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Hosts Elle and Miriam are two Black homeschooling moms embarking on a self-defining journey. Listen in on conversations that will encourage you to be your authentic self, while uplifting your spirit and motivating your inherent potential. They’re defining what culture is for their families and want you to do the same. Bring your children along too, so they can meet the Cleverly Cultured Kids. They’re all for teaching the babies while they’re young, adapting to the challenges of parenting, homeschooling and being willing to learn the lessons that the children have to offer. It’s all about uplifting one another and reclaiming your innate greatness.

Hosts Elle and Miriam are two Black homeschooling moms embarking on a self-defining journey. Listen in on conversations that will encourage you to be your authentic self, while uplifting your spirit and motivating your inherent potential. They’re defining what culture is for their families and want you to do the same. Bring your children along too, so they can meet the Cleverly Cultured Kids. They’re all for teaching the babies while they’re young, adapting to the challenges of parenting, homeschooling and being willing to learn the lessons that the children have to offer. It’s all about uplifting one another and reclaiming your innate greatness.

Location:

United States

Description:

Hosts Elle and Miriam are two Black homeschooling moms embarking on a self-defining journey. Listen in on conversations that will encourage you to be your authentic self, while uplifting your spirit and motivating your inherent potential. They’re defining what culture is for their families and want you to do the same. Bring your children along too, so they can meet the Cleverly Cultured Kids. They’re all for teaching the babies while they’re young, adapting to the challenges of parenting, homeschooling and being willing to learn the lessons that the children have to offer. It’s all about uplifting one another and reclaiming your innate greatness.

Language:

English

Contact:

410-429-7043


Episodes

Publish your Book | Lesson 65

9/14/2021
You're listening to the Cleverly Changing Podcast. Episode 65. Our guest for this episode is social worker turned travel blogger and now she is a newly published author too. Let's welcome Tiffany Heard to the Cleverly Changing Podcast. If you or your children dream of writing and publishing a book, then this is an episode that will inspire you. Please, share this episode with a friend who will feel motivated as well. THE AFRICAN PROVERB FOR THIS WEEK'S PODCAST IS (1:40) Rain beats the...

Duration:01:00:00

Teaching Kids About Money | Lesson 64

8/20/2021
Our guest today is Patrina Dixon. Patrina's story is important because many of the lessons we learn about money are not from school they are from the habits of our parents and guardians. Homeschooling isn't just about the regular electives and academic courses, it's also about teaching our children life skills so they will have positive behaviors. In this episode of the Cleverly Changing Podcast we will discuss the importance of teaching our children the truth about how to handle money. THE...

Duration:00:55:44

Pain Passion Purpose | Lesson 63 with Brad Butler II

8/9/2021
Our guest today is Brad Butler II. His story brings a new perspective to the Cleverly Changing Podcast because he spoke about growing up in a home where his parents and grandmother were functioning addicts. We believe that all people have the ability to rise from adversity to listen to Brad tell us about his journey from special ed to becoming a Mentor, educator, and motivational speaker. THE AFRICAN PROVERB FOR THIS WEEK'S PODCAST IS (1:40) Many words do not fill a basket ~ Benin...

Duration:00:42:33

Keeping Your Family Strong While Homeschooling | Lesson 62

7/23/2021
Our guest today is Dr. Monique Gadson. This episode is for moms and dads who homeschool and still want to grow their career and fuel their passions while they are educating their children. Dr. Monique Gadson, is the host of the And The Church Said... Podcast . She homeschooled her daughters while working as a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 16 years of counseling, consulting, and program development experience. Today, we spoke with Dr. Gadson about her homeschool journey and how...

Duration:00:49:13

The Importance of Community | Lesson 61

7/2/2021
This episode is for moms and dads who homeschool and still want to grow their career and fuel their passions while they are educating their children. Our guest and interviewee is Jacquelyn Clemmons, a birth and traditional postpartum doula, certified breastfeeding specialist, author, and mother of three. She has spent the past 20 years helping families from various backgrounds and ethnicities to have the care they need as they experience the joys of birth and the challenges of nursing....

Duration:00:58:28

Secrets of a Mom Boss | Lesson 60

6/11/2021
In this episode we also want single parents and all parents to be encouraged that you can be the boss that desire to become in your business, home, and life. Take a listen and be inspired. This month is Entrepreneurs Do It Yourself Marketing Month and we know that if you're in business for yourself you need to market yourself, products, and services year round. So parents teach your kids how to market and they will never go broke. The African proverb for this week's podcast is: (1:43) You...

Duration:00:45:33

Learning Mental Wellness | Lesson 59

5/21/2021
May is Mental health awareness month and there is no better month to share Avantika Dixit's story and expertise. Whether we homeschool, remote school, or send our children to school we need to be mindful of the mental health challenges that our children may experience, especially during this pandemic. Avantika is a Clinical Psychologist and she shared her personal journey with wellness and also shared what we should look out for as it relates to our children. The African proverb for this...

Duration:00:59:12

Together We Learn | Lesson 58

5/7/2021
During the pandemic many parents across the world are learning how to adjust with their children being at home. Some are remote schooling and others have embraced homeschooling. Our guest, Patrick Quinn, was a former special education teacher. He joined us on the podcast to give us some home education tips and talk about some resources that we all (homeschoolers and traditional schoolers) can use to assist our kids with their homework. The African proverb for this week's podcast is:...

Duration:00:38:39

Finance and Entrepreneurship | Lesson 57

4/22/2021
Growing up in America as a Black youth, parents have to be intentional about teaching their children Black History. Our guest was very candid about his passion for the youth and black education. De'Von Truvel stopped by the Cleverly Changing Podcast and chatted with us about his love for Black history and the power of education. He is a young educator who is teaching others online and offline about Black Wall Street, Blacks in World History and more. The African proverb for this week's...

Duration:00:58:35

Children and Developmental Concerns | Lesson 56

4/16/2021
Have you ever thought about what you should do if you have developmental concerns about your child? Or what happens after your child has been diagnosed with a disability like (autism, ADHD, PDD-NOS,etc). We are sharing this special episode because this month is Autism Acceptance month and in this episode, we spoke with an educational psychologist, board-certified in perinatal mental health. Please grab a notepad and tune in and listen to the entire episode. Tweet or message us your questions...

Duration:00:56:59

Parent Entrepreneurs | Lesson 55

4/9/2021
In this Episode, we hear from James Oliver Jr. a dad of twins. While his twins are are remote schooling he leads the ParentPreneur Foundation which he started during COVID-19, to help black parent entrepreneurs have a community of support and a safe place to go and learn from each other. The African proverb for this week's podcast is: (1:26) IF THERE WERE NO ELEPHANT IN THE JUNGLE, THE BUFFALO WOULD BE A GREAT ANIMAL. - GHANAIAN PROVERB Word of the Episode ( 1:50) "Pha" means give in the...

Duration:00:48:19

Autism and Education | Lesson 54

4/1/2021
In this Episode, we hear from Kpana a mom who considers it her life’s work to help families of children with disabilities get the support they need to function and thrive. She stands committed to her mission of amplifying the voices of people with disabilities. Listen to her personal journey and share this episode with a friend who would benefit from the conversation. The African proverb for this week's podcast is: (1:12) “Remove an old tree and the tribe weakens. - Lesotho Proverb” Word...

Duration:00:43:59

Homeschooling Creatively | Lesson 53

3/26/2021
What happens when a family of educators decide to homeschool? In this episode we sat down with two educators, a mom and dad who are working from home and are educating their son and daughter. As you can imagine, they faced some obstacles, but what really stands out is how they found ways to homeschool creatively. Tune in and be sure to tweet us (@CleverlyChangin) your favorite takeaway from this episode. The African proverb for this week's podcast is: (1:30) “No shortcuts exist to the top...

Duration:00:57:11

Representation Matters with Rainbow Me Kids | Lesson 52

3/12/2021
Rainbow Me Kids was created to help families of color see people in books who look like them. Kya Johnson became a women in STEM when she created a technology media company, Rainbow Me Kids, that uses augmented reality to bring books to life. The company was awarded a BeyGood grant, which is a grant from Beyonce Knolls Carter to help keep the company running beyond the pandemic. Tune in and learn more about how children can be inspired by the diverse books that Rainbow Me Kids creates. The...

Duration:01:03:06

Nutrition, Health, and Personal Growth | Lesson 51

2/25/2021
I'm sure you can imagine the myriad of experiences that an educator with decades of experience brings to the table, but this show was truly a one of a kind episode. We experienced so many different emotions, but laughter was the one that we were struck with the most. Please tune in and listen to today's conversation about the value of teaching health principles. Our guest is a retired educator who spent 37 years teaching students in the UK. After you listen, comment on Instagram and let us...

Duration:00:52:32

Strengthening the Black Family | Lesson 50

2/12/2021
Do you desire to cultivate your familial relationships and watch your children grow up with healthy boundaries? Are you curious about how other working parents find time for self-care? Do you have only one child growing up during this pandemic and you're trying to find healthy ways for him or her to cope? If you answered yes to either question, please tune in and listen to our 50th episode. The African proverb for this week's podcast is: (1:12) "There are no shortcuts to the top of the...

Duration:01:04:26

Social Emotional Learning | Lesson 49

1/28/2021
Thank you for being a loyal listener. The Cleverly Changing Podcast started in 2019 and we are now sharing our 49th episode with you. Today's conversation centers around how a long time educator made a difference in her community and provided more than just academic lessons to her students. The African proverb for this week's podcast is: (1:23) "Hot temper will never cook yams. – Nigerian Proverb Word of the Episode ( 1:44) "Vreman" means really in creole, a language spoken in...

Duration:01:04:25

Worldschooling with Jade Weatherington | Lesson 48

1/15/2021
You are listening to the Cleverly Changing Podcast. I'm one of the host Elle Cole and you're tuning into episode 48. The conversation centers around how one single mother decided to travel the world and teach her daughter. The African proverb for this week's podcast is: "Hope does not disappoint" – South African Proverb Word of the Episode ( 2:11) "Baal ma" means excuse me, sorry, or pardon me in wolof, a language spoken in the Senegal and Nambia. This Episode was Sponsored by Trend...

Duration:01:00:12

Dyslexia and Redefining Labels | Lesson 47

12/31/2020
The Cleverly Changing podcast is meant to encourage you as you teach your children. Right now our kids need us to listen, be attentive, and help them learn even in the midst of adversity. Our conversation for episode 47 centers around how one mother with a learning difference (dyslexia) overcame challenges and is now an author, illustrator, and homeschool mom. The African proverb for this week's podcast is: "I am because we are" – Ubuntu philosophy Word of the Episode "Moninga" means...

Duration:00:43:36

Challenge Young Readers | Lesson 46

12/17/2020
First and foremost this is an episode that will encourage you. Feel free to take a few seconds to share it with a friend. Miriam and I spoke with science teacher, homeschool mom, and book club owner Jurema Gorham. Today's podcast is great for families who are raising a gifted child or want to raise young readers. (01:26) The African proverb for this week's podcast is: "Don’t run away from the rain based on the wind." – Lingala Proverb This proverb means that you should run away because...

Duration:00:46:29