School Survival


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For Parents: My kid hates school, what do I do?

So, you’re here because your kid hates school. And I mean really hates it. It's more than just groaning and grumbling - it's a deep, visceral dread that you can see in their eyes every morning. It’s hard, isn’t it? Watching your kid suffer like that, feeling powerless to help. You want to do something, […]

You're not a "bad kid" if you don't do well in school

You're not a "bad kid" if you don't do well in school. I need you to hear that, really hear it. Schools are like factories, churning out cookie-cutter students who fit into neat little boxes. If you don't fit, they slap a label on you: "troublemaker," "lazy," "bad kid." But those labels? They’re lies. You […]

How you do in school says nothing about your intelligence

You’ve been told over and over that your grades define your worth. That somehow, the letters and numbers on a report card can sum up who you are, what you’re capable of, and where you’re headed in life. It's a lie. A big, fat lie. They’ve made you believe that the system's way of measuring […]

Why You Shouldn't Let School Define Your Worth

You feel it every day, don't you? You’re constantly told that your grades, your test scores, your attendance records are what define you. But I'm here to tell you something that no one else will: it's all a load of crap. Let's get one thing straight: schools are factories. They churn out cookie-cutter students who […]

Why Self-Care Matters When You Hate School

You wake up and the first thought that hits you is, “I don’t want to go to school today.” It’s not because you’re lazy or because you didn’t do your homework. It’s because school feels like a prison. It’s a place where your creativity gets squashed, your spirit gets crushed, and your voice gets silenced. […]

How to Survive the School Day When You Hate Every Minute

You wake up with that sinking feeling in your gut, dreading the monotonous day ahead. School feels like a prison, a place where creativity goes to die, and you’re stuck in a system that doesn’t care about who you are or what you need. You’re not alone. So many teens feel this way, and it’s […]

How to Deal with Parents Who Don't Get It

You’re sitting in your room, staring at the walls, feeling like you’re trapped in a box that’s getting smaller every day. Your parents just don’t get it. They don’t understand why school feels like a prison, why every day is a struggle just to get through. They throw around words like “responsibility” and “future” like […]

Unschooling and Socialization: Debunking the Socialization Myth

People always seem to have this idea that without school, you're missing out on the essential socialization cocktail that supposedly prepares you for the real world. But let's be real here. What is this mythical socialization we're all supposed to be getting? In traditional schools, they pack you in like sardines, call it socialization, and […]

Beyond High School Hell - Bullies, Mental Health, Alternatives...

In the depths of your despair, you may feel powerless, trapped in a system that seems designed to suffocate your spirit. It's a cruel irony that while your mind yearns for freedom, your reality denies you that choice. Legal barriers loom large, reminding you that without parental consent, escape is a distant dream. The weight […]

Free Online High Schools For Homeschoolers

There are all these online options popping up everywhere, like Connections Academies, Insight Schools, and Advanced Academics, spread across different states. Our site's got, like, nearly a hundred of these listed. But just because they say they're free doesn't mean they're the right fit for you. And, by the way, they're not really free since […]

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