Fearless Homeschooling: How to Ignore the Critics and Do What’s Best for Your Child!

 

“I’m not strong enough.”“My kids are going to have gaps in their education.”“Everything depends on me.”“I’ve failed too many times.”“I can’t do this right.”“I’m screwing up my kids.”“Everyone else’s kids are doing better than mine.”

 

Have you heard the lies, too? Yvette Hampton talks with Heidi St. John about her own experience of homeschooling out of fear and into faith. You’ll want to bring a friend to this one!
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Heidi St. John - Fearless Homeschooling Video

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As a popular author and speaker, Heidi St. John has been speaking on marriage, family and cultural issues for over 15 years. Her passion to encourage moms and set them free to boldly become who God has created them to be will challenge encourage you. Heidi has been married to her college sweetheart since 1989, and their family now includes seven children and two grandsons!  Jay and Heidi reside just outside of beautiful Vancouver, Washington, where they have homeschooled some of their kids all the way through high school and are still finishing up with a few at home.

 

Heidi is the author of seven books.  Her most recent book, Bible Promises for Moms, released in March of 2019 and is the latest in the MomStrong collection. She has also recently released Prayers for the Battlefield: Staying MomStrong in the Fight for Your Family and Your Faith and Becoming MomStrong: How to Fight With All That’s In You For Your Family and Your Faith, which focuses on helping mothers build a solid biblical foundation for their families.  Join Heidi at MomStrong International, an online ministry where thousands of women come together for weekly Bible Studies, Scripture Writing, online and in real life fellowship.
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About the Author
Yvette Hampton - Host Yvette is a homeschool mom through and through, but it wasn't supposed to be this way. Like so many other homeschoolers, Yvette and her husband, Garritt, said they would NEVER homeschool their kids, but God had other plans. Yvette is the producer and host of the upcoming documentary, Schoolhouse Rocked: The Homeschool Revolution, being directed by her husband, Garritt Hampton. As a mom who is concerned for the future of this generation and the future of our country, Yvette has a deep passion to see a culture shift by encouraging people through the truth of God’s Word. Her greatest joy in life is being a wife and mom! - - - - - - - - - - - - In the fall of 2016, she and her family sold their home and almost all of their possessions, loaded up in an RV, and began traveling the country to film Schoolhouse Rocked. They have a passion for the homeschool community and are humbled and honored that the Lord has called them to tell the stories of the millions of families who have been impacted by the homeschool revolution. - - - - - - - - - - - - Yvette and Garritt have been married since 1995. They have two daughters, Brooklyn and Lacey, who they have homeschooled since the very beginning. - - - - - - - - - - - - To see the Schoolhouse Rocked movie trailer and find out more visit SchoolhouseRocked.com. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Aby Rinella - Cohost Aby Rinella is homeschool mom to 3, writer, speaker and director of her local homeschool support group. She writes and speaks to encourage and inspire women to live the life they were designed to live, to train up their children in God’s Word and to stand on truth in a culture that has lost its foundation. Aby and her husband, Jesse, love the outdoors and speak and write on the benefits of pointing children to their Creator by spending time in His creation. Aby is a featured speaker for the 2020 Homegrown Generation Family Expo. - - - - - - - - - - - - Read more from Aby at CalledToTheTop.com. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Garritt Hampton - Producer Garritt is a entertainment industry veteran who got his start in the record industry before moving into film. His credits include some of the biggest movies of the last decade, including Interstellar, Furious 7, TRON: Legacy, GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, and many more. He is passionate about using his talents to build up the family and glorify God.