Monthly Archives: August 2009

Putting Together Homeschool High School Graduation Requirements

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Last year after my daughter completed her first high school level class (an outside Latin class) and did well with it, I gave her the choice of either continuing on a traditional junior high (middle school) then high school approach, …

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Q&A: When Should I Start a High School Transcript?

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  When we homeschool, our children often have the opportunity to start working on high school level material much younger than traditionally schooled children. And that can be a bit of mental adjustment for those of us used to thinking of …

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Is Working at Home Costing You Money?

This last month, I’ve been reminded that it’s important to balance how much work I’m doing with how much much time my family needs.  I’ve been under deadlines, in a major crunch zone, and it’s impacted my family – obviously. …

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Encouraging Kids to Write with Blogs

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When it comes to teaching kids to write, I’m very off-the-beaten path.  As someone who writes for others and edits others work, I’ve just seen too many adults who feel they can’t write or write well, because of the way …

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Dealing with My Pity Party

You know. The world doesn’t always go the way you’d like it to. okay, well maybe your world does. But mine, not so much. But then that may becuase 1) I’m not in control and 2) there are five other …

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