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Fast and Easy History Curriculum

Fast and Easy History Curriculum

Some people love history, and others… not so much. Faced with a history-phobic kid, social studies-hating kid, you don't have to skip the subject. If ...

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31 Educational Games for Teens

31 Educational Games for Teens

Games for teens can make summer more fun. Staying sane in summer requires a careful balance of structure (so the kids don't go crazy) and time away fr...

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Top Homeschool Tip for Summer Vacation

Top Homeschool Tip for Summer Vacation

I took my favorite book with me on vacation almost every year - to read while my kids were reading something. Now I have to add my disclaimer, {This p...

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How to Include Enrichment Experiences in Homeschool Records

How to Include Enrichment Experiences in Homeschool Records

Meaningful summer camps, important enrichment classes, and major life experiences that are educational ... what to do? Put it in your homeschool recor...

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Pros and Cons of Graduating Late

Pros and Cons of Graduating Late

Each family is different and only the parent is in the best position to decide on a gradation date. That said, let's think through the pros and c...

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Judgement Free Math Tips

Judgement Free Math Tips

This is totally a no judgment zone! Let's talk about homeschool math without making you cry. My article High School Math without the Moaning ...

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How to Show Tutors on the Transcript

How to Show Tutors on the Transcript

[This post contains affiliate links. If you click and buy I may make a few pennies, but not enough for a latte.] There are some very intense homeschoo...

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Binz Family German Recipes

Binz Family German Recipes

Guten Morgen! It's possible my husband bought me a River Cruise through Germany for a Valentine's day present this year, and I've secretly been tourin...

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How to Gear Up for Junior Year

How to Gear Up for Junior Year

Junior year is the time that can have the most impact on getting into college and getting scholarships. You can be prepared by doing some research ahe...

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What to Submit with Your College Application

What to Submit with Your College Application

The college admission process can be a long and grueling process, filled with strange forms and processes that you haven't heard of before. All t...

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5 Colleges Request One Homeschooler for Full Tuition Scholarship Competitions

5 Colleges Request One Homeschooler for Full Tuition Scholarship Competitions

I was so excited when I was talking with my Gold Care Club member, Lori, from Idaho. Her homeschooler had been invited to FIVE full tuition scholarshi...

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Top 10 Take-Aways from The College Launch [Virtual] Convention

Top 10 Take-Aways from The College Launch [Virtual] Convention

Parents and teens loved the free convention classes last month! The response was so phenomenal in these courses, I have identified a huge need in the ...

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Teaching Degree will NOT Make a Better Home Educator [Infographic]

Teaching Degree will NOT Make a Better Home Educator [Infographic]

A degree in teaching will NOT make you a better home educator. Certified teachers often struggle to let go of teaching and testing. Those skills are i...

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How to Change a College Scholarship Policy

How to Change a College Scholarship Policy

Here is the problem. Colleges all have very unique, very different policies from one another. In addition, college admission policies can change over ...

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Training Teens: Prepare for Independent Living

Training Teens: Prepare for Independent Living

One day, someday, our children will be living on their own. They will sink or swim based on the skills we have given them, and their ability to adapt ...

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