On August 4, 2013 I pushed Publish on my first blog post here at Homeschool Ways. Ten years ago, we started homeschooling our oldest from Kindergarten on up and my sister suggested I document it all in a blog. A blogger herself, she understands the therapeutic power of writing about one’s experience. So thank you, sis, for planting that seed of an idea in my head a decade ago.
Photo op at the Pittsburgh Zoo, July 2023
In that sense, this blog has helped me a lot. From the feedback I have received over they years, Homeschool Ways, the blog, has also helped many readers. That was the point, really. As I received help in the beginning of my homeschool career from other moms who have gone before me, I wanted to help others. Continue reading »
HomeschoolWays.com turns seven on August 4, 2020 – that’s tomorrow. This is post no. 835. As we look at these two milestones, we want to do something special for our readers. How about a series of broadcasts on Facebook Live?
Our son is holding Thunder and our daughter is holding Smoky.
We will cover three themes, which summarize the bulk of your preparation to homeschool: the 3 Cs – confidence, connection, curriculum. Without confidence, nobody decides to take the education of her children into her hands. We will highlight ways in which you can build your confidence to homeschool. Continue reading »
This Wednesday, August 8, at 3pm Eastern, Matthew Bullington with UniversityReady.com will be presenting a free webinar exclusively for Homeschool Ways readers. First of all, Mr. Bullington will share about preparing for high school and how to simplify the high school experience. In addition, he will provide you with three PDF downloads that will help you get organize with your goal setting and follow-up.
To sign up for the webinar, click here. I am excited about this new partnership between HomeschoolWays.com and UniversityReady.com. Even more, I am excited to provide my readers with access to experts who can help. Continue reading »
On January 14, Homeschool Ways will give away a signed copy of the New York Times bestseller “The 12-Week Year” to one lucky email subscriber.
“The 12-Week Year” has helped me replace self-defeating new year resolutions with achievable planning solutions. The authors, Brian Moran and Michael Lennington, have taken a concept from sports, called periodization, and applied it to goals and productivity. By thinking about four “year ends” instead of one, you will get a lot more done.
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Whether you need to learn how to get things done more efficiently in your home, homeschool, business or career, this book delivers. For a more in-depth review of the book, please check out my newspaper column about it. The authors also offer a free course based on the book.
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