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Meet Me at Convention!

Meet Me at Convention!
Can you feel the spring in the air? I can!  And, if you've been around homeschooling long enough, you know that can only mean one thing.... It's ...
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Convention Season in Real Life

Convention Season in Real Life
Convention Season in Real Life Homeschool Conventions are great fun for the whole family! Most conventions will have some fun activities for families. At the Washington convention, they had a huge chess demonstration, so of course my son came to play. He played blindfolded chess with a national chess master – his former employer at Chess4Life.  In case you needed to know, blindfold chess is when the player can’t see the board, and the moves are...
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Guest — Lee
Hi Ann!!! It's so good to see you via blog post! Thanks for the update on your kids - LOVE the "not boring" idea of FEMA, LOL! W... Read More
Friday, 03 July 2015 08:03
Guest — Ann
hi Lee! Congratulations to Kevin for completing his Master's Degree in Computer Science! I thought you'd like to hear about my two... Read More
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OCEAN Conference Top Notch Encouragement

OCEAN Conference Top Notch Encouragement
 OCEAN Conference Top Notch Encouragement The OCEAN Conference in Oregon was SUCH an encouragement to me! I loved getting together with like-minded parents, trying their best to homeschool through high school with confidence.  A homeschool conference is an important part of your homeschool year too. Even if you can’t attend one, do something to refresh and encourage yourself during the off-season, so you can start fresh next year.The first day our winner was Allison, a 9th...
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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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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
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Homeschool Moms & Dads: Reinvest in YOU! Join Me at the WHO Convention June 17-18, 2011

Homeschool Moms & Dads: Reinvest in YOU! Join Me at the WHO Convention June 17-18, 2011
It's time for another homeschool convention! The smell of curricula still brings back memories of homeschooling our two sons. The part of homeschool conventions that I enjoy most is seeing the faces of moms and dads as they reinvest in themselves. We need to remember that just as we invest in our children through their education so should we invest in our own knowledge as we homeschool the high school years. You'll find yourself refreshed and...
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Lee has three core beliefs about homeschooling: homeschooling provides the best possible learning environment; every child deserves a college-prep education whether or not they choose to go to college, and parents are capable of providing a superior education to their children. Lee does not judge your homeschool or evaluate your children. Instead, she comes alongside to help and encourage parents homeschooling high school.

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