the typing coach review

The Typing Coach Review

Typing is a fundamental skill these days, especially with 99% of work being accomplished on a computer. We all need more typing practice at my house (for this very reason) so I wanted to try The Typing Coach Online Typing Course created by The Typing Coach. General Overview Price: $17 per person per year Online…

thin stix review

Thin Stix Review

Do you have little ones that like to paint? We’ve spent quite some time playing with The Pencil Grip, Inc.’s Thin Stix 6pk of Classic Colors for this review. I have to say … these are pretty cool. General Overview Price: $8.99 Painting without the mess Solid tempera paint sticks Our Thin Stix packet contained these colors:…

Captain Absolutely Review

Captain Absolutely Review

We loved reading Captain Absolutely from Focus On The Family. It contains all the components of a great comic – humor, action, character-building components, truth, and a good guy that defeats evil. General Overview Price: $9.99 Paperback Written by Focus on the Family 105 pages Amazing graphics with rich color How We Used The Book…

homeschool rescue review

Homeschool Rescue Review

Help for homeschool parents is at your fingertips with Homeschool Rescue from Only Passionate Curiosity. Over the past few weeks I’ve been able to indulge in a little bit of “me time” with this Homeschool Rescue review. It’s been an eye-opening experience into my scheduling, our homeschool, the areas in which I am struggling, and where I…

r is for roosters

R is for Roosters (and chickens)

I love roosters. Well, chickens in general. Before we moved to our neighborhood, we had about 12 chickens, including 2 roosters. One was a bantam (we called him O’Connell) and the other was a mix (we called him Phoenix). He was a beautiful red rooster with a high arching green tail. Simply beautiful. Since we’re…

q is for questions

Q is for Questions

What? Who? Why? When? Where? These are questions we answer every single day…from multiple sources, multiple times a day. It’s important to ask questions – and even more important to understand the answers. This seems like such a strange word to post about, but I really think it’s an important word. It’s through questions that…

p is for potential

P is for Potential

As we’re preparing for our son’s high school graduation, I’ve never been so aware of his potential and all the opportunities he has. I remember when I graduated from high school, it felt like the world was at my fingertips. I was considered an adult, high school life was behind me, and I was poised to…

high school essay intensive review

High School Essay Intensive Review

High school writing can be overwhelming with preparing for SAT and college applications so I was excited to receive High School Essay Intensive from Institute for Excellence in Writing for my daughter. Lauren loves to write creative stories and books. But, I do find that she needs help with her more structured school papers. So, I…

Secret Bridge Book Review

The Secret Bridge Book Review

We’ve had the pleasure of reading Lamplighter Publishing’s The Secret Bridge by Amy LeFeuvre. For a complete review of this beautifully written tale, please read our full Secret Bridge book review below. General Overview Price: $28.00 Written in 1899 Age range: 12-99 The Secret Bridge is a story of love, redemption, forgiveness, and a few…

ArtAchieve Review

ArtAchieve Review

My daughter and I love art, so when given the chance to practice our hand on art lessons for kids in our homeschool, we dove in. It has been our privilege to learn with the Entire Level II for this ArtAchieve review. General Overview 15 Level II Art Lessons Each lesson costs $5 with the…