S3E6 Fish Sticks and Fiscal Responsibility

main idea: How to discuss finances with children at different ages We have covered some ground on the topics of Accountability and Personal Responsibility. These ideas are important to a free society. Stemming from these topics is the concept of fiscal responsibility. That term is most commonly used when discussing government finances. Unless you haveContinue reading “S3E6 Fish Sticks and Fiscal Responsibility”

S3E5 Bubbles and Boundaries Part 1

 main idea: Recognizing the patriarchy and its role in perpetuating inequalities by visiting some of its more harmful habits. This is about patriarchy, purity culture (and the toxicity thereof), and how we talk to and teach our kids about boundaries (sexual or otherwise). Let’s start with a few truths: Patriarchy is a social construct thatContinue reading “S3E5 Bubbles and Boundaries Part 1”

S3E1 Crayons, Coloring Books, and Colorblind Parenting pt 2

“Love is Blind” with guest Ashley Shade Notes: Approaches to the discussion of LGBT issues- “Coming Out” and the conversations around gender identity, queerness and one’s own orientation; how young? What should they know and when? (Pt 1 in S1Ep3) As we kick off Season 3 in the middle of Pride Month we thought itContinue reading “S3E1 Crayons, Coloring Books, and Colorblind Parenting pt 2”

Episode 13: Immigrants. We get the job done.

Main idea: How Immigration helped free and build a nation Who we are: I’m Kasie, I’m in Columbia I’m homeschooling my daughter (age 12). I’m Jessica. I live in the Upstate of South Carolina, and I have two boys, 6th and 3rd grade. Both of my kids are completely obsessed with Hamilton (the musical) andContinue reading “Episode 13: Immigrants. We get the job done.”

Episode 11: Spitballs and Personal Responsibility

Main idea: Knowing when and HOW to accept responsibility and apologize Who we are: I’m Kasie, I’m in Columbia- daughter (age 12) I’m Jessica. I live in the Upstate of South Carolina, and I have two boys, 6th and 3rd grade.  I’m Melissa in the lowcountry, 3 kids in elementary school The purpose and scopeContinue reading “Episode 11: Spitballs and Personal Responsibility”

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”