The Trailer Park Homesteader: A Teacher’s Tips for Parents with Crista Bishop

Sharon_Pannell_Ep16_A Teachers Tips for ParentsAugust 28, 2014: This week Sharon is speaking with Crista Bishop, a Kansas teacher who shares her experiences in working within the educational field. Crista tackles challenges that teachers face and how they strive to overcome them. She also gets frank about the most common assumptions that parents make, regarding their children’s teachers and ways parents can help their children to succeed in school. Crista also shares extremely touching examples of what she has learned from being a teacher. Lastly, she gives five terrific tips that all parents need to hear.

If you have any questions, comments, or would like advice from Crista, feel free to email The Trailer Park Homesteader and Sharon will forward on your messages:  [email protected]

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PheMOMenal Life Matters: Saving and Back to School Kit

Episode 13 TheBigBTSKitAugust 8, 2014: Coach Paula will be talking about ways to save money during back to school time. She has some great tips that save you money, time and stress! She also shares her newest product The Big Back to School Kit. This kit is everything you need to get those kids set up before school starts for a GREAT year! Enjoy learning how to be ready and prepared once and for all!

Survival Mom Radio Show: No More Bored Kids! Guest Holly Homer of Kids Activities Blog

Holly HomerAugust 5, 2014: Lisa interviews blogger and author Holly Homer whose popular Kids Activities Blog, is a bottomless source of resources for parents.



The Trailer Park Homesteader: Summer Sun Safety

Sharon Pannell ep7 Image summer sun safetyJune 26, 2014: In this episode Sharon discusses sun safety, including ways to protect against heat stroke and heat exhaustion. She also gives the warning signs of each and how to avoid becoming overexposed. Sharon also explains ways to protect yourself and your family against sunburns and how to treat them. She offers practical advice for staying hydrated while outdoors and teaches listeners the ABC’s of sun safety for children.

Mentioned:  ABC’s of Sun Safety for Kids

Join Sharon today and see if you might benefit from using any of her tips or suggestions.

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PheMOMenal Life Matters: I Need Some Help Here! Interview with Kathi Lipp

Episode 6 Kathi Lipp 3June 20, 2014:  In today’s episode Coach Paula will be talking with one of her favorite Authors, Kathi Lipp! Kathi is a sought after speaker and writer and she will be sharing with us today, the latest book she has written called “I Need Some Help Here! Hope- for When Your Kids Don’t Go According to Plan”.

She discusses the joys and the heart-ache of parenting, but more importantly what you can DO about it!  I hope you enjoy this as much as me!

Surviving on Shoestrings: Helping Kids Prepare

Jake and Miller cover1 A fun book for helping kids prepare, Jake and Miller’s Big Adventure: A Prepper’s Book for Kids is not only encouraging to children but also helps remind parents and grandparents alike that prepping is actually an adventure!  Helping kids prepare, plan and imagine scenarios develops critical thinking skills that will come in handy as they grow.

Today I’m joined by the author, Bernie Carr to talk about her newest book. She also authored the national bestseller: The Prepper’s Pocket Guide: 101 Easy Things You Can Do to Ready Your Home for a Disaster and runs the blog

Although this is our first conversation, I know I’ve met a kindred spirit when it comes to helping kids prepare and keeping it within a budget!  We have a great time talking about how to get kids involved and saving money while we prep!

Speaking of saving money, I and several other bloggers and hosts are also offering a Giveaway of this very book.

Enter through June 21, 2014 at 11:59 PM.   CLICK HERE TO ENTER.

This show sponsored by PREPARE Magazine & Millers Grain House

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Surviving on Shoestrings: When tight times affect your kids

SOS_Sad_girlJuly 1, 2013: When tight times affect your family how does it affect your kids?

When struggling with finances, Donna shares some personal experiences of what to do and what NOT to do when kids are involved during the trying times.  There are some funny and some poignant topics when dealing with kids from infant to adulthood. This is a parenting tip show – because you never know when you’ll be the family that is Surviving on Shoestrings.

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