Homeschool Composition and Grammar At Its Best

Pretty much everyone in the homeschooling community has heard of Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW). Their writing and grammar products are unparalleled. We recently received the Deluxe Combo Teacher/Student Writing Package (Level C) for review. I could summarize my review in one word: WOW!! But I’m sure you’d like to know why I’m so impressed, so here we go… IEW’s Deluxe Combo Teacher/Student Writing Package Review Included in our package ($299 value) was: Teaching … Read more…

Apologia’s Field Trip Journal Review

  For as long as I have been homeschooling, I have admired those who capture their children’s learning experiences through notebooking. Notebooking and lapbooking are incredibly creative ways for children and families to record memories and things learned throughout the years. There are a great deal of resources out there to help not-so-creative moms like myself by providing ready-made materials. One such product is the Exploring Creation Field Trip Journal from Apologia Educational Ministries. Exploring Creation Field Trip … Read more…

Christian Latin Review

Being a part of the TOS Review Crew has allowed us to sample many different types of curriculum that we probably would have been able to otherwise. One such case is the Latina Christiana I Complete Set ($98.90) from Memoria Press. While Latin has always held an interest for me, it was never a top priority so I had a hard time taking the plunge to purchase anything. As it turned out, I didn’t have to! It’s funny how God … Read more…

Online Piano Lessons Review

From a very young age I’ve admired those who can play the piano. Seeing people play beautiful songs without  sheet music in front of them has always mesmerized me. I remember sitting in church, watching and wanting to be like them- actually, I still do that. Unfortunately, I was never able to get piano lessons. I played the alto saxophone for a year in middle school, but that’s pretty much the extent of my musical abilities. I figured … Read more…

Flight & Metamorphosis Film Reviews

Flight & Metamorphosis Films Review Birds and insects are two of my children’s favorite subjects, so when the opportunity came up to review Flight and Metamorphosis, we jumped on it! The DVDs are available from FishFlix.com. We received physical copies of both titles. Metamorphosis: The Beauty & Design of Butterflies Review This transition from an earth bound plant-eating arthropod with limited vision and mobility into a beautiful winged insect that feeds on nectar and has exceptional navigational senses and … Read more…