United Community of Homeschoolers Unlimited accepts new members YEAR ‘ROUND.

Ready to become a member with United Community of Homeschoolers Unlimited to receive legal status to homeschool in South Carolina?

Angela Jordan Perry
administrator/director/owner

Here’s what you need to know and what you need to do?

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Invite Your Friends to the Garden

One of the things that often gets overlooked when gardening is inviting your friends to your garden. I don’t mean family and acquaintances. I mean the tiniest and best addition to every garden: beneficial insects. 

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Many of the little insects that we swat and run from throughout the summer months are actually good for your garden. One major good bug in your garden is bees. Yes. Those bees that make delicious honey also help you grow delicious and bountiful fruit.

There are other bugs too that will help in your garden. They mostly eat the bad insects that seek to eat your plants. So be happy when you see ladybugs, spiders, or a praying mantis. 

So when planning and planting your garden, plant lots of flowers and make lots of comfortable places for these beneficial bugs to make their home for the growing season.

You’ll find that your garden will present many challenges. You will learn as you garden that there will be setbacks. There will be bugs (trust me) they will show up. There may be droughts, bad seeds, or just misfortune. 

I encourage you to use these times and moments to learn and grow as a gardener. Don’t get down and out. Research and apply what you’ve learned. Be willing to explore new techniques, and most of all ENJOY what you’re doing.

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Naja Coles

I’m most importantly a follower of Christ by who’s blood we believe there is salvation. We believe in biblical Truth only. Being led by the Spirit of God, we seek to raise our family by that Truth. I am a wife of 8 years, and mom to 8 wonderful children ages 6 years-1 year. We have been homeschooling for 2 years officially (7 if you include preschool). I enjoy music, gardening, and learning to live a healthy, non-toxic lifestyle. 

Matthew 4:17

How Covid19 is affecting Homeschooling in South Carolina! Here are the details. (YouTube video included)

Covid19 is the focus of the day.

When it comes to home educating your children in South Carolina many are wondering how the major changes with public school (now ‘forced’ homeschooling) is affecting those of us who legally homeschool under Option 3.

Well…..that is a GREAT question.

The below video on the United Community of Homeschoolers Unlimited YouTube channel should answer most of your questions.

For the most part….. homeschoolers who are legally homeschooling and have been doing so before Covid19 really don’t have to worry about the major affects that has taken place with public school.

South Carolina homeschoolers have to continue with:

*maintaining your attendance and….

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What To do During Social Distancing

While for the most part, our homeschool routine has not been greatly affected by the precautions we as a society are taking, such as no meetings and social distancing. Socially, we are struggling.

My children are extraverts like their father.

They LOVE being around people, making them laugh, telling stories, and playing games.

I am an introvert.

I need time away from the constant “mom/ honey can I have/where is the..” chatter.

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Our reality right now though, is that my social kiddos are not going ….

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UCHU and Covid19 2020

Like you, my family and I are in the house.

Altogether!

These last few days have been so beautiful that we’ve spent a lot of time outside.

As the owner/administrator/director of this Option 3 Accountability Association – United Community of Homeschoolers Unlimited I want to send you EACH well wishes!!

I pray you each are in good health, free from fear, enjoying peace and enjoying each day of life!

Also, the reality of less income or no income during this time is real for many of us too.

We gather and pray.

As we homeschool our children we ……..

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Learn as You Grow

You’ll find that your garden will present many challenges. You will learn as you garden that there will be setbacks. There will be bugs (trust me) they will show up. There may be droughts, bad seeds, or just misfortune. 

I encourage you to use these times and moments to learn and grow as a gardener. Don’t get down and out. Research and apply what you’ve learned. Be willing to explore new techniques, and most of all ENJOY what you’re doing.

So get outside in your gardens this Spring and grow, grow, grow!

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Naja Coles

I’m most importantly a follower of Christ by who’s blood we believe there is salvation. We believe in biblical Truth only. Being led by the Spirit of God, we seek to raise our family by that Truth. I am a wife of 8 years, and mom to 8 wonderful children ages 6 years-1 year. We have been homeschooling for 2 years officially (7 if you include preschool). I enjoy music, gardening, and learning to live a healthy, non-toxic lifestyle. 

Matthew 4:17

Steps to an Unplanned Trial Run

Have you ever noticed how sometimes a bad situation can suddenly turn into a good one? An inability to find work locally leads to an enlistment where you meet people you will be friends with for the rest of your life. A forced move allows you to learn about a new area that you end up loving and never wanting to leave. A falling out with a babysitter has you taking an extended vacation from work that turns into loving being a stay at home mom and dedicating all your time to your kids.

These are all things that happened to my family and me and through them, we have learned to look for the positive in tough or unplanned situations. The current situation in our country has parents in an intimidating unplanned situation but thankfully, most of them are making school closings a positive for them and their children.

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I have been talking to a number of parents in my area that suddenly

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Wisdom in Times of Concern

All the neighborhood kids are home all day now, wanting to play.

Currently, my husband is a work-from-home husband. For how long? I have no idea.

Our neighbors who work 3rd shift are scrambling to find ways to still get their sleep, take care of their kids, and follow through with new precautionary procedures at their work.

A lot has changed quickly and many are concerned.

No, doubt there is a reason to be concerned. No matter what side of the fence you sit on, what perspective you have on the current state of our country with this sickness, you are concerned about something.

Notice, I say concerned and not worried.

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I purposefully choose these words. I am choosing to be

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Seeds of Life

I am typing this in the midst of an illness that has kept almost our entire family sick since last Tuesday. Please forgive me for being brief (and any errors).

A very important part of gardening for me is my seeds. I simply love browsing through tons of websites and catalogs each year to find the perfect seeds for my taste and climate. 

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Add Light and Water

Last week, I talked about soil, and how it’s teeming with life. Good soil is a major factor in having a healthy, successful garden each year.

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Two more things that are also needed for a healthy garden are sunlight and water. I know you’re thinking “Duh! That’s obvious.” Hey, I didn’t say I was reinventing the wheel here. I’m just telling you what it takes to garden successfully. Lol

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