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. […]

Fall Challenges: Hiking

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Recently I began a personal challenge to get outside more since this summer just flew by without me and my kids taking advantage of it. SO the last few weeks my daughter and I have been hiking in the various local parks. The weather has been beautiful and hiking has the additional benefit of providing […]

Marine Biology 2nd Edition Advantage Set: Product Review

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My daughter has been recently using Apologia Educational Ministries‘ science curriculum, Marine Biology 2nd Edition Advantage Set which includes the Textbook, Tests-and-Solutions Manual , and Student Notebook. In addition, I also received the  Marine Biology 2nd Edition Audio CD which has the Exploring Creation with Marine Biology course read by Marissa Leinart. The CD is an MP3CD which needs to be played in […]

Nerf Wars: Fundraiser for local WKC Team USA competitors

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Socialization: Who and Why?

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A lot of folks seem to get hung up on socialization issues when they think about homeschooling.  It seems to be the most frequent question I hear from people when they find out I homeschool.  My first response is normally …well that is why I homeschool.  I want my kids to be well socialized.  I don’t […]

New school year

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The school year is finally upon us.  Most public schools have already started and the rest are not far behind in starting their new school year.  As homeschoolers, we can choose our own time lines.  This year we loosely did school over the summer but are ramping up to do a new typical school year […]

No-Nonsense Algebra (Math Essentials): Product review

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No-Nonsense Algebra from Math Essentials is a math curriculum which includes an access code to free online video lessons that go along with the soft-bound book.  Each lesson is self-contained and concise (about 2 pages) which makes it not only less labor intensive but less intimidating to your student.  Don’t let the concise lessons fool you because there is […]

Hey, Andrew! Teach Me Some Greek! – Level 3: Product review

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  Hey, Andrew! Teach Me Some Greek! – Level 3 Set is a koine Greek language curriculum  by Greek ‘n’ Stuff which my daughter has been using since June. Common (koine ) Greek is not spoken today but was the language used in New Testament times which is useful for students wishing to read original Greek text or to learn […]