Episode 53: Math Tears: Who Is Crying More, Mom or Child?

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Episode 53: Math Tears: Who Is Crying More, Mom or Child?
Episode 53: Math Tears: Who Is Crying More, Mom or Child?

Homeschool math does not need to lead to tears. In this podcast episode, Heather interviews Nadim of CTCMath, who shares how this popular online math program can do the heavy lifting for the homeschool mom! 


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Homeschoolers receive a half-price discount to CTCMath when they visit the Homeschooling tab on their website. Created for homeschoolers by a homeschooling dad, CTCMath is affordable and even offers a money-back guarantee. Learn more at

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If looking for an online math curriculum for homeschoolers, read reviews of actual homeschooling families using CTCMath. Over forty reviews from families using this curriculum will give you various perspectives and ideas about using it in your home. 

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The Winter issue of The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine is here. Look inside this edition for homeschool fun and games, how to teach logic and strategy, and writing tips. Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the busy season and snuggle up—hot chocolate in hand—and read this brand-new edition from cover to cover to inspire you as you head into the new year. It’s better on the app!

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From beginning math skills for preschool, such as shapes and numbers, to algebra and trigonometry for high school, math courses and supplemental materials make learning math—and teaching math—more enjoyable. With step-by-step instructions for the student and the parent, math is simplified so that mastery of a specific topic is attainable.

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New episodes of the Hey, Mama! Homeschool Show are released every Monday. Check back right here for show notes and links at Here’s what you can look forward to next:  

  • 2/5/24: Episode 54—“What about the Homeschool Dad?” hosted by Deborah Wuehler of The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine
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  • 2/19/24: Episode 56—“Why Am I Depressed and How Do I Cope?” by Heather Vogler of The Old Schoolhouse® 

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