Brinkman Adventures Season 4: a product review

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Our family was introduced to the missionary stories from Brinkman Adventures when we received a digital copy of Brinkman Adventures Season 4 for review.   Brinkman Adventures  are audio dramas that are based on modern-day missionaries.     We have read many missionary stories but Brinkman Adventures brings these stories to life and makes the stories more meaningful.  There’s something about listening to a […]

CTCMath: Single Subscription Review

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      I received a Single Membership to CTCMath that my youngest has been using along with her current math curriculum.  You can also join us in exploring CTCMath through a free trial! CTCMath is an online math program for grades kindergarten through 12th grade (up to trigonometry). Through 8th grade, you can use CTCMath […]

Persephone’s story: The Seasons

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In Greek Mythology, Persephone was the daughter of Zeus and Demeter.  One day while gathering flowers she was abducted by Hades and taken into the Underworld.  Demeter, the goddess of the harvest, because despaired and while she wandered in search of her daughter caused the crops to wither and for winter come.  Eventually, Hades was persuaded to […]

Autumn Myths: Why Leaves Change Color

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Now that it is officially Fall, I decided to explore the different stories and myths associated with Autumn.  Fall is often associated with change and many stories revolve around this. For most Native American tribes, Fall is a time of harvest as well as a time when the leaves change the color.  One Wyandot legend […]

Captain Bayley’s Heir: Product review

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  We’ve been enjoying listening to Heirloom Audio Productions‘ Captain Bayley’s Heir. We are introduced to Frank, an 18 year old, who is wrongfully accused of theft and who leaves England to go to America with intent to prove his innocence to his uncle.  We learn about life in both England and America through various […]

Adventures with joining a gym

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Ok.  My oldest has been using a gym either at her college or at home during the summer. I have thought of it many times but I was always a bit uncomfortable with working out in public. I know I need to lose weight thanks to having gained weight over the years due to insulin usage as well […]

Glimpse into Fall

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Fall is a time for leaves to fall and the earth to prepare for Winter.  As homeschoolers, it is when a new school year has begun and you are preparing your kids for a new year of learning. I also use this time to explore new options for our year as well as to get […]

Unauthorized: Chara Games: Product Review

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  Our family has been playing the game, Unauthorized, by Chara Games. We were provided this new game which is meant for ages 12 and up for a group of 6 to 12 players.  Don’t let the number of players keep you from playing this game though because we also played this game with fewer […]

If You Were Me and Lived in… Historical series: Carole P. Roman ~ Product Review

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Carole P. Roman is a children’s book author who has series of historical books called If You Were Me and in… Historical series. Each book in this series provides a child’s eye view of what it was like to live in a certain time period. The book approaches history by putting the reader in the […]

Macbeth E-Guide: Product review

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Language Studies can sometimes be a little tough for homeschoolers. Progeny Press has study guides for the various classics that you may be reading. Recently, I was provided the Macbeth E-Guide  to use and review,  Shakespeare plays can be difficult to read and understand but with assistance from a study guide, it can be made more manageable. […]