Homeschool Reviews, Online Learning, Uncategorized

Balancing Diapers and Deadlines {My Review}

While I am well past the diaper stage in my home our youngest daughter does have a little one so when I was offered the opportunity to review Balancing Diapers and Deadlines from Lisa Tanner Writing  I thought it would be fun for us to work on together. She was keen on the idea but said she wasn’t sure she could fit the time…

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Homeschool Reviews

Math-Whizz – Like Having Your Own Math Tutor {Our Review}

I am always on the lookout for new and fun ways of doing our homeschool work. Something simple that doesn’t take a lot of time for me to set up and also convenient since we travel so often. When the opportunity came up for us to check out and review the 12-month subscription of Math-Whizz  from Whizz Education I was quick to jump on…

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Homeschool Reviews

St. Bartholomew’s Eve (My Review)

  As a family who spends a lot of time on the road, we are always looking for ways to fit in some learning in the car so when the opportunity came up for us to review the latest audio theatre from Heirloom Audio, St. Bartholomew’s Eve. Available both in physical CDs as well as digital downloads, these recordings are easy to…

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Homeschool, Homeschool Reviews, Uncategorized

The Brinkman Adventures: Season 6 {My Review}

 How many of you remember listening to radio dramas with your parents or grandparents? I know I do. Even though I was born after most of these disappeared from the airwaves, a few stations continued to run them on Sunday evenings. Plus, you could order them on cassette tape (and later CDs). My fond memories of listening to these on…

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Homeschool, Homeschool Bible Curriculum, Homeschool Reviews

Books of the Bible At-a-Glance from Teach Sunday School {My Review}

  It can be tough to keep kids interested during Bible Study depending on the Book they are reading at the time so I was intrigued when we had the opportunity to review  Books of the Bible At-a-Glance from Teach Sunday School. This PDF collection of information sheets contain interesting information and fun facts about all 66 Books of the Bible (not including…

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Homeschool Reviews

Forensic Faith for Kids and Case Makers Academy {My Review}

If there is one thing that EJ loves more than most anything else it’s solving a good mystery. He loves watching programs like the Garage Sale Mysteries on television, trying his best to find the solution before we find out at the end of the show. Knowing this, when an opportunity came up for us to review Forensic Faith for…

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Homeschool, Homeschool Reviews

Interactive Math with iknowit.com {My Review}

Math has always been one of EJ’s favorite subjects so when we were given the opportunity to review I Know It I thought it sounded just right for doing our back-to-school math review this year. From the same people who created SuperTeacherWorksheets.com “I Know It” is meant to be a supplement to use alongside your current math curriculum. Signing in to our…

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Homeschool, Homeschool Reviews

The Captain Sun Adventures {My Review}

What 11-year-old boy doesn’t like reading comic books about super-heroes? Not many that I know so we were happy to have the chance to review Book 1, Rescue Me! What Superheroes Can Teach Us About the Power of Faith from The Captain Sun Adventures. Opening our Captain Sun adventure I saw right away that there was an introduction from author Bryce Morgan directed to…

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Field Trips, Homeschool

Learning is More Fun When Papa Gets Involved in Our Homeschool

Those of you who read this blog regularly know that I homeschool our grandson and that we travel quite a bit. During our travels (and while at home) we always make sure to have the whole family involved in EJ’s education. As the saying goes, “It takes a village to raise a child.” and our village begins with our family.…

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Homeschool, Homeschool Reviews, Online Learning

Learning Latin with Roman Roads Media {My Review}

Up until now my only experience with Latin has been from singing in our church choir but this summer we’ve had the opportunity to check out the online subscription to Picta Dicta Natural World from Roman Roads Media. (Thankfully they have generously provided us with a 14-month subscription since the only word I knew in the first set of lessons was “agnus”, a…

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