Review: Visual Latin

Quick! What comes to mind when you think “foreign language”? Spanish, French or German, etc.? What about Latin? Does anyone even speak Latin? Well….no. Latin is a “dead language”, meaning no one speaks it like we do English, Spanish and those other languages. Guess what! Our English and most all other languages get their roots […]

Teaching kids HOW to learn through Lapbooks

Many homeschool moms suffer from gap-itis.  We forever are fearful that our curriculum or our teaching is going to come up short and have gaps in content.  Well frankly, EVERY curriculum, no matter how comprehensive is going to have a gap here and there.  There is no way for human-created curriculum to not have some […]

Friendship of Sisters: I Got Your Back

  My teenage daughters can sometimes be considered “typical” in how they relate to each other. They are not always the most lovely. I’m sure that a lot of it has to do with the fact that they are only 14 months apart in age. They had their responses down pat for people that ask if […]

Weekly Wrap Up Oct 10-14th

 Did you miss an article this week ? Character Training Preschool Boys – Bend it Don’t Break it, by Cheryl How To’s – Unschoolers Learn Thru Television, by Jessica Special Needs Support – Finding Friendships, by Dawn Hands On Homeschooling, Field Trips – 10 Ideas for Fun Fall Outings, by Tonya Friday Family – Extra Curricular […]

Review: Big Book of History

** this giveaway is now closed. Jessica, ampoule Jessy, and Shirley won! Understanding how the past has shaped our future will inspire young learners to make history for themselves! ~ Master Books Educating Layton Sometimes the idea of “History” can be overwhelming.  Especially curriculum that is text heavy and visually unappealing. What if you can fill […]

Frugal Field Trips: 10 Ideas for Fun Fall Outings

Ever since I was a little girl, fall has been my favorite time of year. I love the transformation of the Midwest landscape as the beautiful fall foliage appears, raking and playing in the leaves with my kids, the smell of fresh cut hay and warm bonfires, the aroma of pumpkin bread and the taste […]