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A New Beginning: Homeschooling High School for Freaked Out and Terrified Parents
Hang in there, Sheryl! It's really just one more stage of life, and you can get through it!
Thank you for this timely dose of truth and encouragement! I read it with tears running down my cheeks. I can't describe the fear I've felt as high school looms on the horizon. I've homeschooled my children from birth, but my daughter is finishing 8th grade now. For months, I've been busy researching other options and praying for direction, but I'm coming more and more to realize that we need to walk in faith, not fear. Thank you for your wonderful service to us homeschoolers. Your wisdom and guidance are a grace-filled calming influence and help! Thank you!
And in this weak economy, there's another fear: no provision for the future (except maybe the child's fraction of the grocery and utility budgets). Matthew 6:33 and numerous other Scriptures address this, as does Lee's wonderful scholarship-finding service :-)
If you are stressed out that your high school teen hasn't found a career interest yet, relax. Some kids decide on a career when they are very young, and others don't decide until much later. You can help with career assessment for your high school students - read my tips below!
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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.
Homeschoolers are often Christian families - and they often include Christian education in their homeschool. Let me show you how to include your study of faith onto your transcript. After all, Christian high schools include faith-based classes on their transcript, and you can too!
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Letting go is tough. It's even tougher when you are a homeschool parent. Being with our children 24 hours a day provides its struggles, yes, but it provides such great joy, as well! There can be success along the way.
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