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What is Screen-Free Week?

What is Screen-Free Week? Screen-Free Week is a week designed to help you cut down on screen time and enjoy family time instead. It's an international event, so anyone can participate! Don't worry, you can still use screens for work and your child can still use screens for homeschool.Screen-free time is so important, as I share in my book, TechnoLogic. It's important to show kids that they can have fun without screens! This is a great time...

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International Travel Tips

International Travel Tips

I was recently on a European River Cruise, and lots of people have been asking me for advice on international travel. Since this was my first time, I ...

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Keep a High School Notebook + Thankfulness

Keep a High School Notebook + Thankfulness I'm so thankful when people express thankfulness! It's such an encouragement! Laura was working with me through the Gold Care Club and told me how thankful she is for her "Lee Notebook." She fills it with all the handouts, worksheets, and notes from all the classes she has taken with me. She always keeps this notebook handy for reference. Check it out! Last week, after her 20-minute consultation, Laura...

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Top 10 Pieces of Advice from 2018

Top 10 Pieces of Advice from 2018

Did 2018 come and go as fast for you as it did for me!? I can't believe we've begun a new year already. In looking back over 2018, I've pulled my top ...

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Technology Addiction and the Coming Zombie Apocalypse

Parenting has always been challenging, but these days, one of the hardest parts of parenting involves navigating around ever-changing gadgets and tech...

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Character Qualities NOT Measured by Tests [Free Printable Poster]

Tests don't validate homeschooling. They are just one kind of we use to evaluate our children. Tests don't measure everything, and they certainly don'...

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How to Say NO in 3 Easy Steps

How to Say NO in 3 Easy Steps 1. Say it        2. Explain it          3. Walk away Your priority is your children and your family. Your job is to educate them, and that's important! Don't feel guilty when you must say no to someone (or even say no to something awesome!). Put your priorities first: children and family. Everything else is great, but optional. Say no when you need to. You have my permission....

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How to Deal with Friends Who Don't Support Homeschooling

Are you dealing with friends who don't support homeschooling? How do you deal with friends and family who just don't approve? There is the snippy way, which I don't recommend! There are other options as well! How to Deal with Friends Who Don't Support Homeschooling Lee,  I was wondering about relatives or friends who upon learning your child was now homeschooled decided to test them on information. They did not do this to a child who is...

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High School with Learning Challenges

If your child struggles with learning challenges, you are not alone!  Read my article "College for Struggling Learners" to hear about other teenagers with learning problems. These are the resources listed in the article, linked so you can easily access the information. Learning Disabilities Association of AmericaTypical learning difficulties include dyslexia, dyscalculia, and dysgraphia - often complicated by associated disorders such as attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Learning Disabilities Association Tips for College AdmissionLearning Disabilities - 8 Tips For...

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Health Class Unit Study on Pot

Health Class Unit Study on Pot

My goal is for you to have a discussion with your teen. Why? Let me explain what it's like to live in a state with legalized recreational pot. I live ...

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Relationship and Purity Studies Book List

Relationship and Purity Studies Book List

Relationship and purity studies are an important health topic for all teenagers. Look at books to decide which is best fit for your family, and you ca...

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Homeschoolers: Don't Miss the College Fairs!

Trying to decide if you should go to a college fair?   Now is the time! Particularly for high school juniors, a college fair is a very important step in going to college.  You can find a large college fair through www.nacacnet.org and you can find smaller Christian college fairs through National Christian College Fairs.  When push comes to shove, though, our busy schedules make it difficult to prioritize this important step. Can you describe what the...

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Certified Teachers vs Regular Homeschool Parents

You would be amazed at how many certified teachers with public and private school backgrounds contact me for support. Some feel inadequate because the...

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Is Socratic Dialogue Necessary for Homeschoolers?

I thought that all great homeschools had Socratic dialog. After reading the classics together, they enjoy deep and rich conversations about the nuance...

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Pros and Cons of Public and Christian University [for Christian Parents]

Why should Christian families apply to both public and private school? It's complicated, so pay close attention. I encourage parents to apply to both ...

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