At Home in Dogwood Mudhole

This is a review for Franklin Sanders from At Home in Dogwood Mudhole, his book is split into 3 volumes. They are composed of newsletters written as a personal letter to his Moneychangers newsletter readers spanning 17 years of his life. Franklin’s story focuses on his family and faith as they try to return to [...]

French Essentials Review

French Essentials  is a wonderful online french program, it includes everything that your child may need to learn beginning french and beyond. When I say the beginning, I mean the beginning, it starts with learning the alphabet. The first few lessons are short but necessary. There are 20 lessons alone in module 1 and there [...]

IXL.com Review

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This is a review for a great educational site: IXL.com (http://www.IXL.com), I was able to review their Math program, however, they also have a language arts program as well. I only reviewed their Math program because at the time of this review, the Canadian version only has language arts for grade 2 to 4, and [...]

If You Were Me (Away We Go Media) Review

Carole P. Roman from Away We Go Media (http://www.caroleproman.com) has 4 books out that we were able to review: If You Were Me and Lived in…Mexico If You Were Me and Lived in…South Korea If You Were Me and Lived in…France as well as If You Were Me and Lived in…Norway These are great little [...]

VideoText Interactive Review

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A video based math program, this is just what I was looking for. This is a review for VideoText Interactive‘s online Algebra: A Complete Course. The videos are your textbook while you also get course notes, a student worktext, solutions manual and quizzes/tests. The layout of the course is well organized and easy to follow. [...]

Because You Are Strong Review

I was able to review Because you are strong a devotional study for boys from Doorposts. I love the title of this book, and I was looking forward to studying this with my son. This was definitely a study that I had to sit down and go through with my child. I don’t think he [...]

Review: Understanding Child Brain Development

    This review was for myself, Understanding Child Brain Development from Family Hope Center. The lecture is geared towards parents of children with special needs or developmental delays, but I think anyone parent would benefit from listening to this lecture. This DVD reminded me of my first year child development course, particularly when the [...]

Review: Hands of a Child

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I’m reviewing a lapbook about America’s Civil Rights Movement from Hands of a Child. Did I mention how much I love lapbooks. I let my son choose which lapbook he wanted to study. He’s done a lot of them so I wasn’t surprised when he selected a history one. I wasn’t sure he knew what [...]

Review: Reading Kingdom

My little guy was able to review Reading Kingdom and he was super excited to do something new for reading. I had him take the placement test which was not too painful. He’s a busy boy so gets restless when we’re doing too much seatwork. There’s an option when you login if you’d like to [...]

The Key to Homeschool Success is Flexibility

Even if you don’t homeschool and work, you will be more successful if you are flexible. Flexibility will allow you to adapt to changes in your schedule, changes in your home, or changes from your children. Who needs change, I love routine and I love know what is going to happen for the week. When [...]