Home School Mom’s Winter Summit

Home School Mom’s Winter Summit

After homeschooling for 22-ish years, I still need encouragement and support.  It’s a tough job.

Nothing fills my homeschool mom tank like being around other moms in the same boat.  We face similar challenges and are going against the stream of normal.  And that’s why I love to go to homeschool conferences.  The sessions are great and the teaching is wonderful, but it’s the gatherings of women in the hallways and over dinners that really does it for me.  It lightens my load.

Since they are so refreshing, I am thrilled to be able to attend the Home School Moms Winter Summit!  It’s in Norman, Oklahoma January 25-26.  Their purpose is to “Renew your vision, refresh your heart, restore your strength.” Boy do I need all of that!

How about you?  Do you need a little encouragement and renewing?

Then you’re gonna love this….I get to give away a ticket to the conference!  If you’re within a day’s drive and you need some encouragement to get you through the rest of the year, I hope you’ll enter.  Even if you don’t win…..come on anyway!  It’s going to be such a sweet weekend.

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And here are a couple of other blogs giving away tickets….triple your chances to win!


See you there!


  1. How I’d love to attend a homeschooling conference. Sadly, we’ve never had one in Scotland, or even in the whole of the UK …. I am thankful for the internet, which gives me *some* contact with other homeschooling mums. Yes, you’re dead right – I need the encouragement at times!

    Have a great time! Enjoy every minute of it 🙂
    Anne x

    • Anne, if you ever to get this side of the pond we will have a gathering just for you! You’ll get enough encouragement to last you years! Lisa~

  2. Oh that sounds marvelous! Simply marvelous! 🙂

  3. As a homeschool mother of 4 I probably only need the refreshing about half as much as you do!! haha

  4. Sounds wonderful!

  5. Courtney nuckels :

    I just started honeschooling this year. I would love to attend a conference!

    • Courtney, what a great way to start homeschooling! You will get so much out of going to a conference like this….encouragement at every turn. I hope you get to go! Lisa~

  6. This sounds so great! I haven’t had a chance to attend any type of homeschool summit or conference.

    • Mandi, they are so encouraging! I try to go to one every year just to get my juice for the next season. You will love it! Lisa~

  7. I would love to win a free ticket! I agree, having time with other Mom’s who are choosing the same way to raise their children is a very soul-renewing way to spend time….and a whole weekend sounds amazing! 🙂

    • Heidi, I hope you get to go! I’d love to meet you. It’s going to be a great way to motivate the last half of the school year. Lisa~

  8. I would love this! I have a 6th grade boy, 8th grade boy and 4 and 2 yr old girls! I’m REALLY struggling with how to make the homeschooling and the parenting of the little ones work! I would love to hear how other HS moms do it!!


    • Daneta, You certainly have your hands full, what a blessing! I think you would get a lot of wisdom and encouragement from this conference. I hope to see you there! Lisa~

  9. Hi I am new to your blog, just found it actually due to this contest. I am excited to look around. I am in North Tx and would love to attend this. I am still fairly new to homeschooling. We did k-4 and now Kindergarten. I know a few homeschooling moms but they all seem way to busy to talk or comment and give advice on homeschooling. I would love to talk to more moms and learn more.

    • Heather, you’re such a doll! You are in the perfect spot to attend this conference. It’s just a few hours away and what a wonderful way to meet other homeschooling moms who are open and ready to make friends I hope to meet you there! Lisa~

  10. I’m the homeschooling mother of 10. I would love to go to a homeschooling conference. I’ve been homeschooling for 21 years and would love to see some new stuff and gain some fresh perspective.

    • Cool Mom….are you really a cool mom?! I’ve always wanted to meet one. I’ve heard of them, but didn’t know if they actually existed. Sounds like you and I have a lot in common (except for the coolness, of course). I sure hope we get to meet in person. Lisa~

  11. This would be awesome! I don’t know how my husband would do with the baby!

  12. Just graduated my oldest last year but I still need the encouragement! Would love to attend!

    • Jasmine, I’ve graduated 3 so far and I still need encouragement too. I’m right there with ya. Lisa~

  13. I would love to win this just to get away and get motivated again. I have some health issues and it can get very discouraging at times.

    • Valerie, Health issues are a hard thing to work around. I understand….I’ve had small issues myself. That’s one thing nice about having it overnight, we can rest a little. Hope to see you there! Lisa~

  14. This conference sounds so refreshing for a tired homeschooling mom! Would love to go and learn and meet new faces!

    • Kim, I hope you can go whether you win or not….it’s worth it! I’d love to meet you. Lisa~

  15. I missed our local convention last year because I have kids in the age gap between old enough to attend the children’s conference and young enough to be a nursing baby, and my husband was unavailable that day due to work and school. I’d love a day of encouragement!!!!

  16. OOOOH, Norman isn’t that far from me. I would love to meet you!

  17. I am within a day’s drive! And I would love encouragement. With only one child left to homeschool, you would think it would be easier. But sometimes it is harder to buckle down and stay focused. Also, I need some creativity help for a new idea for space for us to do schoolwork.

    • DeeAnn, I sure hope you can come! It would be great to spend time together AND get some homeschool encouragement! Lisa~

  18. I want to win! I am in need of encouragement.

    • Rhonda, please come! We need a weekend together and this would be perfect! Bring Christine…we can make it a whole weekend of encouragement! Lisa~

  19. I’ve never heard of a HS Mom’s Conference. This would be great – We’ve only got about 9 years under our belts and a ways to go yet – so the encouragement would be welcome!

    • Sara, if you win it’s official….the weekend couldn’t get better. Being around you is an encouragement to everyone. I’d LOVE it! Lisa~

  20. I would love to go… it would be awesome to be around other homeschool moms. I’m kind of the only one in my area 🙂

    • Amy, it would be so nice to meet you there! I know you would be encouraged by being around other moms that are in the trenches with you. Please come! Lisa~

  21. Life has been very challenging for us with my husband unemployed for over a year now. I could definitely use some refreshment!

    • Betsy, I am so sorry you have had such a hard time. I hope you get to come and be refreshed! I will be praying for you. Much love, Lisa~

  22. I live in OK and went to school in Norman. I would love to attend the Summit and meet other moms.

    • Megan, you are right there! I hope you can come and enjoy the weekend of fellowship and encouragement! Lisa~

  23. Me me me! Me needs encouragement so badly! Would LOVE to go!

  24. Hey, if I win, maybe you and I can ride together! 🙂

  25. Would love to be able to attend!!!!

  26. Would love to attend with friends from Stillwater!

  27. Jennifer Young :

    I would love to go to the Homeschool Mom’s Winter Summit. I have 3 children (ages 6, 11, & 17), and this is our 3rd year to homeschool. I need more focus and organization in our home/school. Sometimes I feel very unequipped to do this. Encouragement and training is always welcome, appreciated, and much needed!

    • Jennifer, It sounds like it would be a great way for you to get focus and find wisdom! If you get to go, be sure to let me know! (if you don’t win I mean…if you win I will already know…LOL!) Lisa~

  28. I so wish we were within a day’s {or even two} of Norman, Oklahoma as I certainly love the purpose statement for the conference! We’ve been homeschooling for almost 10 years now and I’ve never attended a homeschool mom’s conference – it sounds like a real blessing. Thankfully I have a local homeschool group and we meet once a month as moms just to fellowship and encourage one another – and that’s a great blessing too! Enjoy the conference Lisa – I sure you will be a blessing and encouragement there.

  29. I have wanted to attend a homeschooling mothers’ conference for a long time. It would be so great to win a ticket to go!