Frugal Birthday Party Crafts and Games for Any Theme

Birthday parties can be a parents nightmare! All the planning and expense can really make you want to pull your hair out! My solution is to find quick and easy birthday party crafts and games. Many of these activities will take common household items making them frugal as well as easy to make.

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How Owning a Puppy Can Help Your Child Take on Responsibility

How Puppies Teach Children Responsibility - The Frugal Homeschooling Mom s

Owning a puppy not only teaches your child responsibility but respect, patience and more. They can learn life lessons by owning a dog, which includes loyalty, exercise, and sadly, even grief. For your child, having a puppy can boost their esteem, and keep them healthy and active.

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Kindergarten Reading Skills Your Homeschooled Child Needs to Know

What your child needs to know before 1st Grade

Homeschool Kindergarten is an important year for your child. During this school year, your child will learn so much about math, reading, and writing. You will notice as the year goes on that your kindergartener’s reading skills will grow very quickly.

Although we work at our own pace as homeschoolers, you should still keep in mind that there are certain things that your child is likely to learn before 1st grade.  It’s important that you help your child learn the top reading skills of kindergarten. Here are a few that your child will definitely need to know before you move on to homeschool 1st grade.

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