Your Morning Basket

Are you ready for homeschooling to feel joyful again? Want to build relationships and enjoy learning with your children? Welcome to Your Morning Basket. Hosted by Pam Barnhill, this podcast shares the magic and fulfillment that Morning Time aka Morning Basket or Circle Time can bring to your homeschool.Join host Pam Barnhill every other Tuesday as she shares principles and practices that can help you create a delightful start to your homeschool day. Discussions with experts and mentor-moms cover everything from choosing the right books for a wide age range to memorizing poems to getting kids to sit still. If you are ready to spend less time planning and more time engaged in learning with your children, join Your Morning Basket Plus

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 42m. Bisher sind 170 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle zwei Wochen gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 5 days 44 minutes


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episode 128: YMB #128: Why Morning Time?

Morning Time is not something that is required by any homeschool method or governing body. Why then do homeschoolers find the practice beneficial to include in a homeschool day? 

In this episode, Pam talks about five different reasons why a Morning Time practice is a worthy addition to your homeschool. She outlines the benefits of why you would want to devote time to doing this year after year...


 2023-01-24  23m

episode 129: YMB #129 5 Tips for Starting Morning Time

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 2023-02-07  23m

episode 130: YMB #130 Feeling Stale? Refresh Your Morning Time

Has your Morning Time started feeling a little stale and uninspiring? Hey, I have totally been there. In this podcast episode we have a number of ideas that you can use to breath new life into your Morning Time.

Have a listen and try one to spice up your Morning Time today.

Key Takeaways:

  • Morning time can be made more engaging with a bit of creativity.
  • Switching up the location of morning time or introducing an older podcast can help keep things fresh...


 2023-02-21  20m

episode 131: Creating Consistency in Your Homeschool

So many of your homeschool problems can be solved just by building the habit of consistency in your homeschool. In fact, I think being consistent is more important than choosing just the right curriculum when it comes to being successful at educating your kids. 

Morning Time is one of those keys that can help you be more consistent in your homeschool and benefit. Listen on to find out more...


 2023-03-07  24m

episode 132: Am I A Good Homeschool Mom?

Yep, we're going there. Being a good homeschool mom is an important responsibility that involves creating a consistent, balanced, and flexible educational atmosphere according to the family's values and beliefs. It also entails having the courage and determination to do what is right, even in challenging situations...


 2023-03-21  46m

episode 133: How to Add Fun to Your Homeschool Day

In this episode of the Your Morning Basket podcast, host Pam Barnhill interviews Mystie Winckler, creator of Simply Convivial and author of The Convivial Homeschool. They discuss the importance of creating a convivial atmosphere in the home while homeschooling and how it leads to greater enjoyment and success in learning...


 2023-04-04  39m

episode 134: How Morning Time Changed My Homeschool: A Conversation with Barbara Cozens

In this episode, we talk to Barbara, a homeschooling mom who shares her experience with implementing Morning Time into her homeschooling routine. Barbara talks about her journey to discovering Morning Time and how she initially struggled with finding resources to use. She shares how Morning Time has helped her create a connection with her children, and how it has become a grounding and warming up exercise for the day...


 2023-04-18  20m

episode 135: Measuring Success as a Homeschooler

In this episode of the Your Morning Basket podcast, host Pam Barnhill discusses how to assess learning in your homeschool morning time. She explains the importance of setting goals, self-assessment, parent observation, and real-world application in evaluating your children's progress. Pam also shares practical tips on how to incorporate morning time activities into traditional assessment models, including issuing transcripts for high schoolers...


 2023-05-02  25m

episode 136: Finding Freedom in Your Homeschool Schedule

In this episode of the Your Morning Basket podcast, host Pam Barnhill discusses the importance of creating a flexible homeschool schedule that aligns with your family's values and goals. Pam shares practical tips and tools for overcoming the challenges of feeling overwhelmed by all the subjects, avoiding falling behind and building margin into your homeschool schedule...


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