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Oct 11, 2020

Homeschool Leap with Kaleena Amuchastegui

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This is episode 51 and today I’m here with Kaleena Amuchastegui talking about taking the homeschool leap.

Kaleena is a mama of 4 and co-author of The 5 Hour School Week along with her husband Aaron. She left all the comfort of living and learning the traditional way and and now through travel, open communication and a huge dose of trust, they are learning and thriving together as a family.

Adventure of the Week

I share our adventure frolicking in fall at a state park.

Our Little Obsession

All About Reading curriculum

All About Reading blog post

Sage Family Podcast 8: Reading

Sage Homeschooling book

Bucket System class

Highlights

Mainstream: Kaleena walks us through what her life was like for her family at the start of this journey.

Pivot: She goes over the catalyst for her family’s leap off the mainstream path and into homeschooling.

Lessons: She shares some of the lessons that she learned as she started homeschooling.

Self-Directed: We go over what self-directed learning is and why it’s important.

Picture: She discusses what homeschooling looks like for her family now.

5-Hour: She speaks to the parallel between the 5-Hour Work Week and her book The 5-Hour School Week.

Lifestyle: We discuss how the values that we center in homeschooling reflect in other areas of our lives like work, relationships, and health.

Q & A

We answer the question “How do you balance different interests and abilities between siblings (particularly where there is a larger gap between ages)?”

Dive Deeper

Disclosure: When I recommend a product that I believe will add value for you, it may contain an affiliate link, and when you click the link to make a purchase, I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. It’s a win-win-win!

The 5-Hour School Week

Kaleena on instagram

The 5-Hour Work Week

Sage Family Podcast 4: Deschooling

Honey I’m Homeschooling the Kids

Free to Learn

Dumbing Us Down

Why Are You Still Sending Your Kids to School

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