Author | Teaching from Rest
Sarah Mackenzie is a speaker, podcast host, and author of Teaching from Rest and The Read-Aloud Family. On the immensely popular Read-Aloud Revival podcast, she helps parents all over the world make meaningful connections with their kids through books. She lives in the Northwest with her husband, Andrew, homeschools their six kids, and loves making sure her family is well-stocked in the best books she can find.
Workshops by Sarah Mackenzie
Wildly popular podcaster Sarah Mackenzie of the Read-Aloud Revival (downloaded 3 million+ times) will host her hit show live for a special event featuring S.D. Smith as his new book is released: Ember Rising, the highly-anticipated third installment in his best-selling Green Ember series. The event will also feature the launch of Mackenzie’s exciting new book, The Read-Aloud Family. In it, she champions the lifelong benefits of reading aloud to children and offers book lists, strategies, and tools parents can use to form deep and lasting connections with their kids. Both Ember Rising: The Green Ember Book III and The Read-Aloud Family will be available to buy and be signed by the authors at these special events.
Anxiety and worry plague almost every homeschool. There’s so much to do— and we want to get this homeschooling thing right, don’t we? God promises unshakable peace even in difficult circumstances, but how can a homeschooling parent grab hold of that? In this session, Sarah Mackenzie— homeschooling mother of 6 and author of the bestselling book Teaching from Rest: A Homeschooler’s Guide to Unshakable Peace— reveals 5 practices that homeschooling families can employ to teach from a state of rest. If you want your upcoming year to be productive, successful, and full of peace and rest, this is the session for you.
Homeschooling families all have this in common: we want to make meaningful and lasting connections with our kids. But with so many demands on our time and attention, how can we make sure we’re doing that while we’re also meeting the academic requirements expected of us? In this session, Sarah Mackenzie—author of The Read-Aloud Family: Making Meaningful and Lasting Connections with Your Kids and founder of the Read-Aloud Revival podcast—reveals why reading aloud is the magic pill you’ve been looking for. Find out why reading to your kids—especially the ones who can read to themselves—is the single best use of your time and energy as a parent. You’ll come away realizing this homeschooling life is simpler than you thought, and your head will hit the pillow each night knowing you’ve gotten to the most important thing. If you don’t want to miss your chance to make meaningful connections with your kids, this session is for you.