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The Shepherd’s Pie - Top Homeschooling Resources

The Shepherd’s Pie - Top Homeschooling Resources

October 6, 2022

In this episode, Antony Barone Kolenc interviews national homeschooling authority Cathy Duffy about the best homeschooling curricula and other resources available to families, and we review Cathy's latest release, 103 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum.

The Shepherd’s Pie - Ignatian Spirituality for Kids

The Shepherd’s Pie - Ignatian Spirituality for Kids

September 27, 2022

In this episode, Antony Barone Kolenc interviews professional writer Claudia Cangilla McAdam about how kids and their imaginations can benefit through Ignatian Spirituality exercises, and we review The Bronze Bow, by Elizabeth George Speare.

The Shepherd’s Pie - The Character Club

The Shepherd’s Pie - The Character Club

September 19, 2022

In this episode, Antony Barone Kolenc interviews teacher and author Allie Slocum about building character in kids through her experience and her children's series, The Character Club, and we review Resistance, by Jennifer Nielsen.

The Shepherd’s Pie - Media, Psychology & Our Kids

The Shepherd’s Pie - Media, Psychology & Our Kids

September 12, 2022

In this episode, Antony Barone Kolenc interviews child psychologist and dystopian author Jacqueline Brown about the psychological impact of media on our youth, and we review The Green Ember series, by S.D. Smith.

The Shepherd’s Pie - Youth & Vocations

The Shepherd’s Pie - Youth & Vocations

July 20, 2022

In this episode, Antony Barone Kolenc interviews Benedictine oblate and Catholic author Julie Ash about the importance of presenting religious vocations to youth at a young age, and Jen and Kate Waldyke from Catholic Mom and Daughter review Miraculous!, by Kathryn Swegart.

Credits: A.J. Kolenc, original music; Amina Kolenc, graphic design

 

The Shepherd’s Pie - Kindness, Empathy & Youth

The Shepherd’s Pie - Kindness, Empathy & Youth

July 11, 2022

In this episode, Antony Barone Kolenc interviews author and acquisitions editor Hope Bolinger about the importance of encouraging kindness and empathy in our youth, and Hope reviews one of her favorite middle grade novels, Legend of the Storm Sneezer, by Kristiana Sfirlea. Credits: A.J. Kolenc, original music; Amina Kolenc, graphic design

The Shepherd’s Pie - A Christian Book Fair for Kids

The Shepherd’s Pie - A Christian Book Fair for Kids

June 21, 2022

In this episode, Antony Barone Kolenc interviews mother and entrepreneur Tiffany Fischer about her non-profit organization and the value of having books with Christian morals and values sold to students at Catholic and Christian schools, and Tiffany discusses some of her favorite books that she sells at her book fairs.

Credits: A.J. Kolenc, original music; Amina Kolenc, graphic design

The Shepherd’s Pie - Considering Home Education

The Shepherd’s Pie - Considering Home Education

June 16, 2022

In this episode, Antony Barone Kolenc interviews homeschooling mother and librarian Georgiana Daniels about the challenges and opportunities when considering home education as an option for your family, and he reviews Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Credits: A.J. Kolenc, original music; Amina Kolenc, graphic design

The Shepherd’s Pie - Youth & the Arts

The Shepherd’s Pie - Youth & the Arts

June 6, 2022

In this episode, Antony Barone Kolenc interviews actor and screenwriter Joseph Mauck about the importance of youth participation in the Arts, and the risks involved, and Steven McEvoy reviews Corinna Turner's YA anthology, A Saint in the Family.

Credits: A.J. Kolenc, original music; Amina Kolenc, graphic design

The Shepherd’s Pie - Reading With Your Kids

The Shepherd’s Pie - Reading With Your Kids

May 30, 2022

In this episode, Antony Barone Kolenc interviews worldwide performer and award-winning podcaster Jed Doherty about the importance for families to read with their kids of all ages, and Jed discusses some of his favorite books for families to read together.

Credits: A.J. Kolenc, original music; Amina Kolenc, graphic design

The Shepherd’s Pie - Reaching Out to the Marginalized

The Shepherd’s Pie - Reaching Out to the Marginalized

May 23, 2022

In this episode, Antony Barone Kolenc interviews Anne DeSantis about her ministry and her recent book regarding the importance of youth reaching out to the marginalized in their lives, and Jen and Kate Waldyke review the hit religious TV series, The Chosen.

Credits: A.J. Kolenc, original music; Amina Kolenc, graphic design

The Shepherd’s Pie - God’s Purpose for Our Kids

The Shepherd’s Pie - God’s Purpose for Our Kids

May 16, 2022

In this episode, Antony Barone Kolenc interviews middle-school teacher and author M.H. Elrich about her fantasy series and about how we can help our kids find God's purpose for their lives, and Carrie Schmidt reviews Tara K. Ross's novel, Fade to White.

Credits: A.J. Kolenc, original music; Amina Kolenc, graphic design

The Shepherd’s Pie - Marian Apparition and Youth

The Shepherd’s Pie - Marian Apparition and Youth

May 9, 2022

In this episode, Antony Barone Kolenc interviews author Theoni Bell about her middle-grade novel, The Woman in the Trees, and the story of Our Lady of Good Help, and he reviews the 2020 movie, Fatima.

Credits: A.J. Kolenc, original music; Amina Kolenc, graphic design

The Shepherd’s Pie - Speaking with Teens About Privilege

The Shepherd’s Pie - Speaking with Teens About Privilege

May 2, 2022

In this episode, Antony Barone Kolenc interviews award-winning Christian author Matt Mikalatos about his Sunlit Lands YA series and about how to speak with teens regarding the issue of privilege, and Steven McEvoy reviews Susan Peek's novel, Saint Cloud of Gaul.

Credits: A.J. Kolenc, original music; Amina Kolenc, graphic design

The Shepherd’s Pie - Speaking with Kids About Race

The Shepherd’s Pie - Speaking with Kids About Race

April 25, 2022

In this episode, Antony Barone Kolenc interviews attorney Keisha Russell about racial identity and how to speak with kids about race, and he reviews the race-relations movie, The Best of Enemies.

Credits: A.J. Kolenc, original music; Amina Kolenc, graphic design

The Shepherd’s Pie - Christian Fiction Resources for Teens

The Shepherd’s Pie - Christian Fiction Resources for Teens

April 11, 2022

In this episode, Antony Barone Kolenc interviews award-winning author Leslea Wahl about the website that she co-founded--CatholicTeenBooks.com--as well as the importance of Christian fiction for youth, and Leslea discusses some of her own YA writings.

Credits: A.J. Kolenc, original music; Amina Kolenc, graphic design

The Shepherd’s Pie - Identity, Community & Teens

The Shepherd’s Pie - Identity, Community & Teens

April 5, 2022

In this episode, Antony Barone Kolenc interviews author Sandra Fernandez-Rhoads about her Colliding Lines series of YA novels, which explore the role of teen identity and using gifts to strengthen the community, and guest reviewer Carrie Schmidt discusses the YA novel, My Hands Came Away Red, by Lisa McKay.

Credits: A.J. Kolenc, original music; Amina Kolenc, graphic design

The Shepherd’s Pie - The Impact of Technology on Youth

The Shepherd’s Pie - The Impact of Technology on Youth

March 28, 2022

In this episode, Antony Barone Kolenc interviews systems architect and author Thomas Nastek about how technology's promise and pitfalls impact our youth, and he reviews Jacqueline Brown's new adult novel, The Light.

Credits: A.J. Kolenc, original music; Amina Kolenc, graphic design

The Shepherd’s Pie - Parenting Advice from a Counselor

The Shepherd’s Pie - Parenting Advice from a Counselor

March 21, 2022

In this episode, Antony Barone Kolenc interviews Dana Nygaard, a licensed professional counselor and author, about building strong marriages and raising healthy kids, and he reviews Carmela Martino's middle-grade novel, Rosa Sola.

Credits: A.J. Kolenc, original music; Amina Kolenc, graphic design

The Shepherd’s Pie - Youth & Imagination

The Shepherd’s Pie - Youth & Imagination

March 15, 2022

In this episode, Antony Barone Kolenc interviews author Corinna Turner about her various fiction series and how to reach youth through imaginative, faith-based stories, and guest reviewer Steven McEvoy discusses Karina Fabian's series of stories, The Rescue Sisters.

Credits: A.J. Kolenc, original music; Amina Kolenc, graphic design

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