In previous episodes Jean Burk told us how to prepare for the ACT, SAT, & CLT, but you might still have some burning questions about the basic things you need to know. Why take these tests? When should you take them? Which test to take? How do you register? These are the questions that I […]
As if homeschooling high school wasn’t scary enough, now you have to search for the college that your teen will go to that will make or break the rest of their life. No pressure! I’ve been through it four times now, and each time it has worked out just fine—except for the one kid who […]
I had friends who went to Ivy Leagues, but I never even applied. I was too intimidated by that whole thing! And frankly, I was still intimidated when it came time to help my kids search for colleges—so we didn’t even look at top-tier schools. But Heather Woodie has gotten TWO kids into two different […]
Charlotte Mason and Formal Lessons: Waiting Until Six
If I had to do it again, I would have waited until she was six to start formal lessons. I would have prioritized and will now always prioritize character development through habit training, over lessons any day.
Is your eighth-grader ready to earn high school credit? Many moms want to take advantage of their homeschooling freedom and get a head start on high school before their kid actually reaches it. Is this a good idea? I share my thoughts on this topic—when it is ok, when it’s not ok, what you should […]