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10 Things to Do Before Sending them to College

Whew! Those 13 years of school sure did fly by fast. Somehow, you managed to teach them a whole lot of everything, but still feel like you left something out. That is possible, but right now, that does not really matter. You have a high school graduate on your hands. Now, it is on to

How to Manage End of the School Paperwork

The end of the homeschool year has come. As you look around your school room, which may be all over the house, it is obvious you are a homeschooler. Artwork hangs on the walls, school books are on the shelves and any other flat surface and paperwork completed over the past school year is everywhere.

6 Things to Do Before You Decide to Homeschool

Homeschooling can cause a major shift in your life. It is not a quick decision anyone should make. If you are considering homeschooling, these are some tips to help you decide if home education is a good option for your family. Know Why You are Considering Homeschooling Although anyone can homeschool, homeschooling is not for

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When Homeschooling at Home Gets Boring

Homeschool. Parents teaching their children at home. Parents and children staying at home all day long and doing school. That is a lot of time spent at home and, sometimes, staying in the same place all day long like that gets boring. That is not what homeschooling should become. When it does get boring, move

How to Homeschool Without a Dedicated Schoolroom

One of the fun aspects of homeschooling is creating that perfect place for the homeschool experience. While some people have visions of their dream house, homeschoolers have visions of their dream homeschool room. Having a dedicated homeschool room is ideal, but fortunately, not necessary to have for your child to learn. If you ask any

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How to Survive a Hard Homeschool Day

The school books are closed. The children are outside playing. Dinner is waiting for someone (you) to prepare it. Has anyone asked you how you are doing today? Probably not, but if they did, you may have to tell them the truth. You are feeling absolutely miserable. Why? Because homeschooling is hard! Deciding to homeschool

Should the Next Stop be College?

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When I was growing up, my plans after high school were already in place. I knew, without question, my next step was going to college. The decision was not forced on me, but was something we did in my family. Once we finished high school, we moved on to college. College was (and still is

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Teenagers: Don’t Leave Home Without Them!

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One of the perks of being a parent of a teenager is being able to leave them “home alone”. They know not to answer the door to strangers, not to invite their friends over for a wild party and not to burn the house down! Seriously, after having raised your child for 13 years, you

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Keeping Them Close to Home

If you graduated from a college or university and are faithful to your alma mater, you probably already know where your child will continue life after high school. More than likely, that school is miles (maybe even states) away from where you live now. The plan was to keep tradition alive with your child walking

New Year, New Beginning

There is something about the beginning of the New Year that brings a sense of peace. Everything is fresh, exciting and well, new. It is a new beginning. You are filled with enthusiasm to do great things. Along with having energy to begin a new semester, you feel capable enough to “right all of the