When Your Teen Isn’t on the College Track
Aug17

When Your Teen Isn’t on the College Track

Hey, homeschoolers! I attended a conference session years ago when I was getting ready to homeschool high school for the first time. This particular session was geared toward parents of advanced students who hoped to get full-ride scholarships. There certainly are those students, but there are many more of us who aren’t in that category. We need to know how to approach homeschooling high school, too. If you have a special-needs...

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Teaching World Government in Your Homeschool
Apr20

Teaching World Government in Your Homeschool

Hey, homeschoolers! Types of government have been in the news lately, but I’m going to be honest and say I don’t understand the forms of government that well. That’s why I invited a guest expert to explain it so we can teach our kids. To understand what’s happening in politics and world relationships, we need to start with this foundation. Listen to the podcast But first, I want to thank my sponsor CTC Math....

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Unschooling Teens to Prepare Them for Life
Mar30

Unschooling Teens to Prepare Them for Life

Hey, homeschoolers! Do you have teens or will you soon? When you are homeschooling teenagers, the day they leave your home looms large. Whether they plan to attend college, begin working, or start their own business, you want to give them the best preparation possible. My guest today is going to help us prepare our kids for whatever lies ahead. Listen to the podcast But first, I want to thank my sponsor, CTC Math. Sponsor Before we...

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Screen Time for Teens
Jan05

Screen Time for Teens

Hey, homeschoolers! Someone in The Homeschool Sanity Circle group on Facebook asked about phones and screen time for teens. After I shared my experience, I was asked if I could share more. I agreed to do a podcast on the topic. Listen to the podcast Sponsor Before we dive in, I want to thank my sponsor for this episode: CTC Math. Are you looking for a new Math Curriculum? CTCMath specializes in providing online video...

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How to Teach High School Literature
Jun09

How to Teach High School Literature

Hey, homeschoolers! Few things make homeschoolers as anxious as teaching high school. If you weren’t someone who could easily chat about literary themes and symbolism or you didn’t pay that much attention in lit class, teaching literature to your high schooler can be daunting. My guest today, Janice Campbell, is here to help! Listen to the podcast My Guest on Teaching High School Literature: Janice Campell Janice and her...

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How to Teach Health in Your Homeschool
Sep24

How to Teach Health in Your Homeschool

Hey, homeschoolers! Remember health class in school? Honestly, I don’t. But I do know I haven’t been excited about the health curriculum I’ve used with my high schoolers until now. We’ll talk more about how to teach health in a minute. Listen to the podcast Let’s Connect But first I would love to have you subscribe to my YouTube Channel. I am going to restart my video series called Ask Dr. Mel. I get a...

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