Self Propelled Advantage Review

The Self-Propelled Advantage: Review

Last year a friend introduced me to a lovely book entitled The Self Propelled Advantage. It was a crazy busy year for us, but the title and summary were captivating. As most parents, we were keen to help guide our children in the efforts of self learning and this book certainly seemed to fit the [...]

Timeline: A Game

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Our family moved house in December, days before Christmas. It was an exhausting experience for everyone! With my husband being up to his neck in end of year things at work it left the kids and I with the duty or packing up the old home, scrubbing it down, and doing the majority of the [...]

Writing With Skill Review

My eldest son, now 12, has been desperate for me to teach him to write for a while. I’m very passionate about writing because it hits pretty close to home for me. But truthfully I’ve never been huge on non-fiction writing. It’s not that I can’t do it or that I don’t like doing it, [...]

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 [...]

Picture Smart Bible

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The boys and I have been reading through various books of the Bible through the school year. It’s been an enjoyable process for us, but I like to keep the boys focused on what we are reading and be sure they understand, to some degree, what we’re learning/reading as well. A few years ago I [...]

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. [...]

180 Days In The Word

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We recently, thanks to the author, tried out 180 Days In The Word. It’s thusly named because you spend 180 days of your school year reading through your entire Bible. When this was offered up for us to review I was pretty excited to give it a go as the boys had just been given [...]

Well Planned Day Family Homeschool Planner

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Hello, my name is Kendra and I’m addicted to planners. Planners. To me that one word is a complete sentence. True story. Most girls are addicted to shoes, shopping, or purses. Me, it’s planners & tote bags. They lure me in & before I know it I have purchased one, or both. Don’t miss the [...]