The Simple Show with Tsh Oxenreider

Podcast Episode #8: Put on your Brave Pants, with Sarah Mackenzie

I love meeting homeschooling women who don’t have their act together, nor do they pretend. Sarah Mackenzie is one of those—and I love that the stuff she writes and talks about is inspiring for non-homeschooling families as well. She’s all about talking about basic stuff, reminding us that those things can go a long way (read more…)

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College essentials: a checklist for parents

As I’m about to launch the youngest of my three children to college – all you parents of tinies and tweens, don’t blink – it occurred to me it might be just as beneficial to share insights for parents as to what they might need and/or need to do, as it is to share a comprehensive checklist for students. Preparing (read more…)

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You’re a grownup, but do you feel like one?

I flat-out love this post from a few summers ago. And I love the comments that follow. So let’s dust it off again, shall we? I’d love to hear what you think.   The other day, my 7-year-old daughter asked me some questions about home ownership. How it works, why it’s different than renting, and (read more…)

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Cuppa reads

I‘ve had so much fun re-launching my podcast this week! Thank you, all, for your support and enthusiasm—because of you, The Simple Show made it into iTunes’ New & Noteworthy within just a few days. That’s sorta wild! I really appreciate it. One day, when the dust settles and we have answers to many of (read more…)

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Life lessons from a covered wagon

Should we make a run for the storm shelter?!” The 80mph gusts of wind shook our covered wagons like ragdolls. How I wished our family of five had all fit in one wagon! As it was, I frantically texted my husband while the storm raged outside. With every crash of thunder my daughters squished closer, (read more…)

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