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 […]

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 […]

How to Homeschool in South Carolina: Getting Started

Whether you are new to the state or just getting started, here’s what you need to know about how to homeschool in South Carolina. Welcome to homeschooling in SC! Click here if you’re withdrawing a child from public school.  Click here if you want to know more about compulsory attendance requirements. So, you’ve decided to homeschool…and […]

180 Day Reports Due

It’s that time of year again! Your association says: “180 day reports due.” Yes, it’s true. No matter what association or accountability option you chose–you have an end of the year report to do. Please don’t say that your association doesn’t have a 180 day report. I promise they do. And it’s important. Even if […]

Special Needs Sensory Friendly Events in SC

Are you looking for sensory friendly events for your homeschooler? Well, there’s a few specifically for homeschoolers. But, there’s many more that are for all families seeking sensory friendly opportunities. We have lots of sensory-friendly family opportunities in South Carolina. Whether or not you homeschool, these are great resources to accommodate your sensory issues. Let […]

UCH Unlimited

United Community of Homeschoolers Unlimited is a 3rd Option accountability association in South Carolina. This association rebranded in 2018 and was previously known as United Christian Homeschoolers Unlimited. “Encouraging homeschooling families to ERASE fear, be EMPOWERED, homeschool CONFIDENTLY and ENJOY their children’s academic success.” ~Angela Jordan Perry, director Service Area: Upstate and Statewide Office Location: PO Box 254, Campobello, […]

How to Improve Homeschool Communication with Your Groups

You’re a homeschool group leader or a co-op/resource center teacher. You need to tell your group or class about an activity or assignment. Let’s talk about how you can improve homeschool communication with your group. The real problem we have with SOCIALIZATION is the struggle of finding activities we want to do (with kids our kids […]

California Legislation Affects Us Too

I’ve been mildly obsessed with the legislation that has come since the Turpin story broke in January. It’s so similar to what happened here in South Carolina in 2013–when this blog was born. Except this time, the foundation example was actually registered as homeschoolers in their state. I’ve been following along on the legislation updates […]

Ausome Gym Guest Pass Giveaway

We’re doing a giveaway for 2 free guest passes to try Ausome Gym. Enter now! The drawing will be April 19th. Have you tried Ausome Gym yet? It’s the first and only sensory integration gym in the Midlands. Ausome Gym is located at 2 Harbison Way, Columbia, SC 29212. The facility features areas and activities specifically […]

Where to Buy/Sell Used Homeschool Books in SC

Some of our Facebook support groups allow you to buy/sell used homeschool books with the local participants. But, sometimes we just want to see the books first…and browse in person. Where can you buy/sell used homeschool books and curriculum? It’s a hobby or an obsession for some of us that we can’t pass up a […]