Blending Phonograms

We’ve been using the Phonics Road and I really enjoy the program.  It’s wonderful for spelling and it introduces grammar later in the first level.  It is a complete language arts program. We’ve been very slowly starting level one.  However, we seem to have hit a brick wall, and Curly is struggling with her reading. Read more

TOG FOG

Have I mentioned that I’m planning to use Tapestry of Grace?  I’m sure I have….probably more than once….and probably more than twice…. I saw Tapestry on a blog button more than two years ago, checked out their site, and knew that this was it; I had to have it!  I love the premise of TOGRead more

Phonics Road Review

I have been planning to homeschool for years.  I have looked forward to every aspect of watching my kids discover new things and learning alongside them.  But the task of teaching them to read and spell seemed really overwhelming.  I did not trust myself and worried that I would leave them scarred for life andRead more

30 Minute Switch

I was reading a post in a homeschool forum regarding preschoolers.  The poster did not understand why anyone would have structure in their daily routine and why they would have any type of preschool schedule or curricula.  This individual purported that allowing the preschooler to have “free play” during each day was much more beneficialRead more