As the mother of tween (12) and teen (13 1/2) girls, I was very excited to evaluate The Family Toolbox with my daughters as we enter this new […]
10 Tips for Parenting Teens With Wisdom & Love
We’re all familiar with the common conflicts between parents and teens, situations like: “My teenage daughter is addicted to her phone, and if we take […]
Parenting Tweens & Teens: Fears to Overcome
When our children are young, danger is obvious. The guidance we provide is very tangible, and saying “no” is part of daily life. However, as […]
Homeschooling High School: You Can Do It!
Many parents are worried about homeschooling high school. There are more records to keep, credits to prepare for and keep track of, the ACT/SAT tests […]
Homeschool Graduation, Then Begin Again…
The year 2010 was a bizarre year for me. My oldest daughter, Hannah, graduated high school as a homeschooler in May, and Leif, our youngest […]
Ask a NextGen Homeschooler: What About Socialization?
Welcome to “Ask a NextGen Homeschooler.” It’s your turn to ask the writers at NextGen Homeschool — four formerly homeschooled moms who are now homeschooling […]
High School Homeschool Record-Keeping
I am very blessed to live in “the best homeschooling state in the nation” (quote from OCHEC): Oklahoma is the only state with a constitutional […]
The Year of the Split: Teaching Different Ages
A “split” in bowling is when you leave pins on either side of the lane, but the ones in the middle are gone. I’m calling […]