9 Graduation Party Ideas for Your Graduate

Can you believe it's almost here? It seems like just yesterday you were holding your baby in your arms, and in a few shorts weeks he'll be graduating high school. {Or, kindergarten. Or, college.} Our kids really do grow up too fast. Are you planning to host a graduation party in his honor? I've gathered a few of the most fun and unique party decor ideas from around the web, and put them all right here for you! /1/ Giant Photo Display - Create a larger than life, eye-catching display of photos of the graduate throughout the years.  Careful, though, a flood of memories will come each time you glance at that beautifully displayed wall! /2/ Grad Party Yard Sign - Don't worry about answering calls from those who can't spot your house in the midst of welcoming guests ever again. Let … [Read more...]

Free Sample GED Practice Tests

Whether you're a parent making a choice to complete the General Educational Development (GED) diploma for yourself, or a homeschooling parent with a child who is ready to take the GED, study guides for the exam can really make the difference between passing on the first try or needing to retake one or more sections of the test. History of the GED In 1942 the American Council on Education created the GED at the request of the U.S. Army, which needed some kind of test to evaluate the education level of draftees during WWII. Army officials were chagrined to find that many soldiers lack basic general education skills, so the GED was used as a screening tool, and those soldiers who did not pass were given opportunities to learn. Now the GED is used as an alternative to the high school … [Read more...]