20 Random Facts about Me

Hi! I’m the old gal behind the blog. I thought it would be nice to share a bit more details about me–that you might not know already. Here’s 20 random facts about me: I compulsively crush candy–and I need you to send me more lives, please. I’m not a morning person, even though I’m often awake […]

5 Tips to Homeschool Like a Pro

Maybe you are new to homeschooling or maybe you just need some encouragement to keep going. Here’s 5 tips to homeschool like a pro. 1. Remember this: Homeschooling is not the same thing as “school at home.”  We aren’t trying to replicate what schools are doing. Homeschooling is an alternate educational path that is individualized […]

Online Course Programs For Teens

Online Course programs for high schoolers are a great way to cover subjects that you don’t feel qualified to teach or don’t want to learn. Some of these programs are self-studies, while others have teachers/tutors included. As your student moves toward high school level, you find some of the online courses are useful supplements to […]

How to Withdraw A Child from South Carolina Public School

You’ve decided to homeschool! This is how to withdraw a child from public school in South Carolina. You are starting an exciting and scary new venture. You want this to be a smooth transition. Here’s 5  easy steps to transition from traditional school to homeschool. 1. Register with an accountability option. We have 3 options in the South Carolina […]

Meet the NEW Director at TSCHAA

I’d like to introduce the new director at The South Carolina Homeschool Accountability Association, also known by its initials TSCHAA. In the past years, unresolved complaints about this association reached the Better Business Bureau, the SC Department of Education, social media and even Yelp.  I reached out to the previous director to bring these complaints […]

College Preview Days: Fall 2016

See what’s happening at College Preview Days. Choosing the college that’s right for you is an important decision. The sooner you can figure out what college you might want to go to and what course of study you might want to pursue–then you can tailor your high school courses toward that goal. So, consider what doors […]

Important High School Information You NEED to Know

Important High school information you should know–changes in policies and opportunities that affect us as homeschoolers in South Carolina. Last week, I attended a conference for High School Guidance counselors. I learned a lot and took pages of notes from the various college recruiters. I have a bag full of brochures to go thru and sort […]

Book Review: Contact with Ancient America

Today I’m reviewing the book: Contact with Ancient America by Ida Jane Gallagher and Warren Dexter. I met Ida Jane at the Lowcountry Homeschool Convention, where she was promoting her book. Her knowledge on the subject is impressive since she has spent more than 28 years researching and personally investigating. Her passion is contagious and I got a […]

Policy Issue Resolution at Department of Ed

This is a follow-up on the post I recently shared about the Policy Change at the Department of Education. The policy issue has come to a satisfactory resolution! The Department of Education has restored the list of associations published on their website, including the association that had been previously removed. This post may contain affiliate links to support […]

Important Homeschool Documents from Your Association

When you register with your accountability, you’ll be issued some important documents that verify you are legally compliant. These are some of the important documents to obtain from your association director. Some of these documents are not automatically issued, so you might need to request them. Talk to your association director about their procedures for obtaining […]