The National Alliance of Secular Homeschoolers, Interview with Mari Beth Buckroth (Ep 44, 6/13/14)

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Episode 44, Savvy Homeschool Moms Podcast

In this episode the moms share part 1 of their interview with Mari Beth Buckroth, the Inappropriate Homeschooler and founder of the National Alliance of Secular Homeschoolers, and talk about what they have been up to so far this summer.


Links in this Episode:

ERCLC (aka “Eleanor Roosevelt Community Learning Center”, the homeschool charter that Tina and Beckie’s kids are enrolled in)
Minecraft Homeschool

Magic School Bus
Postcards from Buster
ElectoSwing video on YouTube
electro swing
Great Summer Purge and Clean
Minecraft Homeschool Summer Camp
All About Reading
The Inappropriate Homeschooler Blog
Southeast Homeschool Expo in Georgia
Pandia Press
Build your Library
My Homeschool Grades
Time 4 Learning
Kid quest Science Adventures
Usborne Books
NASH (National Alliance of Secular Homeschoolers) conferenceCOUPON CODE for a discount off the Sept 2014 NASH conference in Atlanta, GA is: NASHsavvymoms (good until Jun 30, 2014).

Books in this Episode:

Together– The Journal of William Thomas Emerson, a Revolutionary War Patriot by Barry Denenberg  (My Name is America Series)
The Winter of Red Snow: The Revolutionary War Journal of Abigail Jane Stewart, Valley Forge, Pensylvania, 1777 by Kristiana Gregory (Dear America series)
Maeven (Age 13) — The Battle for Wondla by Tony DiTerlizzi
The Familiars by Adam Jay Epstein
Inkheart by Cornelia Funke
Tyren (Age 8) —Rowan and the Ice Creepers by Emily Rodda
Grimoire by Brad Strickland
Me–The Battle for Wondla by Tony DiTerlizzi
Son of a Witch by Gregory Maguire (NOT KID FRIENDLY!)
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman (Not kid friendly either)
Fortunately the Milk by Neil Gaiman (children’s book)


Together– Tales of the Beedle Bard by JK Rowling
Dani (Age 11) — Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince by JK Rowling
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by JK Rowling
Jack-Jack (Age 8) —  Secret Agent Jack Stalwart The Escape of the Deadly Dinosaur by Elizabeth Singer Hunt
Me — Dust by Hugh Howey


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

6 Responses

  1. Chinonyerem N. Omeokwe-Singleton

    I’ve just started listening to the podcast but I had to go find out what electroswing is and boy, it’s awesome. I love it!!

  2. Moondazed

    Thank you for adding the ages of the readers of the books you list, I was so excited to hear you mention my idea! 😀

    I love your podcast, thank you for all that you do *hugs to you both*

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