Bessie’s Pillow: A Young Immigrant’s Journey {A Book Review}

Have you ever wondered what it would have been like to leave the country of your birth, travel thousands of miles to build a new life in a strange place? Bessie's Pillow by Linda Bress Silbert, a new release from Strong Learning, Inc. gives us an close up look into the experience of one young woman … [Read more...]

Creating a Masterpiece with Online Art Lessons {A Review}

Recently, we added art classes into our weekly homeschool schedule. I wanted to give the children opportunity to create artwork as opposed to "arts & crafts" projects. We wanted to be able to display what we created or possibly finish them in such a way as to give them as gifts. Creating a … [Read more...]

Circle C Stepping Stones Series {a Review}

We've recently discovered a delightful set of books written by Susan K. Marlow from Kregel Publications. As a member of the Homeschool Review Crew I received copies of Andi Saddles Up and Andi Under the Big Top, the first two books in the Circle C Stepping Stones series. I am always excited to find … [Read more...]

Creative Freewriting Adventure {A Review}

  I have a writer in residence. Our 15 year old daughter loves to write and looks for opportunity to jumpstart the writing process whenever and wherever she can. When I was given the opportunity to use Creative Freewriting Adventure from Home School Adventure Co. she was totally on board … [Read more...]

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...]