{Homeschool Tips & Technology} Pinterest for Homeschoolers

If you haven't yet discovered just how marvelous a resource Pinterest is for homeschool families, then I invite you to take a look at my own homeschool-themed board. You can also see my other writings on homeschooling via this board.

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{Career} Round Up of Recent Career Titles

Love this post over at Next Avenue, a PBS resource blog for adults.

One book seemed especially relevant for working homeschool parents, many of whom want to become freelancers:

The Freelancer's Bible: Everything You Need to Know to Have the Career of Your Dreams – On Your Terms by Sara Horowitz, the founder and executive director of the Freelancers Union who was just named a director of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, will show you the ropes of being a free agent. And if you’re thinking about becoming a freelancer or a consultant in 2013, you’ll be in good company. The United States is increasingly becoming a “gig economy”; by some estimates, nearly half of employed Americans will be freelance and temporary workers by 2020. The Freelancer’s Bible has real-world tips on how to set up shop and price your services as well as the best strategies for collecting on delinquent payments. I especially liked its advice on selecting a profitable market: “Match your skills, your metrics and your specialty ideas to what the market needs – not what you think they should need, but what they actually need.” Read More

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{Organization & Career} Home Office Inspiration

Source: bhg.com via Pamela on Pinterest

I love this home office from BHG.com.

Details from the magazine site's fabulous story, "Home Office Storage & Office Solutions":

Perfect Office Setup

Create a corner office at home by zoning a section of a larger room (such as a living room or family room) as a work zone. Behind this desk, a large bookcase fulfills all the storage needs of this work area in one simple system. For more storage, hang floating shelves along the wall. When planning your home office, make sure there are adequate outlets nearby for computers, printers, and task lighting. Read More

For more home and work organization ideas, see my Pinterest board, "Organization Nation."

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