product review

Where I Shop First for Homeschool Curriculum Electives

Where I Shop First for Homeschool Curriculum Electives

What is your child’s favorite subject in school? In our family, our favorite homeschool curriculum electives are music, Spanish, and Chess.  They love doing their “fun stuff.”  In fact, Spanish is the one subject my girls beg me to continue each year even though I know that it is something we could put off until middle school….

Amazing NEW Audio Adventures that Make Learning Captivating

Amazing NEW Audio Adventures that Make Learning Captivating

Growing up, I remember looking forward to listening to the latest Adventures in Odyssey stories.  I couldn’t wait to see what happened next at Whit’s End in the imaginary town of Odyssey.  When I heard a new audio adventure series was coming out by the former producers of Adventures in Odyssey that included the voices…

Don’t Worry–Now Everyone Can Be an Artist

Don’t Worry–Now Everyone Can Be an Artist

Watching children grow up is always a fascinating thing.  There are some things certain children will do very well, while other things leave them lost in bewilderment and frustration.  Take my eldest, for example.  Peanut has always enjoyed singing and organizing things.  Even as a 7 year old she can be found singing around the…

Middlebury Interactive Languages: An Online K-2 Spanish Program that Works!

Middlebury Interactive Languages: An Online K-2 Spanish Program that Works!

At the beginning of the school year, Peanut declared that she wanted to learn Spanish thanks in part to her preschool music teacher, whose first language was Spanish.  While I hadn’t planned on focusing on a foreign language at this point in her schooling (she’s five), I heard about Middlebury Interactive Languages and thought we’d give it a…