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 […]

MySchoolYear.com Homeschool Record Keeping (Review)

We’re starting to try to do a better job with keeping track of grades and assignment, and were recently given the chance to try the online program My School Year (Homeschool Record Keeping) from MySchoolYear.com. My School Year is an online homeschool tracker and planner.  It allows you to keep track of all of your students, their classes, […]

See Dory Up Close at SEA LIFE Aquarium Grapevine

Finding Dory is making a splash at movie theaters, and kids are falling in love with the beautiful regal tang as a result.  However, it’s not a good idea for anyone untrained to purchase and attempt to care for this fragile, delicate species.  Luckily, you can see many regal tangs up close at SEA LIFE […]

ArtAchieve Art Lessons

Art is not my strongest subject, but a few of my kids can’t get enough!  When I found out there was a review coming up for ArtAchieve, I knew I wanted to take this on.  My daughter and I were given access to several lessons.  In fact, we got to try out Entire Level II, which includes […]