Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Love to Homeschool? You'll Love a New Resource--Plus Giveaway!

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I am so excited about my friend, Karen Lange's debut book to help Homeschool families succeed!Karen is a veteran homeschooler who also teaches creative writing to homeschooled teens. This book is a treasure chest of helpful information to enhance your homeschooling experience. I hope you'll buy a copy, and don't miss the super prize drawing at the end of this post!

homeschool co-ops 101
Essential co-op tools, tips, and options for today’s homeschool families.

Thinking about joining or starting a homeschool co-op? Not sure if a co-op is a good fit? Homeschool Co-ops 101 weighs the pros, cons, and creative options available for today’s homeschool family.
  • Section 1 includes essential, digestible info on co-op ingredients such as planning and organization, schedules, teaching, finances, and addressing conflict and burnout.
  • Section 2 shares a sampling of co-op games and activities, and
  • Section 3 contains five hands-on unit studies. These ready to use studies include lessons on Leonardo da Vinci, Birds of Prey, Public Speaking, Tall Tales, and Creative Writing, and are suitable for co-op or home use. This section also includes unit study guidelines that are easily customized to suit any topic.
  • Section 4 offers suggested books, curriculum, and other resources.
Karen Lange has gathered insight from years of co-oping and now shares her own and others’ experiences in this valuable and encouraging handbook.
Homeschool Co-ops 101 is available at:
karen lange

About the Author

Karen Lange, her husband, and three children were active in co-ops during their sixteen-year homeschool journey. Her experience includes serving as a local homeschool support group coordinator and consultant for a state homeschool network in New Jersey. Karen’s children have since graduated, and she is now a freelance writer and online writing instructor for homeschooled teens.

You can connect with Karen at her Blog, on Twitter, and Facebook.

homeschool co-ops 101

The Giveaway

Open to US addresses only. One person will receive a $25 Amazon GC and a copy of Homeschool Co-ops 101. Please use the Rafflecopter below to be entered:

a Rafflecopter giveaway

The winner will be chosen from those entries and announced December 5, 2013. Good luck!
Open only to those who can legally enter, receive and use an Amazon.com Gift Code. Winning entry will be verified prior to prize being awarded. No purchase necessary. You must be 18 or older to enter or have your parent enter for you. The winner will be chosen by Rafflecopter and announced here as well as e-mailed, and will have 48 hours to respond or a new winner will be chosen. This giveaway is in no way associated with Facebook, Twitter, Rafflecopter or any other entity unless otherwise specified. The number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning. Giveaway was organized by Diane at That’s What I’m Here For… and sponsored by the author, Karen Lange. The author provided me with a free copy of Homeschool Co-ops 101 to review, and I was under no obligation to review it if I so chose. Nor was I under any obligation to write a positive review or sponsor a giveaway in return for the free book.VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.


  1. This sounds like such a helpful book- I will recommend to homeschooling families I know.

  2. Thanks for joining Karen for her blog tour. So exciting!

  3. Yes, Jen, thanks so much for your support! :)

    Shelly, thanks for passing the word about the book! :)

    Diane, thanks for all your help! :)

  4. The book sounds great, Karen! I've happily graduated all my kids now, but they thoroughly enjoyed when we organized group activities. Got to say, Jeanette, that my heart almost stopped when I saw the date on the top of your blog...Nov 12th!! I felt like Alice falling through the rabbit hole wondering where the week was that I missed! :)

  5. Sandra,
    Congrats to having happily graduated kids! It's a great journey, isn't it? :) Thanks so much for cheering me on! :)

  6. Hi There! It's so fun to see a part of this blog-tour! My sister-in-law and brother homeschooled their children through high school, and I know it's a challenge with many rewards. I know Karen't book will be a help to anyone in the home-school community. You go girl!

  7. Thank you, Ceil! Appreciate you cheering me on! :)

  8. I will also be recommending this book to the homeschooling parents I know!

  9. Thank you Lynn, You are so sweet! Appreciate your support!

  10. I can't wait until this is in print, and I can give it as a gift!

  11. Thanks for spotlighting Karen's book. You're a true bloggy friend and I appreciate you so much!

  12. Susan,
    You are so sweet! It should be out in paperback soon. :)

    What can I say? You are a treasure - this tour would be nothing without your help! :)



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