Writing Essays With IEW (Review)

Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW) is easily my favorite vendor when it comes to teaching my children to write. We have reviewed their items in the past and have always been delighted. This time around, we had the pleasure of giving their High School Essay Intensive a go. Having a love/hate relationship with writing essays myself, I have to say, I was eager to see what the program had in store. Let me start by saying this has … Read more…

A Love Story For Young And Old Alike (Review)

  I used to read a lot of novels. I would devour them by the dozen each month. Then, somewhere along the way, my fictional reading came to a near halt and was replaced with nonfiction. I traded in my adventures and mysteries for books like “Motivate Your Child”, “Who Got Peanut Butter On My Binder”, and “A Wife After God’s Own Heart”. Yep, my nightstand, desk, and several bookshelves are filled with these type … Read more…

Keeping The Arts Alive In Your Homeschool (Review)

This past year we’ve really put an emphasis on art in our homeschool. Where we used to only “do art” once every couple of weeks in years past, this school year we have built it into our daily routine. Each day at 3 o’clock, the kids and I gather to create something. We’ve done all kinds of things during our designated art time. We make and build with play dough, paint, color, draw, use shading … Read more…

Drive Thru History ® – The Gospels – Review

As a busy homeschool mom of many, I try to find quality curriculum that can stand in for me from time to time. And when it comes to history, Drive Thru History® is one of my go-to’s. We recently added Drive Thru History® – “The Gospels” to our collection. Drive Thru History ® – The Gospels Their latest series of Drive Thru History with Dave Stotts tells the story of Jesus from the locations recorded in the Gospels. Throughout … Read more…

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