Category: Podcast Episodes

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”

E66: The Big Life Journal / How Mindset Can Change Everything with Alexandra Eidens

Hello and welcome back to the campfire! Today we had the pleasure of having the founder of Big Life Journal, Alexandra Eidens, join us on the show. Together with her husband Scott, they created the Big Life Journal along with the Big Life Kids… Continue Reading “E66: The Big Life Journal / How Mindset Can Change Everything with Alexandra Eidens”

E65: Traveling The World To Bring History To Life with Dr. William Jackson, The Nomadic Professor

Hello and welcome back to the campfire! We are so excited to share today’s conversation. We have Dr. William Jackson, AKA The Nomadic Professor, joining us.  William has a BA in Asian Studies from Brigham Young University, a MA in Humanities from Pennsylvania State… Continue Reading “E65: Traveling The World To Bring History To Life with Dr. William Jackson, The Nomadic Professor”

E63: Sailing in Search of Freedom / Boatschooling with Keith and Renee from Sailing Zatara

Hello everyone and welcome back to the campfire! Today joining us are Keith and Renee, the creators of the platform, Sailing Zatara. Several years ago after a successful career, accumulating material possessions, and finding that happiness was not on the other side of money, Keith… Continue Reading “E63: Sailing in Search of Freedom / Boatschooling with Keith and Renee from Sailing Zatara”

E62: Travel, Roadschooling, & The Story of a Van Named Munay / Tara & Jared From The Classroom Less Travelled

Hello and welcome back to the campfire! Today we have Tara and Jared from The Classroom Less Travelled joining us for a conversation.  Several months ago they decided to sell their home, get rid of many of their belongings, and take their three children… Continue Reading “E62: Travel, Roadschooling, & The Story of a Van Named Munay / Tara & Jared From The Classroom Less Travelled”

E61: Free to Learn With Dr. Peter Gray / School is New, Education is Not

Hello and welcome back to the campfire! Today we have the honor of Dr. Peter Gray joining us. Dr. Peter Gray is a research professor of Psychology at Boston College, TEDx Speaker, founding member of the Alliance for Self-Directed Education, and Author of ‘Free… Continue Reading “E61: Free to Learn With Dr. Peter Gray / School is New, Education is Not”

E60: Waldorf, Minimalism & Raising Mindful Kids with Vanessa’s Holistic Living

Hello and welcome back! Today we have Vanessa, the creator of Vanessa’s Holistic Living, joining us. She is a Waldorf inspired homeschool mom, US veteran, Military Spouse, and minimalist. She also has an educational background in health and wellness, and has a passion to… Continue Reading “E60: Waldorf, Minimalism & Raising Mindful Kids with Vanessa’s Holistic Living”