I really loved this post: http://www.thehomescholar.com/technologic-setting-boundaries-on-technology.php
I would highly recommend face-to-face time with real friends in real life. Long-distance friendships are very difficult on a number of levels, but they can work if both parties are committed to checking in by phone, especially if a message seems to be a bit "off," and if both parties realize that indirect communication (email, texting, facebook, etc.) isn't nearly as good as face time. It is SO easy to misunderstand the "tone" of these forms of communication. Direct communication, preferably face-to-face communication is the fastest and best way to defuse and even avoid conflict and strife.
Dealing with learning challenges is difficult, but in high school, it can become seriously concerning. You don't have to be afraid! A parent is a successful homeschooler if their child is performing to the best of their ability. It's an emotional struggle, best understood by other parents who have faced the challenge of special needs students.
Many parents ask, "Am I qualified to homeschool my kids?" when they first begin thinking about homeschooling. The short answer is, "YES! You are qualified to homeschool"! Read on for more reasons why you actually are qualified to homeschool high school.
If you're new to homeschooling, or just considering it for the first time, you probably have a lot of questions
Do you have an engineering 'geek' in your household? (Read my article, Teaching Geeks ) Need to find a conservative Christian Engineering College for them? I can give you a jumping off place if you aren't sure where to start!
How can you find a good Christian engineering college that is also a conservative Christian university? Christian parent's want Christians their… Read More