Myths rock. I still have the books my mom had when she was a child - the Junior Classics. The volumes on mythology and fairy tales show the most wear. In fifth grade, I sailed through a unit on greek mythology, and for extra credit made a chart of the Greek and Roman names for the same gods. When I was a teen, I preferred the soap opera lives of the Greco/Roman gods over the TV soaps, LOL! The Native American legends of our local landmarks are the most fun. I cried at a teaching tale a Native American told about caring for the elderly. None of this hindered my Christian walk. In fact, for the missionary-minded, myths are an incredible resource for insights into the values of a culture.
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.
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There are 5 situations that homeschoolers may face while homeschooling high school that are so challenging, only a parent can effectively handle the ins and out and eccentricities of the situation. Do you and your family fall into this category? Let me get you started on facing these challenges.
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Have you ever considered hiring a college coach?
In 2017, the average cost to hire a college coach was between $4000 and $6000. And some cost more... much more! Avery was taken aback when she saw a college admission coach advertising services for $70,000. Most homeschoolers don't have that kind of money. Which is why Avery was so shocked.
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