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.
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zan's latest podcasts
December 14, 2022
Will Estrada | Episode 019
Who gets to make decisions for children? This question is at the heart of the parental rights discussion. In this fascinating conversation with Will Estrada, homeschool dad, attorney, and president of ParentalRights.org, we hear Will's own story of being homeschooled. We also delve into the history of education in America and discuss the important work ParentalRights.org is doing to ensure the right of parents to direct the education, upbringing, and care of their children.
December 7, 2022
Michelle Moody | Episode 018
In this powerful episode, Michelle Moody and I discuss transformational ideas for energizing your homeschool by focusing on your child’s interests, providing a STEM or science education for your kids even if you don’t love science, and homeschooling a child with learning differences. Michelle also shares from her experience as a working homeschool mom and discusses the importance of community. Regardless of where you are in your homeschool journey, you will be encouraged by this conversation.
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!
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.
September 6, 2022
Yvette Hampton | Episode 005
Yvette and Garritt Hampton swore they would never homeschool. God not only changed their hearts, but He also led them on an exciting family adventure as they traveled the country interviewing families and experts for their full-length documentary Schoolhouse Rocked: The Homeschool Revolution. In this podcast, Yvette shares the powerful lessons God taught them through their travels, the lifelong friends they made, and the many myths and misconceptions about homeschooling they dispel in their cutting-edge film.
August 10, 2022
Ginny Yurich | Episode 001
Have you been looking for ways to cut down on screen time and add joy to your day? This episode is chock full of helpful suggestions. You’ll learn how being outside can be life-changing for your child academically, socially, and spiritually. As you start a new school year, Ginny gives you hope that your homeschool can be filled with a sense of adventure and wonder. You don’t want to miss this!
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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