Why I Blog – My Story
I began blogging 10 years ago when I started Enduring Prize using google blogger – I named it that because my goal with the blog was to encourage other mums, and myself, to press on to the goal of homeschooling our children towards the enduring prize of eternal life. Since that time I’ve probably had about six different blogs.
Back then my daughters and even one of my sons had a blog. My local group of homeschool mums all read each others’ posts and commented on each others’ blogs. Our daughters also blogged and shared together. Some of those mums, like Trisha, are still blogging and inspiring me. I still pick Renelle’s brain for how she does things because her blog is so pretty. These local homeschool mums and I grew up sharing our homeschool journey and encouraging each other – online and offline.
Today, I blog to encourage women along the homeschool journey, and to equip them to be better homeschool teachers.
- Blogging is a virtual staff room where you can share ideas and see other children’s creations. Reading other homeschool mother’s blogs is a source of inspiration.
- Blogging is a virtual journal that not only records where you’ve been and what you’ve done but what you thought about it.
- Blogging is a virtual community. Through the Mum Heart Conferences I met Belinda, Susan and Carol . And I continue to be inspired by people I met for the first time there, like Barb and Corrina. You can connect with people who you would never normally meet in real life like Tracey, Chareen, and Kendra.
- Blogging is a virtual education. You can learn so much from blogging. Not only from other bloggers like Jeanne who inspired many book looks. You also learn through the skill of blogging itself. Blogging makes you a better writer and communicator.
Getting Started Blogging
Blogging is a very satisfying, creative and constructive communication tool. If you are interested in starting your own blog it is quite easy to do. iBlog is a good ebook that will give you lots of skills and ideas for starting your own blog well.
Mums Encouraging Mums Blog Hop
I’ve already included some Aussie Homeschool Bloggers in this post but I don’t know how many others are out there.
Are you an Australian homeschool mum who blogs? Then we would love to get to know you and find out about your blog and why you blog.
Spread the word and we can connect in a more intentional way.