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The Underwhelmed Mom

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Burned out? Beyond caring about a clean house? Joanne, Mom of 8, talks all things Mom-related and what really matters.

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In this episode Joanne will focus in on three major areas: 1. High School Record Keeping 2. Advantages for the Self-Propelled High School Student 3. The College Admissions Process You'll get the inside scoop on these important topics from... more

Episode 33 will take you through the final step of The Five Steps to Self-Teaching Success, and then after a brief wrap-up, Joanne will lead you into the magical world of high school self-teaching and record keeping. Find out the definitive... more

While Episode 31 covered the first three steps of The Five Steps to Self-Teaching Success, as you might guess, Episode 32 is going to continue in that direction, revealing Step 4, and touching on some important questions such as: To Test... more

What do the Five Steps to Self-Teaching Success look like for our middle school and high school students? In episode 30, Joanne lays out the first three steps for you which are both simple AND easy! Middle schoolers and high schoolers... more

In Episodes 27, 28, and 29 Joanne gave The 5 Steps to Self-Teaching Success for children in grades kindergarten through about third grade. Some questions that Joanne answers in this episode: At what age can children be given the freedom... more

Self-Teaching and Young Children Part 3 will cover a couple of different areas, one of the main ones being, How do I transition from me doing everything for my student to them doing everything with excellence? The answer is...TUNE IN and... more

In our last episode, Joanne introduced the Five Steps to Self-Teaching Success, and in this episode she will expound on each of these important, yet simple steps. Do you find you stress over curriculum more than anything? Curriculum is... more

"The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without a teacher," wrote Elbert Hubbard, back at the turn of the previous century. And in this episode, Joanne will begin to show you what self-learning looks like with young... more

In Episode 25 we looked at a general overview of Self-Teaching and contrasted it with classroom learning. This week Joanne will discuss the WHO, WHERE, WHY, HOW, and WHEN of self-teaching. We'll also discuss the negatives. Hint: there... more

How would you like to proverbially wind your children up in the morning, and then off they go to do their chores and their school work with excellence AND motivation? That is what Joanne Calderwood does each and every day! If a... more

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