Lessons At Blackberry Inn :: A Review

Lessons at Blackberry Inn – Review

This month I'm looking at the lovely encouraging book 'Lessons At Blackberry Inn' by Karen Andreola. This is the sequel to Pocketful Of Pinecones which I reviewed last month. If my review piqued your interest enough to buy or borrow a copy of the book, I have no doubt that you are hooked and cannot [...]

Pocketful of Pinecones Review

Pocket Full of Pinecones Review

Written by veteran homeschooler and renowned interpreter of the Charlotte Mason method of education, Karen Andreola's 'Pocketful of Pinecones' is simply a delight to read! This book is basically a teachers 'how-to' guide to implementing nature study Charlotte Mason style. It has been written as a heartwarming story which draws the reader right into the [...]

Homeschool Conventions and Conferences for You!

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A very big part of continuing education for the homeschool parent is homeschool conventions and conferences. Now is the season! I am sharing three favorites today – all of which are coming up very quickly! Affiliate links – for homeschool events I personally adore – are included in this post. So if you click through [...]

Favorite Homeschool Tips

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Boy, are you in for a treat today!  The amazing homeschool mommas (who also happen to write fabulous reviews for you) are sharing some of their best, well-seasoned homeschooling tips for you today.  You will be blessed. Be sure to browse the tabs above to find curriculum reviews in the age and category you are [...]

Your Local Public Library

Your Local Public Library – Do You Know All It Has To Offer?

After the Bible, the library is probably the most valuable resource we homeschoolers have access to, and it amazes me that some people homeschool without it.  Even those of us who use it regularly often do not take full advantage of its many resources. In fact, even though we use the library so faithfully that [...]

Homeschool Freebies and Sales

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There are simply so many wonderful homeschool freebies and sales right now! Enjoy... Homeschool.com’s Holiday Fun Event is in full swing. Lots of free holiday printables, science experiments, recipes, website trials, and more (including some Hodgepodge!) Homeschool.com’s 2014 Gift Guide – such fun! It’s chocked full of great educational gift ideas—just in time for the [...]

Honey for a Teen’s Heart

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Most homeschoolers know about Honey for a Child’s Heart, and recently Heidi reviewed Honey for a Teen’s Heart here.  That wonderful review motivated me to look for the book, and as soon as I returned my interlibrary loan copy to the library, I bought it. It’s that good. And that’s why I want to draw [...]

Homeschool Mom Helps

Homeschool Mom Helps – The Curriculum Choice

Homeschool moms wear many hats - teacher, mentor, planner, project coordinator, coach, organizer, and MORE! Each homeschool day brings new experiences and often new challenges.  As homeschool moms ourselves, we understand that it can sometimes be hard to find information and answer to the many questions we face regarding homeschooling our family.  Today we are [...]