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Jan 3, 2022

Our Kickass Boomer of the Day is Michele Holmes, a veteran homeschool mom of 30 years with a desire to help homeschooling parents take on the high school years so they can give their teens a positive and successful high school experience at home. Michele, a mom of 8, has graduated seven kids from her homeschool: Five went on to earn college degrees and 2 more are currently in college. She is currently homeschooling her youngest.

Join me in this episode and learn why Michele is a Kickass Boomer! 

[00:01 - 05:42] Opening Segment

  • Let’s get to know Michele Holmes
  • Why homeschooling should be an option

[05:43 - 10:33] Homeschooling 101

  • Michele talks about her role as parent coach and resource person about homeschooling
  • What Michele learned from being a member of a swimming team
  • The difference between e-learning and homeschooling

[10:34 - 20:32] Freedom Brought by Homeschooling

  • Here’s how homeschooled kids can achieve more freedom
  • We talk about the usual struggles of elementary school kids
  • Kids with learning disabilities can also learn from homeschooling

[20:33 - 31:13] A Grandparent’s Role in Homeschooling

  • Why children should join clubs available inside their schools
  • Michele shares her thoughts on the pandemic’s effect to children
  • Her important tip for grandparents who homeschool their grandchildren

[31:14 - 33:36] Closing Segment

  • Connect with Michele!
    • Links below 
  • Final announcements


Tweetable Quotes:

“There’s this whole new freedom that comes along with homeschooling.” - Michele Holmes

“You as a grandparent, you still have to have a relationship with your adult children and you don’t want it to go sideways.” - Michele Holmes


Email to connect with Michele or follow her on Instagram and Facebook. Visit Homeschool Directive to learn your homeschooling needs for your children!




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