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I'm a veteran homeschool mom with 4 children. I love sharing what I know about homeschooling and hearing from others about their concerns and successes.

11 April 2012 ~ Comments Off

Family Mint

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

08 April 2012 ~ Comments Off

Graphics Toolbox Review

You wouldn’t think that a homeschool Mom would need a program like Graphics Toolbox, but after you use it

05 April 2012 ~ Comments Off

Roots and Fruits

  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.

02 April 2012 ~ Comments Off

Free Multiplication Mastery Program

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

30 March 2012 ~ Comments Off

Learn Guitar DVD – Jean Welles Worship Class Review

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,

27 March 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Homeschool High School Planning

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 […]

24 March 2012 ~ Comments Off

Maestro Classics Review

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 […]

21 March 2012 ~ 1 Comment

My book – How to Homeschool using the Internet is ready

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 […]

18 March 2012 ~ Comments Off

7 Habits of Successful Homeschoolers

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.

15 March 2012 ~ Comments Off

How to Manage it All

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 […]

09 March 2012 ~ Comments Off

Homeschool Math

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.

06 March 2012 ~ Comments Off

Homeschool with Despereaux

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.

29 February 2012 ~ Comments Off

Homeschool Laws

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.

26 February 2012 ~ Comments Off

Famous Homeschoolers

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 […]

19 February 2012 ~ Comments Off

Discount Abeka

Is there such a thing as discount Abeka curriculum? It seems to me from all my searching on the Internet that

16 February 2012 ~ Comments Off

Study Pod

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

10 February 2012 ~ Comments Off

Great Foreign Language Learning Site

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 […]

07 February 2012 ~ Comments Off

Summer Garden

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 […]

04 February 2012 ~ Comments Off

Homeschool Language Resources

This week I’d like to give you some information about Language resources for homeschooling. I’ve written a simple plan at my website

01 February 2012 ~ Comments Off

Critical Thinking Company

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

29 January 2012 ~ Comments Off

How to Buy and Sell Used Homeschool Curriculum

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 […]

26 January 2012 ~ 1 Comment

All About Spelling

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

23 January 2012 ~ Comments Off

The Duggers: 20 And Counting Review

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 […]

20 January 2012 ~ Comments Off

Cerebellum Corporation

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

07 January 2012 ~ Comments Off

3D Papercrafts you Can Make

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 […]