As a busy homeschooling mom I have grown to appreciate and depend on the findings and creations of other moms, dads and teachers to help me out. One resource I use a lot is Schoolhouse Teachers. As I am planning my units and lessons I always check out the lessons, worksheets and videos they have. So […]

I am a grammar girl. So when I went looking for the right program to help me teach grammar I knew what I was looking for. What I was looking for was something that closely resembled how I was taught grammar in my Catholic schools. Rod  & Staff was the answer. The Run-Down: I give this […]

I love history. Actually it is one of my favorite subjects. I am huge non-fiction reader and enjoy my fiction novels nestled comfortably in a historic period. As much as I love the subject, I have to admit it can be a little daunting to teach…especially to a five year old. The Story of the World series […]

The math program that we use is Saxon Math. Princess Bella just finished the 2nd Grade book and is ready to move on to book three, the 3rd grade book. The Run-Down: I give this program 5 Olive Trees!!!!   Secular / Stand Alone / Grades K – 12 /Advanced Math Courses Saxon math was […]

If you are like me then you have hundreds of flashcards laying around. Some flashcards are very organized and some are not. Getting my child to actually sit down and study them can sometimes be a bit of a chore. One day, a friend shared a website that has truly revolutionized the way we go […]

The spelling program that we use is a series called Spelling Workout by Modern Curriculum Press. As I type this review I am happy to announce that Princess Bella just finished level B (2nd Grade) and is checking our mailbox every day for Level C to arrive, she just can’t wait. And that simple fact […]

  The spelling program that we use is a series called Spelling Workout. As I type this review I am happy to announce that Princess Bella just finished level B and is checking our mailbox every day for Level C to arrive, she just can’t wait. And that simple fact alone (the fact that she […]