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In those in-between moments of your busy mom life, Amy of the Raising Arrows Podcast is there to offer encouragement, refreshment, vision and hope. Find inspiration for the every day management of your home and homeschool with practical, simple, guilt-free ideas from a mom who knows exactly where you are. It's like a conversation with an old friend over a cup of coffee. Is there something you'd like to discuss? Email me - amy@raisingarrows.net

In those in-between moments of your busy mom life, Amy of the Raising Arrows Podcast is there to offer encouragement, refreshment, vision and hope. Find inspiration for the every day management of your home and homeschool with practical, simple, guilt-free ideas from a mom who knows exactly where you are. It's like a conversation with an old friend over a cup of coffee. Is there something you'd like to discuss? Email me - amy@raisingarrows.net
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In those in-between moments of your busy mom life, Amy of the Raising Arrows Podcast is there to offer encouragement, refreshment, vision and hope. Find inspiration for the every day management of your home and homeschool with practical, simple, guilt-free ideas from a mom who knows exactly where you are. It's like a conversation with an old friend over a cup of coffee. Is there something you'd like to discuss? Email me - amy@raisingarrows.net

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Episodes

Organizing Your Kitchen with Stations

4/8/2019
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Get organized in your kitchen by making stations that group items you use often. Learn how to create a Baking Station, a Juicing Station, a Breakfast Station & more! Don't forget to grab your FREE LOTION BAR (available through the month of April 2019) at: hardlotion.com/raisingarrows Use code: raisingarrows Resources mentioned: Bosch mixer - https://amzn.to/2UlZ2TZ (aff) Mockmill grinder - https://mockmill.com/u/?a_aid=raisingarrows (aff) Freezer to Slow Cooker Meal Plan -...

Duration:00:13:01

Large Family Laundry Solutions

3/5/2019
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Laundry is a part of our everyday existence, especially in a large family! Learn the secrets of our daily laundry chores and how this routine has evolved over the years! Resources: Large Family Daily Laundry Routine (blog post) Huge List of Large Family Laundry Systems (blog post) Teach Your Kids to Do Their Own Laundry (blog post) XL Hamper with Mesh Bag (aff)

Duration:00:17:26

Managing the Medical in Your Life

2/19/2019
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Every family has medical needs, but this podcast deals with ongoing medical issues that require organization and planning to manage effectively. From pregnancy to surgery, chronic illness and ongoing medical treatment, learn how to manage it all without confusion and added stress. Flexible Homeschool Planning book Home Management for the Homeschool Mom book How to Make an Emergency Folder (blog post) Mercy's Story (blog post) Podcast #21 - Morning Sickness & Managing Your Home

Duration:00:23:46

The Curriculum of a Delight Directed Homeschool

2/5/2019
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A Delight Directed Homeschool isn't a method - it's an approach. One that works with ANY curriculum! Learn how to make your curriculum delight directed and spark passion in your children's lives! Resources: Delight Directed Homeschooling seriesLifestyle of Learning seriesEducating the Wholehearted ChildIntroduction to Delight Directed HomeschoolingStop Seeing Homeschooling Extras as ExtrasApologia Elementary Science

Duration:00:20:14

Intro to Delight Directed Homeschooling

1/21/2019
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Learn how to incorporate your child's natural aptitudes and interests into their homeschooling using Delight Directed Learning! Also includes a crash course in making homeschooling a lifestyle of learning! Resources: https://amzn.to/2CsgJ8Bhttps://amzn.to/2Dd0Nsi Subscribe to the Raising Arrows Newsletter for more great content for the Large Family Home!

Duration:00:24:07

Girls & Their Attitudes

1/7/2019
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As your girls grow into their teenage years, you may begin to see attitudes that are so different from what you are used to seeing. Learn 3 secrets to help your daughter navigate her teen years and avoid attitude problems. Resources: Boys & Their AttitudesSecrets to Handling Attitudes in Girls Subscribe to the Raising Arrows Newsletter for more great content!

Duration:00:18:51

Large Family Mom's Guide to Thanksgiving

11/19/2018
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Control the chaos and have a blessed Thanksgiving with this guide to a fantastic holiday from a large family mom's perspective! Learn how to manage the kids, the crowds, the food, and the festivities in this idea-packed podcast! Resources mentioned: FREE Family Thanksgiving Worship Service Holiday Homeschool Planner Pack 12 Week Holiday Planner (aff) RECIPES Sweet Potato Casserole Cranberry Salad Pumpkin Crumble Cake CLOTHING Primary.com (aff) Nursing Tank Top...

Duration:00:28:57

Boys & Their Attitudes

11/8/2018
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Are you seeing attitudes in your boys that seem disrespectful and rude? Are you worried you won't know how to handle them as they get older? This podcast shares the secret to dealing with boys and their attitudes! You won't want to miss this! Read the post How to Parent & Discipline Boys & Their Attitudes Resources: 27 Bible Heroes to Encourage Our Boys on RaisingArrows.net Bringing Up Boys by James Dobson Wild at Heart by James Eldredge

Duration:00:12:51

Homeschooling Through the Holidays

10/15/2018
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Homeschooling through the holidays can be so much fun! Learn about great resources for homeschooling during Thanksgiving and Christmas, and how to make memories along the way! Get the Holiday Homeschool Planner Pack! $7.99 each or $10 for the set Thanksgiving Holiday Homeschool Planner Christmas Holiday Homeschool Planner 12 week Holiday Planner (we have used this planner for years starting October 1 every year) Blessing Tree - something we do every year as a family! Advent...

Duration:00:13:57

Learning to Create a Mother Culture

10/2/2018
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Busy moms tend to forget to cultivate art and beauty in their own lives. They are so busy pouring out, they don't realize how important it is to show their children what an abundant adult life looks like. Learn how to inspire your children with your own creative life by building what the Charlotte Mason method calls "Mother Culture." Resources mentioned: The Me Time Myth (post) #bookstagram on Instagram You Are an Artist! Clubhouse & Chalk Pastel classes Watercolor Nature Journal...

Duration:00:22:31

My Morning Routine on a Homeschool Day

9/25/2018
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Have you ever wondered what a typical morning homeschool schedule looks like in our house? Today, I share all the subjects we tackle, our Morning Basket or Table Time routine, how we manage lunch on homeschool days, and so much more! Get FREE homeschooling & homemaking resources HERE! Resources mentioned: The Homeschool Garden Morning Time Review ~The Homeschool Garden Morning Time Membership~ The Precious People Curriculum Review ~The Precious People Curriculum~ DITL -...

Duration:00:23:12

How to Put Your Homeschool on Autopilot

9/13/2018
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Homeschooling is a big job! Learn how to put some of your subjects on autopilot will give you more margin in your day and less stress in your life! Resources mentioned: Why Teaching Textbooks is great for a large family - BLOG POST Does My Child Have to Do All of the Problems in the Book? - BLOG POST How we do Apologia with multiple ages - BLOG POST & VIDEO Compass Classroom - This is a fantastic video-based curriculum! Making Morning Time Easy - BLOG POST To learn more about planning...

Duration:00:11:51

Weekly Cleaning When You Have Older Children

9/7/2018
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Now that I have a mix of big helpers, medium helpers, and little not-so-helpers, we can do a supercharged Weekly Home Blessing with decluttering and deep cleaning! Learn how we do it in this podcast!

Duration:00:14:23

Weekly Chore Rotation

8/27/2018
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During busy seasons of life, a weekly chore rotation is super helpful! This method works best when you have children who are beginning to be able to help out with cleaning chores, even though their standards may not be on par with your own. I used this method when I had a mix of older and younger children. Resources mentioned: Home Management for the Homeschool MomLarge Family Logistics

Duration:00:11:29

Creating a Cleaning Chore Board

8/6/2018
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When you have a lot of little ones, survival cleaning is often the best way to go. Putting together a simple chore board can be a sanity saver because it doesn't require a lot of forethought and can be done anytime, anywhere! Post & Video can be found here - https://www.raisingarrows.net/2016/08/chore-board/

Duration:00:11:10

Weekly House Cleaning Without Help

7/26/2018
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When I had 2 small children, I did the majority of the house cleaning every Monday morning, mostly by myself. Learn how I organized the chores, how long it took me, and how I kept it clean the rest of the week. In this episode: Resources: FLYlady app

Duration:00:11:41

Life as a Mom with Sensory Issues

7/18/2018
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Are you a mom who is easily overwhelmed by noise, lights, touch or smells? You might have sensory issues like I do. Listen to learn how I deal with being a large family mom and having sensory issues. Learn my tips and tactics for managing all the sensory input a mom comes in contact with during the day! Life as a Mom with Sensory Issues (blog post) Resources mentioned: Educating Your Gifted ChildThe Out of Sync ChildThe Out of Sync Child Has Fun

Duration:00:17:02

Preparing Your Homeschooled Child for College

7/5/2018
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The tools your children need for college are the same tools they need for life - so give them that college-prep homeschool education even if they don't go to college! Here's what we did! Read the post here - https://www.raisingarrows.net/2018/05/preparing-homeschooler-college/ Mentioned in the podcast: Fish dissection - https://www.instagram.com/p/BjnKRCBAWBM/?taken-by=amyraisingarrows Helpful link for Graduation Requirements - https://uh315.isrefer.com/go/phsc/Amyarrows/ Transcript...

Duration:00:16:19

Making Major Changes to Your Homeschool

6/30/2018
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After years of doing the same thing in our homeschool, we are changing it up in a major way! Come hear all our news, plus learn tips and tricks for making major changes in your own homeschool curriculum and schedule! In this episode: Resources mentioned: Occupying a Busy Preschooler (podcast) A Year of Playing Skillfully Review (post) A Year of Playing Skillfully (and A Summer of Playing Skillfully) The Peaceful Press - home of The Peaceful Preschool & The Precious People Ambleside...

Duration:00:15:50

Notebooking Made Easy

5/29/2018
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Does notebooking overwhelm you? Do you feel like a notebooking flunkie? Do you wish you figure out how to make time for it? This podcast is for you! Learn how to make notebooking easy for your family! In this episode: Resources mentioned: Large Family Notebooking post Teach Them Diligently Convention Apologia Notebooking NotebookingPages.com Discount code = arrows25 and is good for 25% off anything at Notebooking Pages. Expires 8/31/2018.

Duration:00:16:41