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Little Passports Cyber Monday 60% Off (Biggest Savings Ever!)

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on November 28, 2016

in All,Homeschooling,kids,preschool

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**The links in this post are affiliate links and I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my link. The Little Passports 1-day Cyber Monday sale is here! If you did not have the chance to purchase Little Passports during the Black Friday weekend sales, don’t worry! The savings continue with …

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labordayabcmouse

ABCmouse is an online kid’s learning site that features a full online curriculum for kids: Preschool through Kindergarten (ages 2-6). The Step-by-Step Learning Path presents the full ABCmouse.com curriculum in a carefully designed program of more than 450 lessons in six levels. As your child completes each lesson, he or she is guided to the next …

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ABCmouse.com 50% off Annual Subscriptions

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on August 27, 2016 · 0 comments

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ABCmouse is an online kid’s learning site that features a full online curriculum for kids: Preschool through Kindergarten (ages 2-6). The Step-by-Step Learning Path presents the full ABCmouse.com curriculum in a carefully designed program of more than 450 lessons in six levels. As your child completes each lesson, he or she is guided to the next …

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freeclassicbooks

      This is great time to mention this since every one has back to school on the brain.  You might have high schoolers and you’re looking at the required reading list and thinkg “WOW that’s a lot of books I have to buy.”  But you need to check this out first.  You may find some of …

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8 Patriotic Books for Kids

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on July 1, 2016 · 0 comments

in All,Amazon.com,Books,Homeschooling

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Looking for Patriotic Books for Kids? Here are 8 you should check out. I really love the ones that have great artwork to go along with them. I think they’re as great for adults as they are for the kids! With that said though, we do like the more cartoonish A Is for America book.   It’s …

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Kid’s can earn a FREE book this summer from Barnes and Noble  from May 17 to September 6,  2016, with the Summer Reading Triathalon! Visit Barnes and Noble summer reading program to download and print a reading journal. Fill out the student information on the first page of the journal. A parent must sign on this page in order …

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Kid’s can earn a FREE book this summer from Barnes and Noble  from May 17 to September 6,  2016, with the Summer Reading Triathalon! Visit Barnes and Noble summer reading program to download and print a reading journal. Fill out the student information on the first page of the journal. A parent must sign on this page in order …

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KidsEmail.org: A Safe, Secure Email Accounts for Kids

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on November 17, 2015 · 0 comments

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  Today’s technology-centric world is enough to make a parent a basket-case.  Bug just turned 7 and he knows less about the workings of the internet than most kids his age – thank goodness!   It’s one of the benefits of homeschooling , that I don’t have to worry about what’s he’s learning from the kids at …

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I wrote a post a few months back asking, Is Cursive Handwriting Important Anymore?  (Spoiler alert: I think it is!)  I knew all along that I would want to incorporate cursive handwriting lessons into our homeschool but I was afraid it would be met with resistance.  I was pleasantly surprised to find that Bug realllllllllly …

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Educents: 2015 Best Homeschool Curriculum Guide

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on September 2, 2015 · 0 comments

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Welcome to The Educents Best Curriculum Guide of 2015! We’ve pulled together some of our favorite tried and true, as well as brand new curriculums and tools for the year based on user reviews, ease-of-use and educational quality. Learn more about each curriculum below! (And be sure to check out my post on how to pick …

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Is Cursive Handwriting Important Anymore?

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on August 22, 2015 · 0 comments

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Is Cursive Handwriting Important Anymore? I put the question out on my (personal) Facebook last year about Cursive handwriting in schools.  I ws shocked when my friends replied that their kids didn’t learn cursive handwriting until the third grade if they even learned it at all and that once they learned it, that was it, it was …

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If you have science-minded kiddos, you may want to check out Google’s FREE Online Summer Camps. Camp Google is a free 4-week summer camp that gets kids learning through fun, interactive science activities and adventures – each week is focused on a different topic. This week’s camp is about the Oceans.  The live broadcast has already …

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Kids in the Kitchen – 4 Reasons Why it’s a GOOD Thing

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on July 14, 2015 · 47 comments

in All,Homeschooling,kids,Parenting

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  First off, can I say, that boy in that picture right there gets cuter every day.  Oh my goodness.  Okay, enough sidebar. Kids in the Kitchen: 4 Reasons why it’s a GOOD thing! My little Bug is a helper.  Always has been.  As a toddler, I heard all the time, “I help, Mama.  I help.”  (Except “help” came …

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Educents: Homeschool Week Sale thru 6/29 (FREEbies too!)

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on June 28, 2015 · 0 comments

in All,Homeschool Deals,Homeschooling

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It’s Homeschool Week on Educents thru June 29th! Shopping for homeschool curriculum on a budget can be a challenge. That’s why this week on Educents, homeschoolers will find the BEST deals on all the homeschool curriculum essentials. Plenty of lapbooks, Bible studies, science experiments, musical lessons, summer activities, FREEIBES &  more!  Shop the Homeschool Sale while you can! Here are …

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Educents: Homeschool Week Sale thru 6/29 (FREEbies too!)

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on June 23, 2015 · 0 comments

in All,Homeschool Deals,Homeschooling

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It’s Homeschool Week on Educents thru June 29th! Shopping for homeschool curriculum on a budget can be a challenge. That’s why this week on Educents, homeschoolers will find the BEST deals on all the homeschool curriculum essentials. Plenty of lapbooks, Bible studies, science experiments, musical lessons, summer activities, FREEIBES &  more!  Shop the Homeschool Sale while you can! Here are …

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How to Pick Your Homeschool Curriculum

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on May 30, 2015 · 0 comments

in All,Amazon.com,Homeschool Deals,Homeschooling

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Considering homeschooling or have you already made the choice?  For us, making the choice to do it was easy.  Picking the curriculum….not so much! Our library had a copy of 102 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum and it was a HUGE help to us! 102 Top Picks makes it easy for home educators to select the right …

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freeclassicbooks

Here are quite a few classics and historical fiction novels you can download for FREE!   This is especially good if you have a kid in high school – one of these might pop up on the required reading list!  I read a lot of them in high school just because I wanted too. Download these now and have …

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Considering homeschooling or have you already made the choice? The most important thing in homeschooling is RESEARCH.  And not for the students… for you.  I read the first edition of Simply Homeschool a couple years ago when we were in our planning stages.  I can’t wait to dive into the updated version. Download Simply Homeschool: 2nd Edition: …

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pizzahutbookit

We did the Pizza Hut Book It program this past year (which was also our first year homeschooling).  Our monthly trip to Pizza Hut was always something to look forward too! Book It is enrolling for the 2015/2016 school year.  Sign up here. Not familiar with the Book It program?  When you sign up you’ll receive a …

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Attention all teachers and fellow homeschooling families!    New users can head over to Educents.com, a daily deal site featuring educational material, and sign up to receive a FREE $10 gift card to spend on their site.  The $10 gift card will be sent to you by email and you will have 6 months to spend it! You can …

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