American History with Memoria Press

American History is such an important thing to cover with kids, especially while homeschooling the logic stage (around grades 5-8).  Thanks to Memoria Press for providing us with review copies of The Story of the Thirteen Colonies & the Great Republic Set and 200 Questions About American History Set.  We’ve been looking them over and using them over the past […]

Easter Crafts and Activities for Kids

Easter is coming, so how about some fun Easter crafts?  I’ve looked around the web and found some great activities and crafts for kids to get into the Easter mood.  Several would be good spring crafts, too.  I just can’t get over how colorful they all are! Awesome Easter Crafts These crafts provide such a […]

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 […]