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Mothers of Misfits
Show Finale: Celebrating 100 Episodes | Emily Melious, Cameron Suorsa, Olivia Whiteman
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Show Finale: Celebrating 100 Episodes | Emily Melious, Cameron Suorsa, Olivia Whiteman college community education entrepreneurship process Apr 05, 2022

The M.O.M. Team celebrates reaching 100 episodes of the Mothers of Misfits podcast and reminisces about their journey. You don't want to miss this final send off from Emily!

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Mothers of Misfits
94: Mastering the IEP Process | Shelley Kenow
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94: Mastering the IEP Process | Shelley Kenow education iep special needs Feb 15, 2022

Master IEP Coach, Shelley Kenow, tells us what to expect in the IEP process and how to successfully advocate for our child's unique needs in school.

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Mothers of Misfits
87: Effective Homework Strategies | Christina Forgeron
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87: Effective Homework Strategies | Christina Forgeron add/adhd education Dec 28, 2021

With a Masters in Education Leadership, Christina Forgeron has been an educator on three continents across grades 2-9 over the last 25 years. Christina and Emily talk about how...

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Mothers of Misfits
51: How to Help Our Kids Excel in School | Alexis Peterson
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51: How to Help Our Kids Excel in School | Alexis Peterson education Feb 16, 2021

Alexis Peterson is a Stanford- and Harvard-educated private tutor with over 19 years of professional tutoring experience. She scored a perfect 1600 on the SAT as a junior in...

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Mothers of Misfits
44: How to Navigate IEPs in Virtual School | Patty Maxwell
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44: How to Navigate IEPs in Virtual School | Patty Maxwell education special needs Dec 29, 2020

Some IEPs just don’t translate well to virtual schooling. Patty Maxwell, a licensed behavioral specialist, provides strategies for families to effectively engage the...

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Mothers of Misfits
43: The Importance of Neurodiversity | Corey Hollemeyer
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43: The Importance of Neurodiversity | Corey Hollemeyer autism education Dec 22, 2020

Corey Hollemeyer is an HR & Inclusion Consultant and mother of two beautiful girls. Her oldest is autistic and her youngest is likely autistic as well. Corey shares how...

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Mothers of Misfits
41: When Grades Don’t Reflect Potential | Michael Weingarth
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41: When Grades Don’t Reflect Potential | Michael Weingarth education Dec 08, 2020

Michael Weingarth founded the first neuro-psychological tutoring company. He and Emily discuss why the quest for measurable outcomes has steered us away from fostering...

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Mothers of Misfits
32: A Mom’s Open Letter: The Struggles of Virtual Learning | Tori Mikos
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32: A Mom’s Open Letter: The Struggles of Virtual Learning | Tori Mikos covid-19 education virtual learning struggles Oct 06, 2020

Tori Mikos is a SAHM and the author of the Politics of Parenting blog. She was blown away when her open letter about the struggles of virtual went viral, even garnering...

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27: How to Make Homeschooling a Lifestyle | Claire Osborne
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27: How to Make Homeschooling a Lifestyle | Claire Osborne education homeschooling Sep 01, 2020

Claire Osborne decided to homeschool her kids – now 16 and 13 years old – from the start of their education, and she never looked back. Claire shares how her...

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Mothers of Misfits
24: A Teacher’s Outlook on the 2020-2021 School Year | Kristin Weaver
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24: A Teacher’s Outlook on the 2020-2021 School Year | Kristin Weaver education Aug 11, 2020

Kristin Weaver is a German teacher in the public school system and a mom of four. With the upcoming school year being far from normal, Kristin and Emily talk frankly...

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Mothers of Misfits
21: An Educator on a Mission to Inspire Fellow Moms | Christine Furman
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21: An Educator on a Mission to Inspire Fellow Moms | Christine Furman education homeschooling Jul 21, 2020

Christine Furman‘s motto is support, inspire, educate. She began her career as an elementary special education teacher and spent 10 years in the public school...

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5: How to Instill Confidence in Your Kids | Amanda Yarger confidence education homeschooling top 10 episodes 2022 Mar 31, 2020

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Amanda Yarger speaks about her “misfit” educational and career track, particularly her experiences as a homeschooler. She credits the confidence...

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