Collaborative Books for Young Writers

Are you looking for something to do with your little ones, while your older learners are needing your help?  Would you like more than 20 ways to not only keep them occupied, but also help to develop their reading and writing  skills? Scholastic offers this and much more in their workbook, Collaborative Books for Young [...]

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Homeschoolers College Admissions Handbook Review

My daughter turned twelve this summer, and thoughts of homeschooling high school and preparing for college admission have been swirling around in my head.  As someone who likes to plan ahead, I decided doing research now would help calm my worries. That's when I came across the Homeschoolers' College Admissions Handbook by Cafi Cohen. I'm [...]

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The Big Book of Homeschool Ideas – Review

The Big Book of Homeschool Ideas: 55 Moms Share Their Expertise on 103 Topics

What can you do when you have a homeschool related question? You could “phone a friend” You could search your favorite homeschool blog You could contact members of your homeschool co-op or support group Although these are GREAT ideas, what do you do if you still can’t find any someone familiar with the situation you [...]

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Life of Fred Elementary Math Review

Life of Fred Review

One of the treasures we have found for our homeschool is the Life of Fred Elementary Math Series. I was intrigued when I first heard about them because they are written in a story format about a little boy named Fred who uses math in his everyday life. Fred is a 5 year old boy [...]

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Apologia General Science and Student Notebook Review thumbnail

My seventh grader is gaining a fantastic overview of science from Apologia General Science. "... Be prepared to be awed and amazed with what the Creator has made for you!" ~Don’t miss the giveaway at the end!! We received these Apologia General Science resources in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are our own [...]

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Simple Schooling :: Autumn Days Review

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Well, autumn is upon us! Trees have been changing color since late August here in my bit of England. I do LOVE this season, as do many others I know. I always get excited on the school front too as I am able to indulge in my love for the season with many beautiful autumnal [...]

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