Homeschool Panic Attack

You’re having a homeschool panic attack. You’re questioning yourself. You realize you have no idea how to start…or what to do next. And the weight of responsibility suddenly feels very heavy. What if you screw up? What if they don’t actually learn anything? What if you don’t know what you need to know? You know?   […]

5 Education Reformers You Should Know

Today I’m talking about education reformers you should know. It’s important for homeschoolers to be connected to these educational trends and innovations–because we are part of society. We care about reforming and transforming the future of education. In fact, we’re blazing the trail and demonstrating how these reforms actually work. Let’s take a look at these […]

Summer Programs for High School

Summer programs for high schoolers (and even some younger students, too) are a great way to fill the days, expand your learning opportunities and even get a feel for the college you might want to attend. Some programs are drop-off for the day or for the whole week. Check out these opportunities coming 2017. Summer […]

Something New: A Homeschool Expo

Something new is coming this June: A Homeschool Expo! Hosted by REACH Support Group, it’s a community service to all homeschoolers. Local information and opportunities that you might not find at the “big” conventions! Disclaimer Note: I have not been compensated for this post and all opinions are my own. Come find Used Books Everyone […]

Class Dismissed Movie Review

I’m watching Class Dismissed: A film about learning outside the classroom. I’ve veered away from my Netflix habit to preview this movie for an upcoming screening opportunities here in South Carolina. This is a must-see film for every homeschooler and prospective homeschooler. Disclosure note: I have not been compensated for this post. All opinions are my […]

The SHOW ME Response When Officials Overreach

It might happen to you someday. Some official may ask you to meet some non-existent requirement of the law. No need to panic. No need to have a lawyer on speed dial. You need to know the “Show Me” response when officials overreach like that. It’s simple, really. Fear Factor or Urban Legend? In conversations […]

Shining the Spotlight on 3rd Option

Today, I’m shining the spotlight on 3rd Option Accountability. Who ever heard of 3rd Option? And what do 3rd Option directors do anyway? Well, we’re here–and actually the majority of homeschoolers in South Carolina utilize 3rd Option Associations. Spotlight 3rd Option In previous posts, we have talked about the homeschool enrollment numbers. Still, there remains a public misconception that […]

Our Blog Friends

Meet some more of our blog friends: Our Everyday Chaos: Carrie is a homeschooler in South Carolina. She offers lots of insight on Charlotte Mason and Unschooling. Plus, she’s got lots of great advice about photography.   The Secular Homeschool: The home for Eclectic homeschoolers, Free-thinking homeschoolers, and non-religious homeschoolers. It’s a one-stop shop for all […]

5 of the Best Math Quotes

Pi has a general value of 3.14.  So, March 14th is a day to celebrate Math concepts. We’re sharing some of the best Math quotes we could find along with some links to help you find out more about the mathematician who said it. Math Quote #1 — Edsger Dijkstra “There should be no such […]

How to Avoid the Grammar Police

Grammar, spelling, and punctuation are essentials of a quality education. It’s a fact of life that we are evaluated on the use of proper grammar. But how can you avoid getting caught by the grammar police? This post was proofread by Grammarly As home educators, we want to be seen as qualified teachers. We want […]