I Can Do It Myself! {Preschool Learning}

    One of the things that I love the most about the preschool age is watching all of the ways that my little one is learning to exercise her independence. Her newest thing is to make her own jelly sandwich, and now she can even cut it herself! She LOVES helping me out around […]

A Cry From Egypt {TOS #homeschool Review}

  “A Cry from Egypt” is a work of historical fiction written by homeschool graduate, Hope Auer.  She began writing this book seven years ago, at the age of 13, when she was studying Ancient Egypt with her family.  At the time, she was assigned to write a short historical fiction based on what she […]

When Homeschooling Is No Longer the Answer…..

My boy and I have been struggling this past year.  Not so much with the SCHOOLING part itself, but more about all of the other times.  (Did I mention that he’s EXTREMELY strong-willed?!) I’ve spent a LOT of time crying out to God (and complaining that “I can’t do this anymore”). Well, it turns out […]

Zane Education {TOS #homeschool Review}

  We had an opportunity to review Zane Education over the last month.  Zane Education has tons and tons of online educational videos that teaches a plethora of subjects.  There are over 2,000 videos for on the site for more than 260 topics. From the website: The Missing Piece… The reason our online educational videos […]

Creation Illustrated {The Old Schoolhouse Crew #homeschool Review}

   Creation Illustrated magazine is a quarterly publication that is chock full of gorgeous photographs, yummy looking recipes, and heart-warming stories. From the website: Creation Illustrated is published quarterly (beginning in Fall 1993) as a private, nonprofit, non-denominationally owned ministry dedicated to the eternal impact of sharing Biblical truth through the blessings of God’s creation. […]

The Complete Aquarium Adventure {#homeschool Review & Giveaway}

Guess what we received in the mail?   The Complete Aquarium Adventure: A Field Trip In A Book! My kids dove right into this as soon as we received it. There are gorgeous pictures of all kinds of ocean wildlife that you can expect to find at an aquarium: My little one loved exploring the […]

7 Days of Hope…..for the Weary Homeschooling Mom

Are you a weary Momma?  Are you looking for some hope?  A balm for your soul? Brooke McGlothlin (of BrookeMcGlothlin.com and co-founder of  The M.O.B. Society) & Stacey Thacker (from 29 Lincoln Avenue and MODSquadBlog) teamed up a while back to write an oh-so-encouraging ebook, Hope for the Weary Mom: Where God Meets You In […]

Noah’s Ark File Folder Game for Preschoolers #ece #preschool

I found a really cute Preschool File Folder Game based on the animals of Noah’s Ark the other day. I printed out all of the animals for my 3-year-old, but I wasn’t quite satisfied with the “ark” part of it, so I made my own. I made what is supposed to resemble an ark and […]

Heritage History for Young Readers {TOS #Homeschool Review}

The Heritage History Young Readers’ collection is a large compilation of history texts that gives kids an introduction to Western Civilization. From the website: The Young Readers Classical Curriculum represents a broad and age-appropriate introduction to all of Western Civilization. Primary subjects include American, European, and Ancient history, Bible and saint stories, legends and literature. […]

The Judah Bible Curriculum {TOS #homeschool review}

The Judah Bible Curriculum is an online curriculum that promotes Biblical literacy. From the website: The Judah Bible Curriculum is a “Principle Approach” Bible curriculum whose distinctives are the following: The BIBLE is the textbook. The student studies and learns the Bible. The student learns God’s purpose in history, studying the hand of God in […]