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SCD Awareness Month | Lesson 40

This is episode 40. This conversation is all about saving lives in the black community. Sickle Cell Disease is a genetic disorder that can affect any ethnicity or nationality, but in the US it disproportionately affects people of African descent. During this episode I spoke with a long time friend Ebere who joined the donor registry many years ago and later donated her bone marrow. Listen to her experience and if you are willing to join the donor registry text SC3Carley to 61474.

Remote Schooling and 504 Plans l Lesson 39

In episode 39 we spoke to Amelia Jael about 504 plans and remote learning. Tune in and learn more.

Living Among Legends | Lesson 38

I'm thrilled to announce the release of Episode 38. This episode is a Tribute to C.T. Vivian and Rep. John Lewis. During the conversation you’ll hear a firsthand experience about attending the March on Washington and hearing young John Lewis speak before the crowd.

Entrepreneurship with Elizabeth Ayoola | Lesson 37

In episode 37, we talked about entrepreneurship from two perspectives: a child and a new business owner. Our special guest was Elizabeth Ayoola, the founder of Love On A Canvas.

Navigating Special Education at Home | Lesson 36

In episode 36, we spoke with Jocelyn, a 20-year high school Special Needs Education Director, about how parents can navigate the special education at home.

Juneteenth and World Sickle Cell Day | Lesson 35

June 19 Marks our celebration day of Juneteenth and also World Sickle Cell Day

Young People and Race | Lesson 34

CleverlyChanging Homeschool Podcast · Is Summer Cancelled? 2020 is shaping up to be a record-breaking year in every way. If Covid-19 wasn’t jarring enough, we are now dealing with rebellions and protests after several deaths of unarmed black men.Today we learn how young people are impacted by race relations today. [Warning!] Episode 34 discusses sensitive topics that may not be suitable for your younger children; especially, if you have not had the discussion of police brutality or racism with them yet. As a result, we have chosen to omit the Cleverly Cultured Kids segment in today’s episode. Intro (02:10) Today’s African proverb is “We are born from the womb of our mother; we are buried in the womb of the earth” – from Liberia Word of the Episode (2:35) Matumaini means hope in Swahili. About today’s Sponsor Play Black Wallstreet Today’s episode is brought to you by Black Wall Street The Board Game and Play Black Wall Street Academy, This site supports the education of financial literacy for black families. Visit PlayBlackWallStreet.com to learn more about the history of Black Wall St, the riots that destroyed the community, and the legacy that is now left. Please use the discount code: “CLEVERLY” for 25% off site wide (* the discount cannot be used in combination with any other discount). Grown Folks Discuss Race Relations and Civil Rights (8:36) In episode 34, I sat down with Nia a college student with 4 younger brothers. She talked to me about what she thought about today’s race relations. Resources to Help Parents Discuss Race With Their Children * 6 Things I want my Brown Children to Know* I’m Tired of Being Angry* How To Talk To Your Kids About Race And Being Anti-Racist We Need You To Share This Podcast and Support Us Also, please tell your friends about our podcast. While we love having a conversation with each other, the podcast will only be able to exist if more people are listening. If you know some who has children, our tips and tricks are beneficial to parents who homeschool and those who are interested in supplementing the education of their children. Furthermore, wherever you are listening to this podcast, please leave us a review. In addition, to keep the podcast going consider becoming a monthly supporter through our Patreon page visit our secure page: Patreon.com/CleverlyChanging. Listen to and Share Past Episodes Lastly, if you want to hear more about homeschooling and ...

Is Summer Cancelled? | Lesson 33

With COVID-19 looming in the forefront, you may be wondering exactly what this summer is going to look like for your family. No doubt, it will be different, but Elle and Miriam have a few ideas that can help you make the most out of what is sure to be one of the strangest summers in history. The main point we are making in this episode is the IMPORTANCE of PLANNING. There’s just no other way to tackle the pandemic. CleverlyChanging Homeschool Podcast · Is Summer Cancelled? INTRO (00:00) Today’s African Proverb: Where water is the boss there the land must obey. The Word of the Episode: Majira means seasons in kiSwahili. Cleverly Cultured Kids (02:48) Ask your kids what they want to do for the summer and create a plan with them. Grown Folks Discuss Navigating the Summer During a Pandemic (00:00) * The importance of planning and continuing schooling if your family has lost a little focus due to the stress of the pandemic. Have you ever considered project based learning? It’s a concept that allows you to hit on multiple subjects within the same activity.* Ways we can keep our children safe and use our village, even during these estrange times. Asking for help isn’t always easy, but sometimes we’ve just got to do it.* Miriam’s interdisciplinary gardening project with her family. She even shares a few tips for your victory garden.* Summer Camp ideas you can implement with your children if your camp of choice is not in business this summer. Planning is definitely the key to making the most out of your summer plans and activities for your family.* Have you looked into virtual camps? There have been plenty of organizations and businesses that have rallied to offer learning experiences, entertainment and positive interactions overall through the Internet. There are so many free or temporarily free/heavily discounted services that you can leverage to stay busy this summer.* Talk to your kids! See what they want to do and what they are interested in tackling this summer. If you have a budding inventor, it’s time to innovate. If you have a musician, dive deeper into the theory or musical styles–see if a favorite artist is offering something online. Get creative and prepare yourself to have to be more hands on.* Are you gearing up for a full blown summer vacation? Or is a staycation better for the situation?* Check out this cool science experiment that demonstrates the need for hand washing. Best of all, there’s no big mess to clean up. Just throw away your baggies and be sure to document your findings.* Elle’s excellent idea for making your summer great. Parenting and educating is a two way street, and it’s always going to take the scenic route. We Need You To Share This Podcast and Support Us Also, please tell your friends about our podcast. While we love having a conversation with each other, the podcast will only be able to exist if more people are listening. If you know some who has children, our tips and tricks are beneficial to parents who homeschool and those who are interested in supplementing th...

Moms and Memories | Lesson 32

Mother’s day is full of wonderful memories for me. While I don’t recall anything significant or special about Mother’s Day I do remember seeing my moms face light up when I brought home my original Mother’s Day poetry. I must admit, having kids that I homeschool it’s rare that they provide me with homemade crafts. In episode 32 I wanted to reflect on moms and memories with my husband. In fact when I met my husband the way that he talked so lovingly of his both impressed and intrigued me. Intro (00:00) Today’s African proverb is “We are born from the womb of our mother; we are buried in the womb of the earth” – from Ethiopia Word of the Episode (2:13) Tumbo means womb in Swahili. Cleverly Cultured Kids (2:33) Surprisingly, it’s not often that I ask my daughters to reminisce about fun memorable times that we’ve enjoyed together, but in this episode I did and one of my girls shared her short and sweet responses which warmed my heart. Grown Folks Discuss Moms and Memories (8:36) Happy Mother’s Day! This is a special episode for me because I was able to sit down and talk to my husband about his mother and grandmother. This is the third podcast that I’ve done with my husband. You can check out the other two at the following links: Homeschooling as a Family – Episode 13 Homeschooling: The ABCs Of Parenting For Success (full show) We Need You To Share This Podcast and Support Us Also, please tell your friends about our podcast. While we love having a conversation with each other, the podcast will only be able to exist if more people are listening. If you know some who has children, our tips and tricks are beneficial to parents who homeschool and those who are interested in supplementing the education of their children. Furthermore, wherever you are listening to this podcast, please leave us a review. In addition, to keep the podcast going consider becoming a monthly supporter through our Patreon page visit our secure page: Patreon.com/CleverlyChanging. Listen to and Share Past Episodes Lastly, if you want to hear more about homeschooling and how we have managed to make it work, please check out our past episodes. * Episode 16 – Learn to Love Math * Episode 15 – Are You Comfortable Homeschooling* Episode 14 – Starting a New School Year* Episode 13 – Homeschooling As A Family* Episode 12 – Protecting our Children part 2* Episode 11 – Protecting Our Kids from predators* Episode 10 – The Cleverly Cultured Kids Discuss Discipline* Episode 9 –

Homeschooled by A Single | Mom Lesson 31

During episode 31, we welcomed Amelia Robertsfrom the Business of Nursing podcast. Amelia is a registered nurse. However, in this conversation, we focused on her upbringing as a homeschool graduate who went on to college and is achieving her dreams. Click download above to listen to the podcast. CleverlyChanging Homeschool Podcast · Homeschooled by a Single Mom Intro (00:00) The African proverb for this week’s podcast goes as follows: “Birds sing not because they have answers but because they have songs.” — African proverb. Word of the Episode (2:30) Oju means eyes in Yoruba. Cleverly Cultured Kids (2:53) During this section, we want to hear from kids who are currently homeschooled. Today’s guest, Matthew, is one of 6 children. He is in the 7th grade. You can hear his mom’s interview about how she makes it work educating multiple grade levels from preschool through high school. After you listen to this podcast tune-in to hear Episode 29) Grown Folks Talk, Homeschooled by a single mom (12:30) One lesson that stood out about Amelia’s experience was Amelia’s Mom was a nurse who was also a single mom, but she was able to find time to homeschool Amelia and her brother. Here’s a little more information about Amelia and her podcast. On the Business of Nursing, she shares a personal collection of information and inspiration related to nursing. Amelia states that the sole reason she is still a nurse in such an emotionally taxing field is that she loves facilitating human connections that alleviate all sorts of pain. Once you listen, please be sure to share your key-takeaway from this episode with us in the comment section below. Connect with Amelia Online Thankfully, we at the CleverlyChanging Podcast believe in supporting one another. Please send some love Amelia’s way and follow her on all platforms. And also check out another conversation we had about 504 plans and distance learning. * LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/in/ameliaroberts/* Twitter – https://www.twitter.com/rn_solutions Subscribe, Share, and Support the CleverlyChanging Podcast In addition, we love sharing useful information with you, and we hope that you enjoyed this episode. We did it with you in mind. Our goal is to be a valuable resource and build a strong community of teachers, parents, and homeschoolers. If you enjoyed this episode and want to join the Cleverly Changing community, please subscribe to the podcast and blog and share us with a friend (or four). Finally, you can now support The Cleverly Changing Podcast by becoming a Patreon supporter. For as little as $2 a month you can help us continue the work of promoting African-centered education and building this community.

Conscious Parenting | Lesson 30

This episode felt like old friends having a great conversation about conscious parenting. If you want to learn, feel inspired, and feel the freedom to parent in the way that you think is best, then this is an episode, that you don’t want to miss. Please tune in, download the podcast for later and connect with our guest. Intro (00:00) The African proverb for this week’s podcast goes as follows: “Plants vary according to the quality of the soil.” UGANDA ~ African proverb. Word of the Episode (2:33) Umntana is the word for child in the language of IsiXhosa. Cleverly Cultured Kids (2:53) Furthermore, not only do we value supporting parents on this journey, we always want parents to know that your kids are welcome to listen right along with you. Katriel is an 8-year-old who loves being homeschooled. Listen to her share with our audience about how she helps her siblings and learns at the same time. (She is one of 6 siblings, you can hear her mom on our last podcast Episode 29) Yolanda Williams who is a Certified Positive Discipline Coach and host of the podcast Parenting Decolonized Grown Folks Talk, Conscious Parenting Defined (6:25) During Episode 30, we spoke with Yolanda Williams about what conscious parenting is all about. Yolanda is a Certified Positive Discipline Coach and host of the podcast Parenting Decolonized, a show that unpacks how colonization has impacted the black family and teaches parents how to raise liberated black children without breaking their spirits. When she’s not advocating for the safety and liberation of black children from white supremacy and parental oppression, she’s chasing her toddler around the house and trying to remain sane. Connect with Yolanda Online Thankfully, we at the CleverlyChanging Podcast believe in supporting one another. Please send some love Yolanda’s way and follow her on all platforms. Website: parentingdecolonized.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/parentingdecolonized/   Facebook group for Black parents: https://www.facebook.com/groups/CPTime/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/prntgdcolonized/  Twitter: https://twitter.com/prntgdcolonized Subscribe and Share In addition, we love sharing useful information with you, and we hope that you enjoyed this episode. We did it with you in mind. Our goal is to be a valuable resource and build a strong community of teachers, parents, and homeschoolers. If you enjoyed this episode and want to join the Cleverly Changing community, please subscribe to the podcast and blog and share us with a friend (or four). Finally, you can now support The Cleverly Changing Podcast by becoming a

Homeschooling Preschool through High School | Lesson 29

Our guest for The Cleverly Changing Podcast Episode 29 is extraordinary. She is a working mother and homeschool champion. She is a former respiratory therapist who is now an entrepreneur. In this episode, she discusses how she teaches multiple grades (Preschool through High School) and raises an academically gifted son. Intro (00:00) The African proverb for this week’s podcast goes as follows: We desire to bequest two things to our children — the first one is roots; the other one is wings. ~Sudanese Proverb Word of the Episode (2:18) Mtoto means baby in Swahili. Cleverly Cultured Kids (2:33) The Cleverly Cultured Kids guest today is Michael a 13-year-old who has always been homeschooled fro preschool through high school. Grown Folks Talk (8:50) On Episode 29, I spoke with Ayo, a mom of six who has homeschooled her children for many years. She is currently homeschooling grades preschool through high school. Listen to her story and learn how moms with children who are multiple ages make it work. Connect with Ayo Online Instagram.com/teambranch Subscribe and Share We love sharing useful information with you, and we hope that you enjoyed this episode. We did it with you in mind. Our goal is to be a valuable resource and build a strong community of teachers, parents, and homeschoolers. If you enjoyed this episode and want to join the Cleverly Changing community, please subscribe to the podcast and blog and share us with a friend (or four). You can also support The Cleverly Changing Podcast by becoming a Patreon supporter. For as little as $2 a month you can help us continue the work of promoting African-centered education and building this community. Pin this post, please

Homeschool Moms Conference | Lesson 28

Are you interested in homeschooling your kids? Do you have a ton of questions, but no one to turn too for answers? Well if you answered, “Yes” to either one of those questions, the Multi-Ethnic Homeschool Mom’s Conference may be just the answer you need. During episode 28, I spoke with Michelle Huddleston who is a former special education teacher and a homeschooling mama of 4. Officially, she has 7 years of homeschooling under her belt. Tune in and learn more about the Homeschool Moms Conference. If you want to keep this podcast going please consider supporting it by becoming a monthly donor. Head over to our Patreon page to get started patreon.com/CleverlyChanging Intro (2:32) The African Proverb for this week’s episode: “If I am in harmony with my family, that’s success. ~ Ute proverb” ~ African proverb. Word of the Episode (2:50) Mafanikio means success in Swahili. Grown Folks Convo about the Multi-Ethnic Homeschool Mom’s Conference (3:15) Exclusive Conference Gift From Michelle Huddleston use code “C5OFF” Michelle Huddleston co-founder of the Homeschool Moms Conference Today’s guest is Michelle Huddleston, who is a wife and work-from-home, homeschooling mom of 4 blessings (with another one on the way). When she isn’t homeschooling and chasing kiddos, she can be found writing, speaking, and creating resources to help other moms homeschool with grace and ease. She and her husband Bryan are the founders of Huddleston Academy Live Academics (an online academy for homeschoolers), and More Than Minority (an organization geared towards bridging the gap in homeschool diversity). Learn more about the Multi-Ethnic Homeschool Mom’s Conference Sign up and REGISTER. Also, remember to use the code “C5OFF” for $5 off of your registration. Registrations for the 2020 Conference ends on April 3, 2020. Do you have to watch the sessions in realtime? No, once you register you will gain lifetime access to the conference. Conference Session Recommendations New to homeschooling watch these sessions first * “Transitioning into homeschooling” with Shaun Taylor * “Finding Freedom From Frustration” with Anita Gibson * “Mind over Matter: Deschooling for the Homeschool Mom” with Michelle Huddleston * “Homeschooling is Parenting” with Ruth Agbolosoo* “A Full and Functioning Family” with Sharae Adams * “Inspiring the Writer in your children” with Cheryl Carter* “Interest Led learning for the Entire Family” with Karla Marie Williams Recommendations for homeschooling a child with special health needs * “Homeschooling and Mental Health” with Ruth Agbolosoo* “Family Nutrition: Their Health is in Your Hands” Journei Bimwala

Authoring Our Own Stories With Melanin Origins | Lesson 27

Supplementing your child’s education is important. In today’s episode, we speak to Frank and Louie who are dedicated to educating Amerian children. Both men are dads who are making a difference in the publishing world by authoring stories that reflect a diverse audience. Their company is called Melanin Origins. We are eager to share this conversation with you. If you have future show topics on your mind that you want us to discuss, please share the topic in the comment section below. Intro The African Proverb for this week’s episode: “The sayings of the wise are like sharp sticks that shepherds use to guide sheep.” Word of the Episode (1:41) Asante means thank you in Swahili. Cleverly Cultured Kids (2:05) One of our Cleverly Cultured kids will share a brief report about a living African American pioneer. Today’s report highlights Crystal Windham, Director of Interior Design for Cadillac. You can learn more about her in this article. Grown Folks Convo With Melanin Origins (4:35) Louie McClain and Frank Minikon are the founders of Melanin Origins, a global publishing company that specializes in children’s books that highlight African and African American history. These two men are championing our role in history and bringing a deeper self-awareness to our children. Not only do they publish stories, but they also write them. From engaging autobiographies to original works, there’s a lot to choose from. You can find their books on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and MelaninOrigins. Melanin Origins is also a proud advocate for sickle cell anemia and donate to charities that work hard to help those who are living with sickle cell. Authoring Stories that Reflect Diversity We discuss their books, activism and their contributions to education. Listen in on all the ways Melanin Origins offers support to their community, teachers, parents and homeschoolers. Here are some of this episode’s highlights: * Origin story of Melanin Origins and the nature of their publishing house.* Sickle Cell Anemia and literature.* Melanin Origins Black history curriculum.* The stigma that surrounds being militant and proactive within the community.* Teaching children to tap into their own greatness and being themselves.* The ways these two dads bring out the light in their children.* Consumerism in children versus distribution.* Ways to encourage children to discover and dig deeper in their interests and talents.* What it was like for them when they were matriculating through school.* Ways to fortify ourselves and our children. Exclusive Gift From Melanin Origins Use code “cleverlychanging” to purchase the Melanin Origins Black History Curriculum Melanin Origins “

Can an Only Child Have a Positive Homeschool Experience | Lesson 26

Click download above to listen to the podcast. This is episode 26 and we hope that every other week you are enjoying our conversations on the Cleverly Changing Podcast. This episode is especially important because we get to hear from a former homeschooler who is an only child. Candance Howze was homeschooled by her mom and dad and then went on to college. Listen to her interview and find out how homeschooling has impacted her life. Remember, our goal on the Cleverly Changing Podcast is to provide you with encouragement, insight about African history, and support as a parent and home educator. Please take a moment to tell a friend about our show and subscribe so our podcast can grow and we can continue to provide you with this resource. Intro (0:00) The African proverb for this week’s podcast: “You don’t teach a giraffe to run.” Word of the Episode (1:14) imbali means flower in Swahili. Cleverly Cultured Kids (01:38) One of our Cleverly Cultured kids will share a brief report about a living African American pioneer. Today’s report highlights Vashti Harrison. Learn more abou Vashti Harrison by listening to her NPR interview: ‘Little Legends’ Celebrates Big Lives Of Black History Grown Folks Convo (3:14) Candace is a freelance writer and podcast host. She loves sharing her homeschool journey, but doesn’t get an opportunity to discuss her experience often. As an only child who was homeschooled from K-12 her experience was very unique and she loves sharing anything that might be helpful to new homeschool parents or students. You can connect with her in the following places: * www.merakimentorspodcast.com/* www.instagram.com/merakimentorspodcast* www.candacehowze.com/ Questions Regarding Candace’s Homeschool Journey as an Only Child * What were some of the greatest strengths that you learned while being homeschooled? Intellectual independence and Efficiency * What role did your dad play and how is it impacting you now? * How did homeschooling nurture your creativity/creative process? Thinking out of the box. * What did you study while you were in college? * Do you have any advice you’d give to parents when days are difficult? Communication * What would you tell a young homeschooler who doesn’t see the value in the experience yet? * Would you be open to homeschool your kids? And here’s where you can find some of our resources, including a Homeschool...

A Homeschool Journey With Njeri Nembhard | Lesson 25

Click download above to listen to the podcast. This is episode 25 and we hope that every other week you are enjoying our conversations on the CleverlyChanging Podcast. This episode is especially special because we are talking to a veteran homeschool mom Njeri Nembhard who shares her homeschool journey with us. Njeri from maroonlifelearning.com has homeschooled her children for at least 10 years and has many nuggets to help other moms as they navigate their homeschooling lives. Remember, our goal on the Cleverly Changing Podcast is to provide you with encouragement, insight about African history, and support as a parent and home educator. Please take a moment to tell a friend about our show and subscribe so our podcast can grow and we can continue to provide you with this resource. Intro (0:00) The African proverb for this week’s podcast: “Only a wise person can solve a difficult problem.” ~ Akan proverb. Word of the Episode (1:24) Bingwa means winner or champion in Swahili. Cleverly Cultured Kids (01:48) One of our Cleverly Cultured kids will share a brief message about an African American pioneer. Grown Folks Convo (3:05) Njeri has a new promotion going on and we’d like to share the exclusive code “cleverlychanging” with you to receive 15% off of her MaroonLifeLearning AfriClasses. Listeners receive a 15% off of MaroonLifeLearning.com AfriClass classes. These classes run 11 weeks online for 1.5 hours per week. The classes start on March 23, 2020. Discount expires on February 29, 2020. Questions Regarding Njeri’s Homeschool Journey * How long has she been homeschooling? * What kind of things/materials did you use to supplement your children’s education? * What brought her to homeschooling? * How many children do you have? * Ask about AAfriventures: why she created it and what it is? And here’s where you can find some of our resources, including a Homeschool Portfolio Template. Free Resources * Free Garden Science Unit * Tips on how to put the portfolio together * Here is a link to some of our cost-effective resources We Need You To Share This Podcast Also, please tell your friends about our podcast. While we love having a conversation with each other, we truly want to build a community with great resources and information.

Unschooling with Akilah S. Richards | Lesson 24

Click download above to listen to the podcast. Welcome to Unschooling with Akilah S. Richards, which is episode 23 of the CleverlyChanging Podcast. Today’s guest is the brilliant self-directed education guru Akilah S. Richards. Our podcast is all about learning how to educate your kids. If you’re a new listener Please remember to subscribe and share. I am an entrepreneur, mom to twin girls, and Miriam is our co-host. She is a mom of 4. This podcast is not only for parents who homeschool their children, but it is also for all parents who want to supplement their child’s education. Our goal is to provide you with encouragement, insight about African history, and support as a parent and home educator. New episodes are uploaded biweekly. Today’s African proverb is “Wealth, if you use it, comes to an end; learning, if you use it, increases. ~ Swahili proverb Here’s Akilah’s Official bio Fare of the Free Child podcast focuses on Black people, Indigenous people, and People of Color (BIPOC) families who practice unschooling and other forms of Self-Directed, decolonized living and learning. Each weekly episode examines a particular way that we’ve accepted coercive, emotionally and physically damaging habits as a normal part of adult-child relationships. With a focus on deschooling one’s self, decolonizing education, and exploring radical self-expression, this podcast both challenges and informs us to push past coercion and fear, and walk toward a model for living with children that centers community, addresses social justice issues, and believes in trusting and respecting children and ourselves. Apple PodcastsSpotify, support the movement by joining her Patreon: Support Fare of the Free Child Podcast Listen to Episode 24 Unschooling with Akilah Richards Support This Podcast Become a Patron! Intro (0:00) The African proverb for this week’s podcast: “If you close your eyes to facts, you will learn through accidents.” Word of the Episode (1:35) kujichagulia means self-determination in Swahili. Cleverly Cultured Kids (01:56) Our kids learn what it means to unschool and deschool. Grown Folks Convo (1:56) Akilah’s podcast was the first home education podcast I ever subscribed to. Akilah helped me feel empowered that my kids would be able to learn and thrive even if I didn’t follow the rigid academic model that I learned while growing up. Watch this Youtube video to learn more about the free-range movement. Questions Discussed With Akilah * What brought you to unschooling/side? * Can you explain to our listeners how self-directed education is different from free-range parenting? * Any tips on deschooling? * How do you find it being a person of color in the unschooling space? And what advice would you offer for others who are looking for a more African-centered or non-white apporoach to education? * Since unschooling is a child led approach to learning, what do you do to quiet those nagging thoughts that come in an tell you that something is wr...

Homeschool Graduate, Sly Discusses Homeschool Success | Lesson 23

This is Episode 23 of the CleverlyChanging Podcast. Millennial moms Elle and Miriam talk to our featured guest Sly Tha Deace, who is a homeschool graduate, author, and musician. Here’s His Official bio This man is definitely a homeschool success. He is a self-published author of two books, a successful songwriter who used music to pay his way through college, a business owner and investor, plus a huge comic book fan. His message let’s “get” money is about understanding and leveraging your finances instead of just working yourself to death trying to collect money. Born in the beautiful state of Colorado and currently living in the great state of Texas. Source: Sly Tha Deuce Click download above to listen to the podcast. Support This Podcast Become a Patron! Intro (0:58) The African proverb for this week’s podcast: “If you close your eyes to facts, you will learn through accidents.” Word of the Episode (1:47) Kuumba means creativity in Swahili. Grown Folks Convo (2:12) We wanted to share with you all a conversation that we had with someone who has benefited from being homeschooled. We’re sure you will thoroughly enjoy the conversation and learn more about how one student was able to benefit from his homeschool experience. If you have questions, please be sure to let us know what they are in the comment section. * How long were you homeschooled? And how was your transition into traditional schooling?* What were some of the greatest strengths that you learned while being homeschooled?* You sometimes refer to yourself as a nerd, the term nerd is often positive? Why is nerd one of your words of choice? * How did homeschooling nurture your creativity/creative process?* Sometimes it can be hard to find a comfortable place in the world as a kid. Can you share any tips on how kids can cope with being bullied?* What did you study while you were in college? * You paid your way through college after being homeschooled, can you share with us how you were able to make money and enough not to be a broke college student with tons of debt? * Tell us about your book and how people can purchase it: MillionsNowAndLater.com. Also, follow Sly on Instagram at https://instagram.com/motivatedmister. Follow Sly and see his homeschool success in action * Free Gift from Sly Tha Deuce at Millionsnowandlater.com* Follow our guest on Instagram at Instagram.com/motivatedmister* Twitter.com/SlyThaDeuce* Facebook.com/SlyThaDeuce Reader Participation Have you found a resource that perfectly helps you prepare for homeschool review time? If so, share it in the comment section below. And here’s where you can find some of

Goal Setting with Your Kids | Lesson 22

In Episode 22, millennial moms Elle and Miriam talk to their children about making realistic and practical goals. While it is the new year and resolutions are popular, it is also a time of reflection and planning. It is never too early for a person to start the art of goal setting. Feel free to chime in below to let us know how you feel about this topic or if you have future topic suggestions. Click download above to listen to the podcast. Support This Podcast Become a Patron! Intro (0:58) The African proverb for this week’s podcast: “What you help a child to love can be more important than what you help him to learn.” Word of the Episode (1:24) Afehyia paaaaa (ah-fee-she-ah pah-ah!) means a good meeting with the year in Twi and it’s the phrase that people who speak Twi say instead of Happy New Year. Cleverly Cultured Kids (1:57) Do you have a vision for yourself, when you close your eyes, where are you? What do you want to accomplish? How do you see yourself? These questions are a great way for parents to sit down with their kids and get them started on thinking about and planning for the future. Grown Folks Convo (9:51) So here’s the truth, last year we did not complete 100% of everything on our goals list, but we definitely came close. Listen in as we discuss the future and the importance of positive words and leaving fear behind you. We’re talking about total person empowerment for both parents and children. Reader Participation Have you found a resource that perfectly helps you prepare for homeschool review time? If so, share it in the comment section below. And here’s where you can find some of our resources, including a Homeschool Portfolio Template. Free Resources * Reading Log* PE Log* Field Trip Log* Free Garden Science Unit* Tips on how to put the portfolio together* Here is a link to some of our cost-effective resources

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