4 books you should read over Christmas break (if you want to become a young entrepreneur)

By |2020-12-14T09:38:14-05:00November 30th, 2020|Advice, Career Tips, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

With Christmas break just around the corner, many of us are looking forward to seeing family, enjoying festive meals and decorations, and taking a few days off school and work to try and recover from the stressful year that 2020 has been. But as a homeschool student, why not use some of that down [...]

039: Thanksgiving Special

By |2020-11-24T01:01:05-05:00November 24th, 2020|

In just a few days, it'll be Thanksgiving! While celebrations this year may be different, being thankful never goes out of style.  Join Melody and Holly as they discuss what they're thankful for this year. SHOW NOTES: Visit Transcript Maker and get your 14-day free trial! Follow us on Twitter and Facebook! The Happy Homeschooler Podcast [...]

10 qualities of successful people: A guide for homeschool graduates

By |2020-11-16T08:48:48-05:00November 16th, 2020|Advice, Career Tips, High school transcripts, Homeschool moms, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

Success comes in many different forms. In North America, we tend to define success in monetary and vocational terms—how much you make or how far you’ve advanced in your career. But success extends to so many other areas: relationships, faith, character, and health, to name a few. As a homeschool high school student, you [...]

038: Winter Break Benefits

By |2020-11-10T00:26:47-05:00November 10th, 2020|

There's a probably a chill in air where you live, and you're left thinking... what should I do about winter break? When to do it, how long should it last, and what can we do when this year is so different? Holly and Melody have the answers! Come learn about all the winter break [...]

8 reasons your family should consider hybrid homeschooling

By |2020-11-02T09:37:55-05:00November 2nd, 2020|Advice, Coronavirus, COVID-19, General Interest, Homeschool moms, Preparing for college|

If you’re new to homeschooling due to COVID-19, chances are you might not have heard about hybrid homeschooling. This approach combines a more traditional classroom environment with the flexibility of homeschooling. Typically, a student’s time is evenly split between home and school—maybe two days in the classroom and three at home, or a portion [...]

Homeschooling is not the same as quarantine schooling

By |2020-10-27T09:42:35-04:00October 27th, 2020|Advice, Coronavirus, COVID-19, General Interest, Homeschool moms, Tips for high school|

“Quarantine schooling” sounds like a science fiction term, doesn’t it? But this is 2020 and anything goes! This term has come into common parlance during COVID-19 shutdowns as parents increasingly oversee their children’s education at home. The thing about quarantine schooling is that it shares little in common with homeschooling, even in [...]

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