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    A new year is always a great time to refocus and...

    A new year is always a great time to refocus and reorganize. I love the clean, blank slate I feel I have in January. I hope you do well with your new goals!
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    How many of you struggle with burnout?

    We are trying to research how common/uncommon homeschool related burnout is among our families. When you are the one that is responsible for all of your child's learning - it can be tough. We...
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    Yay! Two winners were chosen and are on their way to getting a FREE year of VSC!!
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    Khan Academy is great for videos and he works out...

    Khan Academy is great for videos and he works out problems with them... I don't know if he has accompanying worksheets or not...
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    Hi Kristin! I'm a homeschool mom to two 10th...

    Hi Kristin! I'm a homeschool mom to two 10th graders - I've graduated two from homeschool which are now in university. We hope you find resources here at LHSHS that are very helpful in your...
  6. Hi there- from what you said you "want" for a...

    Hi there- from what you said you "want" for a homeschool curriculum... what Tia mentioned sounds like a good fit. We use T4L high school and it pretty much fits all of your "wish list" items. :)
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  7. Hello Jasmine, We at LHSHS aren't too familiar...

    Hello Jasmine,
    We at LHSHS aren't too familiar with the IGCSE - so we're looking into that!

    However, the AP also known as Advanced Placement Courses, are simply that. Advanced courses that are...
  8. Thread: Does your teen?

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    Robin, I agree... if we don't ever allow backtalk...

    Robin, I agree... if we don't ever allow backtalk then it seems to not be an issue. We have six kids and never allowed it with the first and it seems that the others have followed suit. There has...
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    I love this - we enjoy "schooling" in other ways!...

    I love this - we enjoy "schooling" in other ways! Especially getting outside!
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    I'd love to try this for next year, can anyone...

    I'd love to try this for next year, can anyone give me more detailed information?
  11. Thread: ACT or SAT?

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    I would suggest doing both. For my two oldest...

    I would suggest doing both. For my two oldest daughters, we take the SAT and the ACT as many times as necessary to get a decent score. The first two times you take the test, you are still jittery and...
  12. I would just let her do it when she's ready. With...

    I would just let her do it when she's ready. With my 6 kids - each one is so different. My oldest didn't really care and wasn't rushed. My second daughter wanted to drive before she was old enough....
  13. Thread: Chemistry??

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    Our favorite for help is Khan Academy... We use...

    Our favorite for help is Khan Academy... We use it right along with our math/science studies - you can just search for the topic you are on and there is an awesome video to explain it!
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    It was definitely interesting, and something that could be used to challenge our high schoolers to think in terms of debate. :) We don't have a debate team... though sometimes sibling rivalry feels...
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    I feel like sometimes - I'm the one who puts the...

    I feel like sometimes - I'm the one who puts the extra stress on myself and the family. I think alot of it is in our "heads!" Unschooling is all about relaxed learning... though I don't unschool in...
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    Great to meet you! Sounds like you are doing an...

    Great to meet you! Sounds like you are doing an amazing job with your highschool homeschooling!
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    Wow! I love the variety of learning that you have...

    Wow! I love the variety of learning that you have provided for your children! The beauty of homeschool in action!
    Glad to have you as part of the community!
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    Wow Carol that sounds great! We dont have any...

    Wow Carol that sounds great! We dont have any really great small campuses for dual credit. We are trying the CLEP route. Hope to take.some tests this fall.
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    Welcome to the forum!! We have homeschooled for...

    Welcome to the forum!! We have homeschooled for many years...my daughter is in 11th grade and loves chemistry.
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    Hello Brainboost! Glad to see you've joined our...

    Hello Brainboost! Glad to see you've joined our community! I hope that you can find some valuable resources here!
    Jamie
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    Hello Lisa, We live in Georgia as well. Glad to...

    Hello Lisa,
    We live in Georgia as well. Glad to hear you've joined the homeschooling family! There is a ton of information here at LHSHS that will answer all of your questions.

    The best place to...
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    BTW... what is it like living in rural France......

    BTW... what is it like living in rural France... I'm dreaming that it would be so lovely...
  23. Thread: Hi from Missouri

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    Hello there... we are so glad that you found this...

    Hello there... we are so glad that you found this forum. Looking forward to visiting with you as well!
  24. Thread: July?

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    We do some family visits and take the kids to...

    We do some family visits and take the kids to church camp... but we are looking forward to a real family vacation to Disney at the end of September. :)
  25. Thanks for so many replies... we have our oldest...

    Thanks for so many replies... we have our oldest (18) on our plan right now... but she pays for her own portion of the bill each month. I use this as part of teaching her how to budget her money, and...
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