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 […]

Can Do Cubes Review

In our homeschool, we use a lot of supplemental resources and activities to help my kids really get the concepts they’ve been taught. A few weeks ago, just2ducks LLC sent us a set of Can Do Cubes, which can be purchased at jollyliteracy.com.  This is a great supplemental resource to help teach students their spelling words, phonetic sounds, blending, […]

Jolly Phonics and Jolly Grammar Review

I’ve been working on reading and writing a lot with my two youngest sons over the past several months.  Our latest review was sent to us by just2ducks LLC.  They provided us with Jolly Phonics and Jolly Grammar from jollyliteracy.com In our package, we received several resources, including: Jolly Phonics Teacher’s Book in print letters Jolly Phonics Student Book 1, […]

6th Grade Homeschool Curriculum Choices for 2016-2017

The brand new school year is upon us, and I’m really looking forward to another year with 3 school-aged kids!  The scary part is that my daughter is in 6th grade and upper level coursework is knocking at out door.  EEK!  I don’t know if I’m ready for that, but I’m sure she will be. […]

Patriotic Penmanship from Laurelwood Books

Our family had the opportunity to choose a resource from Laurelwood Books to review.  After much debate, we chose the Patriotic Penmanship Transition (manuscript to cursive) book from the Patriotic Penmanship series.  This series has these workbooks available at different levels, from kindergarten manuscript all the way up to high school cursive. In the Laurelwood Books Patriotic Penmanship series, they do […]