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, [...]

7 common objections to homeschooling (and 7 responses)

By |2021-10-07T10:06:33-04:00October 7th, 2021|Advice, High school transcripts, Homeschool moms, Tips for high school|

Maybe you’ve always planned on homeschooling your kids. Or perhaps you’re concerned that recent cultural shifts and ideological trends in public schools are undermining your values and you want to move to a home setting to ensure your children are educated in alignment with your worldview. Or perhaps you have a high-performing child who [...]

7 ways to help your homeschool student with special needs thrive

By |2021-08-30T13:35:12-04:00August 30th, 2021|Advice, Homeschool moms, Tips for high school|

Are you homeschooling a child with learning challenges or special needs? Whether you’re new to homeschooling or an experienced pro, you know the difficulties of special learning situations.  We are here to help! In this post, I’ll share some ideas and resources that will improve your homeschool and your child’s learning experience. I have [...]

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 [...]

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 reasons the traditional college experience may not be all it’s cracked up to be

By |2021-06-22T07:46:08-04:00June 22nd, 2021|Advice, Career Tips, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Homeschool moms, Online learning, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

FOMO (fear of missing out) is real. If you and your homeschool student are considering alternatives to traditional college, including exclusively obtaining a degree through distance learning, you may be concerned about missing out on the normal college experience.  Some say college is the best time you’ll ever have in life—that this is as [...]

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