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 [...]

8 ways grandparents can help with homeschooling during coronavirus

By |2020-10-05T13:35:23-04:00October 1st, 2020|Advice, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Homeschool moms, Tips for high school|

Grandparents can play an important role in homeschooling. That’s particularly true this year, as the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed millions of unprepared families into the world of school-at-home.  Maybe you’re a grandparent not sure where to begin helping your grown children with the challenge of home education. Or maybe you’re a homeschool parent looking [...]

Self-care as a homeschool parent during the coronavirus pandemic

By |2020-09-22T09:14:53-04:00September 22nd, 2020|Advice, Coronavirus, COVID-19, High school transcripts, Homeschool moms, Tips for high school|

When the world came to a grinding halt due to coronavirus in March, homeschool parents worked hard to keep their kids' lives as normal as possible. Since we were already homeschooling, our school routine didn't change much. But in the process of keeping things humming, we pushed our needs to the back of the [...]

The coronavirus pandemic makes your student’s high school transcript more important than ever

By |2020-08-31T06:55:27-04:00August 31st, 2020|Advice, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Creating Professional Transcripts for Students, High school transcripts, Preparing for college, Tips for high school, Transcripts 101|

Just days into the new college semester, the school year is already in shambles as the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc on higher education. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill just announced a move to exclusively online classes after 130 students tested positive for the virus in the first week since [...]

For new homeschoolers: How to set up a simple learning space in your home for cheap

By |2020-08-20T14:18:55-04:00August 20th, 2020|Advice, Coronavirus, COVID-19, General Interest|

The decision has been made: You’re homeschooling your child this school year. Amid the mix of excitement and nervousness is another concern: Where will you put all the materials you have for school?  The good news is that you don't need a separate room or expensive furniture to create a nice, functional space. [...]

4 benefits of running a side business while you homeschool

By |2020-07-13T13:50:38-04:00July 13th, 2020|Advice, General Interest, Homeschool moms|

Homeschooling moms are busy educating their children and running a home. Some of them are also entrepreneurs who support their families or provide a significant contribution to the family income. Running a business is challenging and time consuming and so is homeschooling, so why would someone mesh both of these? There are so many [...]

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