The Homeschool Graduation Ceremony; How to Graduate Your Homeschool Child Part 2

Believe it or not, planning the homeschool graduation ceremony was the hardest part of graduating our daughter.  That is both because actually graduating her was quite easy, AND because planning the ceremony had more decisions to make. Actually… the *hardest* part was doing both of those at the same time, which is the major drawback to graduating in December. But I digress.  The Texas homeschool graduation ceremony, like everything else, has no requirements. In fact, you don’t even have to have a ceremony at all. (And some don’t!) We personally know homeschoolers who have opted for a formal ceremony, a

How to: Graduate Your Homeschool Child (in Texas), Part 1

We now have a high school graduate! As I mentioned in my last post, we graduated our oldest  in December, and it was quite the adventure! We had asked around and researched the benefits/drawbacks of graduating in December vs. May, and whether or not you should consider doing that is topic for another post. 😉 In the end, we figured out all the details and we finished that race on December 16th with a wonderful graduation celebration full of friends and family. So now that the air has cleared, post-graduation and post-holidays, let’s talk about that shall we? How do

Final Preparations for Homeschool Graduation

Nobody tells you how many brain cells you’ll be losing at homeschool graduation time. For the past month we’ve been working toward this final goal and here we are in the very last leg of this marathon. We are so close…. to losing our marbles. 😉 WHY? WELL LET ME TELL YOU… We’re Graduating Mid-Year Back in May when my husband asked if we could graduate Catie early, I told him that we couldn’t graduate her then, but she could graduate a semester early, in December.  The question was, “SHOULD she?” What are the pros and cons of graduating mid-year??