Here’s a program called Family Mint that you will really like especially since it’s FREE. I have come across so many interesting and creative products this year as part of the TOS Homeschool review crew and Family Mint is
You wouldn’t think that a homeschool Mom would need a program like Graphics Toolbox, but after you use it
Roots and Fruits is a comprehensive e-book written by a homeschool Mom who used to be a teacher. She developed Roots and Fruits because she saw a lack in vocabulary knowledge among the students she was working with, even if they read a lot.
A friend of mine just told me about this free computer game that you can download for free to help teach your child their multiplication facts. It’s fun and interactive. Boys especially like the adventure. Try it and let me know what you think. Timez Attack
If you want to learn guitar on DVD, you might want to check out the Jean Welles Worship Guitar class. Volume one is a 68 minute DVD with 7 lessons in both English and Spanish. I can play guitar now!! Well,
When thinking about homeschool high school planning, many Moms start breaking out into a cold sweat. Teaching reading, writing and math have become a routine now, but those high school subjects can be pretty intimidating. If you sit down when your child is in 7th or 8th grade and start filling in when they will […]
Most people know that classical music is good for children. Maestro Classics has taken that learning a step further. With the help of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, they have taken a classic stories like The Tortoise and the Hare, Casey at the Bat, Mike Mulligan ad his Steam Shovel and more and made them come […]
After many months of working on the internet and reviewing over 350 websites, I have finished my book and am offering a free report about how to homeschool using the internet. If you would like to grab your copy, go to Homeschool Using the Internet Be sure to come back and tell me what you […]
Here are a couple of articles that I have written that I thought you might like to read. 7 Habits of Successful Homeschoolers 7 Essentials for Homeschooling Let me know if you have any comments or anything to add about these lists.
Here’s a fun site that a friend told me I just HAD to try, so I did. It’s a place where you can keep track of all your family’s activities on a calander, keep track of all your lists and be able to access them from a mobile phone, enter family pictures and get a […]
Many people think you have to purchase a homeschool math program and drag your children through it each day to to able to teach and learn math. Although math workbooks help children stay focused on math and teach the basics in order, they are not the only things you can use to teach math.
When we went to see a movie last year and we saw the preview for the Tale of Despereaux, I noticed that the movie was based on a book. I immediately thought I could use this opportunity to homeschool with Despereaux.
If you have been looking into homeschooling for any length of time, you know that there are homeschool laws and that they are different for every state.
Want to be inspired to homeschool? Check out this page of famous homeschoolers. http://www.homeschool-how-to.com/famous-homeschoolers.html Some of them overcame overwhelming odds and some were just ordinary people who wanted to help their children learn in the best way possible for them. The football player was interesting to me since I thought homeschoolers couldn’t play high school […]
Is there such a thing as discount Abeka curriculum? It seems to me from all my searching on the Internet that
I receive this nifty Study Pod Book Holder for review a month or so ago. I’ve had it sitting on my desk by my computer for several weeks now. I didn’t realize how hard I was making things
Finally a free foreign language learning site that teaches you a language with native speakers and interactive vocabulary and audio. You just click on the language you want to learn and then go through the lessons. I would suggest using the audio lessons unless you already know how to pronounce the words. This is a […]
On this first day of summer, you may be thinking that it is too late to put in a garden if you haven’t already. Truth is, there is still lots of time to plant a garden. You might even get some great deals on plants at your local nursery or garden center. You can plant […]
This week I’d like to give you some information about Language resources for homeschooling. I’ve written a simple plan at my website
The Critical Thinking Company gave me a review copy of Language Smarts Level C to look over. They say that it is for grade 2. I would say that age assessment is
Last time I wrote to you about homeschooling your child for free. In order to make that concept work, you have to know a few things about buying and selling used homeschool books. I have been buying and selling homeschool books and curriculum online for years. Maybe some of you have never done that or […]
When asked to review the program All About Spelling, I have to admit that I rolled my eyes a bit before I received my packet. My 3 older girls are not good spellers at all! We tried all kinds of
Since I recently read this book I thought I would do a The Duggars: 20 and Counting review. A friend sent me a video by email a few months ago about this wonderful homeschooling family that just had their 18th child. I don’t know what it is about big families that intrigues us, but most […]
I had the privilege of reviewing the Cerebellum Corporation AP learning video. The one I received was called Light Speed US Government and Politics. They provide lots of DVDs but have launched a new series specifically for students preparing for the AP exams
I just found this cool site called 3D Papercraft by Creative Park. You should see some of the creatures and crafts they have created just from paper! They cover many different categories too like: Toys Science Architecture Circus Seasons and Holidays Origami and MUCH more! This looks like SO much fun. Everything is done for […]