Host a Gingerbread Decorating Party

One of our favorite holiday traditions is decorating gingerbread houses. We love to host a gingerbread decorating party. It’s a great activity for family, friends…and even our homeschool class or even the whole group. I have done this gingerbread decorating party for school groups, sunday school class, kid’s parties and just our family. It’s so […]

Holiday Engineering Challenge: Graham Cracker Structure

Here’s your holiday engineering challenge. The challenge, should you accept it: Engineer your own graham cracker structure. See my guest post for the Homeschooling through the Holidays series at Life of Homeschool Mom (available Dec 12) for the directions for the class. Take a look at the recent participants and how their designs turned out. […]

SC State Scholarships

The cost of college tuition can seem very overwhelming. Let’s start with the SC State Scholarships that are available. You should also apply for private scholarships, because they will stack together and help your college tuition become much more affordable. The Commission on Higher Education has compiled a great resource at SC Can Go to […]

Subscription Box Gift Ideas for Homeschoolers

Today, I’ve got 25 subscription box gift ideas that will make you the superhero of gift giving! It’s the gift that keeps coming for several months after the special occasion. There’s so many to choose from. You’re bound to find something that suits your situation. Oh what do you get for a homeschooler? Everyone wants […]

Education Savings Accounts in SC Legislation

Let’s talk about Education Savings Accounts in South Carolina Legislation. We currently have two bills that have already been introduced in 2017 session and are awaiting our state legislature to open session again in January 2018. S.622 and H.4308, if passed will create “Equal Opportunity Education Scholarship Accounts.” This funding account is also known as Education […]

5 Things Your Association Director Wants You to Know

  As part of my giving thanks campaign–let’s talk about our association directors. Today, I’m revealing a few secrets about association directors. Things your association director wants you to know…but, probably won’t tell you. If you’re new to South Carolina or new to homeschooling, you’re probably trying to figure out what Accountability Associations are all […]

SC Student Loan

Have you heard of the SC Student Loan? If you have a student applying for college next year, you may need to know about this program! FAFSA and Financial Aid If you have a student enrolling in college next year, you should already have filled out the FAFSA. The FAFSA application opened October 1st and […]

Meet These Home Education Advocates in SC

Today, I’d like you to meet a few of our home education advocates here in South Carolina. As part of my giving thanks campaign, I want us to acknowledge our supporters who believe in our homeschool rights. We are not alone! In 2013, when our homeschool rights came under fire, I was completely unprepared. I […]

Give Thanks Campaign

November is often when we take time to think of things for which we are grateful.  Let’s use the opportunity to initiate a Give Thanks Campaign. What if we promote that attitude of gratitude in our homeschool community? What if we take time to thank the people who support us? We will often rally together whenever […]

Gift Ideas: Homeschool Edition

Today, Let’s take a look at some of the amazing gift ideas: Homeschool Edition. Gifts you can make from your child’s school work and art work. These are gifts that will be treasured for years to come. These are gifts that you can make as part of your school work and turn into a gift. […]