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Diana Waring Retires, Speaks at HECOA

Homeschool News:  Diana Waring Retires, Speaks at HECOA Online Convention

At a spring 2015 homeschool convention in Cincinnati, Diana Waring made this public announcement:

"As of this weekend, aside from special circumstances, I am going to retire from speaking!"   

On her blog, Diana says: "After twenty-six years (27 convention seasons) as a speaker, it is time for an ending and a new beginning."

The blog post takes you on a journey from 1989 to 2015, and what a ride she has had!  One of the most Read More…

Homeschooling is not a hobby

Why do many homeschoolers stay in the same place?

Week after week, month after month, year after year – I see people sharing about the same frustrations over and over and over again.

Usually, these frustrations have to do with Read More…

I failed as a homeschooler my first year

I Failed as a Homeschooler My First Year – But You Can Nail It!

It’s embarrassing to admit, but when I started as a home educator, I ended my day on more than one occasion feeling like a failure because despite my best intentions, I totally blew it as a homeschooler.

And the worst part was, I felt as if I let down the people who trusted me the most – my family – because somehow, I just didn’t nail the way I was approaching the teaching.

Fast forward to the following year…. Read More…

High school planning starts early for success

We get dozens of emails every week asking the same question:  When is the best time to start planning for high school?
If I only had 20 seconds to tell you the most important thing about homeschooling through high school, it would be to tell you to plan early!  As a matter of fact, for the most optimum stress-free and beneficial experience – I would say Read More…

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