First Grade Homeschool Curriculum – Year in Review

It’s March, so our homeschool year is already winding down.  I wanted to take a few minutes to make a post about what we’ve used, what we’re currently using, and how it all went down this school year. My son, Heath, has a September birthday.  We decided to start him in Kindergarten a few weeks […]

Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema Performances – Last Two Shows!

It is rare to make a live performance of professional ballet, but watching world-class ballet in cinema makes it convenient and captivating.  I am going to try and take my daughter to at least one of these last two performances of the Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema for the 2016-2017 season.  There is one THIS weekend, […]

Circle C Stepping Stones Book Review

My daughter is an avid reader and was happy to hear that Kregel Publications and Susan K. Marlow were sending her 2 books from the new Circle C Stepping Stones series.  The first book is called Andi Saddles Up, and the next one is Andi Under the Big Top. Circle C Stepping Stones #1 – Andi Saddles Up The first story, Andi […]

Walking with the Waodani Review

We don’t learn about missionaries much in our homeschool, but my kids have been interested and asking me questions lately.  Over the past few weeks, we’ve been checking out a new resource called Walking with the Waodani from Home School Adventure Co. This resource, put together and written by Stacy Farrell, is a unit study that focuses on […]

Beat the Blues with 7 Ways to Be More Optimistic

Are you a grump?  Do you see the glass as half empty?  Is the grass greener on the other side?  Check out these 7 ways to be more optimistic from Dr. Sanam Hafeez PsyD to get your attitude in check! With the time change, it seems like I’m seeing a lot of grumpy statuses on Facebook and hearing moans […]