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35 Reasons Why Your Child Might Not be Motivated

35 Reasons Why Your Child Might Not be Motivated
As I've worked with thousands of homeschoolers, I've developed a checklist of reasons why homeschoolers may be lazy, lackadaisical, or unmotivated cou...
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You Can't Do it All - Don't Bother Trying

You Can't Do it All - Don't Bother Trying
News Flash! It's summer! Be sure that you are getting the summer break that you need. And remember, as you think about the coming year, there are many...
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Lee Binz
Thanks Kristen!
Friday, 18 August 2017 16:18
Guest — Kristen
Thank you so much for this great reminder!! You're so right - relationships are the thing that lasts and it's so helpful to be re... Read More
Friday, 18 August 2017 16:06
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Home Economics Without Curriculum

Home Economics Without Curriculum
Many families consider Home Economics to be a key course for high school. There are ten more. Curious about what they are? Click to find out more...
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Colleges May Require, Request, or Appreciate Course Descriptions

Colleges May Require, Request, or Appreciate Course Descriptions
Most colleges require, request, or appreciate course descriptions. Most parents plan ahead, by having course descriptions ready for college admission....
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Free Information, Support and Inspiration

Free Information, Support and Inspiration
Have you taken my free class Homeschool Records that Open Doors? Robin and Larisa tagged me on Facebook as they were chatting about the class. Robin w...
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Solutions for Your Homeschool

Solutions for Your Homeschool
It's always so nice to hear from my Gold Care Club members. Johanna emailed me the nicest compliments and I wanted to share them with you. Maybe you c...
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Art College + Homeschool Transcript = Acceptance Letter

Art College + Homeschool Transcript = Acceptance Letter
Going to college is not just about getting IN to college, it's also finding a way to make college affordable. That's part of why I suggest making a ho...
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College Reference Books

College Reference Books
Did you take statistics in high school yourself? Maybe you wondered when you were ever going to use that skill, right? Well, it's now! One step in fin...
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Master Vocabulary for Success

Master Vocabulary for Success
To understand high school subjects, achieve college success, or advance on the job, studies show that mastering vocabulary is the key. About 80% ...
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Lee Binz
Hello Rodica! For general vocabulary development, this article will help: Play Your Way to a Great Vocabulary https://homehighsc... Read More
Saturday, 29 July 2017 02:25
Guest — Rodica
What progr would you recommend for vocabulary ?
Saturday, 29 July 2017 02:19
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Homeschool Success Through Trauma

Homeschool Success Through Trauma
Once upon a time, a bad thing happened to a good homeschooler. Let me tell you the story of Maria and Melanoma, because she called me and begged me, "...
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Computer Coding as a Foreign Language

Computer Coding as a Foreign Language
Some states are thinking about allowing high school students to fulfill foreign language-learning requirements with a computer language instead of spo...
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42 Solutions to Lack of Motivation

42 Solutions to Lack of Motivation
For one hundred unmotivated teens, there might be one hundred different solutions to motivating them, as parents mix and match brainstorming ideas and...
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Strawberry Soup Recipe

Strawberry Soup Recipe
Strawberry Soup is one of our family favorites. It's the perfect starter for a special meal, and always our "most requested" birthday dinner item! Thi...
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Homeschool Convention Speaker Review

Homeschool Convention Speaker Review
I would love to speak at your local homeschool convention! I try to provide helpful, concrete information in an upbeat way.  My job is to re...
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5 Keys to Foreign Language Study

5 Keys to Foreign Language Study
Are you getting ready to study foreign language? Be sure you include these 5 things to increase your success! Foreign language studies should include ...
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Lee Binz
Good tip Anita! We did Latin too, using Latin Road to English Grammar, and I found it extremely easy to teach with. One of my boys... Read More
Saturday, 22 July 2017 21:19
Anita Irons
My oldest wanted to study Latin in high school. I cannot help her much with that, so researched curriculum and settled on Memoria ... Read More
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Lee Binz
Excellent tips, Jill! I love the idea of TV only in a foreign language unless it's a designated English time! Blessings, Lee... Read More
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  • 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 be that way. Pick your battles and have a little understanding with your teenager and you can go a long way in your homeschool!

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    Leadership is something you learn by doing. Become good at something, do it often for fun, and pretty soon you'll be leading others as they do it, too. The next thing you know, you're leading! Leadership is also something you can learn by reading about. Read about leadership and about examples of good leaders, to become knowledgeable and skillful; then

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  • 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 crisis is a popular topic. For those who have been homeschooling for years, the daily schedules may not seem much different. But if you live in a harder-hit area, you may be feeling overwhelmed 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!

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