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 […]

How We’re Using SchoolhouseTeachers.com This Year

As I’ve mentioned, I currently have my kids in online, public school.  For one child, this is a fantastic option, and I hope that child continues on with this type of schooling next year.  For another child it’s an okay option for now, and I plan for this child to finish the academic year at […]

Homeschool Crew Review: Kidzaw Master Kitz The Starry Night

PB & J Girl loves artistic endeavors, so when I learned of Master Kitz The Starry Night, I knew she’d love it.  This project is just one of many designed by Kidzaw.com; we liked this one so much, we hope to try more Master Kitz in the future! About Kidzaw Kidzaw was created five years […]

Homeschool Crew Review: Balancing Diapers and Deadlines

I have been working from home since my youngest was just a baby–eight years now.  I’ve always had trouble achieving balance; in the early years, I feel like I devoted too much time to my work, and in these latter years, I’ve had to reduce my workload as my kids needed me more.  Some days […]

Homeschool Crew Review: Math-Whizz

My girls aren’t big mathematics fans, but they are at grade level.  However, they do have trouble with some math concepts, especially learning math facts.  To make sure they don’t fall behind, I was on the look out for a math enrichment program; we found the perfect one, Math-Whizz, by Whizz Education. About Math-Whizz Math-Whizz […]