How to Be Your Child's Best College Coach

How to Be Your Child's Best College Coach
Preparing your child for college launch is more complex than it used to be. Desperate parents are increasingly turning to professional coaches that cost thousands. The college launch is when you launch your sweet child into life – the real world – af...
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Formula for Putting Dual Enrollment on a High School Transcript

Formula for Putting Dual Enrollment on a High School Transcript
For all classes on the transcript, I recommend either a whole or half credit, not smaller or larger. Here an easy to remember "formula" for dual enrollment college classes:  College credits to high school credits  6 = 1 high school credit 5...
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How to Prepare for an AP Test without Taking an AP Course

How to Prepare for an AP Test without Taking an AP Course
Anyone can take an AP test, even if they have not taken an AP course. The tests are really hard, really long, and the student needs to be prepared.  To prepare for those AP tests without taking an AP course, the secret is self-disciplined study ...
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7 Reasons Why You Can Get Your Child Into College

7 Reasons Why You Can Get Your Child Into College
Did you know the average high school guidance counselor is trying to guide 478 students all at once? How can you possibly be better than a trained professional guidance counselor! Let me explain why you are MORE than qualified to guide your child int...
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Homemade Felt Ornaments for Christmas

Homemade Felt Ornaments for Christmas

My assistant Robin is such a genius! Look at these ADORABLE homemade felt ornaments she created for her Christmas tree! Wouldn't they be awesome as a gift from a child, or to decorate your home with a classic Christmas feel?  Just download this pattern, cut out the colored felt, and stitch. Easy-peasy, cute-and-fun gifts!

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The 12 Days of Christmas Teaching Tips

The 12 Days of Christmas Teaching Tips
Master my best teaching tips this Christmas! Holiday seasons, especially between November and January, are busy times. Celebrations like Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's, Hanukkah, and more seem to tumble on top of each other, with no ti...
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Traveling Europe on a Mediterranean Cruise

Traveling Europe on a Mediterranean Cruise
I recently got back from a 12 Day Mediterranean Cruise on Holland America Line, and I'm excited to share my experience with you. This was a "working holiday" as we were accompanying Matt's mom on her first overseas adventure in decades. It's pre...
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What to do After Earning Scholarships

What to do After Earning Scholarships
You've done the hard work and gotten the scholarships. Now what? Let me give you some tips on what to do next. What to do if you have gotten some great offers of scholarships : Compare the "bottom line" of what each of the colleges costs. It's not ho...
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Full Tuition Scholarship Available at Rice University

Full Tuition Scholarship Available at Rice University
Recently Rice  University made a huge announcement about their new financial aid program. Let me explain what a full  tuition  scholarship means to Rice  University and how to qualify. This is what they said in their announcement:...
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Tips for the Home: Robotic Vacuum Cleaner gets an A+

Tips for the Home: Robotic Vacuum Cleaner gets an A+
The hard part of HOMEschooling is often the HOME part. I've recently fallen in love with a new product that makes my life better - Roomba.  Please note, this post contains affiliate links. If you click and purchase, I may make a few pennies, but...
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Tips for the Home: Circulon Premier Cookware gets an A+

Tips for the Home: Circulon Premier Cookware gets an A+
My husband unexpectedly announced, "We need new cookware" and brought home the Circulon Premier Professional 13-piece Hard-anodized Cookware Set. It's been a great investment!  Please note, this post contains affiliate links. If you click and pu...
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How to Remove Formatting from Word Documents

How to Remove Formatting from Word Documents
Have you ever seen strange symbols like this show up online? Make sure that doesn't happen to you, so your application stays pristine and beautiful. When you copy information from the web, and pasting it into a Word document, the code formatting can ...
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Class Rank for Homeschoolers

Class Rank for Homeschoolers
Class rank is just one decision you will need to make on your homeschool records. Let me teach you how to make transcripts and records that open doors to college admission and HUGE scholarships! Click to register: Homeschool Records that Op...
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Homeschool Legacy John Taylor Gatto

Homeschool Legacy John Taylor Gatto
Read books by John Taylor Gatto, and be encouraged in your decision and ability to homeschool. A cornerstones of the modern homeschool movement, his eye-opening books were instrumental in motivating a generation of homeschoolers who began educating c...
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Cosplay for High School Credit

Cosplay for High School Credit
For non-geeks, let me explain first that cosplay is a contraction of two words, costume and play . It means dressing up as a fictional character. Most often these characters are from a manga, anime, or comic book but they can also be from a movie or ...
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