Old Fashioned Language Arts with Eclectic Foundations {A Review}

We found it! The Language Arts program perfectly suited to our youngest child. It is quite the challenge to find one child struggles with learning using resources we've always found successful. We have made progress using our old stand-bys but it has been slow and grueling for both of us. We have … [Read more...]

A Little Time Travel with Homeschool in the Woods {A Review}

Hands-on learning has been a favorite way to learn in our  home school over the years. Digging into a topic or theme with a variety of activities and resources is a fun and effective way to teach and to learn. I'm a self-proclaimed "Unit Study Mom" and so when given the chance to use the hands-on … [Read more...]

Reinforcing Math Skills {Times Alive Review}

Learning multiplication facts has not been our youngest daughter's favorite thing in school. It's been a challenge, for mother and for daughter. That is why I was excited to get a chance to try Times Alive! from Times Tables the Fun Way. Their online lessons with animated songs and stories to learn … [Read more...]

Homeschool Moms, Let Them Dig!

Have you ever met a young child who did not like to dig? In the dirt, at the beach, on the rock pile, to the bottom of the bucket of blocks. They have a natural sense of discovery and curiosity that cannot be quenched. So, I say, "Let them DIG!"  Yes, digging in the dirt can get messy, but it's … [Read more...]

Homeschool Moms, Take Time to Consider

I am blogging through the alphabet, bring encouraging words to homeschooling moms - all moms, for that matter! I might have chosen popular 'c' words like courage, creative, consistent, or compromise. Instead another word kept coming to mind. In our homes and our homeschools, there are times for us … [Read more...]