Amazing Mess

Amazing Mess

Latest Episodes

How to Homeschool: Six Ways to Get Started
June 17, 2020

After the “Why do you homeschool” question, the next question I get on a regular basis is “How do you start homeschooling?”  While this is not an in-depth, step-by-step list, I share six suggestions to get ready to homeschool in this podcast.

Suddenly Homeschooling? Here’s Some Encouragement – Podcast #6
April 30, 2020

If you’ve found yourself suddenly homeschooling, I just want to take a minute to encourage you. I saw someone recently call it “SIP” schooling (Shelter in Place) schooling, and I think that is a helpful distinction.

Why Do You Homeschool? Five of Our Original Reasons for Homeschooling – Podcast #5
July 01, 2019

I have had several questions about homeschooling through email and blog comments recently. I wasn’t really planning for my podcast to be all about that, but since those are the questions and comments that I’m getting,

Three Ways to Simplify Your Summer with Kids – Podcast #4
June 17, 2019

“We get 18 delicious summers with our children. This is one of your 18. If that’s not perspective, I don’t know what is.” Jessica Scott Today, I’m back and talking about three things I’m doing to simplify our summer this year.

How to Homeschool Preschool: 10 Essentials for Preschool at Home – Podcast #3
June 10, 2019

Today, we are talking about how to do preschool at home. I share my favorite items and essentials for homeschooling preschooling…and they might not be exactly what you think they are! I absolutely love homeschooling preschoolers–life is our preschool,

Our Kids Need Encouragement – Podcast #2
May 28, 2019

Welcome to the Amazing Mess podcast! Episode #2 is all about encouragement and includes a favorite story of mine that made me realize just how much my kids needed my encouragement. Looking for ways to encourage your kids?

Welcome to Amazing Mess: The Podcast (Episode 1)
May 18, 2019

This has been a long time in the making! For the past few years, I’ve considered starting a podcast…I even bought all the equipment needed last fall. Throughout the spring, I’ve been working on several episodes. Then, I got scared. And nervous. And,