That is a great story, Lee. Very poignant, and reminds me of what is lacking in mainstream education today. Thanks for the reminder of why homeschooling is so rewarding.
Sadly, I never did see the Northern Lights. I stayed up almost every night on the cruise, even though I'm a morning person, and never got to see it! It's something I've always wanted to see, though.
Holiday seasons, especially between November and January, are busy times. Celebrations like Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's, Hanukkah, and more seem to tumble on top of each other, with no time in between. For many families, it seems that homeschooling just goes out the window during these times. It is possible to stay sane and continue Homeschooling the Holidays .
"Old-fashioned" homeschooling is still your best bet for growing passionate learners! You can learn how to homeschool independently and take your life back. Instead of a "one-size-fits-all" assembly line education, choose the freedom to teach your children at their pace and consistent with your values. Pursue happiness while homeschooling, instead of pursuing the busyness so common in our society.
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 be that way. Pick your battles and have a little understanding with your teenager and you can go a long way in your homeschool!
Resistance can look like many things in teenagers - from refusing to
Preparing your child for college launch is more complex than it used to be. Desperate parents are increasingly turning to professional coaches that cost thousands. But, who is the best college coach?
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