High School~ Home Education



 The “Mission” is Possible

The idea of Homeschooling through High School can invoke feelings of stress for many of us!

But today there are great resources, and sources of support that can make a Homeschool High School an exciting learning adventure for your student and a “not as stressful as it could be” experience for you as well!

I will  highlight some resources that I am using or have used. Sometimes I will post a review for curriculum or resources that have been sent to me by various vendors to try out and I will let you know what I honestly think of them.

In this blog, I hope to present information and tips that will help you to think about staying the course  if you are considering whether or not to homeschool throughout the high school years.

If you have already decided to homeschool through high school, I hope that I can encourage you and that sharing my experiences while teaching  my teens at home will help you to learn along with me  as I grow along with my kids.

Finally, if you just aren’t sure you can do it, I hope you will come away from this blog saying to yourself,

“If she can do it- anyone can!”

9 comments on “High School~ Home Education
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  2. Heather says:

    Ah, yes, Homeschooling through High School. My brother and I have both graduated from homeschooling and I don’t think either of us have any regrets. I certainly know that I don’t!

    Thank you for being a source for other mothers. My mother would not have been able to make it had she not been lucky with wonderful resources and people to share them. I don’t think she personally read your blog, but I am sure many other mothers are very grateful.


    • Merit K says:

      Heather- how awesome to “meet” you! I am happy to hear that you have no regrets about being educated at home. So far my kids feel the same way :) I agree that the best resources we have as Homeschoolers are other Homeschoolers and I wouldn’t have made it without the support and advice of my “mentor” moms either. In fact, they are the people who inspired me to blog and share with others just as they shared with me.

      Thanks for the note!



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  4. Jamie says:

    What a wonderful wealth of resources! I am sure I will be refering back to your site frequently!


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