Homeschooling with Chronic Illness (Ep20, 10/8/12)

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Homeschooling with Chronic Illness, Savvy Homeschool Moms Podcast

In this episode the mom’s chat about Flylady routines, history lesson mishaps, share 2 great educational British websites, and Beckie talks about homeschooling with chronic illness.

Links in this episode:

January’s Girl – Top 5 Parenting Tips

Popular Mechanics for Kids Videos

Ms. Frizzle’s Adventures: Ancient China

The Animal House on PBS  (Specifically the Ant Colony video we discussed)

Discovering Great Artists (Art History curriculum used by both the Savvy Moms! )


The Sociable Homeschooler (We were interviewed on October 5th)

Books in this episode:

Once Upon a Curse (Tales of the Frog Princess)

A Gift of Dragons

The Gift (Witch and Wizard)

Annie’s Adventures (Sisters 8, Book 1)

Dragon Rider (also by same author, Inkheart)

The  Case of the Missing Monkey (High-Rise Private Eyes)

The Chronicles of Pern:First Fall

Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mom

Emily the Strange: Stranger and Stranger


Horrible History

Activity Village

Ben and Me: Homeschooling With a Chronic Illness 


This episode is sponsored by Moving Beyond the Page – homeschool curriculum for hands-on, creative, and gifted learners. Learn more at

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    I can say that homeschooling is a very good idea for kids who have illness. Aside from the fact that it can prevent further sickness, they can also learn at home through having a private mentor.

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