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062. Teach Black History All Year Long

Black history is not just a chapter in our collective narrative; it is a continuous thread woven into the fabric of our society. Learn about breaking free from the limitations of designated months and exploring the importance of teaching Black history throughout the entire homeschool year.

057. Homeschooling in the Kitchen

Encouraging kids to learn how to cook is an invaluable life skill that extends far beyond the kitchen. Tune in to learn more and Get your FREE Recipe Templates

056. How Do You Create a Unit Study?

Unit studies are a great option for homeschoolers. They foster a deeper understanding of a subject by exploring it in detail and encouraging critical thinking. Get your FREE Unit Study Planner

052. Education Vacation

Learn how educational travel can enrich your children’s education in profound ways.
Get your FREE Education Vacation Planner

051. Homeschool PE, Health, and Sex Ed

Health, fitness, and Sex Ed are crucial components of a well-rounded education. Teach your children to make lifelong healthy habits that last!
Get your FREE Fitness Dice!

050. Self-Care for the Homeschool Parent

11 ways to self-care ensuring that you’re at your best for not only your family, but for yourself. 
Get your FREE Complete Homeschooler’s Guide with 200+ Ideas Workbook

049. Internships, First Job, Money, Entrepreneurships

Homeschool Teens are making a big impact on the world as their education intersects the adult world of internships, jobs, entrepreneurships, and other exciting opportunities
Get your FREE Teen Business Start-up Packet

048. Music and Art in Your Homeschool

The study of great works of art, the listening to uplifting pieces of music, and the freedom to be creative in any subject can enrich your children’s lives!
Songwriter Book AND Music Note Lesson & Composition Book

047. Socialization: Will My Homeschooler Be a Weirdo?

We’re debunking this common MYTH! Homeschoolers have MORE OPPORTUNITIES to socialize since they are not limited to a classroom setting all day!
Download your FREE Complete List of 100 Ways to SOCIALIZE Your Homeschooler!

045. High School Socialization, Friendships, and Dating

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How much time should my high schooler spend with friends?
What can I do to help my high schooler develop meaningful friendships
Should my high schooler date?
Get your FREE Healthy Teen Relationship E-Guide
Middle School Books

042. Favorite Books for Middle Schoolers

Learn strategies to ignite a love for reading for your middle schooler and tips to finding the perfect book to get them excited about literature.
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041. Gaining Confidence as a Homeschooler

Every one of us has had feelings of fear and worry. We are giving you the tools you’ll need when you’re struggling and needing assurance.
Get your FREE Choosing to Homeschool Reflections Workbook
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040. Homeschool Extracurricular & Volunteering

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Adding extracurricular and volunteer hours to your teen’s high school isn’t only fun, it helps create diverse and interesting students and makes them stand out on high school transcripts and job interviews.
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039. First Day of Homeschool

It’s back to homeschool and time! Learn ways to celebrate your first day.
FREE 1st day signs and 1st Day Interview Packet!
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038. How Do You Homeschool Kindergarten?

How do you begin? What does my Kindergartener Need to Know? What does a day in the life of a homeschool Kindergartener look like? What curriculum should I use for my Kindergartener? Tune in to find out!
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037. 7 Steps to Choosing Curriculum

There are a lot of things to consider when deciding what to use. Don’t waste time and money on curricula that doesn’t work for your family. By following the 7 STEPS that we lay out for you, you will be able to find exactly what works for you to set…
College Applications and Scholarships

036. Applying to Colleges and Finding Scholarships

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College isn’t cheap and transitioning from homeschool to a four-year university may seem overwhelming and you probably have a lot of questions but don’t worry! We’re going to walk you through the application process and the best way to get some extra cash to pay for it…
The Best and Worst Homeschool Buys

035. Best and Worst Homeschool Buys

We interviewed hundreds of seasoned homeschool moms with real stories and real advice. Tune In as we spill the beans on what worked, what didn’t, and how to make your homeschool budget count!
Download your FREE Summer Fun Pack and Reading List Bundle
Deschool

034. Deschooling 101: A Vital Step to a Successful Homeschool

As you embark on this new journey, it’s normal to feel overwhelmed and unsure of what to do next. Thoughts about which curriculum to choose and how to begin may be racing in your mind. While your enthusiasm to jump in is admirable, don’t skip this crucial step!
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Homeschool Conference

033. Homeschool Conferences and Conventions

FREE Convention Survival Toolkit Bundle

Homeschool conferences offer invaluable opportunities to gain insights, connect with like-minded individuals, and enhance your homeschooling journey.

College Exams Homeschool

032. College Entrance Exams

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What is the TSI and Accuplacer?
What’s the difference between the PSAT, SAT, and ACT?
How do I prepare my child for entrance exams?

031. Planning Your Homeschool Year

When should I plan for the next school year? Do I have to teach all subjects? How do I organize my homeschool room? Tune in!
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Tracing a Map

029. Around The World In Your Homeschool

What are some fun ways to learn geography? How do you teach about different cultures in your homeschool? What are our favorite geography resources? Tune in!
Download your FREE Geography Bundle!
Dual Credit, AP, CLEP

027. Advanced Courses and Testing

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Should your student take Advanced Courses and Testing? Pros & Cons of Dual Credit, CLEP, AP, Honors, DSST and ACE.
Math Anxiety

025. How Do You Successfully Teach Math?

How do you deal with math mistakes?
What if my child is anxious when teaching math?
Do homeschoolers need to give math tests?
Get TWO freebies this week: Multiplication Wheels and Math Charts!
Books for New Readers

024. Favorite Books For New Readers

Finding the right book is essential to help to ignite young readers and set them up for a life-long love of literature. We will discuss branching into beginning chapter books and talk about great read-alouds they will love!
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023. High School Documents

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How do you keep homeschool records?
How do you write a transcript?
What is a Counselor Letter and School Report?
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022. Homeschooling In The Wild

What are the benefits of outdoor nature time?
How do you get your family to spend more time outside?
How do you incorporate nature study into your homeschool?
Homeschooler Lifestyle

018. What is a homeschool lifestyle?

How do you create lifelong learners?
How do you create habits that work for the entire family?
How do you create an environment that inspires learners?

011. All About Family

How do you balance multi-age students?
How do you encourage strong sibling relationships?
How do you encourage extended family support?

008. Holiday Break & Homeschooling

How do you stay on track during a long break?
How to incorporate the holidays into you school?
How to motivate your child after a long break?

003. How To Get Started

What are the Advantages and Disadvantages?
Can I homeschool in my state?
How do I withdraw my child from public school?
What is “deschooling?”
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