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Sage Homeschool: Author Interview

Sage Homeschool

  1. What is your name? What is the name of your book and what is it about?

Author: Rachel Rainbolt, M.A.

Title: Sage Homeschool: a lifestyle of connection


Are your children losing their spark in the stifling traditional school environment?

“She used to be so curious, excited, and happy.”

Are you disenchanted by your present lifestyle?

“I feel like my life is relegated to tasks, transitions, and chauffeuring.”

Looking for someone to help you navigate your way from mainstream education to the unfamiliar world of homeschooling?

“There must be a better way, but I wouldn’t know where to begin.”

Do you dream of extending your attachment parenting journey into the school years?

“We’ve fostered such a close bond and rewarding life, I just can’t imagine giving that away.”

Homeschooling: A Lifestyle for a Connected Family is your quick and easy secular guide to building a life that respects your child’s natural learning journey. I invite you to question the norm and empower you with courage and confidence to forge a new path that’s right for your family. You can put down this book ready to embrace homeschooling with your children.

  1. What is your background?

Author Bio:

Rachel Rainbolt is an insightful, nurturing, genuine, and badass parenting sage who empowers gentle parents to confidently connect with their adorably exasperating little ones through her books, classes, and coaching.

She is a homeschooling and attachment parenting mother of three with nearly two decades of experience working with young children and parents, has a master’s degree in family therapy, is a featured parenting expert and media advocate on television and radio, published author of parenting books, articles, and curricula, and a certified parent educator with her company Sage Parenting.

  1. What inspired you to write this book?

Our journey stepping off the traditional school path was lonely and confusing. After making it to the other side, I wanted to forge a path that empowered parents with the information and inspiration to extend their attachment parenting journeys into the school years.

  1. Who is this book written for?

This book is for connected parents who are questioning the eucational path for their little one.

  1. What can someone expect to gain from reading this book?

In this book you will learn:

  • Why we walked away from traditional schooling
  • The profound and surprising differences we immediately experienced
  • What held us back and why it shouldn’t hold you back
  • Different educational program options
  • How to design your home-learning environment
  • Of specific educational materials and resources
  • To set your compass for raising a child with the qualities for success
  • How to create a harmonious and fulfilling homeschooling lifestyle
  • The potential pitfalls and how to avoid them
  • How to get started on your homeschooling journey, step by step

If you want a guide to transition to a fulfilling and connected life, then read this book!

  1. What do you want people to know about this book?

I want people to know that there is another path to raising an educated citizen outside the traditional school system and that you are capable of being your child’s guide on that educational journey. You don’t need to be a teacher with a school at home. You just need to continue being your child’s guide to the world in the same way you already are.

  1. Where can we read/see more from you?

Come and join the Sage Parenting family at SageParenting.com!