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 [...]

Write From … History

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Late last year author, Kimberly Garcia, contacted and asked if we'd be interested in reviewing any of her books in the Write From History series. Did we ever! One look told me that my boys would enjoy them and I wasn't mistaken at all. The books are wonderfully done and written with the homeschooler in [...]

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  In our home, anything that makes offering music appreciation easier is a big plus. Our family has used many of the The Story of ...Introduction to The Classics CDs as part of our weekly music selections. This series makes learning about great composers super easy and enjoyable. There is nothing more enjoyable than turning [...]

Winter Promise Children Around The World

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I wanted my children, especially my eldest, to have a big year of geography again. I had noticed some of his skills were lacking. Not to mention it was time to expand upon some bigger geographical items as well. I looked at both Winter Promise’s Children Around {CAW} The World and Sonlight’s updated Core F. [...]

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Have your children thought about starting their own business? Would you like your kids to learn how to write checks and “balance the books”? For the past several years our homeschool studies have included discussions and lessons about business and entrepreneurship.  This year we have added a fun and practical resource to our studies called: [...]

Key to Geometry Review

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Do you know what Miss 13 and I do every day?  We sit down on the couch with Key to Geometry, a unique, hands-on geometry course, and spend some happy time together. Presented in eight booklets (the first six just over 50 pages each and the last two around 150 pages each), Key to Geometry [...]

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"She who opens her eyes and her heart nature-ward even once a week finds nature study in the schoolroom a delight and an abiding joy......She finds, first of all, companionship with her children; and second, she finds that without planning or going on a far voyage, she has found health and strength." Handbook of Nature [...]