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. […]

School Choice Rally for Education in South Carolina

The School Choice Rally in South Carolina is Wednesday, January 24th at 11:30 am at the State House. It’s the state’s biggest celebration of the educational choices parents have available. Many local celebrations are going on all over the state and around the nation for National School Choice week: January 21-27th. Here in South Carolina, parents […]

Host a Gingerbread Decorating Party

One of our favorite holiday traditions is decorating gingerbread houses. We love to host a gingerbread decorating party. It’s a great activity for family, friends…and even our homeschool class or even the whole group. I have done this gingerbread decorating party for school groups, sunday school class, kid’s parties and just our family. It’s so […]

Holiday Engineering Challenge: Graham Cracker Structure

Here’s your holiday engineering challenge. The challenge, should you accept it: Engineer your own graham cracker structure. See my guest post for the Homeschooling through the Holidays series at Life of Homeschool Mom for the directions for the class. Take a look at the recent participants and how their designs turned out. We had a variety […]

SC State Scholarships

The cost of college tuition can seem very overwhelming. Let’s start with the SC State Scholarships that are available. You should also apply for private scholarships, because they will stack together and help your college tuition become much more affordable. The Commission on Higher Education has compiled a great resource at SC Can Go to […]