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Who I Blog For


I have come to love blogging. 

Not only is it something I enjoy, but it is a way for me to grow - both professionally and personally.

Now that Homegrown Learners has been around for almost four years, I have learned a lot of valuable blogging lessons. 

My mission here is to equip, inspire, and encourage homeschoolers - I particularly have a heart for those parents who are thinking about removing their children from traditional schools and homeschooling them. 

If I don't blog smart, I will not have readers. Readers are key to my mission. YOU are part of my mission! 

*This post contains affiliate links.

I'm happy to be guest posting today at Homeschool Blogging about ways bloggers unintentionally lose their readers.  I hope you can pop over and read my post, along with many other wonderful posts about homeschool blogging.


If you share my passion for writing, I also wanted to share a deal with you -- this week's eBook Bundle of the Week is all about writing!

It features books by Sarah Mae, Jeff Goins, and others.  Are you wanting to start a blog, write an eBook, or realize some other dream that has to do with writing? This bundle is for you!

All of these books are just $7.40.


Are you a blogger? A writer?

Do you have dreams of writing? Or, have you realized a writing dream?

I'd love to hear from you!

Reader Comments (6)

Hi Mary! I am new to the blogging world and am just starting to find the richness of this community. It took a lot of prodding from family to start but I am enjoying the writing tremendously. What's more difficult is the workings of the world of blogging- the social media, the link-ups, the plug-ins :) Jeff Goin's book was instrumental in encouraging me to start this journey- that book alone is worth this bundle. I did pick up the rest of the bundle the other day and love it! Such awesome information. Thanks for all your work Mary- this has been one of my homeschooling go-to sites for a long time!

July 11, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterCheri @hecticsweetness

To what extent should I be using social media? I have both a Twitter account and a Facebook page that I post on frequently, though it's kind of useless since I don't have any followers.

July 11, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterJustin Gregoire

I love blogging for and encouraging homeschoolers as well! I'll go read (and pin) your post!

July 11, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterGena

Your post was wonderful, Mary. Great insight.

July 11, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterColleen Kessler

I loved your post! I'm struggling through some of that now. It's also a lot more difficult to blog and to read up on bettering my blog with two littles than it was with one. Thank you for being such an encourager!

July 11, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterLara

I am new to blogging and appreciate the advice in this post. Thank you!

July 14, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterAnna Turner

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