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 [...]

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 [...]

How to own your mornings as a homeschool family (even if you’re a night owl)

By |2021-05-13T09:19:31-04:00May 13th, 2021|Advice, Homeschool moms, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

Some of us are morning people, some night people. Whether it’s a learned behavior or baked into our genetics, the divide between the perky morning lark and the wired night owl is pretty much universal.  Benjamin Franklin might have said, “Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise,” [...]

Thinking of switching to homeschooling permanently after your school closed? 5 signs you should make the jump

By |2021-04-22T09:32:28-04:00April 22nd, 2021|Advice, Career Tips, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Homeschool moms, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

The pandemic forced you into the homeschool lifestyle. Now, you’re considering a permanent change of sticking with homeschooling for the long term. How can you know that’s the right decision? We’ll explore that key question in this blog post. As with so many things when it comes to the education of your child, the [...]

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