Show 258…A Desire to Obey:  Tom & Julie Meekins
Show 258…A Desire to Obey: Tom & Julie Meekins
/ August 12, 2015 0 COMMENTS

I’m delighted to be welcoming Tom and Julie Meekins back to my show this afternoon. Julie and I first met in March of 2010 and right from the start I could tell she and her husband have a heart for parents, especially those raising children with challenges. In walking the talk Tom and Julie decided…

Show 257…Homeschool Conference Season:  Gretchen Roe
Show 257…Homeschool Conference Season: Gretchen Roe
/ August 5, 2015 0 COMMENTS

I am welcoming my friend and regular guest, Gretchen Roe, to my show this Friday. Gretchen and her family have now been landowners for a year and she says it is quite a change from the urbanity of Maryland. We will be talking about the enterprises they have been embarking upon, slowly, and upcoming plans…

Show 256… Podcasting:  Ian McNeny & Parentals
Show 256… Podcasting: Ian McNeny & Parentals
/ January 14, 2015 2 COMMENTS

  This week my son, Ian McNeny, joins me and asks all the questions!  He visited us for Christmas and brought his podcasting equipment with him to record with friends and chat with my blue-eyed cowboy and me about homeschooling. The result was perfect for a show on my show as well as his so…

Show 255… Why is Unique Sometimes a Challenge?:  Shannah Godfrey
Show 255… Why is Unique Sometimes a Challenge?: Shannah Godfrey
/ January 7, 2015 0 COMMENTS

  Joining me this week is returning guest Shannah Godfrey, author of a successful phonics method, a scientist who has succeeded in a man’s world and a Mum who brought up and homeschooled 14 children! Today we are going to be talking about some of the struggles she had while raising young people to be contributing…

Show 254… Diospi Suyana Debt Free:  Dr. Klaus Dieter John
Show 254… Diospi Suyana Debt Free: Dr. Klaus Dieter John
/ December 31, 2014 0 COMMENTS

  I am delighted to have on my show today, German Doctor Klaus-Dieter John to talk about Diospi Suyana, a hospital in the Peruvian Andes, that he and his wife, Martina, envisioned many years ago.  Their story is filled with God incidents, faith and tenacity since not everyone thought the same way they did. My friend…

Show 253… Christmas as a Missionary:  Marcia Washburn
Show 253… Christmas as a Missionary: Marcia Washburn
/ December 24, 2014 0 COMMENTS

  This week I will be bringing you the second part of my recent conversation with Marcia Washburn my very creative, musically gifted and artistic friend. Marcia and I have talked in the past about the Shuar Indians of eastern Ecuador and her hands on electronic book, Beethoven Who? We’ve talked about encouragement for homeschooling…

Show 252… Demme Learning:  Gretchen Roe
Show 252… Demme Learning: Gretchen Roe
/ December 17, 2014 0 COMMENTS

  My returning guest, Gretchen Roe, is joining me this week for the second part of our conversation about another major change in her life.  You will best remember Gretchen as the Community Liaison for the Calvert School for 19 years.  Recently  she began working for Demme Learning, known by homeschoolers at Math U See. …

Show 251… Media Angels: Felice Gerwitz
Show 251… Media Angels: Felice Gerwitz
/ December 10, 2014 0 COMMENTS

  My guest this week has her own Radio Network so is no stranger to talking up a storm about her passions. Felice Gerwitz was homeschooling two teens when she launched Media Angels in 1994.  She then learned she was expecting a baby and not being the most organized person in the world she asked…

Show 250…Raising Grown Ups: Carol Topp
Show 250…Raising Grown Ups: Carol Topp
/ December 3, 2014 0 COMMENTS

I am delighted to have Carol Topp joining me again this afternoon to talk to us about a presentation she made at 3 homeschool conventions this year entitled, We’re not raising Children We’re Raising Grown Ups. Carol and her husband live in West Chester, Ohio and have two grown daughters, both homeschooled through high school…

Show 249… A Complete Change of Pace:  Gretchen Roe
Show 249… A Complete Change of Pace: Gretchen Roe
/ November 26, 2014 0 COMMENTS

  I am welcoming to my show this week my friend and regular guest, Gretchen Roe.  Since it’s that time of year we are going to be talking about the upcoming holidays and what life looks like for her now that she and her family (at least some of them) have moved. If you remember…

I Have Seen God:  Klaus-Dieter John
I Have Seen God: Klaus-Dieter John
/ November 25, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Klaus-Dieter and Martina John–both brilliant, talented, and highly qualified doctors–turned their backs on lucrative careers to follow their dream to open a first-rate medical facility for the Indians of the Peruvian Andes, some of the world’s poorest people.

Radio Show 248…Holidays not Harried Days:  Marcia Washburn
Radio Show 248…Holidays not Harried Days: Marcia Washburn
/ November 19, 2014 0 COMMENTS

  This week I am thrilled to be welcoming back my very creative and artistic friend, Marcia Washburn. Marcia holds a Master’s in Music Education and taught public school music for eight years prior to the birth of the oldest of her five sons, whom she and her husband homeschooled in rural Colorado for nineteen…

Cherished:  Shattered Innocence, Restored Hope
Cherished: Shattered Innocence, Restored Hope
/ November 12, 2014 0 COMMENTS

As a young college student, Polly Wright found herself taking off her clothes for men and money.  This is the story of how a very real enemy waged a very real war against this incredible woman from the time she was very small. It’s the story of how the lies he spoke to her became…

Show 247…We Are Cherished:  Polly Wright
Show 247…We Are Cherished: Polly Wright
/ November 12, 2014 0 COMMENTS

My guest this week is no stranger to my show.  I have known Polly Wright since she was a young girl, the daughter of a colleague of mine from the days when I worked in Corporate America, way before any self-respecting career woman would ever consider homeschooling!! Polly Wright started a ministry in 2010 called We Are…

Management for Moms
Management for Moms
/ November 9, 2014 0 COMMENTS

People love to celebrate. Food, family, fellowship, music, decorations, and gifts are all a part of the fun. But holidays can become harried days if we’re not careful. Marcia’s latest e-book offers tips and encouragement for celebrating birthdays, Thanksgiving, and Christmas so even Mom can be blessed, not stressed.

Show 246…Finding Domestic Serenity:  Daniele Evans
Show 246…Finding Domestic Serenity: Daniele Evans
/ November 5, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Rejoining me on my show this week is Daniele Evans who describes herself as a woman on a journey towards intentional and meaningful living. Daniele is a pastor’s wife and she and her husband, whom she describes as her best friend and confidant, homeschool their five children in central Pennsylvania.  Their marriage is a biblically-centered one, their…

Show 245…Marriage in the Homeschool:  Tom & Julie Meekins
Show 245…Marriage in the Homeschool: Tom & Julie Meekins
/ October 29, 2014 0 COMMENTS

  With me on my show this week, where I believe homeschooling is a unique lifestyle, are frequent visitors Tom and Julie Meekins.  This remarkable couple have a heart for parents raising children with challenges.  In walking the talk they decided to dedicate their professional lives to helping families navigate the scary world of parenting…

Show 244:  Artios Academy: Lori Lane & John Michael Lane
Show 244: Artios Academy: Lori Lane & John Michael Lane
/ October 22, 2014 0 COMMENTS

  I am delighted to have as my guests this week, Lori Lane whom I chatted with on August 1st about her company, Artios Academy, and her son John Michael Lane.   Lori is a homeschool veteran of 20 years she and her husband John have four sons ranging in age from 16 to 29, the…

Show 243…When Life Throws a Curveball: Laura Grace Weldon
Show 243…When Life Throws a Curveball: Laura Grace Weldon
/ October 15, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Laura Grace Weldon is a poet whose poems have been published, but not the ones she likes.  In a collection called Tending. She is an author, her new book, Free Range Learning: How Homeschooling Changes Everything, is full of the curative value of connecting more deeply with nature. She is an artist, a messy one…

Show 242… Challenges in the Homeschool:  Sherry Hayes
Show 242… Challenges in the Homeschool: Sherry Hayes
/ October 9, 2014 0 COMMENTS

I am welcoming Sherry Hayes back to my show this week. Sherry is the inspiring Christian mother of 15 wonderful children and has been homeschooling for 26 years. She has seen the “graduation” of several of her children from her home in colorful Colorado and she and her husband, David, are enjoying rearing the remaining…