Zan Tyler speaks to the heart of Christian homeschooling moms like no one else. In addition to educating her own children, Zan has spent thirty-plus years joyfully mentoring homeschool parents, publishing curriculum and resources for families, and advocating for home education everywhere from her state’s legislature to our nation’s capital. Now she wants to equip and empower you to answer your God-given calling to teach your kids at home. Join Zan and a special guest each week for real encouragement, engaging stories, and practical wisdom for surviving and thriving on the homeschool journey.

zan's latest podcasts

November 23, 2022
Homeschooling and the Holidays | Episode 016
You don’t want to miss this lively discussion with Zan and Nancy on making the most of the holidays with your kids! Learn to fill this special season making memories, establishing traditions for your family, serving others, creating hands-on learning opportunities, and more. During this most wonderful, busy, and sometimes stressful season, you CAN enjoy time with your kids, keep the learning going, create space for rest, and focus on the true reason for the season … Jesus!
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November 16, 2022
Tauna Meyer | Episode 015
Tauna Meyer is a self-proclaimed Type B homeschool mom. God has created each of us uniquely, and Tauna is proof positive that being super structured and organized doesn’t work for everyone. In this episode, Tauna gives an overview of the very practical approach of loop scheduling. You’ll be refreshed knowing God cares about the details and will help you build a homeschool routine that works well naturally for your family and is far more sustainable and enjoyable, too!
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November 9, 2022
Dr. Roger Smith | Episode 014
As a doctor, Roger Smith values education, however the ability for parents to nurture strong relationships with their children is the aspect of homeschooling that he values most. These relationships help build trust and avoid resentment and rebellion later on. Also, teaching children real life skills like how to start a business, how to fix things, and how to resolve conflict are benefits of homeschooling that aren’t always apparent to people on the outside looking in.
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November 2, 2022
Jamie Erickson | Episode 013
Are you looking for more peace in your homeschool? Jamie Erickson shares deeply meaningful and highly practical ideas to help bring rest and foster deep relationships. In this week’s episode of the Zan Tyler Podcast, you’ll learn helpful tools and insights, such as ways to reduce clutter and establish good routines, to help as you seek to nurture a home environment that shows the hope of Jesus to the world and claim our abundant life in Christ.
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October 26, 2022
Karim Morato | Episode 012
When the pandemic hit, a tsunami of Hispanic families realized that their dream to give their kids the best education was not taking place in the public school. In this inspiring conversation with Karim Morato, you’ll hear her passion that languages are not barriers, but are connectors, helping us build relationships. As a native Spanish speaker from Guatemala, Karim says homeschooling gave her an unexpected yet remarkable opportunity to raise and educate bilingual children.
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October 19, 2022
Renton Rathbun | Episode 011
We often think a biblical worldview is based on biblical assumptions, ideas, and beliefs that are from our own stories. But it doesn’t start with us. It starts with God. How has God explained the world to us? In this compelling discussion about the reality war we are in, Renton Rathbun asks the important question, “Are your children ready? Do they have a biblical worldview so grounded that they can stand firm in their faith?"
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praise for zan

Such an incredible message. I was so in need of a filling up; to have my heart inspired to WANT to homeschool. I needed more than just the how-to's, and Zan was just what I needed. I love her heart ministry!

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