Simple Geography For Young Homeschoolers (Review)

  To be honest, geography is something I’ve skipped a lot in our homeschool. Partly because I’m so bad at the subject that the mere thought makes me grimace. Seriously. I’m grimacing now. . . Anyway, so when Let’s Go Geography came up for review, I was a bit apprehensive. However, I did what any good parent does, I sucked it up and agreed to take on my old foe- stairs geography. That being said, once I … Read more…

Unauthorized from Chara Games | Can You Save the Underground Church? (Review)

  Thursday night means game night in our home. We start the evening with kid-friendly games like Candy Land and Go Fish, then after the littles go to bed, the rest of us play something a bit more competitive challenging. Lately, we’ve been playing Unauthorized from Chara Games. An underground church struggles for existence is an inhospitable land as it attempts to spread the teachings of Jesus Christ. The state will stop at nothing to crush it. Game Components 12 … Read more…

When Life Just Doesn’t Go Your (My) Way

  Today is Friday- the last day of our week. Monday through Thursday we tend to stay home and not leave the house much, other than the kids’ Tuesday night art class. Friday is our make up day for school work and any household chores we didn’t get done during the school week. It’s also the day I schedule field trips, appointments, and other things of that nature. And usually, Saturday is a prep day- … Read more…

Apologia’s Marine Biology – 2nd Edition {Review}

  Since the beginning of our homeschool (7 years ago), Apologia Educational Ministries has been one of our favorite supplies of homeschool curriculum. From Astronomy and Planners to Internship helps and Field Trip Journals, Apologia has something for everyone. Recently, we were given the Marine Biology 2nd Edition Advantage Set for review. Our set includes the Student Text, Student Notebook, Solutions, and Tests. We were also given the  Audio CD. The text is written by Sherri Seligson, a former homeschool mom with an … Read more…

The Everyday Family Chore System | Review

  In our house, we have a saying, family helps. Like most large families, we have a working chore system. Everyone has chores. Everyone helps. We have daily, weekly, and monthly chores that get done according to the need (mess/yuck factor). Things like making your bed and dishes get done daily. Deep cleaning the bathrooms and vacuuming upstairs get done weekly, and things like decluttering closets get done on a monthly basis. Because I always … Read more…