Today I'm starting a new series here on FiveJs.com that will highlight home businesses run by homeschooling families. I'm extremely excited about this series for so many reasons! I know there are many families who want to homeschool their children but just can't seem to see how they'll make it work financially. I'm hoping that […]
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Parents educate their children at home for any number of reasons. But I would venture to say that most—if not all—parents educate their children so they will be well-prepared to have fulfilling careers that they enjoy, whether that is a career as a doctor, teacher, or even as a stay-at-home mom.
So now for the million-dollar question: What career would best fit my child? Well, there's no quick answer to that question because finding the answer is a process. Here are some ways to help you and your child discover what career might be the best fit for him.
How soon should your child start thinking seriously about what he wants to do as a career? High school? Should he wait until he’s been to college a couple of years so he can explore his options?
For good discussion starters for teaching your students about the real world, the free stossel in the classroom DVDs have helped our family. There is also the ability to stream videos from his website. Many students (and parents alike) complain that some of the subjects children study in school don't really prepare them for the […]
Click on the graphic above to view it full size. In considering budgets or expenditures, have you ever wondered how much other families spend on food in comparison to what you spend? I know a lot of homeschoolers work very hard to keep a tight reign on their budgets, so I though this might […]