Tami Fox is a writer, speaker, homeschool mom, and wife. She and her husband have homeschooled their six children for the past 16 years. They have graduated two of their children and are currently homeschooling their four younger boys, who are in grades 12, 10, 8, and 5.
Tami has been a homeschool speaker both at homeschool conferences and through online webinars for several years. She has written a book on raising children and organizing the home and homeschool called Giving Your Children Wings Without Losing Yours.
Tami can speak on a wide variety of topics, including raising children, organizing, unit studies, large family homeschooling, homeschooling with babies and toddlers, homeschooling methods, homeschooling in high school, and how to get started homeschooling.
Tami has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Phoenix and is currently a freelance marketer and author. She is also a mentor to women who want to get organized and have peace in their homes. Her goal is to encourage women.
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UPDATED Sessions and NEW Sessions for 2017!
Homeschool and Home Organization – You Can Have Both
You can have a clean home and homeschool, too. Tami will give you strategies and practical tips for getting rid of the clutter in your life, scheduling, lesson planning, keeping up with laundry, meal planning, and more. Hear firsthand how Tami uses The FlyLady system to bless her home and family. Question and answer session to follow her presentation.
Listen to a recorded version with Tami Fox and The FlyLady, Marla Cilley
Giving Your Children Wings without Losing Yours
In this session, Tami will talk about ways to raise your children to be prepared for life after homeschool. Learn strategies on home care, organization, team work, planning, and your homeschool. She will encourage you to find a way to put a positive spin on teaching and training your children. She will help you examine your life goals for your children that goes beyond their childhood and will impact your family in future generations. Break out of negativity and perfectionism and find abundant living and learning together.
Finding Joy in Every Day Life
Our attitude effects our responses to different situations. Being thankful and looking for the blessings every day will help you find Joy in Every Day Life. Join Tami Fox for a session that will give your real-life examples and Biblical responses on those days when nothing seems to be going right.
Help! We Decided to Homeschool! Now What?
Are you embarking on a new journey called Homeschooling? Tami has been a homeschool mom to her six children for the past 16 years. She has graduated two of her children and is currently homeschooling her four children, who are in grades 12, 10, 8, and 5. She will give you strategies and thoughts on beginning your homeschool. Do you have a family mission statement, and why is it important to your homeschool? Are you overwhelmed and don’t know where to start? Tami will give you ideas on getting started. Do you need a support group or co-op to homeschool? Come find out the importance of homeschooling and being a part of your local homeschool community.
Kids Are Washable: Let Them Get Dirty
Children learn by doing things. Sometimes this means that children get messy and dirty while they are learning. Let them play, discover, learn, and get dirty. They are washable, and they will learn skills that will enhance their lives. Learning through play makes and education fun and memorable.
Taking Care of You, So You Can Take Care of Them
We’ve all heard the old adage to take care of our loved ones, we need to take care of ourselves. Tami will share things she has done to take care of her health, her spiritual life, and set up household routines that give her peace. Exercise, eating, and resting enough will be discussed. You can take steps now to take care of yourself, so you can take care of your family.
My Family is my Mission Field
As homeschool moms, we are presented with many opportunities to do things for others. Praying and seeking God when you are presented with opportunities outside the home. When you have a family and homeschool, your husband and children are your mission field. You don’t have to go far away to be a missionary. Raising and teaching your children will impact future generations.
Homeschooling and Caregiving: The Sandwich Generation
Have you found yourself needing to help in the care of aging family members while homeschooling and raising children? Tami will share about her personal experiences in caring for aging family members through end of life care while also homeschooling. It is possible to take care of your family and homeschool. It takes routines, creativity, flexibility, and team work.
Menu Planning and Freezer Cooking —- Oh My!
Life is busy with homeschooling, taking care of your family, and blessing your house by cleaning. Homeschooling also means that you are also responsible for feeding your family several times a day. You can use strategies and meal planning to help you make feeding your family easier. Freezer cooking and using a slow cooker can help you have a hot meal on the table without spending hours in the kitchen every afternoon. Teaching your children to menu plan, shop, and cook can help you maximize your time and efforts. You can eat healthy and stay on a budget with a little planning.
How to Get Your Children Involved in Household Routines and in Cleaning Their Room
Join Tami Fox, homeschool mom of 6, in a session to give you tips for motivating your children to establish routines and bless your house with you. Establishing routines in your home starts with YOU. Once you have your heart turned to blessing your home, you can share your enthusiasm with your children. Children thrive on routines, and you can teach them by example how routines can free you from drudgery and perfectionism. Developing these routines will also include teaching them how to break their room down into Zones to clean it and organize.
Using Unit Studies to Ignite Learning in Your Homeschool
Unit studies are great way to bring fun into your homeschool while helping your child retain information. Children (and many adults) learn best and recall information that they experience in a hands-on way. Bring history to life through living books and discovery learning. Experience science first-hand and learn through successes and failures on how things work. Enjoy the fine arts as a family while learning about historical time periods. Teach children of multiple ages at the same time. Come learn more about the unit study approach in this fast-paced session.
Homeschooling with Babies and Toddlers
Are you homeschooling older children and have babies and/or toddlers in the home? Come to this session to learn strategies for scheduling and planning to meet the needs of your little ones while also meeting the educational needs of your older students. This workshop is geared to giving you ideas on things to do with your little ones. If you have preschoolers and below, this session is for you.
Homeschooling Through High School
Are you ready to homeschool through high school? Tami and her husband have graduated two of their children from their homeschool. Both of their children went on to adulthood and their choice of career in different ways. Tami will talk about strategies for homeschooling through high school and give tips on helping your high schooler prepare for the next step that God has for them. If you are overwhelmed with the thoughts of course selection, transcripts, and options for after high school, this is the session for you.
Talking to audience members before a session at Teach Them Diligently – Nashville
Speaking on organization at Teach Them Diligently – Nashville