It’s no question to anybody that knows me well that I am a writer. I’m the kind of person who communicates best via the written word – sometimes sending lengthy emails and being overly grammatically correct over text. Not to mention 90% of the time I’m deep in thought building up my own fictional worlds … Continue reading "Tips for Budding Writers from a College Creative Writing Student"
This past week I ran a series of articles helping you (and me!) get ready for the new school year. Personally, I love this time of year – like Anne Shirley, I excitedly look forward to a whole new year with no mistakes in it yet. We collect our materials, plan our schedules and get … Continue reading "Back to “Home” School Series (B2HS)"
This is the 5th and final post in my Back to “Home” School blog series. So far this week, I’ve given advice to the new homeschooling mother, helped you to get your school materials organized, and given you tips to avoid burnout, and shown you a variety of ways to make your own timeline. Today … Continue reading "B2HS: Tips for a Great First Day"
On August 22, 2012, we set up the BuildYourLibrary.com website, Facebook.com/BYLibrary page and made Levels 1 and Level 5 available for purchase to the public. Way back 7 years ago, when you placed an order I had to personally check my inbox, write an e-mail and attach the PDF file as an attachment myself and … Continue reading "Happy Birthday Build Your Library!"
This is the 4th post in my Back to “Home” School blog series. So far this week, I’ve given advice to the new homeschooling mother, helped you to get your school materials organized, and given you tips to avoid burnout. Today we’re going to talk about timelines! Timelines are essential when it comes to showing … Continue reading "B2HS: Build Your Own Timeline 101"
This is the third post in my Back to “Home” School blog series. I’ve given some advice to new homeschooling mothers and helped you to get your materials organized for a great year. Today, I’m going to give you some tips to avoiding burn out. Whether this is your first year or your 13th, no … Continue reading "B2HS: Tips for Avoiding Homeschooling Burn Out"
This is the second post in the Back to “Home” School series. Yesterday I gave some advice to new homeschooling mothers, and today, we’ll be discussing how to get organized. So you bought your curriculum and you went school supply shopping… Now what? If you are like most homeschooling parents, you are hoping to find … Continue reading "B2HS: Getting Organized for the New Homeschool Year"
This is the first post in the Back To “Home” School blog series. Stay tuned this week for more inspiration for the new school year. I remember back when I first started homeschooling my children… I was in my 20s and didn’t really know anyone else who was doing this crazy and rebellious “teaching their … Continue reading "B2HS: Advice to the New Homeschooling Mother"
I hope that you are all having a wonderful and relaxing summer! For the last 9 months or so, I’ve been hard at work on Build Your Library’s final high school program – Level 12 – American History, and it’s almost finished and ready to purchase! So we do not further delay our summer sale, … Continue reading "Summer Sale Has Begun!"
The following post will be a blog archive copy of the Build Your Library’s August 2019 Monthly Newsletter. If you missed the email, you can subscribe to our mailing list here. [Scheduled to be sent 08/01/19 9:00 AM EST] Hey everybody, it’s Emily from Build Your Library! If you are just going to skim the … Continue reading "August 2019 Monthly Newsletter"