Category Archives: Product Reviews

Compass Classroom

Disclosure: The following contains affiliate links. I call myself a curriculum junkie. It started slowly when I first began researching homeschool curriculum. But my addiction grew with each passing year. I really LOVE to research new curriculum. And if I get a chance to see and review curriculum, well, that’s even better. I was a […]

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First Grade is “done” – Second Grade Plans

We are wrapping up 1st grade for 6 year old Lizzie. It’s been a good year and she has learned a lot. Most of it was very relaxed learning. I’ve often remarked to my husband that it’s a good thing that God did not give me Lizzie first. If He had, I might be one […]

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Economics for Everybody Review

I’m working on planning next year’s curriculum. Confession time, I’m almost ALWAYS planning next year’s curriculum. Maybe I should spend more time focusing on THIS year’s? David is in high school now. I worried and fretted about it for years ahead of time. But actually, it’s been a pretty good year. Maybe I shouldn’t have […]

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My Memories Suite Review and Giveaway

I remember when all my friends started getting into the scrapbooking craze. I was recently married and working full-time. I loved seeing their creations, but I feared that once I started, I would never get a photo into an album again. I also didn’t like having to buy so much to get started, not to […]

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The Foot Book – App Review

When I hinted to my husband almost 2 years ago that I wanted an iPod Touch, I just thought they looked neat. I had some on-line friends who had them, and they said they were useful for school and reading e-books. So I kind of mentioned how educational they were. I really didn’t think he […]

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Tehran Initiative by Joel C. Rosenberg

The world is on the brink of disaster and the clock is ticking. Iran has just conducted its first atomic weapons test. Millions of Muslims around the world are convinced their messiah—known as “the Twelfth Imam”—has just arrived on earth. Israeli leaders fear Tehran, under the Twelfth Imam’s spell, will soon launch a nuclear attack […]

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How to Have a H.E.A.R.T For Your Kids

Academics are an important part of our homeschool. We have high standards and I make no apologies for that. But as we work hard, we try to remember 1 Corinthians 10:31: Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God. God’s glory and serving God have always […]

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Dragons – Legends & Lore of Dinosaurs

  Everyone knows that dinosaurs lived millions of years before humans, right? If humans and dinosaurs had lived at the same time there should be some evidence and there isn’t…or is there? What exactly are dragons? Are they a mythical creature that never really existed? Or could they be (or have been) real? Dragons – […]

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Wordy Qwerty – Foundations for Reading and Writing Fluency

Wordy Qwerty is an on-line Reading and Spelling program developed by Talking Fingers. It is ideal for children ages 7-9 (2nd and 3rd grade) and is designed to follow the Read, Write, and Type Learning System. “The overall purpose of Wordy Qwerty: Foundations for Reading and Writing Fluency, is to improve phonological and morphological sensitivity, […]

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123! Textured Products

Do you want your preschooler to make crafts, but hate a big mess? 123! Textured Products, may be just what you’re looking for. Each project kit contains one colored card-stock cut out and 3 small bags of textured materials to glue to the card stock. Add glue and you’re set! I received my choice of […]

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