Organizing School Supplies when You Homeschool in a Small Space

  Homeschooling in small quarters can be challenging. It seems school supplies breed in the night and then disappear during the day. How can we keep things corralled and organized without tripping over all the tools and things we need for our daily lessons? Our family has had the … [Read more...]

Summer Household Tips and Encouraging Hearts & Home Blog Hop

  Our summer days are often filled with pool dates, play dates, vacation plans and . . . getting our house under control! I don't know about you, but for me, the last days of summer are filled with plans to get organized and decluttered as we head into a new school year. Here are a … [Read more...]

Trust Fund Movie Review

I'm always happy for the opportunity to share a good book or movie with my teen aged daughter so I was excited to receive a copy of the movie Trust Fund from Mapelle Films.  Along with the dvd I also received the book Love Was Near to share with her. As a member of the Homeschool Review Crew, this … [Read more...]

Preparing Your Child for Life with an Internship for High School Credit

Alternative forms of education are not a new idea to homeschoolers, which is why I was very happy to receive and review a copy of  Internship for High School Credit from Apologia Educational Ministries. The concept of an internship is not new. Until recent times, the most common way to prepare a … [Read more...]

Using Media for More than Just Entertainment This Summer

As a mother and my children's educator I'm torn between letting my kids have a summer full of fun and frolic or a summer of "let's not forget what we learned in school this year!" Is it possible to have both? I say, "yes!" I've seen a lot of bucket lists for summer floating around the internet. … [Read more...]