Category: Podcast Episodes

E76: The Anthropology of Childhood Learning with Dr. David Lancy

Hello and welcome back to the campfire! Today we have the honor of having Dr. David Lancy join us for a conversation, and it is one filled with many ‘golden nuggets’. David is an Emeritus Professor of Anthropology.  He began college teaching at Cuttington… Continue Reading “E76: The Anthropology of Childhood Learning with Dr. David Lancy”

E75: Learning Outside The Home & No Fuss Nature Days

Hello and welcome back to the campfire! Today we are busting an episode out of the vault. We’ve had a hectic week and are taking the weekend to enjoy family time and the outdoors with our Scout Troop. There will be a fishing derby,… Continue Reading “E75: Learning Outside The Home & No Fuss Nature Days”

E74: An American Homestead / Off Grid Homesteading and Homeschooling in The American Ozarks

Hello and welcome back to the campfire! Today we have Zac, the creator of An American Homestead, joining us. Zac is a single father of two boys and an off grid homesteader homeschooling his kids.  An American Homestead is a platform and YouTube channel… Continue Reading “E74: An American Homestead / Off Grid Homesteading and Homeschooling in The American Ozarks”

E73: Using Home Education to Design Our Lifestyle / Our Interview with It’s A Military Life

Hello and welcome back to the campfire! Today we have the pleasure of sharing with you our interview with the Chief Editor & Program Manager of It’s A Military Life, Jenna Soliani.  We have been able to work with It’s A Military Life on… Continue Reading “E73: Using Home Education to Design Our Lifestyle / Our Interview with It’s A Military Life”

E72: The Burden of Better With Heather Creekmore / How Comparison Can Keep You From Achieving Your Goals

Hello and welcome back to the campfire! Today’s encouraging conversation is with Heather Creekmore. She is a homeschool mom of 4, blogger, public speaker, and author.  Heather’s focus is on the pitfalls of comparison and how an unhealthy obsession with looking at what we… Continue Reading “E72: The Burden of Better With Heather Creekmore / How Comparison Can Keep You From Achieving Your Goals”

E71: Building Memories Through Family Camping

Hello everyone and welcome back to the campfire! Today we are taking you on our camping trip with us. We are currently camping in Ohio and it is our first time tent camping with the entire family. Nathan and I both grew up tent… Continue Reading “E71: Building Memories Through Family Camping”

E70: The World is Our Classroom: Extreme Parenting and The Rise of Worldschooling with Dr. Jennie Germann Molz

Hello and welcome back to the campfire! Today we have the pleasure of Dr. Jennie Germann Molz joining us for a conversation. Dr. Molz is a Professor of Sociology at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester Massachusetts and is the author of… Continue Reading “E70: The World is Our Classroom: Extreme Parenting and The Rise of Worldschooling with Dr. Jennie Germann Molz”

E69: How To Fill Your Cup / Staying Motivated, Energized, and Relaxed In A Hectic Life

Hello and welcome back to the campfire!  Today it’s just Nathan and I.  We woke up early on a Saturday morning to record with a cup of coffee.  We wanted to talk about how to fill your cup.  How do you recharge every day? … Continue Reading “E69: How To Fill Your Cup / Staying Motivated, Energized, and Relaxed In A Hectic Life”

E68: Life’s Biggest Lessons with The Ollinger Family

Hello and welcome back to the campfire! Today we have Haley and Chad from All In Ollies joining us. Their story begins with Chad having a brush with death while flying, which led them to decide to prioritize things in their life.  They took… Continue Reading “E68: Life’s Biggest Lessons with The Ollinger Family”

E67: What’s Your Normal: Whatever You Want It To Be

Hello and welcome back to the campfire! On today’s episode Nathan and I discuss what “Normal” means.  As homeschoolers we are considered abnormal by most of society because we are still the minority when it comes to educating our children.  We discuss how the… Continue Reading “E67: What’s Your Normal: Whatever You Want It To Be”