Gg2h-angela J. Perry



Welcome to Girlfriends' Guide to Homeschooling (GG2H) w/ Angela Jordan Perry providing a platform for voices of melinated and marginalized homeschooling community. Their success, challenges, triumphs, journey, their story and special niche. Connecting and building a village for the African homeschooling DIASPORA.Live weekly interviews Mon. 11 a.m. EST, Wed. 6 pm EST & Fri. 2 pm EST. On


  • S3: E 4: Arden Santana, Mom of 2 Girls of CT-PA-MD, Cultural relevant home educator and founder of SAHGE Academy

    01/04/2021 Duration: 01h02min

    Season 3: Episode 4 For the past decade, @Arden Santana has been the primary educator of two daughters while serving communities across the Northeast region as an educator and consultant. Alongside her husband and children, she is committed to self-reliance within communities of families who value education over schooling, intrinsic motivation as cause for creativity, and scientific processes over emotionalism. In response to parents’ dissatisfaction with school systems across the country after COVID-mandated closings, Arden’s family founded SĀHGE Academy, an alternative educational experience rooted in connected learning and cultural relevance. Arden enjoys reading, creating art with her daughters, hosting guests and loved ones, and traveling. She views her Bachelor’s Degree in English as an outcome of colonized education and her Masters Degree, National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship and certification in personal finance as examples of connected learning experiences. https://ww

  • S3: E3: Karema Akilah, Burned-Out turned Unschooling Homeschooling Mom, owner of The Genius School from Georgia

    18/03/2021 Duration: 53min

    Season 3: Episode 3 Homeschool Burn-out and feeling like a constant failure almost drove this mama of TheHalfDozen to the edge of depression, forcing her to do something she said she would NEVER DO; UNSCHOOL!!    As a result of her experiences, Karema Akilah founded The Genius School, consults parents through the Deschooling process; decolonizing parenting and creating a new paradigm for relating to children.    In response to the pandemic, Karema Akilah created The Genius Group; a tutoring service with a TWIST, providing tutoring in weaknesses and coaching in a Learners strengths or Genius!! She believes in a world where all kids know their Genius and serves others with it generously! **************************************************************************************** FULL INTERVIEW release on Girlfriends Chat with Angela Jordan Perry PODCAST @ on Thursdays 2 p.m. EST and Interview Teasers (on Youtube) and a Podcast Full interview release:  Thursdays 2

  • S3: Episode 2 Alkabulan Kudjo Jordan, homeschooling Dad of 4 (2 graduated), from Virginia

    04/03/2021 Duration: 01h04min

    Season 3: Episode 2   Girlfriends Guide to Homeschooling with Angela Jordan Perry On YouTube at Girlfriends Guide To Homeschooling (Teaser Talk) and Full interview on Girlfriends Chat with Angela Jordan Perry podcast  Alkabulan Kudjo Jordan, (Kudjo Gye Nyame)  father of 6 (26, 19, 18, 17, 8 and 3 years old.) Kudjo coaches his children's football, basketball, baseball and softball (currently coaches -tball).  He is a graduate of VA Union University '01 where he earned a religion and philosophy degree. Later he received a Masters of Divinity from Samuel Dewit School of Theology at Virginia Union University in '06.    Kudjo became licensed April 2002 by Pilgrim Journey Baptist Church.  Kudjo has taught in public and private school sector from 2004-2015 (grades 2-12.)  He and his wife are the founders of A.F.R.I.C.A, the Association For Revitalizing the Interest Of African-Americans, where they sell and promote cultural products and self-reliance collaboration among Blacks

  • S3: Episode 1: Chrysanthé Johnson, Co-Founder of Noire Educators Collective, PA Mom of 2

    04/02/2021 Duration: 01h01min

    Season 3: Episode 1 Girlfriends Guide to Homeschooling with Angela Jordan Perry On YouTube at Girlfriends Guide To Homeschooling (Teaser Talk) and Full interview on Girlfriends Chat with Angela Jordan Perry podcast Chrysanthé Johnson aka Ebi is a wife and mother of two small children, ages 6 and 9. Embarking on year five of their conscious homeschool journey as they take it one day at a time. Having spent all of her formative years in traditional schools, homeschooling was not very familiar to Ebi, at first. Along the way, her journey has afforded her many opportunities to lead in various learning environments as a tutor, teacher, and now co-founder of Noire Educators Collective (founded by Natasha Bettina) a non-profit and international support group that serves as a resource for Black and Brown families and educators alike, both traditional and home. NOIRE Uncut, the podcast, was founded as another means to connect with our village family online. All of these things seem relatively easy when I compare them

  • S 2: Episode 27: Denise Linder, Totally lost homeschooling Mom with an education degree

    08/10/2020 Duration: 37min

    S 2: Episode 29: Totally lost homeschooling Mom with an education degree, Denise Linder    Denise Linder of @DevegeHomeschoolMama is a wife and mother. She has been a wife to her best friend and supportive husband Tim for 15 years. Besides being a wife, she is the mother to two smart, fun, loving, and handsome boys Tyron and Tyson.  She is the mother to two fur babies my Cane Corso (Italian Mastiff) Ebony and Shaka Zulu. Additionally she is a blogger at where she discusses a variety of topics from homeschooling, living a plant based lifestyle, and everyday life of a homeschool family.  Her YouTube channel and Facebook page is Deveghomemama which collaborates with her blog. --- Support this podcast:

  • S2: Episode 26: Destiny Harris, Black mom gave herself permission to decide to home educate her children

    17/09/2020 Duration: 42min

    Season 2: Episode 26 Podcast full interview (42 min:36 secs) Black mom gave herself permission to decide to home educate her children, Destiny Harris Season 2: Episode 28 on YouTube - Teaser Talk (14 mins:26 sec) From 'hot mess' homeschooling to homeschooling success, Destiny Harris Destiny Harris is the mom of two sweet, silly, and energetic daughters who are ages 10 and 16. This is the eighth year of my homeschooling journey. As a single mom and business owner Destiny  is continually trying to juggle the demands of work, school, and motherhood.  She has a Bachelors degree in Business Administration and Masters in Nonprofit Administration. Destiny enjoys traveling, reading, playing games, and spending time in nature. Her belief is that the most important things in life are not things. #GG2H #GirlfriendsGuideToHomeschooling #BlackHomeschoolers #AfricanDiaspora #EducatingOurOwn #AngelaJordanPerry #Homeschooling #BlackHomeschooling FULL INTERVIEW release on Girlfriends Chat with Angela Jordan Perry PO

  • S2: E25 Nichelle Nelson, Retired Homeschool Mom of sharing homeschooling wisdom

    10/09/2020 Duration: 51min

    Season 2: Episode 25 ***PURPLE COW EPISODE*** Nichelle Nelson is a mother of four.  She is a veteran homeschool mom with 25 years of experience.  After having lost their firstborn daughter at the age of 13, she and her husband went on to successfully launch their younger three children from their homeschool to Baylor University.  After homeschooling her children with no college degree, she decided to return to school when her youngest was taking dual enrollment classes in high school.  Nichelle earned both associates and bachelors degrees in History while graduating summa cum laude from Huston-Tillotson University, a historically Black college and university.  She is currently pursuing a master's degree in Multicultural Studies from University of Houston - Clear Lake.  She was an Air Force brat, Air Force wife, and an Air Force mom.  She hand her husband spent 12 years living overseas in Europe and Asia.  She brings to the classroom her unique perspective into the lives

  • S2: E24 Single Parent, Virtual Teacher, Mom to a self-published author, Teacher Jade, Georgia

    27/08/2020 Duration: 48min

    Full interview -Podcast  Season 2: Episode 24  Single parent, virtual teacher, Mom to a self-published author, GA homeschooling Mom, Jade Weatherington   Jade Weatherington at Teacher Jade is a homeschooling mom of one that also worldschools/roadschools when the world is not suffering a pandemic.  While she taught in traditional public schools and worked as a parent advocate, when her daughter asked to be homeschooled, she found a new way to teach.  Jade began teaching online FT and currently offers English Language Art and "Reading is Lit" classes to middle schoolers through her website Her daughter is also a self-published author and her work can be found at  They also collaborated on a mini series to showcase how families homeschool. FULL INTERVIEW release on Girlfriends Chat with Angela Jordan Perry PODCAST @ on Thursdays 2 p.m. EST and Weekly Interview Teaser and a Podcast release: Thursdays 2 p.m. EST on Y

  • S2: E23 Rachel C. Jones, Purple Cow Episode with 'retired' homeschooling Mom of 5 from Tenneessee

    20/08/2020 Duration: 49min

    HIT THE SHARE BUTTON! Season 2: Episode 23: Rachel C. Jones, 'Purple Cow' Episode with 'retired' homeschooling Mom of 5, Tennessee Rachel C. Jones is the founder of The Coolnerds, author of ‘How To Free Your Family From The Oppression of Miseducation. At ‘Coolnerds’ is where she is an educational consultant, family life coach, & learning tour guide. Rachel is a wife and mother of 5 children. She earned her B.A from the University of Memphis in African and African American Studies with a minor in Philosophy in 2001. In 2010, she earned her Master’s of Arts in Teaching from the University of Memphis. She has spent the last 25 years of her life serving youth in the public schools, charter schools, homeschooling, and youth ministry. She is passionate about family, youth, education, and growing a village to support healthy communities. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, singing, reading, listening to live music, and spending time with her loving children and supportive husband, Dustin. FULL INTERVIEW rel

  • Season 2: Episode 22 : Homeschool DOES NOT have to be perfect for it to be Good, Brenea Fairchild - New Jersey

    06/08/2020 Duration: 52min

    HIT THE SHARE BUTTON!! Brenea Fairchild is an educator, homeschool mom, and the founder of The Melanin Village. A lifelong learner and teacher, Brenaea is a career educator who worked in public schools and coached pre-service teachers prior to launching The Melanin Village. Brenea knew she wanted to homeschool after her culminating undergraduate research at Princeton University highlighted the inaccurate portrayal of slavery and the Civil War in U.S. History textbooks. This research, coupled with her experience in education and her admiration of her mentors who homeschooled, fueled much of her desire to teach her children at home. The mother of two boys, one of her greatest joys in homeschool is teaching world languages, and as a trilingual, Brenaea immerses her children in both Spanish and French. As Brenea became more involved in the homeschool community, she quickly realized the unique challenges that black families face when homeschooling-including finding like-minded community, access to accurate and q

  • Season 2: Episode 21: Homeschooling and Worldschooling Momma of TWO from GA, Annie Bell

    30/07/2020 Duration: 01h09min

    Min. Annie Bell is a retired Independent Financial Advisor who also founded Wealth Management Ministries, Inc. where they endeavor to bridge the gap between the rich and poor through teach financial literacy to the people in the underdeveloped communities and the youth.  After several years in operation, she was led to create another arm of the ministry to help prevent and abolish child abuse and sex trafficking called Prevention Works.  Through that arm, she also started a radio show, authored a book and advocated for victims who have no voice. As serial business owners, her and her husband opened Habakkuk books (self-publishing company), Pneuma Desigz (graphic design company), Dream Vacation Depot (boutique travel agency) and Tackle N’ Travel (travel blog). They began their journey towards homeschooling journey through a cyber academy.  After 2 years they delved into homeschooling.  As a travel enthusiast her and her family traveled extensively, however, Annie began researching how to in

  • Season 2: Episode 20 Cordelia Elizabeth Spence, homeschool Mom of 5 from New York

    16/07/2020 Duration: 49min

    Cordelia Elizabeth Spence is a homeschooling mom of five, Speaker, and Entrepreneur known for her practical lifestyle tips, inspirational talks, and wholistic approach to changing the narrative of motherhood from overwhelmed, stressed and burnt out to peaceful, healthy, productive and fulfilled.  With her passion for all things self-development and self-care, she is personally noted as the “Self-Care Enthusiast” for busy Moms.    In 2016, after she suddenly found herself a single mother of five, she realized there were also other women who were trying to keep it all together while managing this thing called #MomLife. This empowered her to create Evolution Mama - a holistic lifestyle company teaching busy moms how to take back control of their time, life, and home, so they feel less stressed and have more time for self-care and relaxation without guilt.    Cordelia has been the guest speaker and facilitated workshops on various platforms including the 2020 Surviving the Rona Summit, Th

  • Season 2: Episode 19: Giving up homeschooling YOUR KIDS while homeschooling with Angela Malakah Phillips

    11/06/2020 Duration: 10min

    Leaving a career as a motivational trainer with Los Angeles County Office of Education was a difficult decision. In June 2007 Angela Phillips decided to do just that after having recently married and giving birth to the first of a new crew of children she affectionately calls her “littles”. Having been a single mom raising 3 children while pursuing a career; she decided this would be a completely new and different chapter in her life. Angela is now mom of 6 offspring age 34 yrs old to 9 The idea of homeschooling was introduced to her by a Sister in her spiritual fellowship. She incorporates her motivational style and experience as a seasoned trainer into her educational activities and believes travel and cultural experiences are just as important for her children as curriculum choice. Angela combines workbooks, project learning, field trips and interest lead learning to create an eclectic approach to her children’s education. This amazing Mom has recently authored and released a book about her experiences as

  • Season 2: Episode 18: Becoming what you need to be in order to handle being with your homeschooled children, Christina Garrett

    28/05/2020 Duration: 50min

    Season 2: Episode 18 Known as the "Praying Wife of Alabama" after going viral in 2016, Christina is a Pastor's wife of 11 years and homeschooling mother of FIVE little Garretts. With a heart for the woman who is overwhelmed, tired and frustrated in her home life and goal ambitions, Christina works to revive tired ladies through live events, group coaching, webinars and presenting as a speaker nationwide. Washington, D.C. native Christina has mastered the delicate art of committing to transformation in family life, homeschooling, priority management, ministry endeavors and pursuing passion in business aspirations. A postpartum depression "thriver" not survivor!, Christina utilized the daily highs and lows of motherhood to rebirth her boundaries and self-care, and connect with God's greater strength to manage her priorities. Learn more about Christina at: FULL INTERVIEW release on Girlfriends Chat with Angela Jordan Perry PODCAST @ Weekly Intervie

  • Season 2: Episode 17: Moving Slower and Being Purposeful in Homeschooling with Leslie Martino

    21/05/2020 Duration: 50min

    Season 2: Episode 17 Leslie Martino is a wife and homeschooling mom to four children (including 5 year old identical twin boys) who keep her on her toes. She and her husband are originally from New York City, but now live in Central Florida. Over the last 20 years Leslie has taught, both in elementary and college education, and in the dance/movement/fitness industry. She has always been passionate about children and the way they see and experience the world around them. Leslie is a graduate of Columbia University’s Teachers College and spent time as an elementary school teacher and Adjunct Lecturer for graduate courses focused on the role of the teacher in supporting children’s individual work preferences. Leslie loves God, family, encouraging and mentoring others, exploring new things and places, creative endeavors, reading, and sappy movies. You can often find her collecting nature treasures or whipping up her own homemade personal care products in the kitchen. She is also a natural health enthusiast. Lesli

  • Season 2: Episode 16 Homeschooling life lessons through the grieving process of a loved one, Rashida Freeman

    30/04/2020 Duration: 40min

    Season 2: Episode 16  Creative and resourceful, those are words used to describe Rashida Freeman. As a homeschool Mom and spokeswoman for modern day motherhood, she pioneers the way to allowing children to be free to find themselves and explore their interests, while also raising respectful and productive children. As a mother of four, Rashida has formulated the healthy balance between modern and traditional parenting. Rashida is a teen mom who felt compelled to abide by the outdated parenting methods that were presented to her by her elders. Realizing that there must be a better way, she decided that it was time to take charge of how she raises her children, and now spreads that awareness to all moms. When afforded a moment of free time, Rashida enjoys engaging in girl’s night out and attending basketball games with her family. Rashida resides in Charlotte, North Carolina. FULL INTERVIEW release on Girlfriends Chat with Angela Jordan Perry PODCAST @ Weekly Interview Teaser and

  • Season 2: Episode 15, Why you should learn to speak Asante Twi Language with Ghanian language teacher, Nana Kwame?

    23/04/2020 Duration: 34min

    Season 2: Episode 15, Why you should learn to speak Asante Twi Language with Ghanian language teacher, Nana Kwame?   No better time like the present to begin learning the indigenous language of our ancestors.  Nana Kwame, a dear friend of mines that I met while visiting Ghana, Africa, was born and raised in Ghana. He trained both at the University of Cape Coast and at the African University College of Communications. He teaches Twi (Akan) language at the Junior and Senior levels of high school, as well as beginner, intermediate and advanced levels online. He currently resides in Ghana, Africa.   Nana Kwame is also an author, poet and playwright.  Books Written: Sua Anwonsen (Learn Poems/Poetry) Kenkan me (Reading Book) Twi Atwere ne Akenkan (How to write and Read the Akan Lanaguage)  Sunday, April 26, 2020, 4 p.m. EST, Nana Kwawme is offering a FREE intro online class to learn Twi for ages 10 yrs - adult.  Twi is a predominate lanague spoken in Ghana after English (the natio

  • Season 2: Episode 14: Successfully homeschooling a special needs son and gifted/talented daughter, Tina Ramsay

    16/04/2020 Duration: 44min

    Season 2: Episode 14 on Podcast - "Successfully homeschooling a special needs son and gifted/talented daughter, Tina Ramsay" on Girlfriends Chat with Angela Jordan Perry (full interview) On all podcast stations.  Season 2: Episode 16  "Ensuring your home is a 'safe haven' for homeschooling, Tina Ramsay"  on YouTube @  Girlfriends Guide to Homeschooling and on Facebook @ Girlfriends Guide to Homeschooling. Teaser convo -     Tina Jacobs Ramsay is the inspiring Mom behind Homeschooling and Oils. An active vlogger, female wellness ambassador, certified life coach, entrepreneur, curriculum developer, and Author are just some of the roles on Tinas' impressive resume. Bringing her wealth of knowledge to each task, Tina is a formidable asset to the revolutionizing of the way children are taught. Her personal experience has expanded her ability to connect with unique learners and to teach parents and teachers how to adapt their programs to make them fun and exciting to learn. Tina o

  • S2: E13 Melissa Perkins, CEO/Founder of Blue Star Virtual Learning (BSVL) Helping parents to be empowered homeschooling professionals

    23/01/2020 Duration: 50min

    Starting with one Master Student and an outstanding homeschool mom, CEO and Founder, Melissa Perkins, used her more than 20 years of experience to pioneer and birth Blue Star Virtual Learning (BSVL). She creates an experience that celebrates the essential beauty of learning and accelerates young learners to self-mastery. Melissa is a licensed educator and holds a Masters Degree in Curriculum and Instruction. She attended Meredith College where she was awarded the distinguished NC Teaching Fellows Full Scholarship. After serving as a licensed teacher in large school districts including Fairfax County in the DC metro area, she pursued education leadership opportunities in China leading language schools and training teachers in both Beijing and Shanghai. Upon returning to the United States, she had the opportunity to serve as an adjunct professor for international students at Virginia Tech Language and Culture Institute at the Fairfax Virginia campus. In spite of her busy schedule, Melissa actively facilitates M

  • S2: E12 Dispelling the idea of separating daily life/living with your child and homeschool. All parents homeschooling with LaTisha Lee

    12/12/2019 Duration: 37min

    To see LaTisha Lee's short interview teaser go to Girlfriends' Guide to Homeschooling with Angela Jordan Perry on YouTube  or on Facebook S2: E12 Dispelling the idea of separating daily life/living with your child and homeschool. All parents homeschooling with LaTisha Lee Latisha shares how parents automatically began 'homeschooling' their children when they are young and are able to began learning. Dispelling this myth, she details that parents do not need to put a 'divide' in their natural tendencies as parents to educate their own children and beginning an 'official' journey of homeschooling. Additionally, Latisha bring insights to the tools and techniques she used to encourage her children to be self-lead learners. Taking their education into their own hands, steering the wheel towards their interests while successfully homeschooling. ----------------------------------------------------------------------- L

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