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Fed Up With Curriculum Options? Let Me Help You Choose!

  UPDATE: Due to the overwhelming response to this course, it is now closed for new signups. Stay tuned for a brand new course coming out in August where I’ll be showing you inside all my favorite curriculum and talking about each different subject each week! (Or check out the course page to see when […]

Why do Kids Chew on Their Shirts and What Can You Do About It?

I will never forget the day I realized I had a chewer. When my son was a baby he would chew on the side of the crib… no biggie, he was teething right? The problem is that it didn’t stop. When he was four years old, he moved to a wooden bunk bed with his […]

Free Spring Themed Printable Worksheets for Preschool

Who doesn’t love getting free printables? Especially if it means keeping your busy preschooler busy so you have a few more minutes with your older ones! Am I right? We have been having so much fun with this spring preschool printable pack! These 17 pages are packed full of some fun activities for your little […]

Fun Audio Stories for Home and On-the-Go!

Story time is a special time in our house. Sometimes it is a time to decompress from the stress or activity of the day, other times it is a time to wake up our imaginations and inspire us, sometimes it is a time of connection and snuggles on the couch. Although looking at the pictures […]

What Homeschooling 5 Kids Really Looks Like

Let’s put aside Pinterest and Facebook, even Instagram! Let’s put aside the bright photographs of smiling children and talk about reality. Homeschooling 4 children with tornado toddler hanging off my legs is far less glamorous than I would have you believe. I wish I had it all together, the perfect children with the perfect curriculum […]

Finally, a Homeschool Bible Curriculum Kids Want to do!

I have a beef with most traditional homeschool Bible curriculum that is currently on the market… many of them are dull. My kids aren’t interested in doing the lessons and, quite frankly, I’m not interested in teaching them! That’s why when I was offered the opportunity to review Grapevine Studies‘ unit “The Resurrection” I was all […]

Free Printable Copywork Mini Booklet: Adam and Eve

If you follow me, you will probably know that we recently dived right in to the Brave Writer lifestyle. It has changed (COMPLETELY) not only our homeschool, but also the entire dynamic of our home. School went from taking us all day long, often with a few bouts of tears and definitely a few moments […]

Looking for In-Depth Time4Learning Reviews? Check this out!

I first heard about Time4Learning through my amazing followers on my Facebook Page. They started suggesting it and asked where they could find Time4Learning reviews. I decided to try it out for myself to see what it was all about. This is a complete review that will discuss the user interface, what this online curriculum is and […]

All About Reading Curriculum Review

Teach your children to read with no tears! We have been using All About Reading for three years now and I can’t see us ever going back! This program has taken all of my children, with all of their different learning styles and challenges, from knowing their alphabet to reading fluently. It works for kinesthetic […]

How to create a homeschool schedule that works with this free printable! Plus take an inside look at ours…

Does your life it’s spinning out of control? Do you find there are not enough hours in the day to get it all done? I am going to show you how to create a homeschool schedule that works for YOU and give you a detailed look at my own. I have even thrown in some […]

Dice Off® Spanish Game for Kids! So Fun they Won’t Know they’re Learning!

I’m a big believer in learning through play, I think it is a powerful learning method, especially for kids! So when I discovered Dice Off® Spanish Game for kids by Foreign Languages for Kids by Kids®, I was blown away! Come join us on our family games night and see why you need to get this […]

Will I be Homeschooling High School? What are the pros and cons?

A lot of people have been asking lately if I will be homeschooling high school. High school seems to be scary territory, “how can we teach things so advanced? How will they get a diploma? They need their friends!” Although I went to public school for grade 11 and 12, the homeschool scene has changed […]

Make a Fishing Game and Learn About Magnets

Looking for a fun activity to do with the kids (of course, with a learning aspect involved)? Why not try this awesome, easy, 10 minute prep homemade fishing game? I promise you that you have everything you need around your house (as long as you have magnets) and it will occupy the kids for HOURS! […]

I have a secret… I do NOT have it all together!

Are you feeling frustrated, discouraged, overwhelmed with homeschooling? Have you felt like you are failing or just don’t have the patience to do this? Have you ever felt downright irritated by your kids? You are not alone and the guilt trip stops now! Picture it with me, you’re having a nice morning with the kids, […]

How to Teach an Auditory Learner: My Top Ten Resources

Have you been wondering what learning style your child is? Maybe you know your child is auditory and you are looking for some resources or homeschool curriculum that is specifically geared towards auditory learners. Look no further! What IS an Auditory Learner? Wikipedia defines an auditory learner as follows: An auditory learner is a style […]

Plant Science Experiment: Link up # 6

I can hardly believe it’s time for Favorite things Friday again! We have had so much fun in this week’s Mother Goose Time it was hard to pick my favorite activity! Take a look at what we have done and share your favorite thing from the week! If you’re a blogger, link up your favorite […]

A Detailed Review of our Online Math Curriculum: A+ Interactive Math

I had no idea how online math would change the entire dynamic of our homeschool day! This is a detailed review of the online math curriculum: A+ Interactive Math and how it has been working for our family. We were given a 3 month subscription to the Adaptive Placement Test and Individualized Lesson Plan to review and we […]

Free Homeschool Planner and Favorite things Friday link up

It’s another Favorite things Friday over here at Hip Homeschooling! Featured posts, free printables, fun preschool craft ideas! Don’t miss this post! Free Homeschool Planner I’ll start off with this weeks featured printable, a free homeschool planner! This is a super simple planner, but it is my favorite one and we use it EVERY DAY! […]

Find me in my Chaos: A video home tour through my very lived in home!

I am so excited to be a part of the Keeping it Real Home Tour and Blog Hop! This is an issue near and dear to my heart, setting aside the illusion of perfection! How many times have you avoided having a friend over because of the state of your house? We compare ourselves and […]

Free Jellyfish Printable Book and Activity

This week we learned about jellyfish in our Mother Goose Time program. I have so many fun ideas and crafts and resources to share with you plus a free jellyfish book for you to print and make with your kids to learn more! Don’t forget to pin this post for later! Make your own Jellyfish […]

Ocean Unit Study: preschool homeschool curriculum

I am super excited to show you all the great activities we have planned this week in our preschool homeschool curriculum with Mother Goose Time! This week we will be full of crafts and games and activities. We will be learning about different ocean animals and using these animals to learn math and reading skills […]

Favorite Things Friday Post and Link Up #1

Welcome to my Favorite things Friday recap post and link up! I want to hear about your favorite activities, crafts, experiments, and moments from the past week! Because I’m about to share mine 😉 1. Ocean Water Experiment This is such a simple and yet fun experiment from our Mother Goose Time curriculum this month […]

Space Unit Study: Make Your Own Rockets!

This is officially our last week of Mother Goose Time’s theme: “Blast Off to Space”. To say we loved this theme would be a gross understatement. We wrote stories about space, we sang songs, danced, learned new rhymes. We explored the planets and wondered about what it would be like. It was a magical month […]

Foreign Languages for Kids by Kids Review

Looking to teach your child Spanish but tired of the same old program with little to no results? You have GOT to check out Foreign Languages for Kids by Kids by Kids®! This is a revolutionary program that is sure to get fast and fun results with any aged child (or adult)! We have been using […]

Homeschool Organization: The Workbox System

If you are reading this you might be like me: looking for a strong smack of inspiration to hit you in the face. Homeschooling can be monotonous. It is the same thing in and out. It is tiring, at times boring. And I am CONSTANTLY re-evaluating and re-inspiring myself. Sometimes that means getting together with another […]

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