Setting the Spark

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June 24, 2019  

Setting the Spark: Season Finale Motherhood, Faith, and Classical Education

In Season One's season finale, Lorien talks with Ashley Guthas, a classical homeschooling mom about her faith, motherhood, marriage and all things homeschool. We hope you enjoy the episode and tune back in in the Fall of 2019 for Season Two!

June 5, 2019  

Setting the Spark: Homeschool Conference Inspiration

Have you ever felt like you had homeschool encouragement to share with other moms? Our guests this week, Maria and Naomi are two homeschool alumna as well as current homeschooling moms who have a passion to pass on this love of learning at home with the next generation of moms. Hear the details and how to's of conference planning as well as a glimpse into their heart behind homeschooling and minority populations and homeschool statistics.


For information on the Home Education Georgia conference:

Follow on instagram at: @homeeducation_ga

On Facebook: Home Education Ga




Saturday June 22, 2019

237 Rope Mill Rd. Woodstock, Ga 30188

8:30am-4:00pm. Lunch Provided!

May 28, 2019  

Setting the Spark: The Role of Art Education

Unschooling graduate and mother Audrey Albright shares how she uses her degree in Art Education in her unschooling of her children as well as the importance of art in homeschool.

May 9, 2019  

Setting the Spark: Boat-Schooling

Who else is ready for summer?! In this episode, we explore the exciting world of BOAT SCHOOLING! Mom of 2 Lyndy Atkinson shares about her family's experience living and schooling on the open sea, what they do when they dock in port, and some of their favorite adventures.

May 3, 2019  

Setting the Spark: Picture and Composer Study in a CM education

In doing research about a Charlotte Mason education (as well as following tons of people on IG) the topic of picture and composer study kept coming up, but I had no idea what that practically looked like. Thankfully, CM mom Kerri Cummings shed some light on what this looks like in her home as well as the importance and "why" behind the practice. Pull up a chair to our table and lets have a chat!

April 24, 2019  

Setting the Spark: Waldorf Deep Dive - Part 2

We are back with Part 2 of our Waldorf Deep Dive with Paula Curtrona! Make sure you check out Part 1 for lots of great information and resources.

Resources mentioned in this episode:

The Children's Book of Heroes

Waldorf 100 Film

April 18, 2019  

Setting the Spark: Waldorf Deep Dive - Part 1

Mom of two Paula Cutrona discusses her experience with multiple different tools and educational philosophies and how she has come to Waldorf. Paula shares so much great insight about Waldorf methodologies with older children as well as the developmental psychology behind the Waldorf principles we've broken it up into two episodes! Make sure you join us next week for Part 2!


Resources mentioned:

Waldorf Essentials

Waldorf Education: Celebrating 100 years

Christopherus Homeschool Resources

Stuff Waldorf Kids Say Parody Video

April 11, 2019  

Setting the Spark: Homeschooling and Bad Days

Every parent out there knows what its like to have a bad day, both personally and with your children. In this episode, we chat with Unschooling mom Audrey Albright about ways she combats challenging days and attitudes during their homeschooling. In an episode of solidarity one parent to another, this is an episode that will help you feel a little less alone in your daily struggles!

April 3, 2019  

Setting the Spark: 20 Questions With Your Hosts!

This was such a fun episode to record! We hope you enjoy getting to know a little bit more about us, your hosts (Lorien and Destiny) in a fun, impromptu round of 20 questions!

March 27, 2019  

Setting the Spark: Interview with Homeschooling Dad Jack Stewart

 Setting the Spark Husbands Joey and Adam were thrilled to chat with full time homeschooling British dad Jack Stewart. Jack shares his wisdom as a second generation homeschooler raising 3 kids in England  and what it is like to be a father and the full time home educating parent. Follow along with Jack's homeschool adventures on instagram @daddyhomeschools.