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 […]

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. […]

Eat the Frog First

Eat the frog first? I’d actually prefer coffee thanks. But, then what’s after the coffee? The menu says: Frog. This is one of those life-skill lessons that’s especially good for us as homeschoolers. It’s about how you schedule your day. How you tackle the tendency to procrastinate? Take my word for it as a professional […]

3 Reasons You Should Keep Good Homeschool Records

You should keep good homeschool records. Not because the law requires you to do it. Ok, yeah. Here in South Carolina, the law does require you to maintain good homeschool records. But, that’s not the reason you should. This post contains affiliate links. Any purchases thru the links will pay me a small commission. If […]

The Must Have School Supply Every Homeschool Needs

This is THE most important, MUST HAVE school supply every homeschool needs. No matter what educational philosophy you prefer. No matter what curriculum you will follow this year. No matter what else you buy this school year. You will buy this! Probably several times during the year, again.

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? This […]

5 Education Reformers You Should Know

Today I’m talking about education reformers you should know. In another post, we explored the idea of learning outside the classroom and reviewed the film Class Dismissed. It’s learning revolution in action. Let’s take a look at these education reformers you should know and their TedTalks. It’s important for homeschoolers to be connected to 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. This […]

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 […]