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College Bound? Start Planning Early

In our homeschooling group, I overheard some mom with older kids who would be in seventh and eighth grades talking fervently about the college-bound checklist. I like to know what is coming around the corner so this conversation was of interest. Across the line, I think the homeschooling parents I know feel intimidated with the thought of being prepared for college after homeschool.  

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What do you want to be when you grow up?

My son constantly debates whether to be an astronaut, a police officer, a secret agent, or a gamer.  The debate takes place every day,”Mom, I could be a police officer like my uncle or maybe it would be better to be a gamer and play video games all day!  But maybe that would be boring after a while…” on and on. I remember having

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Homeschooling Thru High School

As a homeschooling mother, I find myself wearing many hats. As kids get older, I am less of a teacher and more of a guide. If the goal is to home school all the way through high school, it seems a prepared parent is the most successful. Getting kids through high school is more about planning than knowing the intricacies of geometry. Once your

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