Making a Convention Plan

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Homeschool conventions can be a wonderful source of encouragement, new techniques, curriculums, and tools.  They can also be a serious source of budget drain for the weak-willed spender.  Ahead: how to get the most out of your convention and not let it take too much out of you! Source I really leave a convention renewed with passion and vigor for my calling as a homeschooling mom.  (This is assuming I didn’t just make a lot of impulsive purchases that leave me driving home with a guilt-driven heart burn.)  In order to just take the renewal with you and not the guilt, go to the convention with purpose in mind.  Make your first priority to get everything out of the convention that you can.  You’ve paid for the convention- milk it dry!  If you’re able, print the schedule ahead of time and mark what sessions most interest you.  Mark second and third choices as well in case you hear a … [Read more...]