Tag Archive: college

7 Tips for Homeschooling Your Teen

A while ago when I asked my followers on Facebook what they would like to see in my upcoming e-book about homeschooling curriculum, one mom asked for ideas for the child who doesn’t want to go the “traditional” college route.  While my e-book does not touch on that topic, this post does!  I wanted to…




Diplomas and Graduations: Do Homeschoolers Need Them?

The last few weeks I have been discussing the subject of homeschooling your child through high school and I ‘ve also offered my thoughts as to preparing your child for college.  Today I want to address whether or not as a homeschooler you need to issue your child a diploma and I will also explore the question of graduation…




College and the Homeschooler

Last week I set the stage for this post by asserting that parents need to be actively involved in the decision-making process with their teens as they plan for their future.  If you haven’t read that post yet – titled “My Definition of an Adult” – I recommend you do as it definitely has a bearing on…




My Definition of an Adult

This post is a lead-in to next week’s post titled “College and the Homeschooler” but it really applies to all parents so I hope you will read it and consider sharing it. In order to offer some basis/legitimacy for the positions I take in this post, and also to give some background to those who…




How To: Teach Social Science, Part 1 (Geography)

There are a number of disciplines that fall under the heading of “social sciences” but I am going to focus on the ones that would most commonly be taught in a home-school curriuculum: history, geography, economics and political science.  Some may wonder why I would choose to use the term “social sciences” rather than just…