on the podcast by Mary Wilson, a homeschool mom and book lover who believes that fun should be an integral part of the homeschool day. In this episode Mary and I discuss the idea of celebrating books in big and small ways. We chat...


 2020-05-26  51m

YMB #73 Finding Truth in Every Subject: A Conversation with Brandy Vencel

On today's episode of the podcast I am chatting with a good friend Brandy Vencel all about which subjects in our homeschools are appropriate for Morning Time. Are some activities and subjects holier than others? Are there any subjects that do not...


 2020-05-12  56m

YMB #72 Help! My Kid Hates Morning Time

What do you do when you have a kid (or two or more) who do not like Morning Time? As much as we want to think that our kids will be as enamored with the idea of Truth, Goodness, and Beauty as we are, sometimes that just isn't the case -- especially...


 2020-04-28  1h4m