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Fun at Homeschool Conventions!

Fun at Homeschool Conventions!
Fun at Homeschool Conventions! I had so much fun at the INCH Convention in Michigan! It was awesome to touch base with  friends I've knows forever, and finally see them in real life!  My next stop is Virginia, where I'll be speaking at the HEAV Convention. This is me with Ashley Strawser of Home & School Mosaics. I write monthly them and you can see my articles here:Home and School Mosaics. I had the chance to meet...
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Recent Comments
Guest — JW
Let me put in a plug for volunteering at a home school convention. You'll usually have plenty of time before and/or after your sh... Read More
Wednesday, 04 June 2014 07:54
Guest — Assistant to The HomeScholar
That's such a good point, Jo. Volunteering is a terrific idea for those who might otherwise not be able to afford the entrance fee... Read More
Friday, 06 June 2014 10:05
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Old Schoolhouse Expo Ticket Winner!!

Old Schoolhouse Expo Ticket Winner!!
Expo Ticket Winner!!The winner of the free Old Schoolhouse Expo ticket from our blog contest is.....drumroll please.....Audrey!! Wow! High School? Home schooling high school? From the beginning, people would ask, "How long are you going to do this?" Each September I would face the onslaught of (negative)comments/questions about when I was going to  "put them in school". Then we approached high school. Oh my! While I have always been an eclectic homeschooler (a little of this,...
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We Have a Winner!

We Have a Winner!
Congratulations Aubrey for your winning entry in our contest.  Our contest was to tell us your favorite part of homeschooling in the Spring.  Aubrey responded:Homeschooling in the spring means we can think about our garden, now buried in over 2 feet of snow. We can consider what vegetables we will plant, that once summer comes, we will enjoy the fruits of our labors. It is wonderful to have the children plan, shop, plant, tend, and harvest...
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Blog and Newsletter Contest Winners!

Blog and Newsletter Contest Winners!
Julie in Texas won my blog contest this month! Julie said, "Thank you so much!  I appreciate your generous give away.  After reading the description of your audio course, I knew I wanted to hear it, so I'm thrilled that I'm the winner!" Julie has been homeschooling 9 years, and she has two boys in grades 6 and 9.  Her favorite advice to younger homeschoolers is: "It's hard to fix something that isn't broken." She confessed...
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Win a Free Audio Course on High School Testing!

Win a Free Audio Course on High School Testing!
My husband's first "superheroes" article was published on Heart of the Matter Online Magazine, and they are doing a giveaway!  If you leave a comment after the article, you will be registered to win the free audio course. The magazine will do a random drawing of the comments to determine a winner. I have to say that "High School Testing" is BY FAR my favorite HomeScholar course! First of all, I look much thinner on audio, which just...
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July and August Contest winners

July and August Contest winners
Winner of "A Moment of Peace"WATCH ConventionLorrie Flem, PublisherTeach Magazine At conventions I usually have a gaggle of teenage girls standing around waiting for the drawing. I carefully mixed up the names, and randomly chose one of the girls to draw the winner. I was careful to make sure that the girl turned her back and covered her eyes when she drew. When the girl looked at the winner's name, she screamed, "It's my Mom! Lorrie...
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Recent Comments
Guest — The HomeScholar
Karen,I'm so glad you like it! I can't wait to hear your complete review! I really value your opinion. You have such a great web... Read More
Saturday, 06 October 2007 14:26
Guest — ~Karen
I am so enjoying my prize - a copy of Lee's new dvd set. It is awesome. I keep having to watch in bits and pieces because I get bu... Read More
Saturday, 06 October 2007 14:11
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We Have a Winner!

Thank you to everyone who encouraged their friends to sign up for my free newsletter! A big thanks to Chrissie Hasenohrl, Sharon Hicks, Sonja Knight, Kristine McGowan, Chris Ryan, and Karla Sigrist. The winner of our July contest is Renee Gardiner in Germany! Renee was named by the most new subscribers, and she wins a free one hour telephone consultation. Congratulations Renee Gardiner!
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We Have Two Winners!

We Have Two Winners!
Congratulations to Sharon Bedard for winning a "Moment of Peace" gift basket, our Washington Homeschool Organization Convention giveaway. Sharon was our lucky winner from over 180 entries. Everyone one who signed up for the "Moment of Peace" received a complimentary subscription to The HomeScholar Record newsletter! Look for another "Moment of Peace" contest at the WATCH convention this August! Congratulations also go out to Carie Fagan for winning last month's Starbucks gift card giveaway. Carie was...
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Contest Winner!

Contest Winner!
Joan Purswell was the winner of our drawing to win "A Moment of Peace." Joan was visiting the Christian Heritage Convention in Washington to research homeschooling for her grandchild.Congratulations, Joan!!
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