Back to School Gift Basket Giveaway


{This post is sponsored by Gricefully Homeschooling &}


We want to prepare you for back-to-school this year! So 35 iHomeschool Network bloggers have joined up to bring their readers a Back-to-school Toolkit Giveaway.


Included in my toolkit gift basket {giveaway}:




The Giveaway: Ends July 19, 2013 at 12:00 midnight eastern time. Open to U.S. residents 18 years of age and older. Can see the widget? Click here.

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(1) Back to School Toolkit from Milk and Cookies
(2) Back to School Toolkit from These Temporary Tents
(3) Back to School Toolkit from Spell Outloud
(4) Back to School Toolkit from Great Peace Academy
(5) Back to School Toolkit from Gricefully Homeschooling


(6) Back to School Toolkit from Raising Lifelong Learners
(7) Back to School Toolkit from WriteShop
(8) Back to School Toolkit from Preschoolers and Peace
(9) Back to School Toolkit from Starts at Eight
(10) Back to School Toolkit from Joyful Mothering


(11) Back to School Toolkit from Harrington Harmonies
(12) Back to School Toolkit from Ponder the Path
(13) Back to School Toolkit from Forever, For Always, No Matter What
(14) Back to School Toolkit from Tina’s Dynamic Homeschool Plus
(15) Back to School Toolkit from Habits for a Happy Home


(16) Back to School Toolkit from Curriculum Choice
(17) Back to School Toolkit from See Jamie Blog
(18) Back to School Toolkit from Beautiful Motherhood
(19) Back to School Toolkit from Sam’s Noggin
(20) Back to School Toolkit from This Reading Mama


(21) Back to School Toolkit from Teaching Mama
(22) Back to School Toolkit from Adorable Chaos
(23) Back to School Toolkit from The Pelsers
(24) Back to School Toolkit from Hodge Podge
(25) Back to School Toolkit from Sallie Borrink


(26) Back to School Toolkit from The Kennedy Adventures
(27) Back to School Toolkit from Flourish
(28) Back to School Toolkit from Our Journey Westward
(29) Back to School Toolkit from Meet Penny
(30) Back to School Toolkit from On Faith and Coffee


(31) Back to School Toolkit from Our Abundant Blessings
(32) Back to School Toolkit from Holistic Homeschooler
(33) Back to School Toolkit from The Encouraging Home
(34) Back to School Toolkit from Motherhood on a Dime
(35) Back to School Toolkit from The Homeschool Scientist



Many days growing and learning in Him,





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  • Ricci

    Cool Giveaway! I try not to sweat the small stuff and just make sure that my kids are having fun.

  • Joan Otto

    I don’t know if I have a biggest “worry,” but my own work schedule is getting more and more hectic, so I’m especially mindful that I need to stay engaged!

  • Tiffany M

    I am concerned that I now will have two small children to teach instead of just one.

  • Mandy

    my worry is teaching my K son to read :)

  • Rachel

    This would be so helpful!

  • Jemima Hoover

    Im afraid i cant teach my children what they need to know.

  • Bethany

    My biggest worry is that I am going to miss something my daughter really needs to learn… this is our first “official” homeschool year as she is in Kindergarten now…. I am trusting that God will lead us and keep us in the center of his will! :)

  • Andrea

    My biggest worry is being able to keep up with schooling 2 kids with a toddler in the mix.

  • brynna

    Biggest worry – i m a first timer and im taking college classes my self and have 2 girls 6 years and 20 months !

  • Audrey

    Yay! Danka!

  • Shelley

    This is my first year teaching all 4 of my kids, I’m worried about figuring out how to balance it all!

  • Kandi

    Being ready to start. Summer break is hard to give up.

  • Danielle Hull

    Being organized enough to pull it off with 4 kids to teach and 3 little ones!

  • Gena Mayo

    Figuring out my schedule so I can “fit it all in.”

  • Brenda T

    My biggest fear is always choosing the wrong curriculum.

  • Skmbuket

    Keeping the 4 year old, 2 year old and 1 year old busy and out of trouble while schooling the 7 and 9 year old.

  • Jessica

    That I don’t slow down and remember to enjoy it.

  • Chenell

    My biggest fear is starting. This is our first year.

  • dmforman

    Can’t wait to continue! I’m nervous about the classical school my son will attend one day a week. Praying that it’s worth the drive and keeps my husband on board to homeschooling.

  • NW Homesteader

    Balancing a newborn and 3 other children 5 and younger!

  • Nedra M.

    Biggest Fear: Being successful! This is our first year homeschooling (son will be 6 in Oct).

  • Anne

    My biggest worry this year (and pretty much every year) is making sure we get everything done, but still have fun. I struggle with leaning too much towards “schooly” or too much fun. I need balance :)

  • Teri Knight

    Biggest worry????….getting my child (who is autistic and now I’ve learned dyslexic too) to read well. I think that’s my biggest challenge this year.

  • Monica Street

    I hope we can stay motivated! Thanks for the giveaway!

  • Dazieblue

    Biggest worry: keeping my children excited about learning so they will become lifelong learners.

  • Kelsey

    Staying on task, but keeping the tasks fun!

  • Jennifer Cervantes

    Being able to do it with 3 kids and a toddler! THis is our first year.

  • CMaguire

    Keeping her attention, making sure she retains the information – making sure I don’t push too hard, and yet – push her just enough. :D

  • Annie

    Making sure that I cover enough consistent with “doing” school and staying consistent. Thanks for the opportunity!

  • Ally

    To trying maintain a routine for the kids when my husband ha no routine at all!

  • Cindy

    I don’t have any worries this year. I’m trusting my kids and myself. :-)

  • Katie Davis

    Squeezing everything in but making it fun =)

  • MindyC

    I’m very excited to start homeschooling this fall :)

  • Brandi Leach

    My biggest worry if is being able to afford books for my oldest going into high school. We have the rest covered, but those highschool books can be expensive!

  • Hillary

    My biggest fear in going back to school is that I won’t have all of my supplies on time!!

  • Christina F

    Getting it done with 6 kids 8yo and under without losing my mind.

  • Jen

    Homeschooling 3 kids with a new baby due in August! Just trying to juggle it all.

  • mommachi

    Will I be ready for the miracle God’s going to perform with our special needs family?

  • Angela Hall

    I’m “schooling” 2 kids this year. I’m very nervous about that! Plus I have a baby and 3yo as well. Things will be interesting!

  • Chelsey

    I am worried about teaching my daughter to read :/

  • Rachel

    Being organized, staying on a somewhat schedule and keeping us excited!

  • Colleen Kessler

    Staying organized…

  • Candice Meadows

    Curriculum-I haven’t picked mine yet, but I’m excited to be attending the Teach Them Diligently Marketplace this weekend!!

  • Micha Lowry

    Getting organized.

  • Jess McCarthy

    My oldest is entering highschool……..

  • Steph

    My biggest worry has to do with the fact that we’re not going “back,” but actually just getting started in our first year of formal instruction for our 5-year-old. Afraid I’ll err on either side of tackling too much or not doing enough.

  • nancy s

    I am thinking about my health

  • paliz81

    My biggest worry is having enough time for all of them.

  • Charis

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  • spesamoracademy

    My oldest is starting 6th grade, and that is Middle School in our area!

  • Christina Hirst

    Running out of ideas…taking too long to find a rhythm…not seeing the needed improvment in writing skills.

  • zekesmom10

    That we won’t make much progress this year, though I think we’ve got a good rhythm going now.

  • lisa

    staying on track