Editor In Chief Review
Editor In Chief Review: Grammar Disasters & Punctuation Faux Pas My third kid, who is entering 8th grade as of the time of this post, LOVES to write. She writes fantastic historical fiction and the amount of time she spends researching and writing is astounding. We’re talking 6-8 hours A […]

Editor In Chief Review


Paint-by-Numbers Museum Series Review
Paint-by-Numbers Museum Series Does teaching art appreciation intimidate you? It does me! I’ve confessed before about how I don’t know much about art and how I struggle to teach my kids about art. Well, here is another tool in our arsenal, a paint-by-numbers kits!   Disclaimer: I received this product […]

Paint-by-Number Museum Series Review


Evan-Moor Daily Geography Practice Workbooks
Evan-Moor Daily Geography Practice Workbooks Do you remember studying geography in school? I do. I remember long and boring lectures with a pull down map in the front of the classroom, the teacher pointing at various places with a long stick. Blah. Blah. Blah. Disclaimer: I received a copy of […]

Evan-Moor Daily Geography Practice Review



Free Printable Spelling Battleship Game
My kids aren’t into traditional spelling lessons, as many aren’t. When my kids did their brief stint in school one of them had a teacher who had alternative ways for them to practice spelling. She would have them write the word in different colors, create word searches, spelling bingo…all kinds […]

Spelling Battleship FREE GAME DOWNLOAD


Forgotten Life Skills To Teach
Kids these days learn a lot of things we didn’t learn when I was in school. This is exactly as it should be, our world changes fast and our education should change just as fast. For instance, when I was in school typing and microwave cooking were actual electives. Our […]

Four Forgotten Life Skills (and why I teach them!)


Design Studio Pro Review
Are you looking for a high school art program that is unique, has enough content for an elective credit, encourages creative thinking, AND is affordable?? Look no further than The Extraordinaires Design Studio Pro! Disclaimer: I received this kit at no cost to facilitate my review. All opinions are my […]

The Extraordinaires Design Studio Pro



Aquarelle Money Watercolours Made Easy
  I am not an artist and admittedly, I don’t know much about art or famous artists. While I learn along with the kids, not knowing much about art means it often takes a back seat in our studies. That really bothers me, I really want my kids to have […]

Aquarelle Monet


Shark Week Resources Unit Study
  It’s that time of year again! SHARK WEEK! Now is the perfect time to introduce your children to sharks using these books, videos, virtual experiences, and hands-on activities! Disclaimer: There are affiliate links in this post. Every click and link, while not obligatory, helps fuel our book & game […]

Shark Week 2016 Resources


Free Printable Homeschool Science Lab Notebook
  FREE Printable Homeschool Science Lab Notebook Years ago the kids and I used a fantastic lab notebook, it was perfect for my kids! It had a space to record materials, notes, and to draw and write about observations. It wasn’t religious and it fit in with ANY science curriculum […]

FREE Printable Homeschool Science Lab Notebook



Questions people ask about homeschooling
Homeschooling is seen as a different, radical choice by many. When you make this decision people are bound to ask why. They also ask other, sometimes more personal questions.   Questions People Ask About Homeschooling   How can you afford to homeschool? This is a tough question to answer because […]

Questions About Homeschooling


Famous Figures of the Renaissance Review
  I have very hands-on kids, and when they were younger teaching history was easy. You read a few books, throw together a few activities, add in some field trips and BAM! Done. It’s harder to find hands-on activities for older kids though, because we’ve done so much.   One […]

Famous Figures of the Renaissance Review


Kangeaux Walkabout Carrier Review
  Disclaimer: I received a set of Kangeaux Walkabout carriers to facilitate this review. A positive review was not guaranteed and all opinions are my own. Well, my husband’s, because he’s the one who wrote the review.   Once upon a time there was a family. This family loved being […]

Kangeaux Walkabout Review