Homeschool, Online Learning

Techie Homeschool Mom’s Guide to Digital Student Products

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you purchase something from one of them I may receive a small commission. Techie Homeschool Mom has done it again by sharing more great ideas for digital learning! No matter whether you are tech-competent, curious or clueless, you’ll love her new course – Techie Homeschool Mom’s Guide to Digital Student Projects. This guide…

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Five Minute Friday

My Other Life – Five Minute Friday

These days my life is filled with schoolbooks, field trips, writing, and reviewing homeschool products. A far cry from my “other” life where I spent my days sorting helping folks find their way through government services and regulations (when I wasn’t working on some political campaign or other.) My life has certainly changed (for the better in my opinion) and…

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Homeschool

Cursive and Copywork – Why are They Still Important

I am a big supporter of children learning cursive handwriting. In fact, I have a hard time understanding why folks would think the ability to communicate with paper and pen is a skill our children no longer require. I remember hearing about a 17-year-old who couldn’t sign his passport application. His father was incredulous, how can you be graduating from…

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Homeschool, Homeschool Reviews

Carole P. Roman Book Review

How many of us have wondered what it would have been like to live in a different era? Perhaps even in a different country. This month we’ve been reviewing some books from children’s author Carole P. Roman that help our imaginations along in this direction.Carole P. Roman books and collections are a fun way to explore history and culture and…

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Five Minute Friday

Who Says Routine Can’t be Special

This week’s Five-Minute-Friday prompt is Routine. I had a tough time getting started so I decided to check the dictionary definition: After reading the second definition I knew what I would spend my five minutes writing about this afternoon. Start How many of us see the word routine and right away think of the mundane parts of our lives like…

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