My 10 Top Educational Apps for Teens

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” ~ Nelson Mandela In the words of great people, education is essential. Be it national growth or self-reliance, everything boils down to education. These are my best educational apps for helping you achieve your maximum potential. *These apps are available on the […] READ MORE

Summer Bucket List for Kids

It’s been a long winter, and spring here in PA is colder than I’d like it to be.  If you’re like me, you’ve already begun to long for lazy summer days, road trips, popsicles, and the general ease of the summer months. And, while it may feel like a year away, summer is just around […] READ MORE

Homeschooling 101: How I Stay on Track

There are many different methods students can use to help them stay on track during school. They may have a set schedule. Every student is different and they use methods that work for them. The methods I use to help me stay on track are: creating deadlines, setting schedules, focusing on my goals and dreams […] READ MORE

How to Explore Career Paths and Plan for Your Future

As children we all have big dreams for what we will become when we “grow up.” These dreams often change and develop as our interests or focus changes. In kindergarten I fell in love with school and just knew I’d be a teacher.  But in 4th grade we studied the Civil Rights Movement, and I […] READ MORE

Summer Learning for Homeschoolers

Summer is often full of lazy, hazy days, where we prioritize family and fun. And that is important! However, it can also create “summer brain” that lasts long into the school year. Come August, many children are reluctant to work, slow to get started, easily distracted, and longing for the ease of summer. Help your […] READ MORE

How to Prepare for Life after Graduation

You’ve made it! All of the work, the struggles, and the perseverance has paid off and you are about to graduate from high school. Congratulations! No doubt your mind is filled with dreams for this summer, to travel, relax, and spend time with friends and family before you move into this next phase of life. […] READ MORE

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Summer Bucket List for Kids and Teens

It’s May, which means summer is on its way. If your family takes a break from homeschooling during the summer months, it’s the perfect time to start planning and crafting your summer bucket list. After all, you want to be sure your must do’s on your family list before it’s too late. How about starting with […] READ MORE

Know The Difference: Cyber-Charter School vs. Online Homeschooling

Free cyber-charter schools are the newest trend making waves within the homeschool community. And it’s easy to see why when you consider they promise parents a tuition-free education that you and your child can customize and do from home. However, we’ve been homeschooling for 25 years and have seen lots of homeschool programs come and […] READ MORE

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Homeschool Tips to Celebrate Memorial Day 2017

Most of us consider Memorial Day to be the unofficial kick-off of summer. And, most of us honor this day in the same way. You may put out the American flag, attend a yummy BBQ, and enjoy a spectacular fireworks show. While that plan is great, why not take full advantage of this Memorial Day […] READ MORE