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Kid’s can earn a FREE book this summer from Barnes and Noble for reading eight books from May 16 to September 5,  2017, with their Summer Reading Program!  Which means it has already started! Fill out the reading log and when it’s full (8 books read), take it to your local Barnes and Noble and pick …

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Book It is enrolling for the 2017/2018 school year.  Sign up here.  Homeschool families may sign up for a kit for their family.  Not a homeschooler?  Get your child’s teacher to sign their class up to participate or you can search to see if your school is already participating!  Enrollment info is here. Not familiar with …

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Kid’s can earn a FREE book this summer from Barnes and Noble for reading eight books from May 16 to September 5,  2017, with their Summer Reading Program! Fill out the reading log and when it’s full (8 books read), take it to your local Barnes and Noble and pick a FREE book from the list …

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March 14, 2017, is National Children’s Craft day – although at our house, ANY day could be craft day! Get crafty with the kids today to celebrate National Children’s Craft day! Here are some ideas: Popsicle Stick Caterpillars Thumbprint Caterpillars Egg Carton Caterpillars Butterflies / Caterpillar to Butterfly activity Binoculars Spider Leaf Painting Acorn Painting Sunglasses Easter …

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  Ok, I’m quite a nerd – but I really would love these books.  In my defense, I homeschool my son, so these books will come in handy as time goes on! Groupon has the Everything You Need to Ace… In One Big Fat Notebook for $11.99 each!  There are 5 choices: Everything You Need to Ace …

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  Ok, I’m quite a nerd – but I really would love these books.  In my defense, I homeschool my son, so these books will come in handy as time goes on! Groupon has the Everything You Need to Ace… In One Big Fat Notebook for $12.99 each!  There are 5 choices: Everything You Need to Ace Science …

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There are literally HUNDEREDS of titles available to read for FREE from Amazon! 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 …

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Little Passports: Order by 12/20 for Christmas Delivery and get 15% off

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on December 18, 2016

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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. Hoping to give the gift of adventure this holiday season? Order Little Passports by December 20th for a December 24th delivery! Hurry, holiday shipping and 15% off on any subscription ends …

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

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

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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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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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      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

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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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