Homeschool, Homeschool Reviews

My Review of the CursiveLogic Quick-Start Pack and The Art of Cursive

One of the things I find I struggle with is teaching our grandson to have a neat hand so I was pleased when asked to review the CursiveLogic Quick-Start Pack and The Art of Cursive from CursiveLogic. Between ADHD and Dyslexia, the poor boy does have trouble with both his printing and cursive lettering, sometimes… Continue reading My Review of the CursiveLogic Quick-Start Pack and The Art of Cursive

Homeschool, Homeschool Bible Curriculum, Homeschool History Curriculum, Homeschool Reviews, Homeschool Video Curriculum, Online Learning, Uncategorized

Drive Thru History Adventures (My review)

We have been fortunate in being able to review Drive Thru History Adventures for the past few weeks and I have to tell you it has quickly become our favorite homeschool history curriculum. This Homeschool Video Curriculum is amazing. History is one of our favorite topics but even we got excited about Drive Thru History… Continue reading Drive Thru History Adventures (My review)

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Famous Birthdays Online Unit Study Giveaway

* Congratulations to Stacey on winning the Famous Birthdays Online Unit Study! "> Who doesn't love getting nice presents on their birthday? I know I do but I also understand it's better to give than to receive so in honor of my grandson's birthday this week, I am giving away a free Famous Birthdays Online… Continue reading Famous Birthdays Online Unit Study Giveaway

Family Travel, Homeschool, Homeschool Reviews

Why We Homeschool – Our Top 10 Reasons

We are often asked why we decided to homeschool, or rather, why our daughter decided to allow me to homeschool our grandson. Our immediate answer is always the same, I was retiring from a long-term position and my husband and I were planning a several weeks long road trip so we thought it would be… Continue reading Why We Homeschool – Our Top 10 Reasons

Homeschool Reviews, Keyboarding, Media-rich Instruction, Online Learning, success-based learning, Typing

Learning to Type with the UltraKey Family Subscription – My Review

We recently had the opportunity to review the UltraKey Online Family Subscription from Bytes of Learning. I have to say we have tried a few different keyboarding programs over the years without a ton of success. Some felt too adult (boring) for a 10-year-old and others felt more like games. UltraKey Online has been different. I decided to… Continue reading Learning to Type with the UltraKey Family Subscription – My Review

Family Travel, Homeschool

Throwback Thursday to A New Year and A New Beginning

I've been going through some old posts in preparation for moving my blog to WordPress and came across this one (below the photo) from two years ago as we were just beginning our homeschool adventures. Some things have changed; the first being how much we pack along with us, online curriculum has become more of… Continue reading Throwback Thursday to A New Year and A New Beginning

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Homeschool Day at the Calgary Zoo

When making the decision to homeschool, one of our daughter's biggest concerns was socialization. Changing from a daily schedule of before-and-after school care plus full-day school to being an only child who homeschools would be a big change so we wanted to be sure there would be opportunities for interaction with other children. As it turns… Continue reading Homeschool Day at the Calgary Zoo

Family Travel, Homeschool

Vacation Pics from our Budding Photographer

Our grandson has always shown an interest in taking pictures. I can remember buying him his first little VTech camera (it was orange) when he was only a toddler. Since then, many different pocket cameras have come and gone. Some ate batteries so fast it was less expensive to purchase something new; others that decided… Continue reading Vacation Pics from our Budding Photographer