When I first heard about podcasts, I wasn’t impressed and didn’t think it would last; boy was I wrong. According to Podcast Insights, 51% of the United States population has listened to a podcast—49% listen to podcasts at home, and 22% listen to them in the car.
For me, it would be closer to 90% at home. I find that listening to podcasts while I’m tidying up, “yardening,” or cleaning our rat cage (this takes a while) drastically helps to alleviate the boredom and redeem the time.
As podcasts become even more popular and widespread, it gets harder to find the right podcast to listen to.
We previously published a blog post that lists 15 favorite podcasts from our readers. In this blog post, we are compiling a list of homeschool podcasts. If we are missing a podcast, please post a link in the comments section so that we can keep this blog post up-to-date.
Latest update: 7/23/21
“The All in a Homeschool Day Podcast is not about finding the right curriculum or doing all the right things. It is about helping you focus on the best for your homeschool and your family so you can homeschool with confidence and joy!”
Sally Clarkson shares her beliefs, advice, and stories in order to connect with other Christian mothers. Sally hopes to give mothers the inspiration and resources to cultivate a home with God’s love by giving her listeners inspiration and encouragement in each episode, varying from developing growth in discipleship, motherhood, education, home, and leadership.
“Author and speaker Heidi St. John brings encouraging, relevant, Biblical truth to women.”
“If you are feeling Called to Homeschool, then you are in the right place! Karyn and Meg both felt God calling them to homeschool their families and followed that call.”
“Our heart is to take on the work of wrestling through the, sometimes difficult and philosophical, ideas presented throughout the classical education movement and bring them down to earth, specifically and practically for the classical homeschooling mom.”
“Join us as we cultivate grace into the principles and practices of homeschool and motherhood. Homeschool experts and mentors will be here to share encouragement, tackle questions about homeschooling methods and learning styles, and help you cultivate a home culture filled with grace. Right here – every Tuesday.”
This podcast is ideal for any parent who is seeking knowledge in the Charlotte Mason method of education. Through A Delectable Education, you can join in on the weekly conversations between three moms who’ve studied the approach and have practiced the principles in their homes. The episodes provide information, support, and encouragement in a fun, laid-back way.
“Join us each week as we host a special guest and have conversations that will empower your homeschool journey.”
“Mostly secular, somewhat classical, curriculum inclusive.”
The Home Education Podcast is part of the homeschooling journey of a family in England. Their goal is to help other homeschoolers by answering questions that they had when they were first learning about it.
The Homemaking Foundations Podcast provides listeners with practical tips and Biblical encouragement.
Capturing the Charmed Life is focused on tackling homeschool challenges and providing homeschool moms with self-care strategies.
“Discussing the topics that you might not find covered at your local homeschooling convention, veteran homeschooling parents and bloggers, Andy and Kendra Fletcher, use humor and honesty to pull the veil back on Christian homeschooling.”
“I love to inspire other moms on their homeschool journey and share in the joys and challenges of homeschooling an outside-the-box child.”
“Join me in a series of Homeschool Conversations: interviews with real-life homeschool moms, dads, and other educators on all sorts of topics that affect our lives as homeschool parents.”
“We hope you find answers that you are looking for, people that can inspire you, and a place to laugh and to enjoy the journey we are all on together. So grab a seat and let’s light a fire they can’t put out.”
“Cait and Kara are two homeschooling moms doing this homeschooling thing right beside you. On this podcast, we talk about real-life homeschooling, books, caffeine addiction, and surviving and thriving through these wonderful years.”
This podcast is perfect for parents who are looking for homeschool support. Find out what other parents are working on, worrying over, and learning about. Connect with the stories and lessons from other homeschool families miles away. There are different categories ranging from Talking Preschool to Cultivating Young Entrepreneurs.
Pam Barnhill hosts The Homeschool Solutions Show every Friday to “bring you the best homeschool content on the web.”
“Homeschool Talks is an informative podcast about all things homeschooling. We feature exciting interviews with homeschoolers from all walks of life. Each episode is packed with practical tips, inspiring stories, and more.”
“Are you ready for a homeschooling experience you can enjoy? One with less stress and more fun? Are you ready to think differently about homeschool? Join Maren and Angela every Monday as we encourage each other, laugh, and get real about homeschool.”
“On the Homeschool with Moxie Podcast, our goal is to inspire and encourage you with actionable strategies to take you from overwhelmed to confident in your homeschool adventure. Listen to interviews with amazing influencers in the homeschool world and beyond.”
“Through our many travels, one thing became very clear to our family: the need for community. The need to exchange information and ideas, the need to learn from others, the need to be inspired, the need to connect.”
“The Joyfully Homeschooling Podcast is here to encourage and inspire you on your homeschool journey by providing practical tips for real-life homeschooling.”
“Let’s Talk Homeschool is a podcast hosted by Davis and Rachael Carman. They have been homeschooling their seven kids since 1996. Currently, five have graduated from their family homeschool and are in college or have already graduated.”
“Join us for some honest discussion about how to make home education cozy. Just like you imagined.”
“We’re three generations of moms who have experienced nearly every season of motherhood. We don’t have all the answers, but you can be sure that we’ll always point you to the One who does.”
“Find inspiration for the everyday management of your home and homeschool with practical, simple, guilt-free ideas from a mom who knows exactly where you are.”
Get motivated and encouraged with Sarah Mackenzie’s Read-Aloud Revival. This podcast equips you with the resources you need to build a family culture around reading. Parents, homeschoolers, and instructors are inspired through interviews to make reading aloud a focal point of family life.
“Want to raise your kids to love learning? To become lifelong learners—children who know that they can find the answers to anything they’re curious about? This is the podcast about all of that and more! Grab a cup of coffee or tea, and listen to how others help inspire kids to view their world with play and passion and fascination.”
Savvy Homeschool Moms Podcast is a homeschool podcast that features a peek into actual homeschool experiences and answers questions that they get about homeschooling.
Scholé Sisters [skoh-lay] exists to help mothers in their homeschooling journey, both for their families and for themselves. “We’re friends who believe that teaching is the art of being imitated and who desire to bring scholé into our homes. Each of us draws on the classical tradition in different ways; our practices look different, but our commitment to the principles is the same.”
“The Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast brings encouragement and resources from the top home education experts in the nation to homeschool families and families considering homeschooling around the world.”
“The Simple Homeschool podcast brings a quick dose of homeschooling inspiration, confidence, and freedom your way, helping you discover the unique style of home education that fits your unique family.”
This podcast gives parents the option to listen to their weekly blog. Each week, author and speaker Sonya Shafer gives encouragement and teaching tips to help parents homeschool with the Charlotte Mason method.
“Every week a new audio blog post will publish on Mondays—no seasons, no themes, just another 10-ish minute short but meaty focus session to help you keep your head in the game as a homeschool mom who is juggling many plates while wearing many hats.”
“The podcast that encourages and inspires you to find simple ways to bring more joy into your day. Whether you are looking for a little encouragement in your faith, family, home, homeschooling (if you do)—or just life—then this is the podcast for you!”
“You’ll laugh, be renewed, and know that you’re not alone in your struggle to homeschool your kids. So pour a cup of coffee, pull up a chair, and join us each week.”
“Join me as I share ideas, stories, homeschool record-keeping tips, and resources for living an unschooling life of unconditional love.”
The Wired Homeschool is a podcast produced by homeschooling dad John Wilkerson that is focused on technology advice for homeschooling families.
Pam Barnhill offers another quality podcast. With new episodes airing every other Tuesday, Your Morning Basket answers all of your morning-time questions. Listen to moms discuss everything from choosing the right book for your child, to figuring out the best time to introduce Shakespeare into the lesson plan, to how to get your child to sit still. Chances are if you’ve thought it, she’s discussed it.
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