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Are You Doing Too Much in Your Homeschool?

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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Guest — Jadis Garsia
I was the kind of person who overloaded a child at homeschool. But my mistake was pointed out to me in time. There is no point in ... Read More
Thursday, 22 July 2021 14:01
Jennifer
Hi Jadis, Thank you so much for sharing honestly about your experience. It can be hard to ease up when we're excited about the cu... Read More
Thursday, 22 July 2021 19:29
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3 Reasons Why You are Qualified to Homeschool

3 Reasons Why You are Qualified to Homeschool
Many parents ask, "Am I qualified to homeschool my kids?" when they first begin thinking about homeschooling. The short answer is, "YES! You are ...
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Letting Go After Homeschooling High School

Letting Go After Homeschooling High School
When did my baby grow up? A question every parent asks as they send their child off to college or as they launch them into life. As we are homeschooli...
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How to Transition to Homeschooling

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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How to Pick Your Battles With Your Teenager

How to Pick Your Battles With Your Teenager
Teenagers. The very word can make adults shudder! Often the mere mention of the word is accompanied by a head shake or a groan. But it doesn't have to...
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What You Need to Know About Homeschool Grade Levels and Graduation Age

What You Need to Know About Homeschool Grade Levels and Graduation Age
There you are, homeschooling the normal and natural way, not worrying about grade levels. And, then, BAM! Someone asks you that question. "What grade ...
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Jennifer
Hi Casey! You could make a section (before 9th grade section) called "Early High School Credits" and place the biology credit ther... Read More
Friday, 04 June 2021 19:19
Guest — Casey
How would you put a class (Biology) on a high school transcript that the student took in 8th grade? Do you just add it on to the ... Read More
Thursday, 03 June 2021 22:50
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25 Ways to Stay Sane in December

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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How to Homeschool Independently

How to Homeschool Independently
"Old-fashioned" homeschooling is still your best bet for growing passionate learners! You can learn how to homeschool independently and take your life...
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Homeschool Socialization - What You Need to Know

Homeschool Socialization - What You Need to Know
Socialization is not about a group of kids all the same age always being together. True socialization doesn't happen in a bubble and is abou...
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How to Motivate Your Teenager

How to Motivate Your Teenager
It can happen overnight. One day, your child is pleasant, cooperative, and enthusiastic about learning. The next day, well, not so much. It can happen...
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Why It's Important to Teach Teens Good Sleep Habits

Why It's Important to Teach Teens Good Sleep Habits
 Don't you wish there was a book called "Getting Your Teen to Sleep at Night" or perhaps "7 Highly Effective Sleep Habits of Healthy Teens"? Ther...
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Homeschooling During a Crisis

Homeschooling During a Crisis
Do you continue homeschooling during a crisis? Can you or should you? As waves of COVID-19 ebb and flow across the country, homeschooling during a cri...
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Make Laundry Fun Again

Make Laundry Fun Again
 My Gold Care Club member Anne takes her laptop into the laundry room, and listens to my classes while folding laundry. Anne said, "You make fold...
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How do Homeschooling and Socialization Work Together?

How do Homeschooling and Socialization Work Together?
 Parents worry about homeschooling and socialization. Neighbors wonder if homeschoolers are weird. And kids just want to find friends. Here ...
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Guest — Alaina
Thank you, Lee! I need to continue to reflect over this article. I read it at a time when I truly needed to hear this encouragem... Read More
Saturday, 05 October 2019 18:27
Robin
Lee loves to help, Alaina! Let us know if you have questions! Robin Assistant to The HomeScholar... Read More
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Homeschooled Adult Renounces Faith

Homeschooled Adult Renounces Faith
Joshua Harris is no longer a Christian. Sad news for the homeschool community. Joshua Harris is the author of I Kissed Dating Goodbye and is the adult...
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More Encouraging Posts

  • How to Choose a Homeschool Grading Scale

    When you choose to homeschool, there are, what seems like, mountains of things to choose to set up your homeschool. Not the least of which, is a homeschool grading scale. The grading scale can seem difficult when you first think about it, but with the tips that follow, I'll have you feeling more confident in no time.

    While your student is in

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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 through the holidays is to set balanced expectations of yourself, your family, and your budget.

    Master my best teaching tips this Christmas! Download my free eBook, The 12 Days of Christmas: A Collection of Homeschool

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  • A Quick Grading Estimate for Homeschool Parents

    Let me guess. You didn't use tests on all your homeschool subjects, right? Neither did I! And yet, somehow, my children survived! Find out how to grade subjects and classes that don't require tests with my grading estimate below.

    Some homeschoolers think it's loads of fun to go back through four years of high school records and try to find or

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  • Devoted to Devotions

    Listen. Learn. Discern. Get guidance. Sounds great! Now if we could just teach our children to have a quiet time and devotional with the word of God, they could listen, learn, discern, and get guidance too!

    This post contains affiliate links . If you click and buy I may make a few pennies, but not enough for a latte.

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Lee has three core beliefs about homeschooling: homeschooling provides the best possible learning environment; every child deserves a college-prep education whether or not they choose to go to college, and parents are capable of providing a superior education to their children. Lee does not judge your homeschool or evaluate your children. Instead, she comes alongside to help and encourage parents homeschooling high school.

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