Homeschool Legacy Thanksgiving with the Pilgrims Review

Thanksgiving is coming up, and I’ve been wondering how I wanted to approach teaching the kids about the history of Thanksgiving in America.  There are many movies, books, websites, and even plays out there, but it can be a bit daunting trying to decide what to use and when to introduce it. I’m grateful to Homeschool Legacy for […]

25 Easy Pumpkin Crafts for Kids

It’s always fun to get kids busy making things to help them celebrate the seasons.  Pumpkin crafts are perfect for fall, and there are so many cute ones out there for them to make.  These range from super easy and inexpensive to a bit more complicated, but totally worth the extra effort. Almost all of these […]

Spencer Learning Ultimate Phonics Reading Program

It seems like I’m always in the middle of teaching phonics to at least one of my children, so the opportunity to review the Spencer Learning Ultimate Phonics Reading Program came in handy. It is a computer software program that you download to your laptop or desktop computer, which needs to be running Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, […]

HelpTeaching.com Subscription Review

It always seems like there are gaps in what my children are taught in their regular homeschool coursework and what they actually retain.  Every now and then, there’s a particular concept or subject that needs a little extra work or a fresh way of being taught. So tell me, homeschool moms, have you heard of HelpTeaching.com yet? […]

Exploring Creation with Astronomy, 2nd Edition Review

Science is one of those subjects that I don’t exactly LOVE, but my kids sure do!  I’ve found that it’s easier for me to get in the mood to “do science” if I have several of my kids working on it together, so that was the plan for this school year. We have loved everything […]