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The Raising Lifelong Learners podcast helps parents — especially homeschooling parents — encourage their differently-wired kids to learn, explore passions, cultivate creativity, and become fascinated by the world around them. Join host Colleen Kessler — educational consultant, gifted specialist, author, and speaker — for interviews, audioblogs, tips, and encouragement to help your differently-wired kiddos become lifelong learners — children who know that they can find the answers to anything they want to know if they can just view their world with play, passion, and fascination.

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Self-Compassion for a Healthier Mindset | A Conversation with Michelle Brownell

The best part of homeschooling can be found in the tiny moments—the laughter shared over an interesting problem or the excitement of a new discovery. These make up the tapestry of educational and emotional growth.  But sometimes, amidst lesson plans and life lessons, we must pause and acknowledge that the path of homeschooling is as…
LISTEN HERE Self-Compassion for a Healthier Mindset | A Conversation with Michelle Brownell

Homeschooling with Clarity, Confidence, and Calm | A Conversation with Michelle Brownell

Imagine this: It’s a regular weekday, and you’re deep into homeschooling your bright and quirky kids. While juggling all the activities, household chores, and community responsibilities and starting to feel overwhelmed, you realize how important it is to set boundaries and say “no” sometimes.  It can be hard to juggle everything, but maintaining your mental…
LISTEN HERE Homeschooling with Clarity, Confidence, and Calm | A Conversation with Michelle Brownell

Delight-Directed Learner Turned Published Author | A Conversation with Millie Florence

We’ve all seen it—the spark in a child’s eye when they’re utterly captivated by a dream or idea. In the homeschooling community, we are uniquely positioned to fan that flame and guide our children towards pursuing their passions wholeheartedly.  But how do we balance the nurturing of a dream with the practicalities of life and…
LISTEN HERE Delight-Directed Learner Turned Published Author | A Conversation with Millie Florence