6 tips to reduce your homeschooler’s screen time—without driving them crazy

By |2021-10-26T09:02:29-04:00October 26th, 2021|Career Tips, General Interest, Homeschool moms, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

Compared to previous generations, teens and young adults in today’s Gen Z spend more time than ever engaging with the world through technology. Whether on laptops, tablets, or smart phones and TVs, these 21st century digital natives easily log between 7 and 10 hours a day in front of a screen. In contrast, [...]

A novel failure: 4 career lessons I learned from my literary flop

By |2021-10-13T09:46:25-04:00October 13th, 2021|Advice, Career Tips, General Interest, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

If you’re a homeschool student who is thinking about being an entrepreneur after school, failure is going to be part of life. And that’s not a bad thing. The upside to failure is that it can contain valuable lessons. Such was the case when, during grad school, I released a novel, only to have [...]

For homeschoolers: 6 tips for becoming comfortable with giving speeches

By |2021-09-27T10:45:58-04:00September 27th, 2021|Advice, Career Tips, General Interest, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

Jerry Seinfeld famously said, “According to most studies, people's number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two. Does that sound right? This means to the average person, if you go to a funeral, you're better off in the casket than doing the eulogy.” Are you a homeschool student [...]

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 [...]

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