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Looking for some fun family ideas and helpful homeschool advice? Check out these blogs by Heather for answers to your homeschooling questions and fun ideas to try at home.

Summer Fun Ideas for Your Family

Summer Fun Ideas for Your Family

Woo hoo! We made it! Whether you and your kiddos homeschooled or went to a school this year, summer is finally here. And that means it’s time for some fun for everyone! And there are all kinds of simple ways to have big fun this summer without traveling far from home....

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Your No Sweat Guide to Homeschool Graduation

Your No Sweat Guide to Homeschool Graduation

One of the scariest, “break out into a cold sweat" concerns for every homeschool mom I know with a high schooler is figuring out graduation. They wonder… Will my homeschooler have to take the GED instead of getting an official diploma? Who actually decides when they...

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Your Quickstart Guide to the SAT and ACT

Your Quickstart Guide to the SAT and ACT

The SAT and ACT are two tests used by many colleges and universities in the United States to measure a high schooler's readiness for college and to compare all applicants. Almost everyone in high school ends up taking either the SAT or ACT at least once. Students...

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Fun Thanksgiving Ideas to Teach Gratitude

Fun Thanksgiving Ideas to Teach Gratitude

Thanksgiving is a great time to join together with family, fill our bellies with yummy turkey and stuffing, and give thanks for all of our blessings. It's also a perfect time to actively help our children and teens practice expressing gratitude. Here are some fun...

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7 Secrets for a Successful Homeschool Year

7 Secrets for a Successful Homeschool Year

I had so many questions when I first started homeschooling. How could one mom replace all those teachers in school? And teach multiple kiddos everything they needed to know, including reading and ALGEBRA, without messing them up? Who did these homeschool mamas think...

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Fun and Easy Fall Pumpkin Ideas for the Whole Family

Fun and Easy Fall Pumpkin Ideas for the Whole Family

It's finally fall and you know what that means... It's time for pumpkins to roll into their annual spotlight once again. Whether you are a mom with littles, teens, or kiddos in between, here are lots of fun and easy pumpkin ideas to help your whole family celebrate...

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88 Amazing Reading Resources

88 Amazing Reading Resources

Reading is one of my favorite things to do. And I get super excited for every single amazing a-ha reading moment I get to witness. I remember those magical moments while homeschooling my two children and also with the students I have tutored over the past 25...

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The Nitty Gritty of Dual Enrollment

The Nitty Gritty of Dual Enrollment

So, remember when Ignacio and Steven decided to become luchadors in the movie Nacho Libre? High school dual enrollment is kinda like that. It can seem like the perfect path to fame and fortune... ... or at least some free college. It’s spoken about in hushed, almost...

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Florida homeschooling in 5 easy steps

Florida homeschooling in 5 easy steps

Ready to start homeschooling in Florida but not exactly sure what to do?  Just like there are so many different options for homeschooling, there are also different homeschool requirements for each US state. Florida only has a few simple requirements for home...

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How to start homeschooling: your complete roadmap

How to start homeschooling: your complete roadmap

So you’re considering homeschooling. Well, you are not alone. Over 1.6 million students were homeschooled in 2016 according to the US Department of Education, and that number continues to climb each year. But you may feel alone and nervous when you first decide to...

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