Archive for September, 2009

 

TOS Homeschool Crew Review: Journey Through Learning

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We love doing things that are creative and out of the box so we were thrilled when we found out that Journey Through Learning sent our family 5 lapbooks from their collection for us to review. We looked at all of them and finally chose the Autumn lapbook to complete first. What I found worked […]

TOS Homeschool Crew Review: Nutrition 101: Choose Life!

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According to Growing Healthy Homes website, their goal is “to educate and train families regarding God’s plan to optimum health as outlined in the Bible.” With this goal in mind, their book, Nutrition 101: Choose Life!, can be used for both science as well as health studies. This book teaches you all about the major […]

TOS Crew Review: Studypod

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What comes to my mind when you hear the word, “Studypod”? Is it a portable study area that you rent so you can have more space to homeschool? Oh no, maybe I was thinking of those little portable rental units that they leave at your place so you have extra storage. And no, we don’t […]

TOS Homeschool Crew Review: Rocket Phonics

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What do you do when it comes to teaching reading in your homeschool? Do you often question what way to teach it? Have you tried different programs or different ways only to keep asking other homeschoolers “what do you use?” Do you think it will work for our situation? Well we have gone through trying […]

New post area for Events and Activities

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I have opened up this category for folks to post local events and activities for folks to share wit each other. Since I have had trouble with people trying to post spam and inappropriate messsages I have made everyone need to register so that you will not be allowed to post anonymously.. which allows me […]

New ideas for a new school year.

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Ok. This year I have been thinking of new ways to implement our learning time. I received Sue Patrick Workbox e-book to review which I am starting to incorporate as a new system for our learning time together. I will be reviewing it and writing my experience with it soon. In the meantime you can […]

Sept 17: The 222nd Birthday of the Constitution!

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On September 17th in the year 1787, our Constitution was signed by 39 of the founding fathers of our country, U.S.A. Check out http://www.homeschoolfreebie.wholesomechildhood.com/ to get a free download of a mp3 and links to activities to celebrate this monumental historical event.

Goals

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Have a great homeschool day. People always ask me our main goals. Ours is that our kids will be independent and learn to find/research what they need on their own. If we can achieve that then everything else falls in place and everything is covered I remember going to college and how unprepared kids were […]

Special: Subscribe to The Old Schoolhouse Magazine™ for only $7.95!

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I absolutely love this magazine. I have subscribed to it for a few years now. It is actually the only homeschool magazine that I have ever paid for a full subscription. Below I have included the text for a promotion from them. ————————————————————– Homeschooling is a Labor of Love, and the Old Schoolhouse™ Magazine is […]

Happy Labor Day!

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On September 5th, 1882, The first Labor Day in the United States was celebrated on in New York City. I almost missed posting this at http://www.currclick.com you can download a free copy of the Labor Day Helper. I am not sure how much longer it will be free since this past week was the time […]