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Tialla Rising is a homeschool graduate and a published author. She lives in the mountains of Arizona with her amazing husband, where she enjoys reading, Netflix, writing, and more! Visit her website at http://www.tiallarising.com.

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5 Physical Education Ideas for Fall and Winter!

You know, it can get pretty cold in fall and winter.  The first part of October may not seem too bad, depending on your location, but as the month wears on, it usually gets pretty chilly.  While most everyone enjoys the change in seasons and embraces boots, scarves, and pumpkin everything, it can be a […]

6 DIY Back to School Supplies

Just because we are homeschoolers doesn’t mean we can’t have cute school supplies!  This is especially fun as teenagers when we’re often in co-ops and classes.  Enjoy! —Washi Tape Pencils.  Tired of boring yellow or plain mechanical pencils?  No worries, just find some fun Washi tape and start wrapping them!  Voila—instant cuteness! —Instagram-inspired Binder.  Are […]

Five Reasons to Homeschool High School

Homeschooling in high school can be intimidating.  There are many details about high school that are important for getting into a good college and eventually getting a good job.  The task can seem daunting.  But YES, you can homeschool in high school, and here are five reasons to do so! Flexibility.  Keeping a flexible schedule […]

Teen Activities for Summer

Summer is here with all its wonder.  The hot days, long warm nights, and lots of fun with friends has begun.  The only thing is, we all have expectations of summer and they usually don’t play out.  As teens, we plan to spend most of our days with our friends at the beach, at the […]

5 Options for Creating Graduation Invites

With graduations upon us, you may be looking for a way to create memorable and professional announcements or invitations.  Though this can be a bit daunting for the uninitiated, it really isn’t scary or hard.  There are some super ways available to create the perfect announcement or invitation for your graduate.  You’ve both worked hard […]

What If I Don’t Take the ACT/SAT?

I’m going to let you in on a little secret.  When people hear about this, they give me a quizzical look and wonder how this could have ever happened. I never took the ACT or SAT. But how can you get into college without those test scores?  If you can’t get into college, how can […]

Top Ten Free Resource SlideShares

It’s #FreebieFebruary!  In celebration of that, here are our top ten Slideshares where we highlighted free resources for high school homeschoolers. 1. 15 Free SAT Practice Sites for Homeschooling High School 2. 10 Free Stress-free Study Tools 3. 15 Free Book Sites 4. 15 Free Digital Learning Resources 5. 10 Free OpenCourseWare Colleges 6. 15 Free […]

Ask A Homeschooler: Response to Mady

Hello, everyone!  I have another “Ask A Homeschooler” question + answer ready today. Mady asks: “So I am a freshman in highschool and I would like to pursue gymnastics. Honestly I just dont like the aspect of all the drama, bullying and stress and I would feel much more safe being home schooled.  I have […]

Top 5 Reasons I Loved Homeschooling

If you don’t already know, I’m a homeschool graduate.  I was public-schooled K-3rd grade, then homeschooled 4th-12th.  Thus, I have nine years of homeschooling experience under my belt.  Here are my top five reasons for why I loved homeschooling! Learning at my own pace. This had to be one of the biggest reasons I loved […]

Magic from a Christian Perspective

I recently launched a video series titled, “A Coffee with Writers.”  In this series, I will meet with various authors over G+ Hangouts on Air to discuss various book-ish related topics. The first episode aired live on Monday, December 22nd.  In that episode, I was joined by award-winning author Kaitlyn Deann, and we discussed the […]