The following post will be a blog archive copy of the Build Your Library’s April 2021 Monthly Newsletter. If you missed the email, you can subscribe to our mailing list here. [Scheduled to be sent 4/1/21 9:00 AM EST] [ April 1, 2021 ] – “BYL April 2021 Video Newsletter“ – Welcome to our first … Continue reading "April 2021 Monthly Newsletter"
Back in May 2020, soon after the shutdowns began, we wrote the article Turning Temporary “School at Home” into Permanent “Homeschooling”. It’s been almost a year since then, and I thought we should come back and revisit that discussion. I know so many people are still up in the air with their children’s schooling. Maybe … Continue reading "Looking Forward to Your Second Year of Permanent Homeschooling"
The following post will be a blog archive copy of the Build Your Library’s March 2021 Monthly Newsletter. If you missed the email, you can subscribe to our mailing list here. [Scheduled to be sent 3/1/21 8:15 AM EST] Hey everybody, it’s Emily from Build Your Library! If you are just going to skim the … Continue reading "March 2021 Monthly Newsletter"
Today is Darwin Day (February 12), a day to celebrate scientific ingenuity and bravery. Charles Darwin was just one of many scientists who strove to change the way people think about the world. Charles Robert Darwin, (February 12, 1809 – April 19, 1882) was an English biologist, naturalist and geologist. He was best known for … Continue reading "Happy Darwin Day!"
Heads up! Next Wednesday – February 3, 2021, is World Read Aloud Day! Sponsored by Scholastic and LitWorld, this worldwide event is celebrated in at least 173 countries. Started in 2010, it is a wonderful reminder of the importance of reading to your children. Something we at Build Your Library have been championing for the … Continue reading "World Read Aloud Day"
Today we celebrate a great man – Martin Luther King Jr. It has been more than 50 years since his iconic “I Have a Dream” speech, but his inspiring words live on today. It’s easy to think that the world has always been as it is now, but only a short time ago, there were … Continue reading "Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day"
The following post will be a blog archive copy of the Build Your Library’s January 2021 Monthly Newsletter. If you missed the email, you can subscribe to our mailing list here. [Scheduled to be sent 1/1/21 8:15 AM EST] Hey everybody, it’s Emily from Build Your Library! If you are just going to skim the … Continue reading "January 2021 Monthly Newsletter"
Originally posted December 15, 2019, with new 2020 updates. Actually, no. Not really. I would much prefer staying inside when it is freezing out. I know going outside and getting fresh air is good for you. But I’d rather curl up hygge style with a book under a blanket. I do like snowmen. Well, indoor … Continue reading "Do You Wanna Build a Snowman?"
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"