2014 Back to Home School Giveaway

Back to Home School Giveaway

  It's back to school time for many homeschoolers.  And there is lots of celebrating around the web with giveaways for homeschoolers.  I'm excited to partner with Christian Home School Hub this week and share with you this Back to Home School Giveaway that will bless 14 homeschoolers!  Over $700 worth of prizes will be … [Read more...]

Tips for Laying Your Homeschool Foundation – The ABCs of Homeschooling {guest post – Victoria}

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Whether you’re embarking on the homeschool journey for the first time, or have been homeschooling for a number of years, I believe it’s essential to lay some foundations that will help to keep you on track throughout your homeschooling. This might include evaluating why exactly you want to homeschool, what your core values are, memorizing key … [Read more...]

Managers of Their Chores Review & Giveaway

Managers of Their Chores

  It's been just about a year now since we started systematically assigning chores to our children.  Before that we pretty much just told the kids to do a chore when we saw that it needed to be done.  If the garbage was full, we'd ask Luke to take it out. If the table needed to be cleared from lunch, we'd tell Rachel to do … [Read more...]

Classical Composers Monthly {a giveaway}

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Each Monday, Homeschool Survival, myself, and several other homeschool blogs will be bringing you a brand new giveaway!  Check out this week’s giveaway below. This Weeks Featured Giveaway Classical Composers Monthly 4 collections: Classical Composers Collection 1 ($14.95 value): Includes Schubert, Vivaldi, Mozart, Haydn, Bach, … [Read more...]

To the First Time Homeschooling Mom

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Did you know that there is an amazing community of homeschoolers over on the Hip Homeschool Moms Facebook group? Did you even know that Hip Homeschool Moms had a Facebook group? The community has over 4000 members that are so full of encouragement and support for one another.  They come from all walks of life, all backgrounds, all kinds … [Read more...]

S is for Sign Language – The ABCs of Homeschooling {guest post – Selena}

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  I've been using American Sign Language (ASL) since I was a kid. I became acquainted with deaf and hard-of-hearing people for the first time when I was about 8 and I fell in love with sign language almost instantly. Naturally, we've been teaching it to our children as well. You might be thinking: "Why would you teach ASL to hearing … [Read more...]

2014-2015 Homeschool Curriculum Choices

Homeschool Curriculum Choices 2014-2015

This post includes affiliate links. Thanks for your support of this site!  Please see my disclosure for more information.   A couple days ago I shared with you all a book list I put together for my 6th grader for the upcoming school year.  Well, now I'm ready to share with you the rest of the curriculum and resources will be … [Read more...]

20 Fiction Books for 6th Graders

20 Fiction Books for 6th Graders

I'm in full planning mode for the upcoming school year!  We don't actually stop homeschooling, as we homeschool year round, but we do have a point where I like to kind of start over or start fresh and when the kids advance to the next 'grade' level.  That point is usually the beginning of September, just after my oldest child's … [Read more...]

We Choose Virtues Giveaway

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Each Monday, Homeschool Survival, myself, and several other homeschool blogs will be bringing you a brand new giveaway!  Check out this week’s giveaway below.   This Weeks Featured Giveaway Sponsored by - We Choose Virtues We Choose Virtues Let's be honest, instilling virtues in kids is hard work! But can it be fun too? We … [Read more...]

Choosing Homeschool Curriculum for the Large Family

Choosing Homeschool Curriculum for the Large Family

When we officially started out on our homeschool journey, we had 3 children.  At that time I was just trying to wrap my head around all of the curriculum options out there and hoping I was making the perfect choice when choosing our first curriculum. Fast forward 4 children, and now my thought process is a little different.  Of course … [Read more...]