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Lessons I’m Learning from our First College Application Experience

Lessons I’m Learning from our First College Application Experience

This being our first go-round at applying to colleges, I am no expert.

What is that saying? Everyone’s life is either an example or a warning?

*Ahem*

Anyway, our oldest turned 18 recently, and she is certainly our guinea pig in all things education and parenting.

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A Christmas Literature List for High Schoolers from the Home Scholar

A Christmas Literature List for High Schoolers from the Home Scholar

Lee Binz, The Home Scholar,  has a great list of high school level literature appropriate for the Christmas season. See the list below, or hop on over to her post to see the whole article, including a link to way to use Christmas events as high school credit.

What we are using this year: 11th grade

What we are using this year: 11th grade

2014-2015 will be my 12th official year of homeschooling.  I didn’t think that was a big deal, until this summer when sitting with other mothers from our Classical Conversations group. They are a younger group for the most part, and there were  some ooohs and aaahs during introductions when I said how long we had been homeschooling. I guess I can consider myself a veteran now!

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