The Ultimate Homeschool Chemistry Curriculum for High School

In the vast ocean of homeschooling resources, finding a comprehensive, engaging, and adaptable chemistry curriculum can feel like searching for a molecule in a beaker. Enter ChemExplained: a beacon of clarity, engagement, and educational excellence designed to demystify the complexities of high school chemistry for homeschoolers. Here’s why ChemExplained stands out as the premier choice …

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Understanding the Carnegie Unit (and How It Relates to Homeschooling High School)

Episode Title: Understanding the Carnegie Unit and How It Relates to Homeschooling High School Show Notes: Welcome to a new episode of “It’s Not That Hard to Homeschool,” where we demystify the challenges of homeschooling and provide practical advice to make your homeschooling journey smoother. Today, we’re diving into a topic that bewilders many homeschooling parents …

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Unprecedented Times

Unprecedented Times Just Got Real

As parents, we often prepare our kids for life in the way we were prepared. But, look, the world is changing- and very, very quickly. So, if we are preparing our kids for adulthood in the same way that we were 20- 30 years ago- or more- we are OUT DATED! 3 skills your kids need for today’s world!

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Can Your Kids Do Hard Things…Like Writing? Podcast interview with Brett Harris of Author’s Conservatory

Brett Harris, representing “The Author’s Conservatory,” offered a unique perspective on education by combining novel writing with entrepreneurial skills. The online school provides a distinctive curriculum that not only teaches students how to write and pitch novels but also empowers them to start their own business ventures. Harris highlighted the importance of fostering creativity and …

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Homeschool Transcript Essentials: what you need and DON’T need!

Overview: Find out how to make an impressive homeschool high school transcript with a few pieces of vital information. Answers all your questions! You wake up out of a sound sleep—heart pounding, adrenaline rushing, hot flash, well, flashing. Your anxiety-laden subconscious has been stewing about that dreaded homeschool transcript again. Once started, you churn ’til …

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Dear Mom of a High School Senior

Dear Mom whose baby is a high school senior this year,

I know it was just yesterday you were changing diapers or wiping crumbs.  Or tucking in at night.  Or pushing the swing at the playground.

It feels like the years went too quickly, doesn’t it?  And now that little snot-nosed kid who you thought you had so much more time with is preparing to graduate.

20 Essential Life Skills Every Teen Should Master for a Successful Transition into Adulthood + Giveaway

Entering adolescence is an exciting and sometimes overwhelming phase of life. As teenagers journey toward adulthood, they face numerous challenges and opportunities that shape their future. Alongside academic knowledge, it’s crucial for teens to develop essential life skills that will serve as a foundation for a successful and fulfilling adult life. In this blog post, …

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Transcription Careers for Homeschool Moms? Yes. Interview with MedTranscription

Consider a Career as a Medical Transcriptionist! As a medical Transcriptionist, you will become a Medical Language Specialists. You will learn advanced medical teminology, Anatomy & Physiology, Pharmaceutical Terms and medical specialties. Our program trains students to be thorough and exceptional medical transcriptionists and we hire 100% of our successful graduates. Successful graduates possess common …

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A Math Teacher Reviews CTC Math

Overview: This CTC Math review is not only from the homeschool parent perspective but also from a math teacher’s perspective — so you know it’s legit! Note: This review is sponsored by CTCMath but all opinions are definitely my own. As always I’m going to be completely honest with you. Here is a statement you …

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How to Lean in When Homeschooling is Hard: For the Struggling Homeschool Parent

Struggling with homeschooling? Take a deep breath—you’re not alone. Here are some tips and advice for when homeschooling is hard. Let’s face it, homeschooling is hard! Yes, I said it. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a homeschool advocate. I’ve been homeschooling for over 9 years and I couldn’t imagine raising my kids any other way. …

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Holiday Book list for Teens

Holiday Reading for Your Teen

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and what better way to spread holiday cheer than by diving into a collection of heartwarming, whimsical, and timeless tales? Our list of the top 10 books for Holiday Reading for Teens will transport you to magical worlds and warm your heart with the true spirit of the season. …

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