See that little boy of yours? That wee little man? That tank on two legs? Yes, the one who is SO loud . . . the funny guy who is always cracking everyone up . . . the kid with the rumpled, flyaway hair and food on his face. Yeah, that one—the boy with
Although not listed in any particular order, below are twelve actions your students should take before graduating high school, most of which need to be completed before entering the 12th grade. Narrow down top college choices. In order to prepare well financially and academically, it will be very helpful to have your students choose
When I began high school planning for the first time in my homeschooling career, it honestly was not that bad. As I watched my kids run around the playground throughout the early years, a sense of dread lingered in the back of my mind when it came to planning for the high school years.
Because of the pandemic, the year 2020 was a disaster on so many levels, especially for those attending college. Campuses closed, classes went virtual, and in many cases, students suffered. Events and celebrations were cancelled, including in-person graduation ceremonies. Students who did not have access to the internet had to figure out where to go
Graduation is a milestone for teenagers. A phase of life is over, and a new one begins. It’s thrilling and terrifying at the same time. Graduation is the perfect time to celebrate the past and new beginnings. How can you have a stress-free homeschool graduation? I’m glad you asked. Choose the How How
One of the disadvantages of homeschooling is not having access to a brick-and-mortar office with a guidance counselor that one can make an appointment with in order to discuss how best to prepare students for college. Many homeschooling parents, myself included, have learned by making mistakes we wish we had avoided, and our oldest
When preparing your children for life after homeschool, there are so many options to think through. You may be helping them to consider things such as trade schools, college, apprenticeships, entrepreneurial ventures, or just plain preparation for life. Our first graduate took a year off after high school to consider his possibilities. He decided
Application essays. PSAT. SAT. ACT. College-required classes. For many of us, as our children enter high school, approach high school, begin first grade, we begin the panic of “What about college?” The phrases above become one more thing to worry about, right? So many questions. So much fear. Our society has placed a great