Being unorganized can make life tough in a number of ways. Disorganization in your home can cause an unending, overall sense of stress because you’re lacking a certain amount of order in your life. It also causes unsightly clutter and makes it hard to find things. The good news is […]

Reflecting on Another Visit This month, we celebrated my youngest daughter’s 7th birthday. Her father flew in to help us celebrate and I’m happy to say that the visit went as smoothly as it possibly could have given outside circumstances. Dealing with the Outside Remember my former landlord? You know, […]

Daily GRAMS: Grade 3 by Easy Grammar Systems is a great tool for reviewing grammatical concepts. I used Daily GRAMS with my 4th grader every homeschool morning.   At first, I was concerned that she would get bored with the worksheets as part of her morning work. However, I noticed […]

For this review, we received the Annual Membership Plan offered by My School Year Homeschool Record Keeping. I have been using it to track my girls’ extracurricular activities, co-op schedule, and homeschool plans. Like many planners, digital or paper, guidance is needed to know how to get the most out […]

Reviewing Timeline Collection: A Collection of Historical Timeline Figures by Home School in the Woods really helped my daughter understand and organize her history studies. This year, we are using A Child’s History of the World by Virgil M. Hillyer to talk about history. History is usually a very dry […]

My youngest daughter had fun reviewing R.E.A.D. Curriculum Notebook Grade 1 by Crafty Classroom. R.E.A.D. stands for Ready, Eager, Able and Determined to READ. This is a digital product that is intended to be low-prep, hands-on and ready to go. It is the type of product that would be good […]

Matific Galaxy is an online math resource that provides fun activities for learning or practicing math skills such as counting, ordering, addition, and subtraction. For this review, my oldest daughter chose to use the online games to support the concepts she was already learning in the third grade. (I mention […]