Tag: education

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”

WHAT’S IN A LOAF OF BREAD

Several weeks ago we purchased some sourdough starter. This is the key ingredient in making sourdough bread. This starter is alive and is filled with yeast and bacteria that must be fed to be kept alive. Feeding it consists of giving it some flour… Continue Reading “WHAT’S IN A LOAF OF BREAD”

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”

E59: Mid Year Check In With Two New Homeschooling Moms

Today I spoke with my sister and cousin about how our homeschool year is going.  I always like to take a step back and evaluate how my plans are working out mid-year.  I think we all know what happens to ‘plans’.  We spoke about… Continue Reading “E59: Mid Year Check In With Two New Homeschooling Moms”

Change The Narrative To Change the Story

During my workout, my son asked if he could join me. Before I even said yes, he had run to grab his own resistance band, weights, and water. My husband snapped a photo of this moment and shared it with me and some family… Continue Reading “Change The Narrative To Change the Story”

It’s Never Too Early to Learn

A friend of mine told me she was judged for teaching her kids to do laundry too early. There is so much wrong with this statement. The first? Why do we feel the need to judge parenting techniques? We are all doing our best.… Continue Reading “It’s Never Too Early to Learn”

E56: Rabbit Holes with S.D. Smith Author of the Green Ember Series

Today we spoke with  S. D. Smith!  He is the author of The Green Ember Series, a bestselling middle-grade adventure saga. The Green Ember has reached hundreds of thousands of readers and spent time as the number one bestselling audiobook in the world on… Continue Reading “E56: Rabbit Holes with S.D. Smith Author of the Green Ember Series”

E55: Appreciation For All Of Our Firelight Conversations And Wrapping Up Season 1

This is our last episode for 2020!   Today we are recapping Season 1 and spotlighting all of our guests from 2020 to discuss what each one means to us.  We wanted to say thank you to all of them as well as all… Continue Reading “E55: Appreciation For All Of Our Firelight Conversations And Wrapping Up Season 1”

Re-Imagine Series – E54: Homesteading and Homeschooling with Farm to Table Mama

Today we spoke with Brittany, the creator of Farm to Table Mama and the YouTube channel, Honey I’m Homestead.  Her and her family have spent the last five years learning to grow their own food and be self sufficient.  They sold their home, payed… Continue Reading “Re-Imagine Series – E54: Homesteading and Homeschooling with Farm to Table Mama”

E53: Don’t Let the Winter Blues Get You Down (Do the Polar Bear Plunge)

Today’s episode is a repeat from last year. We felt it was perfect after our family’s first Polar Bear Plunge in Lake Erie! (Kids included) Water temperature was about 43 degrees Fahrenheit, and it was invigorating.In this episode we discuss the Winter Blues and… Continue Reading “E53: Don’t Let the Winter Blues Get You Down (Do the Polar Bear Plunge)”