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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YMB #65 Remembrance and Grammar: A Conversation with Cindy Rollins

Cindy Rollins, mom of nine and “Mama of Morning Time” (so-named by me!), is back on the podcast this week to chat about Stratford Caldecott’s  — specifically the portion on grammar, or what Caldecott calls “remembering.” Join us...



YMB #64 Memory Work from a Mom’s Perspective: A Conversation with Amy Sloan

Today on the podcast I am joined by Amy Sloan from and mom of five kids ages 4 to 14. For about the past five years Amy has made memory work a central part of her homeschool day. In this episode Amy and I discuss how to be consistent with memory...



YMB #63 Transitioning to Morning Time with Older Kids with Cindy West

What happens to your morning time as your kids get older? Does it change or do we stop requiring them to attend? Can your teen outgrow Morning Time? These are the questions that Cindy West from Our Journey Westward joins me to answer today. In this...


 2019-12-24  39m

YMB #62 Personal and Communal Prayer: A Conversation with Christopher and Christine Perrin

Today we welcome Christopher and Christine Perrin to the podcast to chat about prayer in your homeschool, Morning Time, and personal time. It is a fascinating conversation. Join us as we discuss: How prayer can be both personal discipline and...


 2019-12-10  1h15m

YMB #61 Morning Time with Teens: A Conversation with Heather Woodie

Today we are joined on the podcast by Heather Woodie of Blog She Wrote, mom of four young adults. Heather has been practicing Morning Time in her family for a number of years, and has seen a shift in the practice as she has...


 2019-11-27  50m

YMB #60 The Truth Sbout Myth: A Conversation with Angelina Stanford

She's back! One of my favorite guests ever is back again on the Your Morning Basket podcast. Last fall when we had Angelina Stanford on the show to talk to us about why fairy tales are important reading for your kids, you let us know how much you...


 2018-12-04  55m

YMB #59 The Abolition of Man and Education: A Conversation with Dr. Jason Jewell

The Abolition of Man by C.S. Lewis is a series of essays on the state of education and truth in the 21st Century. A slim volume, yet dense with ideas, it is a worthy read for any parent dedicated to the education of their child in Truth, Goodness, and...


 2018-11-20  1h2m

YMB #58 Singing in Morning Time: Yes, you can! A Conversation with Heather Bunting

Heather Bunting is passionate about helping families learn to sing -- even if mom doesn't think she can carry a tune at all. Through her free YouTube channel, Children of the Open Air, Heather helps make solfege lessons, hymns, and folks songs...


 2018-11-06  48m

YMB #57 Morning Time on the Go

If you ever need to take Morning Time on the road then this episode is for you. Dawn Garrett joins me to chat about why and how we can pack up our Morning Times and take them with us -- getting homeschooling done even when we can't be at home. If you...


 2018-10-23  39m

YMB #56 A Morning Time Mentor: A Conversation with Heather Tully

Have you ever wanted another mom to come along beside you and show you exactly what Morning Time looks like? Maybe, you think, I could just stop by her home and be a fly on the wall and unpack the mysteries of this Morning Time thing? Heather Tully...


 2018-10-09  47m