EdAlive – Homeschool Crew Review

While I didn’t really enjoy having my kids in online, public school this year, one thing I did appreciate was the part of the 4th grade curriculum was learning to type.  By the time PB & J Girl had completed that curriculum, she was typing 14 WPM.  I was looking for a new typing program […]

Homeschool Review Crew: CrossWired Science

We’re always looking for new and dynamic science programs to engage our children, so we were excited to try out a brand new program, CrossWired Science.  We were able to review the Sound, and Fluid Dynamics units. About CrossWired Science CrossWired Science is a brand new, Christian-based, homeschool science curriculum.  In fact, during our review […]

A Video Homeschool Crew Review: Stop Motion Animation Kit

The girls have started their own YouTube channel, and they were eager to add stop motion animation.  When the chance came up to review the Stop Motion Animation Kit from Stopmotion Explosion, they were very excited and set to work creating their own stop motion videos. For this review, we created a video, largely done […]

Blogging Through the Alphabet: Homeschool

When I first considered homeschooling, I heard concerns from several friends and relatives.  Some of them said they were worried about the socialization aspect, while others were a bit more blunt, “Homeschooled kids are weird.” Now that we’ve been homeschooling for six years, I can see where people who aren’t in the homeschool world would […]

Homeschool Crew Review: Tied 2 Teaching

Even though PB & J Girl is a kinesthetic learner and loves hands on activities, we haven’t had the chance to use many STEM activities in our homeschool.  That changed recently when we tried out Tied 2 Teaching‘s STEM Activities, Full Year of Challenges with Close Reading. About Tied 2 Teaching The creator behind Tied […]

Homeschool Crew Review: Drive Thru History® “Acts to Revelation”

One of my favorite products that I look forward to reviewing whenever it is available is anything from Drive Thru History®.  This time, we had the pleasure of reviewing Drive Thru History® “Acts to Revelation”. About Drive Thru History® Drive Thru History® is hosted by Dave Stotts, a man who has traveled to more than […]

Homeschool Crew Review: Art in America by ARTistic Pursuits

PB & J Girl is a kinesthetic learner, and she loves doing anything hands on when it comes to school.  She especially enjoys art, so she happily reviewed Art in America, K-3 Vol. 8, the last in the series K-3rd Grade Level, Volumes 1-8 from ARTistic Pursuits, Inc. About the K-3 Grade Level Volumes There […]

Change – Blogging Through the Alphabet

Change can be scary.  What if I make a change, and it’s the wrong decision?  I’m always a bit reluctant to change, but I find especially with kids with special needs, I need to be willing to change to do what is best for them. Therapy Probably the biggest place this comes into play is […]

Homeschool Crew Review: Victus Study Skills System

While Bookworm used to happily do his schoolwork easily every day and continue to study and learn well after school was over, once he hit puberty, that stopped.  Now that he is a 9th grader, he has slowly started to find joy in learning again, but he’s discovering that he really doesn’t know how to […]

Homeschool Crew Review: For the Temple by Heirloom Audio

We’ve been listening to many, many audio stories as we make our way to and from ABA, so I was excited to review For the Temple (www.ForTheTempleHenty.com), another quality production by Heirloom Audio. About For the Temple The story follows John, a Jewish man engaged to Mary.  John is happy caring for his family farm […]