Category Archives: Life Experiences

The ins and outs of a teen homeschooler. Diary of a homeschooler – Homeschool kids

winnie-mcqueen

Winnie McQueen: A New Kind of Story

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Friday! For today’s Family Friday post, I will be writing about my Fun Friday from last week, when my family and I went to the Macon Museum of Arts and Sciences. This post will focus specifically on the limited-time exhibit, the works of Winnie McQueen, a Macon multimedia artist. Winnie McQueen uses […]

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Is it good to go to homeschool conventions even though you know what you’re doing?

Hey Sparkles! Happy Friday! In today’s blog post, I am going to write about my experience helping Mama Rhea with her booth at the Southeast Homeschool Expo in Atlanta. The Southeast Homeschool Expo lasted for two days, a Friday and Saturday. Mama Rhea had two talks, one each day, and the rest of our time […]

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Little Things

The Little Things are the Most Meaningful

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Friday! Usually, I title my blog posts with the topic or event that I am talking about, but today I decided to name it The Little Things are the Most Meaningful. After my week at Gardner Webb University, I feel like that is the best way to sum it up. I’ll start […]

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Callaway Gardens

Callaway Gardens Family Field Trip

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Friday! For today’s Family Friday blog post I am writing about my family’s field trip to Callaway Gardens. Callaway Gardens is an outdoor gardens complex in Pine Mountain, Georgia, that aims to preserve the natural wildlife and native fauna. Me and my family went for an all day field trip there a […]

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cassava flour

Cassava Flour Recipe

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Friday! For today’s Family Friday blog post, I am writing a recipe from my new diet. Today’s recipe is my favorite kind of flour: Cassava Flour. First, let me tell you about my new diet. It is called the Autoimmune Protocol Diet, and it is supposed to be good for my allergies […]

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lifeguard training

Red Cross Lifeguard Training

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Friday! For today’s blog post, I am going to be writing about my experience in my lifeguard training class. American Red Cross has started offering a new type of lifeguard class – a blended learning class. The first thing I had to do upon registration was complete the online portion of the […]

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driving lesson

Driving Lesson Behind-the-Wheel

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Friday! For today’s Family Friday blog post, I am writing about my first behind-the-wheel driving lesson. In case you didn’t know already, Georgia has a law in place that limits the way teens can get licensed for the road. It is called the Teenage and Adult Driver Responsibility Act, or TADRA. Fifteen-year-olds […]

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chauffeur

Becoming a Chauffeur

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Friday! For today’s Family Friday post I am writing about my time being a chauffeur for my granddad. A couple of weeks ago, I got asked by my granddad if I could drive him around for a day. I agreed and off we went. First, we went to my uncle John’s house […]

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Spring cleaning

Spring Cleaning in Quarantine

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Family Friday! For today’s post, I am writing about my family’s spring cleaning endeavors this year. Since we’ve been in quarantine for nearly two months now, we have started the process of cleaning out our house and our grandparents’ house to prepare for combining houses and finances. My family has lived in […]

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My New Job – Virtual Assistant

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Friday! For today’s Family Friday post, I am writing about my new-ish job as a virtual assistant for my mentor, Rhea Perry. I started this job on Friday, April 24, after a call with Mama Rhea where she mentioned wanting to hire someone as an intern. I am getting to take Jo […]

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University of Tampa

University of Tampa College Visit

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Friday! For today’s blog post, I am writing about my fourth college visit, to the University of Tampa. The University of Tampa is among one of the 170 universities representing the top 5% in the USA. They are a private school, recognized globally, with little to no student debt. The students there […]

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University of Georgia College Visit

Hey Sparkles! Happy Friday! Today’s blog post is about my next college visit: to the University of Georgia. I did a lot of different things at this college visit. First, I had an 8:30 am general information session and tour. That was about the whole of UGA in general. Then, I toured the entrepreneurship department, […]

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Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw State University Honors College Visit

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Friday! I apologize for missing last week’s post amidst my life’s craziness. Today’s blog post is about another college visit I just did: to Kennesaw State Unviersity. The visit I did was specifically called “A Day with Honors,” and the presentation was all about the different ways to become an honors student. […]

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Mercer University

Mercer University – My First Official College Visit

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Friday! Forgive my lateness of the blog post today, I had opening night for Frozen Jr. last night and I slept til 9:30 this morning. Today’s blog post is about my first official college visit to Mercer University. If you were not aware, I have started looking at colleges, seeing what their […]

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Education Day

Youth Leadership Henry Education Day

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Hey Sparkles! Happy Friday! For today’s blog post, I am writing about education day, one of the program days for Youth Leadership Henry. Youth Leadership Henry is a program for sophmores in Henry County, and offers a chance for leadership-minded teens to see behind-the-scenes in the different vital roles in the community. We have done […]

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