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 #69 Morning Time and the Bilingual Homeschool: A Conversation with Lauren Stengele

I am joined on the podcast today by Lauren Stengele, a non-native Spanish speaker who is passionate about raising bilingual kids. Lauren is teaching her kids Spanish in order to reclaim her own Mexican heritage and she is using Morning Time to make...



YMB #68 Choosing Books for Your Morning Time: A Conversation with Jessica Lawton

On today's episode of the podcast I am chatting with a good friend and author of the Morning Time plans at . Jessica Lawton is a bibliophile and owner of a library of over 3000 books. She is also great a choosing just the right books to use in Morning...



YMB #67 Lenten Practices for Everyone

Today's episode of the Your Morning Basket podcast has not one, but two great interviews. First up on the show is my good friend Fr. Doug Martin who is here to talk about the spiritual observation of Lent and how all Christians can practice this in...


 2020-02-18  57m

YMB #66 Art Appreciation for Your Ears: A Conversation with Alisha and Olivia Gratehouse

Today on the podcast I am joined by Alisha Gratehouse and her daughter Olivia from . As fans of art, Alisha and Olivia have started a new art appreciation podcast that takes a fun and "cheeky" look at artists and their work. In fact, it is quickly...


 2020-02-03  31m

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...


 2020-01-21  57m

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...


 2020-01-07  46m

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