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Give your teen the high school education you want for them -- while maintaining your own sanity in the process!

Hi, I'm Ann, and I've been homeschooling for 20+ years, including graduating four children (one more to go!). I believe EVERY mom can confidently, competently -- and even contentedly! -- provide the complete high school education her teen needs. Whatever your concerns about homeschooling high school, you can overcome them and have the BEST years ever! And I'll provide information, resources, and virtual hugs to help you all the way through!

As seen on PamBarnhill.com:

"Ann Karako is a wealth of common-sense knowledge when it comes to homeschooling high school. As a mom who has graduated four kids, Ann knows the ins and outs of creating transcripts, preparing kids to launch, and most importantly -- not freaking out. Lucky for us, she is willing to share that superpower with us."

Ann will be a Featured Speaker at all seven
Great Homeschool Conventions in 2021!

It's not always easy, but it doesn't have to be that hard. 

Here you'll find resources to help you every step of the way.

Getting Started

Cure the Fear of Homeschooling High School: A Step-by-Step Handbook for Research & Planning

Everything you want to know to be sure you're not missing anything. Gain the tools to make the decisions that are best for YOUR family!

Pressing Through

Save Your Sanity While Homeschooling High School: Practical Principles for a Firm Foundation

Get the nitty-gritty details about some of the aspects of this endeavor that can get challenging. Ease your mind and get practical advice you can actually implement.

Finishing the Course

Make an Impressive Homeschool Transcript with Ann's Fillable PDF

Everything you need to know about making a transcript is right here, no purchase necessary. But if you want EASY, you can get Ann's fillable PDF to use on any device instantly.

Recently Published:

Episode 48: Time Management Tips for Homeschool Moms

 It’s January, when we all look at our lives and try to improve them. To become better people. Or at least to figure out how to keep from running out

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Episode 47: 10 Doable Ways to Make Time for Yourself

Burnout is a thing among homeschool moms. The homeschool lifestyle is one of constantly giving and serving and going and doing, and it can be very hard to make time

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Episode 46: What to Look For in a College

Phew! There is so much to think about during the college search process! How do you know what to look for in a college? Which factors really do matter, and

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