An Adaptive Online Math Curriculum

I am always happy to find a resource that will help give my children a good foundation in math. Having access to quality programs like Adaptive Math Curriculum Online from A+ Interactive Math (by A+ TutorSoft Inc.) are helping us identify and address learning gaps in my daughter's and son's math … [Read more...]

Home Ec {NOT just for girls} Basic Kitchen Skills

In order to cook and serve a meal to your family or to guests, what basic skills do you really need to know? If you had to break down all the tasks you have to accomplish in order to enjoy even a basic meal in your home, what would be on that list? My basic list would include things like: … [Read more...]

Home Ec {NOT just for girls} Basic Household Duties

Back in the day, Home Ec was a required course for girls in junior high school. I remember well. I remember learning some valuable skills in that class, skills I use daily. It's a course that isn't really about being 'a girl' but about real-life living in a real-life home. Some of the skills … [Read more...]

Exploring Creation with Human Anatomy and Physiology from Apologia

For several years I have wanted to try Apologia's Young Explorer Series science curriculum with at least one of my children so I was thrilled to get the opportunity to review Exploring Creation with Human Anatomy and Physiology. Sometimes, a homeschooling mom needs something they can open and run … [Read more...]

5 Days of Home Ec {not just for girls}

Helping our children gain the skills they'll need to succeed in life is essential. A big part of our job as parents is to equip them with the knowledge and tools to be able to take care of themselves once they are out in the world on their own. All next week I'll be sharing ideas for teaching … [Read more...]