About Kim Andrysczyk

Homeschool veteran, Association Director, coffee addict, sarcasm expert, and accidental blogger. I'm here to encourage you thru the tough times and inspire you toward excellence. If I can make it, so can you!

Facebook Hacks for Homeschooling: Adjust Settings

In a previous post, I’ve talked about the difference between Facebook groups and pages. Here’s a few more Facebook Hacks for Homeschooling: Adjust Settings. “I like people too much or not at all. I’ve got to go down deep, to fall into people, to really know them.” ~Sylvia Plath, Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath I […]

Basic Qualifications to Homeschool

Do you have the basic qualifications to homeschool? See, when the school’s take on the task of teaching other people’s children, there are some qualifications and training necessary. So, it stands to reason that when a parent takes on the responsibility to educate their child, there should be some basic requirements too. Are you qualified […]

Honors Framework Guideline

In a previous post, I’ve talked about What Counts as an Honors Credit. This is a great reference for those of us who are working on college admissions. If your high schooler is transferring back to public school, you need to know about this Honors Framework Guideline from the Department of Education. Association directors have […]

Special Needs College Programs in South Carolina

Individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities have some opportunities to experience college life. We have several special needs college programs in South Carolina. Check out these opportunities. Does your special needs high schooler desire a postsecondary experience on a college campus? These colleges offer an excellent opportunity to experience higher education and develop life skills. […]

Mountains 2 Sea Homeschool Association

Mountains 2 Sea is a new Option 3 homeschool association now accepting registrations for 2018-2019 school year. “Mountains 2 Sea Homeschool Association is a big family. I will strive to provide exceptional service to all members.” ~Rebecca Shealy-Stone, director M2SHA Service Area:  Statewide Office Location: Laurens, SC Cost: Family Registration: $25. Early registration till August 1: $20/family Applications […]

That’s NOT Homeschooling–It’s Abuse

“How could something like this happen?” I wondered. The news anchor narrated a horrible scenario of abuse. Malnourished children living in filth and chained to their beds. Video footage reinforced each shocking detail on the screen. I crossed my fingers and whispered, “Please don’t say homeschool. Please don’t say homeschool.” The anchor concluded, “And they […]

Homeschool Conferences, Conventions and Expos

Homeschool Conferences, Conventions and Expos–Oh my! If you’re to homeschooling or new to South Carolina, conventions are a great way to get started homeschooling. They’re also great for experienced homeschoolers to network and learn new opportunities too! Conferences, Conventions and Expos in South Carolina Maybe location is an important factor for you. We have something […]

College Preview Days Spring 2018

I’ve said be for and I’ll say it again… I love College Preview Days! Mark your calendars for these fanatastic College Preview Days Spring 2018. There’s so many opportunities for your homeschool high school student to consider. There’s no better way to figure out what you want to do and where you want to go–than […]

What Counts as an Honors Credit?

Honors credits can help boost your student’s GPA. So, what counts as an honors credit? How do we go about deciding if the course is worth the honors weight or not? I’ve explained in a previous post what’s a high school credit. There’s a certain amount of material covered or time invested in the subject […]

Math Resources for Homeschoolers

Math. It strikes fear into the heart of many a home educator. How do you teach math? What Math resources will work for you? But, what works for you may not work for your student. And what works for one student may not work for the next one. Maybe you’re not sure where to start. […]