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Teach Math Without Curriculum

When I began homeschooling, the first thing I chose was our math curriculum.  This was one subject I didn’t trust myself to teach without a textbook.  After the first year, I embraced the Charlotte Mason method of using living books to learn. Although I didn’t completely drop the math curriculum, my kids enjoyed many hands-on […]

Using Giveaways to Build A Curriculum Collection

Gathering homeschool materials can be expensive! It’s important to find frugal ways to build a curriculum collection from scratch. When I first began homeschooling, I was a bit overwhelmed by all the options on the curriculum market. Finding what was right for my family is one of the reasons we choose to homeschool in the […]

Save Money by Reusing Items in Your Homeschool

Let’s face it, homeschooling can be a burden on our pocketbooks! It is likely you are living on one income and are financially responsible for your child’s education because of your choice to homeschool. Therefore, any money saving tips are usually a welcome sight to our tired eyes.  Here are 3 easy ways to Save […]

Crockpot Sesame Chicken

Delicious Sesame Chicken is a great afternoon crockpot recipe. Get it started when you take a break for lunch, and then finish off with a couple final steps. Dinner is done!

Homeschooling for Free (or Cheap)

I am embarrassed to admit this openly, but the first year we homeschooled, I budgeted $1000 for curriculum and supplies. For kindergarten. For one child. Really. Thankfully, over the past 8 years of homeschooling, I have come to realize a couple of things. First of all, just because someone on Facebook says a product is […]

HHM’s Featured Posts & The Hip Homeschool Hop 9/2/14

Welcome to the Hip Homeschool Hop! Remember to stop by today (and every Tuesday) from 10:00 – 11:00 CST for the next Mentoring Moms hang-out with the owners here at Hip Homeschool Moms! Ask questions, chat about issues, talk curriculum and receive encouragement from these three great ladies! Want some more information about what Mentoring Moms is […]

Homeschool Planner Round-Up

Homeschool Planner Round-Up Our Facebook Wall & Community Group are buzzing with talk of planning, organization, and a general gearing-up for a new year of homeschooling. Planning is such a key ingredient for a successful year to many of us! Finding the right planner to help keep us on track can be a real challenge. […]

Five Tips for a Great Homeschool Field Trip

We love field trips, which is one reason I am going to have to reduce our list during the upcoming school year. Given the opportunity, we will hop into the car and drive just about anywhere. Since we live in the middle of nowhere, homeschool field trips take up to an entire day and sometimes […]

Homemade Cleaner Recipe Round-up

If you have been looking for ways to save money and be more eco-friendly as you clean your home, look no further. Here we have put together an amazing round-up of homemade recipes that will not only make your home beautifully clean (because they work so well), but they will also save you money. These […]

HHM’s Featured Posts & The Hip Homeschool Hop – 8/26/14

Welcome to the Hip Homeschool Hop! Remember to stop by today (and every Tuesday) from 10:00 – 11:00 CST for the next Mentoring Moms hang-out with the owners here at Hip Homeschool Moms! Ask questions, chat about issues, talk curriculum and receive encouragement from these three great ladies! Want some more information about what Mentoring Moms is […]

Sunflower Notebook Pages & Book Recommendations

Do you know there are 67 species of Sunflowers? Do you know what a floret is? What state has the common sunflower as its state flower? How about what birds eat sunflower seeds and how to attract them? You can answer these questions and more by doing a study on the Common Sunflower. Then have […]

Back to School Giveaway 2014 — For the Love of Books

Welcome to the Hip Homeschool Moms #backtohomeschool Giveaway! Make sure you check back each day to enter in all of the giveaways: Monday — math and science products Tuesday — language arts, logic, and rhetoric products Wednesday — history, geography, and civics products Thursday — foreign languages, art, music, and electives products Friday — home […]

Back to Homeschool Giveaway 2014 — Unit Studies, Complete Curriculum Packages, and Other Assorted Curriculum

Welcome to the Hip Homeschool Moms #backtohomeschool Giveaway! Make sure you check back each day to enter in all of the giveaways: Monday — math and science products Tuesday — language arts, logic, and rhetoric products Wednesday — history, geography, and civics products Thursday — foreign languages, art, music, and electives products Friday — home […]

Back to Homeschool Giveaway 2014 — Home and Family-Related

Welcome to the Hip Homeschool Moms #backtohomeschool Giveaway! Make sure you check back each day to enter in all of the giveaways: Monday — math and science products Tuesday — language arts, logic, and rhetoric products Wednesday — history, geography, and civics products Thursday — foreign languages, art, music, and electives products Friday — home […]

Back to Homeschool Giveaway 2014 — Foreign Languages, Music, Art, Bible, and other Electives

Welcome to the Hip Homeschool Moms #backtohomeschool Giveaway! Make sure you check back each day to enter in all of the giveaways: Monday — math and science products Tuesday — language arts, logic, and rhetoric products Wednesday — history, geography, and civics products Thursday — foreign languages, art, music, and electives products Friday — home […]

Back to Homeschool Giveaway 2014 — History and Geography

Welcome to the Hip Homeschool Moms #backtohomeschool Giveaway! Make sure you check back each day to enter in all of the giveaways: Monday — math and science products Tuesday — language arts, logic, and rhetoric products Wednesday — history, geography, and civics products Thursday — foreign languages, art, music, and electives products Friday — home […]

HHM’s Featured Posts & The Hip Homeschool Hop – 8/19/14

Welcome to the Hip Homeschool Hop! Remember to stop by today (and every Tuesday) from 10:00 – 11:00 CST for the next Mentoring Moms hang-out with the owners here at Hip Homeschool Moms! Ask questions, chat about issues, talk curriculum and receive encouragement from these three great ladies! Want some more information about what Mentoring Moms is […]

Back to Homeschool Giveaway 2014 — Language Arts, Logic, and Rhetoric

Welcome to the Hip Homeschool Moms #backtohomeschool Giveaway! Make sure you check back each day to enter in all of the giveaways: Monday — math and science products Tuesday — language arts, logic, and rhetoric products Wednesday — history, geography, and civics products Thursday — foreign languages, art, music, and electives products Friday — home […]