7 Habits of Highly Successful Homeschool Families

There are currently over 2 million homeschooled students in the US. It’s no secret that homeschooling is growing at astounding rates, but it goes without saying that not all homeschools are successful. In fact many homeschools are closed each year because for one reason or another, the family just could not make it work. I’ve […]

Blog Posts to Help You Become a Better Homeschool Mom

Well, mamas, it’s the end of another homeschool week! You made it!! I don’t know about you, but some weeks, I need all of the love and encouragement I can get. If this week is one of those weeks for you, you’ll love the posts I’ve chosen to feature in this week’s edition of Family […]

The One Tool That Has Changed Our Homeschool Forever

Disclaimer: I was compensated for this honest review. All opinions expressed are my own and I was not required to write a positive review. It’s no secret. I’m a planner junkie. But not just any planner will do. I’m a planner snob, and a pencil and paper girl to my core. My husband often jokes […]

Easy Ways to Free Up Cash for Summer Activities

Do you want to have fun with your family this summer, but fall short on cash? Here are 10 easy ways to free up cash for summer fun. This summer while school is out, I know you will want to spend more time having fun with your family. If you haven’t already created a “Summer […]

*FREE* Spring Notebooking Pages

  Celebrate and learn during the springtime with these Free Spring Notebooking Pages from Adventures in ChildRearing! Stop by and download your free copy today!

*FREE* Home Blessing Day Planner

  Proverbial Homemaker has a wonderful Free Home Blessing Day Planner! Plan to take one day a week to work, play and have fun together as a family! Stop by and download your free copy today!

Mother's Day Tote Bag Tutorial

This is a sponsored post. I was compensated for my time. All ideas and opinions expressed are my own. Mother’s Day is right around the corner! If you’re like me, I know you’re looking for a frugal, but meaningful gift, right? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Today, I’m going to share with you […]

Summer Fun Math Activity Pages

Yay! We are counting down until the start of summer! We are looking forward to lazy mornings and late nights. We are excited to visit the zoo and local museum. We’re excited that the drive-in will open soon. We try to go there two or three times over the summer. As we count down to […]

*Free* Jelly Bean Printable Pack

Jelly Beans are easy and cheap to get this time of year- and all kids love to eat them! Your children will love learning with this great printable pack from Worshipful Living. Stop by and download yours today!

Let's Learn About Verbs

A verb is a word that does an action, shows a state of being, links two words together, or helps another verb. ~ Susan Wise Bauer in First Language Lessons This is a chant Emma learned in about the second grade. She still chants it today – in the sixth grade – when asked to […]

Keep Diapers and Wipes Organized

How To Keep Diapers & Wipes Organized For Easy Access I have been a mom for 10 years now and I have spent almost all of the last decade with at least 2 children in diapers. In fact, I currently have 4 in diapers! Their ages are 8-months, 18-months, 23-months, and 8-years-old. My 8-year-old is severely […]

Great Deal on a Nutritious Alternative to Ice Cream

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MullerMoment #CollectiveBias   Did you love your #MullerMoment with Müller’s® Ice Cream Inspired Yogurt? It’s a great time to try the other Müller® Yogurts like the Corner low-fat regular yogurt, Greek-style and 100 calorie Greek-style yogurt, all paired […]

Save Money with Auctions: 5 Things You Should Know

Did the title of this one make you scratch your head? We all know that auctions are full of antiques and cost you an arm and a leg, right? Well, yes and no….you can find antiques if that’s what you’re after. I am an avid thrifter, extremely frugal with our food bill, and we probably […]

7 Reasons Every Parent Should be on Social Media

It is becoming increasingly popular for young kids to have electronic devices of their own. Whether it’s an iPod or an iPhone, kids have it. And age doesn’t seem to be a factor anymore. While this might be a good thing for some families who participate in many activities, it can also be a doorway […]

*FREE* Very Hungry Caterpillar Printable Number Cards

  These FREE Very Hungry Caterpillar Printable Number Cards from From ABCs to Acts are a great way to add math to your reading! Stop by and download your copy today!

Penguin PreK-K Printable and Activities

My daughter, Emma, is obsessed with penguins. She collects them – ornaments, stuffed animals, clothing, key chains. She reads about them. She colors pictures of them. You get the picture, right? When she was younger, we did a penguin-themed unit study every year. Now that she’s older, I get to share my ideas with you. […]

Meet the Mama Goes Frugal Team

About the founders: Heather Bowen founded Mama Goes Frugal {formerly Frugal Homeschool Family} in July 2013 as a way to help homeschooling families afford the homeschooling lifestyle. The blog quickly grew and replaced Heather’s profession as a Labor & Delivery nurse. The blog continued to grow and in early 2014, Heather and her husband, Scott, […]

Frugal Homeschool Family is Being Transformed

  Have you heard the news? Early January will bring BIG changes for Frugal Homeschool Family. I’m excited to officially announce that Frugal Homeschool Family will transform into Mama Goes Frugal! So what is exactly does all of this mean? It means not only will I continue to provide you with homeschool/educational deals and freebies, […]

Personalized Letter from Santa for your Child

  Your child’s eyes will light up when they receive a personalized letter from Santa in the mail! Your child will receive a personalized letter in a pretty red envelope with the North Pole in the return address. The pretty red envelope will also contain an official “Santa’s Little Helper” ID card, and magical North […]

*FREE* Circle the Letter Printables

  Your kids will have fun learning to recognize their letters with these FREE Circle the Letter Printables from Blessed Beyond a Doubt. It includes both lower and upper case letters, so be sure to stop by and get your copy!