In this episode of the Homeschooling Families Podcast, Leslie Nunnery delves into the concept of “heart schooling” and how it can transform your homeschooling journey. She shares her own experiences and insights, explaining how heart schooling is not just about academics but about nurturing your child’s heart and soul.
Leslie discusses the origins of heart schooling and its profound impact on her family’s homeschooling journey, emphasizing the importance of aligning your family’s mission, goals, and vision with your daily homeschooling practices. She reveals the seven key steps of heart schooling and provides practical guidance on how to implement them in your homeschool.
Tune in to discover how heart schooling can lead to more meaningful relationships with your children, a stronger connection to your mission, and a greater sense of fulfillment in your homeschooling journey.
Topics Covered In This Episode:
- Introduction to heart schooling and its significance in the homeschooling community.
- The story behind the creation of the “Heart School” course and the challenges faced during the pandemic.
- How heart schooling combines excellent academics with intentional parenting and discipleship.
- Aligning your family’s goals and mission with your daily routines for a more peaceful and purpose-driven homeschooling experience.
- Leslie’s personal journey into homeschooling and her initial doubts and struggles.
- The importance of recognizing your call as a homeschooling parent and embracing your unique role.
- Realigning your thinking to focus on the mission and discipleship rather than just academics.
- The significance of refining your vision and setting clear goals for your family and homeschool.
- Prioritizing relationships with your children and investing time in knowing them deeply.
- Realizing your potential as a parent and acknowledging the vital role you play in your child’s education.
- Restoring order by making intentional decisions that support your mission and values in homeschooling.
With the influx of families who have started homeschooling recently, it’s more important than ever that as a Christian homeschooling family, you understand and really capitalize on what makes you unique and set apart. That’s why we are truly convinced that every Christian homeschooling family needs to look at what they do as heart schooling and not merely homeschooling. So, with that in mind, we have an invaluable resource that can truly transform your homeschooling journey. It’s a book Leslie Nunnery wrote simply called Heart School, and it’s available HERE. This book will revolutionize the way you approach homeschooling by focusing on the heart and the mission behind it.