Already Gone {Why Your Kids Will Quit Church & What You Can Do To Stop It}

Over the years we have been noticing a steady decrease in Sunday School numbers in our church. I know in my church (and apparently in churches around the world), we focus on trying to keep high schoolers coming to church every week.    According to the data collected by Britt Beemer for Ken Ham’s book “Already […]

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 […]

Everyday Cooking {Molly Crew Review} #mollycrew

I’m proud to announce that The Old Schoolhouse Review Crew has branched out to include homemaking product reviews! The name of this portion of the Crew is called the Molly Crew and the first product featured is by Everyday Homemaking. Our choices were between a Family Chore System (which we could totally use help with […]

“D” Is for Dinosaur ~ Moms of MasterBooks Review

Growing up, we seemed to have conflicting information on whether or not dinosaurs and humans co-existed.  I don’t know if I’m remembering what we were actually taught in school, or if watching the Flintstones just overrode everything else that I learned.  🙂 My dino-loving kiddos like watching shows like Dino Dan, but according to Dan […]

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 […]

Do You Want to Be Great For God? #missions #MomsofMB

I have memories of my church talking about missionaries when I was growing up, but quite honestly, I was never grabbed by the desire to be a missionary. This latest Moms of MasterBooks review was for a fantastically inspiring book called “Great For God” by David Shibley that delves into the lives of former missionaries […]

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. […]

Amazing Animals by Design {TOS #homeschool Crew Review}

Amazing Animals by Design is about a boy and a girl, and a trip they take to the zoo with their parents.  For each animal they encountered, they learned about the specific design of each animal that enabled them to survive. As we read through the book, we came upon a picture of a large, […]

Today Is Your Best Day, Free Books & an Invitation

Download your FREE Digital copy of this book Friday 3/23 by going here. You won’t regret it! How was your day today? With most people, my answer would probably be “good, thanks.  How was yours?”.  Sort of an automatic reaction. With family members, it usually starts with “Ugh.”  and may be followed with “okay, I […]

The Day the World Went Wacky {Review & Twitter Party}

“The Day the World Went Wacky” by Janine Suter is a new book by Master Books publishing that teaches kids about the Fall of Man. The books starts out from a child’s perspective.  He is in the dentist chair with a cavity, and he questions why God made pain. If God made the world, and […]