For homeschool high school students: 5 coffee alternatives to help you survive the morning

By |2021-09-16T10:39:58-04:00September 16th, 2021|Advice, Career Tips, General Interest, Tips for high school|

Waking up in the morning can be tough for high school students. Between keeping pace with schoolwork and preparing for college or other post-secondary pursuits, you’ve got a lot of reasons why you may not be getting enough sleep. According to the Sleep Foundation, most adults need seven to nine hours of sleep each [...]

Homeschooling is growing like crazy: 4 predictions of what that means for the future of education

By |2021-08-18T10:40:19-04:00August 18th, 2021|General Interest, Homeschool moms|

The U.S. Census Bureau recently reported that there has been a huge increase in homeschooling since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. According to the Household Pulse Survey, the percentage of U.S. households homeschooling at the start of the 2020-2021 school year more than doubled compared to the previous year.  This means that currently [...]

For homeschool graduates: You don’t need a traditional college campus to find a spouse

By |2021-08-04T12:22:01-04:00August 6th, 2021|Advice, General Interest, Preparing for college|

“We met in college.”  I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard married couples say that.  And while it’s true that many people meet their future spouse on a college campus, not everyone does.  In fact, college campuses are far from the only places to meet a mate. As a homeschool graduate, you [...]

5 ways to make your college application stand out in 2021

By |2021-07-20T09:17:39-04:00July 20th, 2021|Advice, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Creating Professional Transcripts for Students, General Interest, High school transcripts, Preparing for college, Standardized tests, Tips for high school, Transcripts 101|

After the upheaval in all areas of our life—including in higher education—in 2020 caused by COVID-19, there’s a palpable sense of optimism half-way through 2021 that the worst is behind us and colleges across the nation will return to some semblance of normal this fall.  And while it’s still possible that the spread of [...]

The best advice you can read on record keeping and report cards for homeschoolers

By |2021-07-07T08:35:16-04:00July 7th, 2021|Advice, General Interest, Homeschool moms, Preparing for college, Tips for high school, Transcripts 101|

As homeschool parents, we know that it's important to keep records for our high school students so that we can create a spectacular transcript for them. But we also know that record-keeping can be a tedious and confusing process. What’s the best way forward? Another concern I often hear from homeschool parents is whether [...]

6 superfoods (and 1 liquid) that will supercharge your homeschool family

By |2021-06-16T08:27:29-04:00June 16th, 2021|Advice, Career Tips, General Interest, High school transcripts, Homeschool moms, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

The homeschool life is a busy one. It goes without saying that making time to eat healthy meals and snacks as a family is a challenge. It can be tempting to just grab fast food instead of putting in the effort to make a home-cooked meal, or to just reach for something salty or [...]

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