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How to Organize a Simple Homeschool Command Center

How to Organize a Simple Homeschool Command Center

After sharing a photo on Instagram and Facebook yesterday, I got several requests to share more information about my new homeschool command center. So below, I’m sharing details for how to organize a simple homeschool command center. It’s so easy it’ll work in even small […]

We’re Homeschooling High School and Our 9th Grade Curriculum Picks

We’re Homeschooling High School and Our 9th Grade Curriculum Picks

Ninth Grade y’all, seriously! I don’t think I’m ready for this and when I sit down and think about homeschooling high school I have panic attacks. It reminds me so much of those first few years when I started homeschooling, and then discovering what giftedness […]

Learn about a New Flexible Homeschool Planning App

Learn about a New Flexible Homeschool Planning App

Homeschooling today looks so different than when I first got started. My son is older and officially a high school homeschooler this year. With that our scheduling looks quite different. This coming year we’ll be doing piano, homeschool co-op, First LEGO League, and likely other […]

Homeschool Writing Curriculum with Real World Application

Homeschool Writing Curriculum with Real World Application

I’ve struggled for years to get my son to write. I mean, he knows how to write, but he doesn’t like writing, the writing process or even coming up with ideas for writing. It really doesn’t matter if it’s a topic he enjoys or not. […]

Teaching Employment Life Skills to Your Gifted Teen

Teaching Employment Life Skills to Your Gifted Teen

The skills required to get and hold a job far exceed mental abilities. Being able to manage a task list, and communicating effectively are often more prevalent in the job front than skills which are attained through vocational education. But when you really look at […]

Teaching Personal Care Life Skills to Your Gifted Teen

Teaching Personal Care Life Skills to Your Gifted Teen

I find my son’s personal care skills quite fascinating. If he has a regular routine he accomplishes his personal care very adeptly. But, if I add a new requirement, or make changes to his routine, he gets frustrated, and forgetful. It’s really got me thinking […]

Teaching Household Management Life Skills to Your Gifted Teen

Teaching Household Management Life Skills to Your Gifted Teen

It’s kind of scary to think about sending my son out into the big world as an adult. I mean, he sometimes forgets change his clothes. I do know that when he has a standard routine, he’s excellent at remembering to do his tasks. That’s […]

Teaching Finance Management Life Skills to Your Gifted Teen

Teaching Finance Management Life Skills to Your Gifted Teen

I’m continuing to explore life skills to teach gifted teens. As my son gets older there are some obvious ones that are presenting themselves, and others that I’m sure I’m likely to miss.  When it comes to life skills, finance management is a pretty important one.  […]