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Homeschooling Teens: The Challenge of Resistant Teenagers

There are challenges with homeschooling teens. A resistant 16-year-old can certainly have an attitude, at times, that makes you want to throw in the towel!  It's hard to be a Christian parent homeschooling a resistant teen who doesn't want to homeschool anymore.  It may seem like an uphill battle, but there are ways to find the right path for your family. The biggest factor in success of homeschooling is when the child WANTS to homeschool, you...

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Be Kind to Yourself

Be Kind to Yourself

Speak kindly to yourself. You are God's precious child. He is kind and loving, and He wants us to be kind and loving to our self as well. Women, ...

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The Psychology of Letting Go (with a Success Story)

Letting go is tough. It's even tougher when you are a homeschool parent. Being with our children 24 hours a day provides its struggles, yes, but it provides such great joy, as well! There can be success along the way. Joyce and I have worked together for years as part of my Gold Care Club, getting all her homeschool records tidy. It was by far one of the most challenging situations I've seen. Her daughter had...

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How to Transition to Homeschooling

The transition to homeschooling, from public or private school, can take some time. Even when parents and children are eager to homeschool, the change...

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Four Parent Roles for Homeschooling: Caretaker, Teacher, Mentor, Friend

Homeschoolers assume four primary parent roles throughout their children's lives: that of caretaker, teacher, mentor, and friend. These four role...

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42 Solutions to Lack of Motivation

For one hundred unmotivated teens, there might be one hundred different solutions to motivating them. Parents often brainstorm ideas and look at onlin...

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Top 20 Homeschool Tips of 2021

I know you are busy and don't have much time, so here is a list of my most important homeschool tips from 2021. These tips and tricks are sure to help...

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How to Find Friends for Homeschool Socialization

Have you ever been asked, "How do homeschoolers make friends?" Or maybe you're new to homeschooling and wondering yourself, how DO homeschoolers make ...

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

I encourage parents to apply to both public and private universities. This short ebook explains the process of how to find a college: Finding a Colleg...

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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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25 Ways to Stay Sane in December

It happens every Christmas … all your warm, fuzzy ideals end up in shambles, leaving you feeling frazzled and stressed. The easiest way to stay sane t...

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Why Your Homeschooler Should Get a Job in High School

Having a job in high school is important. It may be called "Occupational Education" in some state educational requirements. In public high schools, it...

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They Grow Up and Leave Home: Sending Your Child to College

Homeschoolers LOVE their children. They love having children, they love being around their children, and they love having their children live at home....

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The 5 Hardest Things About Homeschooling High School

There are 5 situations that homeschoolers may face while homeschooling high school that are so challenging, only a parent can effectively handle ...

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Are You Doing Too Much in Your Homeschool?

How do you know when enough is enough? Particularly with writing and history, how can you make sure you are not asking too much and frustrating yourse...

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