letting go

Letting Go … When Your Oldest Graduates

Whew. This has been a year of adjustments, changes, and just plain ol’ letting go. That’s hard for me. Really. Really. Hard. Let me give you a run down of this year for us with James – our oldest. April:  We originally though James would be attending the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in the fall…

Kids Preschool Supplies Review

My kiddos are much older than pre-school, but what FUN it is to review kids preschool supplies! Pencil Grip, Inc. sent us The Ultra Safe Safety Scissors and the The 3 Step Pencil Grip Training Kit to review. The Ultra Safe Safety Scissors Let me break this review out by product. Let’s talk about The Ultra Safe Safety Scissors…

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Audio Missionary Drama Review

I’ve thoroughly enjoyed the Brinkman Adventures audio missionary drama review, specifically Brinkman Adventures Season 4. These adventure stories are based on true missionary experiences. Exciting, full of adventure and ways that show how we can each impact the world…one person at a time. General Overview The Brinkman Adventures is a series of true (well, based…

algebra review

Algebra Review with CTCMath

It’s also good to have an Algebra review, regardless of how old you are! I had the opportunity to review a one year Single Membership from CTCMath. Although they have many options available, I chose Algebra I. General Overview Homeschool family rates are 60% off + 6 bonus months Online videos/tutorials for each lesson + online…

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Let’s Play a Christian Board Game (review)

We had a blast learning to play Unauthorized by Chara Games! This review explains not only how to play this Christian board game but also explains why it’s a great game for families and/or youth groups. General Overview In order to learn how to play the game, watch this 12-minute video. I would HIGHLY RECOMMEND…

studying different cultures

Studying Different Cultures

Studying different cultures can be exciting, especially for younger children. We received 4 books to review from Carole P. Roman: If You Were Me and Lived in Scotland, If You Were Me and Lived in Germany, If You Were Me and Lived in Viking Europe and If You Were Me and Lived in the Ancient…

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Pure Flix & Homeschooling

Pure Flix is known for it’s Christian movies, but did you also know that Pure Flix can also be used in your homeschool? We all know that sometimes students need a break from books and papers. One of the beautiful things of homeschooling is that it enables us (the parents/teachers) to truly educate our children…

halloween tract review

Halloween Tract Review

With Halloween fast approaching, what Halloween treats are you giving those little kiddos when they march up to your door? This review is based on a brilliant idea of Let the Little Children Come – Is There Anything Better Than Candy? Box-Tract. How about something better than candy? Share the Gospel with children with a Halloween…

MARINE BIOLOGY

Marine Biology Review

We’re always so blessed to review Apologia Educational Ministries‘ products, including the Marine Biology 2nd Edition Advantage Set which we were able to dive into this past month. General Overview We received the student text, solutions, mp3 CD, and student notebook (which is a consumable – one per student). The student notebook is spiral bound and the text…