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Teen Tips for College and Career Success

Teen Tips for College and Career Success
First, a simple question (that reveals one of the great truths about human behavior), have you ever changed your mind about what you want to do in you...
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[Free eBook] How to Motivate Homeschool Teens

[Free eBook] How to Motivate Homeschool Teens
It can happen overnight. One day your child is pleasant, cooperative, and enthusiastic about learning; the next day, they aren't. This can happen with...
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How to Motivate Homeschool Teens and Rouse Slug-Slow Students

How to Motivate Homeschool Teens and Rouse Slug-Slow Students
One mom jokingly told me that her son's spirit animal was a sloth. We had a good giggle over that one, because I remember what it's like to try to mot...
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[Free Kindle Book] Scheduling: The Secret to Homeschool Sanity

[Free Kindle Book] Scheduling: The Secret to Homeschool Sanity
Scheduling....one thing many of us struggle with as homeschoolers! We find ourselves so busy many times, that we forget that scheduling can help! (A c...
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[Free Book] Getting the Most Out of Your Homeschool This Summer

[Free Book] Getting the Most Out of Your Homeschool This Summer
Ahhhh, summer! It's the best season ever! June rolls around and our priorities turn to camping, vacation, snuggling young children, relaxing in a hamm...
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[Free Book] Homeschooling the Holidays

[Free Book] Homeschooling the Holidays
Holiday seasons, especially between November and January, are busy times. Celebrations like Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's, Hanukkah, and more se...
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[Free Book] Comprehensive Homeschool Records

[Free Book] Comprehensive Homeschool Records
Does thinking about college admission for your homeschool student fill you with dread? Or does the task of making your child's comprehensive home...
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[Free Book] Keys to High School Success

[Free Book] Keys to High School Success
Many parents sail through homeschooling in the early years, but when faced with the prospect of homeschooling high school, they get ready to bail, for...
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[Free eBook] Making the Grades

[Free eBook] Making the Grades
 Does anyone take "mommy grades" seriously?! Do I really even need to grade at all? Maybe it's just English papers that you hate to grade? (I can...
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How Do You Know Your Child is Gifted?

How Do You Know Your Child is Gifted?
How Do You Know Your Child is Gifted? In general, gifted children learn more, learn faster, and learn at an earlier age. They remember more, understand abstract concepts, and understand them earlier, have passionate interests, and can do multiple things at once and do them well. Expert definitions vary widely. One expert says that gifted children have an I.Q. of 130 or more (I’ve tried to locate I.Q. tests and it’s not easy, so this probably...
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Take the PSAT for Fun and Profit (Plus Free Book)

Take the PSAT for Fun and Profit (Plus Free Book)
Take the PSAT for Fun and Profit Like the SAT, the PSAT is a college admission test overseen by the College Board®. It meets most state homeschool testing requirements and covers reading, writing, and math, but doesn't include an essay. The PSAT is a fairly inexpensive test compared to most annual assessments. In addition to being practice for the SAT, the PSAT can help you find a college, indicate career options your student might not have...
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Be Prepared: A College Prep Education is Important

Be Prepared: A College Prep Education is Important
Be Prepared: A College Prep Education is Important High school can be like driving on auto-pilot. You arrive at the destination, but can't remember the journey! When you homeschool high school, sometimes life goes by quickly and your child is a senior before you know what happened!College preparation is critical for students who plan on going to college. College bound students need course work that will prepare them. Students need to take college admission tests, and...
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Guest — Lee
Anni,thank you so much for posting a review of my book on amazon AND on my blog! That's going above and beyond the call of duty, a... Read More
Thursday, 08 September 2016 12:27
Guest — Anni
This is what I wrote on Amazon: Five Stars Mrs. Binz's book is so very helpful! When our homeschooled older daughter entered junio... Read More
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Guest — Assistant to The HomeScholar
Thank you, Anni! Lee will appreciate your kind words! Blessings, Robin Assistant to The HomeScholar
Thursday, 08 September 2016 12:21
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Strategies for Creating Homeschool Balance

Strategies for Creating Homeschool Balance
Strategies for Creating Homeschool Balance What does doing too much look like? Doing too much is when you feel completely overwhelmed; it’s when you, your husband, and your children are tired all the time, you're terribly behind and can’t possibly catch up, or the curriculum is incredibly intense.On the other hand, some parents do too little. Doing too little is when you don’t seem to get to reading, writing, or math, or all the children want...
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Great post! It's really difficult to know if you’re doing too much, too little, or just the right amount of schoolwork in your hom... Read More
Thursday, 11 August 2016 23:28
Guest — Assistant to The HomeScholar
We definitely hope so, Ashley! Blessings, Robin Assistant to The HomeScholar
Friday, 12 August 2016 14:59
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The 5 Stages of Homeschooling High School

The 5 Stages of Homeschooling High School
The 5 Stages of Homeschooling High School Many homeschool parents today are intimidated by the thought of homeschooling through high school, overwhelmed by the thought of college applications, and unsure how to plan for this final stage of their child’s education. Generally, parents tend to react in one of two ways to this challenge. Some are stressed out and need minimal information, because if they are given too much information, they become immobilized and can’t do...
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5 Reasons to Teach High School Science

5 Reasons to Teach High School Science
5 Reasons to Teach High School Science Parents sometimes look to me to reassure them it’s OK not to teach science in high school. The bad news for them is, it really is important! The good news is, I will show you how to make it as painless and enjoyable as possible!When pressed, I give five strong reasons to face the situation and teach science. Reason 1: Science is required for high school graduation Almost all...
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Unfortunately, that's how it works with Amazon - however we do try to keep our prices very low, and it's only $2.99 in Kindle vers... Read More
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Guest — Yvonne
I follow you facebook page and was really excited to see you giving away this book on kindle, unfortunately though this offer is o... Read More
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