Family Travel, Homeschool, Homeschool Reviews

The Home of Heartland

Still struggling through the winter that would not end, Day 2 of our drive through Alberta’s history found us scratching destinations like Waterton National Park off of our list. What to do, what to do. We loaded up the car without a firm plan but knowing we wanted to spend another day enjoying the sites around our beautiful province. EJ…

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Homeschool, Homeschool Reviews, Online Learning

A+ Interactive Math (by A+ TutorSoft Inc.) {My Review}

  Math has always been one of EJ’s favorite subjects so we were happy to have the opportunity to review the Family Math Package from A+ Interactive Math (by A+ TutorSoft Inc.) over the past several weeks. We had a couple of different options for this math program and decided to go with the one year Family Math Package subscription for a couple of…

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Family Travel, Homeschool

Driving Among the Dinosaurs

Road trips are one of my favorite things so every spring I look forward to traveling around our province as the weather gets warmer and we take a bit of a break from book work. This year was a bit of a challenge. Easter Sunday arrived and we were still under weather warnings for snowfall and frigid temperatures. Some parts…

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Homeschool, Homeschool Reviews, Online Learning

Help Teaching Pro from HelpTeaching.com {My Review}

  Have you ever felt like you needed a little help in teaching your kids a new concept? Or perhaps in creating worksheets or exams to go along with (and enhance) your current lessons. This happens to me all the time so I was happy to have the opportunity to review Help Teaching Pro from HelpTeaching.com over the past few weeks. We received…

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Homeschool, Homeschool Reviews

Exploring Creation with Human Anatomy and Physiology {My Review}

As we brave the winter that never seems to end, we’ve had the opportunity to review Exploring Creation with Human Anatomy and Physiology from Apologia‘s Young Explorer Series. Exploring Creation with Human Anatomy and Physiology is an elementary level Anatomy and Physiology book that gives glory to God as children discover all that goes on in their bodies from their heads to the nails…

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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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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

All About Snow {My Review of Creation Illustrated Unit Studies}

  During one of the coldest years in recent memory, Creation Illustrated provided us with two of their unit studies plus access to the magazines to go with for us to review. The amusing part? One of those unit studies was The Intricacies of Snow!   You would think that we folks living in southern Alberta would know pretty much everything there…

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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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