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MacLarry & The Stinky Cheese Battle Review

If you like to talk to tomatoes, If a squash can make you smile, If you like to waltz with potatoes, Up and down the produce aisle…. Have we got a show for you! Yes, I just typed that from memory. We received our first Veggie Tales video, Rack, Shack, and Benny, for my oldest […]

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Dive into Your Imagination – What Makes a Fish a Fish? Review

As homeschoolers we have the ability to take time out and go down rabbit trails with our children as they discover things that interest them. I want my children to find something they’re passionate about and hopefully be able to convert that into a career. And even if they aren’t able to use their passion […]

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Go Science at Library and Educational Services

Science experiments. We really don’t get along. It all started in the 9th grade when I caught the towel on fire in the lab. I seem to have struggled with science labs ever since. And I’ve taken a lot of lab classes. I don’t know what it is about me, maybe I’m just bad luck […]

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Visual Latin #hsreviews

When you tell people that you’re teaching Latin to your children, you get a variety of responses. People who don’t homeschool tend to think it’s a bit odd and usually lump you into the category of parents who push their kids too much in academics. (OK, so they don’t say that exactly, but you can […]

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MonkiSee Baby’s First Words

God has created babies with an incredible ability to learn new things. Just think about it. Everything is new to a baby! They are exposed to new sights, sounds, tastes, smells, and textures daily. In the first years of life, children develop faster than at any other time. They learn to sit, crawl, and walk. […]

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The Narnia Code DVD

I recently had the opportunity to review The Narnia Code by Michael Ward.¬† Before I had even started reading the book, I also received a copy of the DVD of the same title. Normally I am very much in favor of reading the book before watching the movie, so that is what I chose to […]

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The Way Home

Workaholic Randy Simpkins (Dean Cain) is preparing for a much needed vacation with his wife Christal and their 3 sons. Somehow as they are loading the van to leave, their youngest son, 2 year old Joe, disappears. Their initial minor annoyance turns to gut-wrenching fear as police and search crews arrive to comb the acres […]

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Bringing Up Bobby – Movie Review

I was recently offered the opportunity to review new Christian films. Not being one who likes to turn down review opportunities, I agreed. Then I started to wonder if I was the best person to ask. You see the problem is I haven’t seen many “Christian” films that I like. I have found that most […]

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Trusting in the Shepherd

My younger children both get completely absorbed in what they watch on television. That is a good thing when I need time to work uninterrupted with my older children. I know they’re paying attention, because they will repeat things that they’ve heard on videos that they watch. So I try to be especially careful in […]

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What’s in the Bible? Wanderin’ in the Dessert

What’s in the Bible? is the new video series by the creator of Veggie Tales, Phil Vischer. The series uses puppets and music to teach Biblical truths. I received the latest DVD,Wanderin’ in the Desert¬†from Tyndale House Publishers to review. Wanderin’ in the Desert contains 2 25 minute episodes that cover the books of Leviticus, […]

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