Current Legislation 2023-2024

Thanks for your interest and concern on current SC legislation 2023-2024 session.  This blog began in 2013 when our homeschool rights came under fire here in South Carolina. It’s a work in progress for us to keep watch and protect our rights. I encourage you to look back at previous sessions to see what bills […]

Help! My Child Wants to Go Back to School

Help! My child wants to go back to school! What happens when your child doesn’t like the changes and just wants to go back to school? Maybe you’re just a few weeks or months into your homeschooling–and you’re not sure if this was the right move. My Child Wants to Go Back To School Sometimes […]

Homeschool Conferences, Conventions and Expos

Homeschool Conferences, Conventions and Expos–Oh my! If you’re new 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! (Updated March 2023) Conferences, Conventions and Expos in South Carolina Maybe location is an important factor for […]

Homeschool Expo 2023

Mark your calendars for this local event coming this June: A Homeschool Expo! Hosted by Cola City Homeschoolers and SC Homeschooling Connection, it’s a community service to all homeschoolers. Local information and opportunities that you might not find at the “big” conventions! Updated (3/13/2023) Come Find Used Books Everyone loves a good book sale. This […]

Racial Diversity Resources

Where can you find racial diversity resources to help facilitate meaningful discussions with your children? It might be Black History month, Juneteenth or current events motivating us with a teachable moment. But, maybe it’s sparking the flame of lifelong learning and motivation to do the hard work of change. Part of education is learning about […]

Nutcracker Activities

In a previous post, we talked about our annual gingerbread decorating party tradition. Now let’s take a look at another annual tradition the Nutcracker–with additional Nutcracker activities, too! One of our favorite holiday traditions is going to the local production of the Nutcracker Ballet. We always have friends who are performing so it’s great to […]

Subscription Box Gift Ideas for Homeschoolers

Today, I’ve got more than 15 subscription box gift ideas that will make you the superhero of gift giving! It’s the gift that keeps coming for several months after the special occasion. There’s so many to choose from. You’re bound to find something that suits your situation. Oh what do you get for a homeschooler? […]

College Scholarships

As you plan ahead for what college you might attend after graduation, you’ll also need to consider how to pay for it. Your transcript and GPA will help qualify for various college scholarships worth considering.  Grants and Scholarships are money that you don’t have to pay back. You want to find as many of these opportunities […]

SC State Superintendent Candidates 2022

Part of my motivation for starting this blog was to help keep the homeschool community informed about various issues that affect us. I think it’s important to be aware of current legislation and elections so we can vote wisely. This is my perspective for the upcoming election about the SC State Superintendent Candidates 2022. As […]

Special Needs Workshop

Special Needs Workshop Presented by: Susan Blackwell Replay now available Are you homeschooling a special needs child? Do you need more support resources and information about making accommodations for your child’s learning differences? This FREE workshop is presented by Susan Blackwell, an independent education consultant, who has over 20 years of experience helping home educators. […]

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