Episode 10: Tattletales

Main idea: How has tattletaling has become the way we deal with other adults? Who we are: I’m Kasie, I’m in Columbia and I’m happily homeschooling my daughter (age 12) I’m Jessica. I live in the Upstate of South Carolina, and I have two boys, 6th and 6rd grade.  I’m Melissa in the lowcountry, 3Continue reading “Episode 10: Tattletales”

Episode 9: You Started It – Who’s to blame for cancel culture?

Main idea: How we’ve become an entire society that doesn’t know how to take responsibility for ourselves. Who we are: I’m Kasie, I’m in Columbia and my daughter is 12 I’m Jessica. I live in the Upstate of South Carolina, and I have two boys, 6th and 6rd grade.  I’m Melissa in the lowcountry, 3Continue reading “Episode 9: You Started It – Who’s to blame for cancel culture?”

Episode 8: Cancel Culture & Voluntary Association (Part 1)

Main idea: The difference between Cancel Culture and Voluntary Association Who we are I’m Kasie, I’m in Columbia and my daughter is 12 I’m Jessica. I live in the Upstate of South Carolina, and I have two boys, 6th and 6rd grade.  The purpose and scope of the episode-  A timely discussion about how cancelContinue reading “Episode 8: Cancel Culture & Voluntary Association (Part 1)”

Episode 7: The Monopoly Effect

Charity is voluntary, and taxation is theft Main idea: Taxation is to blame for the nanny-state mentality we have in this country. Even without compulsory funding, social needs would still be met. Who we are: I’m Kasie, I’m in Columbia and my daughter is 12. We just named our home school Porcupine Prep I’m Jessica.Continue reading “Episode 7: The Monopoly Effect”

Episode 6: Too Cool for School – the COVID effect

Main idea: With limited options for returning to school, the failure of the government monopoly is laid bare. Who we are I’m Kasie, I’m in Columbia and my daughter is 12. We’re planning to homeschool in the Fall. Something I never thought I’d say. I’m Jessica. I live in the Upstate of South Carolina, andContinue reading “Episode 6: Too Cool for School – the COVID effect”

Episode 5: Applesauce & Anarchy

Main idea: Teaching children the importance of respecting others’ rights even when we don’t agree with their words, actions, or behavior Parenting Porcupines is: funny mom stories, common experiences, and honest conversations about how our Libertarian principles play a role in our parenting Who we are: I’m Kasie, I’m in Columbia and I don’t understandContinue reading “Episode 5: Applesauce & Anarchy”

Episode 4: Don’t violate my NAP — Bullying

Main idea: Teaching children the importance of standing up for themselves and others The purpose and scope of the podcast What you can expect in each episode: funny mom stories, common experiences, and honest conversations about how our Libertarian principles play a role in our parenting Who we are I’m Kasie, I’m in Columbia andContinue reading “Episode 4: Don’t violate my NAP — Bullying”

Episode 3: Crayons, Coloring Books, and Colorblind Parenting

Kasie, Jessica, Melissa, and Alex get a little sloshy and talk racism. #NoKarens Here are the show notes: Main Idea: Talking to kids about racism, and why it is important to do so The purpose and scope of the podcast What they can expect in each episode Who we are (Name, location, something about youContinue reading “Episode 3: Crayons, Coloring Books, and Colorblind Parenting”

Episode 2: School of Free Thought Part 2

Kasie, Jessica, Melissa, and Alex all get in on the action in this episode about teaching your kids how to think, not what to think. Here are the show notes: Main idea: The third party protest, swimming against popularity for principle The purpose and scope of the podcast What they can expect in each episodeContinue reading “Episode 2: School of Free Thought Part 2”

Episode 1: The School of Free Thought Part 1

Kasie, Jessica, and Melissa kicked off the show with this episode on teaching your kids how to think. Here are the show notes: Episode 1: School of Free Thought Main idea: Teach our children not what to think, but how to think Who we are: I’m Kasie, I’m in Columbia, and I’m a lecturer atContinue reading “Episode 1: The School of Free Thought Part 1”