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…

Computer Skills For Homeschoolers {Review}

Some areas of homeschooling I’ve handled like a boss. Others, like computer skills, I completely forget about until the kids are nearly in high school! Or at least that’s what happened with my oldest two. Both my eighth grader and my senior were in upper middle school before I realized they had no clue how to operate a computer. Basic stuff like sending an email, doing an online search,  or creating a document were mysteries … Read more…

Shepherd, Potter, Spy–and the Star Namer by Peggy Consolver (Review)

Along with our regular read alouds, we’ve recently added Shepherd, Potter, Spy–and the Star Namer by Peggy Consolver – Author. This historical fiction story is about the Gibeonites from Joshua 9 and 10. Shepherd, Potter, Spy–and the Star Namer I began reading to everyone (ages 4-14), but soon only the 14-year-old was left. Not surprisingly, it is a bit much for the kindergartners. As a result, she and I took turns reading as we made our way … Read more…

Greek Mythology In Your Homeschool {Review}

One of the many benefits of homeschooling is the ability to teach my children whatever I want. We can read a book and then spend a week or two following rabbit trails that sparked our interest. If we get curious about something, there is nothing stopping us from learning about it until our hearts and minds are content. This is a great blessing in that my children (and I) will have a vast knowledge that … Read more…

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