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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Homeschool, Homeschool Reviews, Online Learning

GrammarPlanet {My Review}

We’ve recently had the opportunity to review the online learning program, GrammarPlanet. This language arts program is the product of the partnership of Erin Karl (her mother developed the Analytical Grammar program and Erin followed in her footsteps and became a teacher) and Jerry Bailey (he’s the technology guy and an expert in his field as well). Since this program…

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5 Days of Homeschool Encouragement, Family Travel, Homeschool

Keeping it all Together on the Road ~ 5 Days of Homeschool Encouragement – Friday Favorites

Here we are on Day 5 of our blog hop. Today I’m sharing my favorite tips for homeschooling on the road for Friday Favorites. Enjoy! Click…hmmm, normally this isn’t a bad sound except when it comes from your closing car door just as you realize your keys are not in your hand where they should be but, instead, are lying…

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5 Days of Homeschool Encouragement, Homeschool

Back to School Essentials? {5 Days of Homeschool Encouragement}

Back to school, the phrase alone reminds me of aisles of notebooks, pencil cases, paper, binders, crayons, felt markers…you get the idea. Now that we homeschool there is no restriction on the supplies we use (for student or teacher) so I can decide what to spend our budget dollars on and what we can leave behind on those overstocked shelves.…

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5 Days of Homeschool Encouragement, Family Travel, Homeschool

What’s New on Take a Look Tuesday {5 Days of Homeschool Encouragement}

Homeschooling on the road is nothing new to us. In fact, as my regular readers know, that is how we started homeschooling in the first place. In a nutshell, I retired from my office job, decided to travel and start a travel blog, our daughter went back to work, and we decided as a family that EJ would travel with…

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5 Days of Homeschool Encouragement, Homeschool

Motivation Monday {5 Days of Homeschool Encouragement}

Day 1 of our Review Crew blog hop and I find myself wondering what to write about. Yes, the title is Motivation Monday but what can I write that will be motivating to other homeschooling families out there reading this. My motivation is that I get to spend time with my grandson (yes, I am a homeschooling gramma) and I…

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5 Days of Homeschool Encouragement, Homeschool

5 Days of Homeschool Encouragement {Back to School Blog Hop}

Most kids in our province won’t be starting back to school until sometime around Labour Day but we’ve gotten a bit of a head start with our homeschooling with some fun road trips and visits to museums and historic sites. We’ve also been doing some online programs and challenging ourselves to learn basic Latin (singing in my church choir has…

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