I received my favorite type of mail – book mail! My poor mailman. He’s got to be in great shape from hauling boxes and packages of books to my door. This month we’ve been reading the graphic novel Covenant Kids: The Law by Andrew Youngblood. My older kids enjoy reading graphic novels, so I hopedRead more
s book is no dry textbook approach to history. It’s written more like a living book and tells the history of America in a story format. There are even breaks in the chapters for narration.
Spelling is an entirely different skill than reading. And even those children who learn to read easily might not have the same quick success with spelling. However, I found a program to help us achieve spelling success in our homeschool.
As a homeschool mom, you want your children to read, read, read and enjoy good books. You read aloud to your children every day, but maybe you want to add more formal literature discussions into your day. Or maybe you would like to begin introducing literary terms. I have found the perfect solution –Read more
Are you looking for a writing program in your homeschool? I have one that I can highly recommend! But first, let me tell you briefly about my thoughts on teaching writing. I have always been intimidated by some of the writing curricula out there. Another program I tried felt scattered and required tooRead more
I received a free copy of this product in exchange for an honest review. Can I admit something to you? I am a bit of a grammar nerd. I love diagramming sentences. I’m often silently correcting other people’s grammar. And that’s why I was so excited to have the chance to review theRead more
The end of the school year is very near and I have simply run out of motivation. I’m teetering on the edge of homeschool mom burnout. Do you know what that feels like? I’m sure there are quite a few other homeschool moms who can relate! So, what is the recipe for overcoming theRead more
Do you need ideas for some relaxed summer learning? I have just the thing! I had the chance to review My First Reports from Hewitt Homeschooling. What is it? My First Report is a pack that contains multiple topics based on a central theme. Each topic has a list of questions that are toRead more
See if this sounds familiar….. Your kids love art and all kinds of artsy, crafty projects. But if you’re being honest, you’re not a huge fan. Oh the mess! The spills, the paint, the drips, and the smears. And let’s not get started on glitter! Oh, glitter makes me cry. Is anything worse than glitter?Read more
Today I’m writing about how I adapted Well-Ordered Language to fit our homeschool. I love products from Classical Academic Press and am always excited to see what new curricula they produce. I was so excited to see a new grammar program but sad to see that it was initially marketed to schools. I wasn’t sureRead more