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Blog and Newsletter Contest Winners!

Blog and Newsletter Contest Winners!
Julie in Texas won my blog contest this month! Julie said, "Thank you so much!  I appreciate your generous give away.  After reading the description of your audio course, I knew I wanted to hear it, so I'm thrilled that I'm the winner!" Julie has been homeschooling 9 years, and she has two boys in grades 6 and 9.  Her favorite advice to younger homeschoolers is: "It's hard to fix something that isn't broken." She confessed...
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Homeschool Blog Awards! Vote Early, Vote Often!

Homeschool Blog Awards! Vote Early, Vote Often!
OK, everyone.  Matt here.  Voting is open for the homeschool blog awards and Lee really needs some help!  She has been nominated in two categories.  Best Curriculum or Business Blog and Best Encourager.  If you would like to vote for her in either (or both) of these categories, go to the links above and click on the dot next to The HomeScholar Helper.Lee is definitely the dark horse in both categories and it will take your...
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Guest — J W
Awwwwwwwww... what a sweet couple.
Monday, 10 November 2008 19:05
Guest — Stephanie
I voted! Matt cracks me up!
Monday, 10 November 2008 18:41
Guest — Andrea
I already voted for you for Best Encourager. I didn't see you on Best Business, so I'll go back. Blessings, Andrea... Read More
Monday, 10 November 2008 18:18
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More Encouraging Posts

  • What if I Homeschool Only Senior Year?

    Mary Jo emailed asking for advice as to whether a public-schooled high school junior should consider homeschooling for only her senior year of high school. Here's what I said.

    senior year



    My best advice is this;  "Know your child and trust yourself."  If you know that homeschooling is the best fit for your child, then trust yourself and do it.  Don't avoid
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  • 9 Tips to Earn More Scholarships

    It's tempting to think that our goal is to get our children in to college. No, no! Our goal is that our children can get in AND afford to go to college. Getting admitted is only part of the problem! Here ideas to help you get more scholarship money once you've gotten in, done the math, and come up short

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  • Driven Crazy by Homeschool Drivers Ed

     If you're a homeschool family and have a teen in the house, I'm certain that you've probably had the dreaded discussion ... "When can I learn to drive?" 

    I remember when I was homeschooling and started thinking about homeschool drivers ed. Sometimes I'd get hung up on ONE small issue that would drive me completely BATTY! I remember wishing for ANYONE

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  • 3 Reasons to Write Course Descriptions

     Why write  course  descriptions ? Many people will tell you they aren't necessary, but here are three important reasons not to shirk on that job.

    1. The College May Need Them

    Course descriptions are best written each year, as you complete each class. Waiting until the last minute, when your child decides which college to attend and  you find out they are required

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