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Lisa Mladinich is the new host of the winter REFRESH (March 15, 2019) and summer INSPIRE (TBD) virtual conferences for homeschooling Catholic families, sponsored by Homeschool Connections. She is also the host of a NEW podcast called Homeschooling Saints, sponsored by Homeschool Connections, which will debut in August of 2019! (More details to come.)
Mrs. Mladinich is very proud to be an instructor for Homeschool Connections, with courses in academic writing, leadership, study skills, and her original courses for middle and high school girls about the Church’s life-changing and liberating teachings on authentic beauty. (See Theology Department listings for “Discovering Your Authentic Beauty and Making Life Full and Fun for Middle School Girls” and “True Radiance! Discovering Your Authentic Beauty as a Young Woman,” for high school girls.)
A Catholic Life Coach, Mrs. Mladinich is dedicated to helping her clients create a life they love, for God’s greater glory. (For more information about True Vine Breakthrough Coaching, contact lisa@mladinich.com.)
A nationally-recognized speaker and the host of Shalom World TV’s WOMAN: Strong Faith, True Beauty, Mrs. Mladinich is also a regular voice on Relevant Radio’s Morning Air with John Harper. She has appeared on EWTN TV’s Women of GraceSunday Night PrimeBookMark, and Catholic Mom’s Café,  as well as CatholicTV’s This is the Day, the Son Rise Morning ShowThe Jennifer Fulwiler Show, Busted Halo, and many other Catholic television and radio programs.

She is also the host of Triumph, a free online gathering that meets (live, via Zoom) once-per-month, starting March 8, 2019. During the 30 to 40-minute session, Mrs. Mladinich leads the Rosary and teaches attendees to appreciate its power in our times, through short lessons based on the superb scholarship of Father Donald Calloway, MIC. Dedicated to the Triumph of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, the group also offers attendees a loving prayer community to thrive in. To opt in to the group, please email her at lisa@mladinich.com.

Her award-winning best-seller, True Radiance: Finding Grace in the Second Half of Life (Servant Books), sparked a renewed conversation about authentic beauty and aging. Her newest full-length book, the best-selling Heads Bowed: Prayers for Catholic School Days (Liguori), is packed with delightful Catholic prayers that help adults and children grow in their faith together.

Mrs. Mladinich has contributed to two best-selling devotionals from Ave Maria Press: The Catholic Mom’s Prayer Companion, edited by Lisa Hendey and Sarah Reinhard, and Word by Word: Slowing Down With the Hail Mary, edited by Sarah Reinhard. She also wrote entries for Why Should I Learn This? from Homeschool Connections and Tending the Temple: 365 Days of Physical and Spiritual Devotions, from Bezalel Books.

Her writing can be also be found at AmazingCatechists.com; CATECHIST Magazine; Catholic Digest; CatholicMom.comWINE: Women in the New Evangelization; and her booklets, Be an Amazing Catechist: Inspire the Faith of Children and Be an Amazing Catechist: Sacramental Preparation, available from Our Sunday Visitor in English and Spanish.

Lisa Mladinich is a member of the elite Catholic speakers’ agency, CMG Booking.

The Homeschooling Saints podcast supports the Catholic homeschooling community by sharing entertaining and informative conversations with inspiring guests, including homeschooling parents, educators, innovators, graduates, and experts on Catholic faith and culture.

Latest Episodes

A Typological Approach to Literature

Episode 33: A Typological Approach to Literature
Did you know that literature can bring us closer to God, even when it’s neither overtly nor intentionally Christian? Today’s guest, Dr. Henry Russell, will share some fascinating insights on A Typological Approach to Literature.
Find Dr. Russell here:
http://staugustineshep.com/teachers/dr-henry-russell/
https://homeschoolconnectionsonline.com/people/henry-russell-ph-d

Today’s Short Feature:
Celeste Behe: Story Strands
Topic: The Eyes Have It
Find Celeste Behe: https://celestebehe.com/

By |March 21st, 2020|Categories: Homeschooling Saints, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Working-From-Homeschool

Episode 32: Working From Homeschool
Lots of homeschools have more than one breadwinner, even with mom staying at home. Today’s guest, Chantal Howard–a great friend of this podcast–will step us into what it’s like Working from Homeschool!
Find Chantal Howard here:
chantal-howard.com
aromarosary.com.

Today’s Short Feature:
Dan Louzonis: Einstein Blueprint
Topic: Kid Trillionaires
Find Dan:
https://www.einsteinblueprint.com/

By |March 12th, 2020|Categories: Homeschooling Saints, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Servant Leadership

Episode 31: Servant Leadership
We hear a lot about “servant leadership” today, but for a Catholic homeschooling family, it’s a lot more than a buzzword for “enlightened teamwork”—it’s a way of life modeled on the sacrificial love of Jesus Christ. Today we’re talking with Jenny Bales about how her leadership roles teach important lessons to her children.

Find Jenny Bales: www.heartofamother.net

Today’s Short Feature:
Chantal Howard: From Ideal to Real
Topic: Living Lent As It Was Meant
Find Chantal at https://www.chantal-howard.com/

Thank you to the following contributors who made this podcast possible:

Our Sponsor HomeschoolConnections.com

Homeschooling Saints Theme Music Composed by Taylor Kirkwood

Intro voice Dave Palmer radio personality and author of St. Thomas Aquinas for Everyone

Our host Lisa Mladinich

By |March 5th, 2020|Categories: Homeschooling Saints, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Keeping Your Husband Happy (Easy Tips)

Episode 30: Keeping Your Husband Happy (Easy Tips)

Okay homeschoolers! You’re going to want to take notes on this episode and share it with all your married friends. Today, one of my favorite Catholic experts, Mary Ellen Barrett, is going to surprise you with some incredibly easy ways to make your husband very happy. Because when your marriage has that sparkle, everything else in your homeschooling life gets a BIG lift!

Find Mary Ellen here:
http://maryellenbarrett.com/

Short Feature: Amy Cattapan, Books & Blessings
Today’s Topic: The Ten Commandments for Kissing Gloria Jean, by Britt Lee

Thank you to the following contributors who made this podcast possible:

Our Sponsor HomeschoolConnections.com

Homeschooling Saints Theme Music Composed by Taylor Kirkwood

Intro voice Dave Palmer radio personality and author of St. Thomas Aquinas for Everyone

Our host Lisa Mladinich

By |February 27th, 2020|Categories: Homeschooling Saints, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Authentic Love in Your Marriage Teaches Your Children

Episode 29: How Authentic Love in Your Marriage Teaches Your Children

Today I’m talking with someone very special, a veteran homeschooling mom who knows a thing or two about how Authentic Love in Your Marriage Teaches Your Children.

Find Ellen Gable Hrkach here:
https://ellengable.wordpress.com/

Short Feature: Celeste Behe, Story Strands


Today’s Topic: What’s in a Name?

Thank you to the following contributors who made this podcast possible:

Our Sponsor HomeschoolConnections.com

Homeschooling Saints Theme Music Composed by Taylor Kirkwood

Intro voice Dave Palmer radio personality and author of St. Thomas Aquinas for Everyone

Our host Lisa Mladinich

By |February 24th, 2020|Categories: Homeschooling Saints, Uncategorized|0 Comments