Archive for the ‘ Homeschool ’ Category


Homeschool Convention time

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Getting ready to attend our annual Homeschool Convention.  I have so much to prepare for still.  What workshops to attend, places to eat, and vendors I want to make sure I visit.   I will be trying to post some daily news from the convention this week.

Asia: Its People and History: product review

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It is sometimes difficult to get kids interested in learning about geography and other countries.  I admit it is a task that sometimes does not come easy for me either. Recently, my kids and I have been using the book, Asia: Its People and History by Bonnie Rose Hudson, which we received as part of […]

A way to help out fellow homeschoolers with your Kroger Plus Card!

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My daughter is a member of the Cross Country team for Cincinnati Trailblazers which is a homeschool sports ministry. Even with the ability for my kids to join our local school districts sports teams, my daughter prefers to participate with other homeschoolers and like-minded people.  The coaches, team members and their families are wonderful and […]

A Cry From Egypt Book Giveaway!

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In the past I have reviewed the book, A Cry From Egypt by Hope Auer.  It is a great book for sons and daughters alike. You can read my previous review of it here on my blog. “My youngest and I read A Cry From Egypt and both enjoyed the story. It was a book […]

Janet’s Planet’s DVD “Exploring Microgravity”: Review and Giveaway

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DVD Description: Janet’s Planet’s “Exploring Microgravity” , winner of a Regional Emmy Award, a Gracie Allen Award and a STEMFlorida Award, is a 37-minute exploration of gravity and microgravity. Not only is it fun to watch, it’s highly educational and geared towards elementary school age kids! By focusing on science, technology, engineering, art and math, Janet’s Planet […]

Homeschool Learning methods: Quick overview

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When people hear the word homeschooling, not everyone has the same idea in mind.  Some folks think of it as merely doing the same thing as a school would but in a home environment.  Others who may have researched it, homeschool themselves,  or know people who homeschool may have a wider knowledge of all the […]

Mathletics revisited:

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Mathletics continues to be one of the online math programs that I always recommend to any homeschooler who asks my advice for math programs. Read my previous review on Mathletics HERE which provides you with more specific information about Mathletics. Right now I want to give you some ideas of how I have used Mathletics […]

LaRosa’s PizzAchievement program

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For those of you that homeschool locally to a LaRosa’s Pizza, this is a reminder for you. The LaRosa’s PizzaAchievement program starts up again for another school year. For those of who do not currently participate, it is similar to Pizza Hut’s BookIt reward program. For LaRosas, you are given certificates that your child can […]

Pearson: myWorld Social Studies: TOS Crew review

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Pearson Education Inc. is a provider of curriculum resources for traditional schools and also offers products for homeschoolers. Several members of the TOS Homeshool Crew reviewed products across their Math, Social Studies, and Language Arts products. Our family received the 5th grade level myWorld Social Studies materials which are part of the homeschool products offered […]

Supercharged Science e-camp registration: closes Thursday

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I recently joined Super charged science’s e-science online site and it is incredible. Just wanted to share that they have a science e-camp that looks great too. Here is the information and a link to learn more. Click the link below to get all the details before it’s too late: —> summer e-camp link If […]