Homeschool Crew Review: Princess Cut Movie

The kids and I settled down to a movie on Easter day.  Our choice?  Princess Cut, which I had received from Watchman Pictures for review.  We enjoyed this family-friendly film, and I especially enjoyed that I didn’t have to worry about inappropriate language or scenes. About Princess Cut Princess Cut follows the story of Grace, […]

Homeschool Crew Review: Memoria Press Music Appreciation 1

PB & J Girl loves music and singing.  She sings in the church choir, but she knows little in the way of reading music, understanding music language, etc.  We’ve started to change that, though, thanks to the opportunity to review Music Appreciation 1 by Memoria Press. About Music Appreciation 1 The Music Appreciation 1 set […]

Homeschool Crew Review: Carole P. Roman A Child’s Introduction to Cultures Around the World Books

Cuddle Bug best learns by being read to, so we’re reading aloud her history, religion, and science.  I was delighted to add geography when we began reading aloud books by Carole P. Roman.  We chose three books in her A Child’s Introduction to Culture Around the World series, If You Were Me and Lived in. […]

Homeschool Crew Review: Zirrly Mega Pack Super Beads

My girls love to create, and they love making bead creations.  They’ve used popular beads, but that usually resulted in frustration because they would have to wait for mom to iron them.  That could take (ahem) many, many months.  (Bad mom!)  But, they had a frustration-free experience recently when they tried Super Beads.  Zirrly has […]

Homeschool Crew Review: Taming the Lecture Bug and Getting Your Kids to Think

I remember when my children were young and parents who had already raised their children to adulthood would laugh whenever I’d mention difficulties in parenting my kids.  The common phrase was, “Little kids, little problems; big kids, big problems.”  I thought that these parents must have just forgotten what it was like to have small […]

Homeschool Crew Review: CursiveLogic

Teaching my kids cursive is very important to me.  I know that some schools no longer teach cursive, but when I think of all of the historical documents that are written in cursive, I just can’t think of my kids not learning it.  Bookworm learned while he was still in school and now has beautiful […]

Homeschool Crew Review: Magic Stix Washable Markers (and a Giveaway!)

Over the years, we’ve had the pleasure to review many products by The Pencil Grip, Inc.  While we’ve enjoyed all of these products, Cuddle Bug, my resident doodler and artist, absolutely loves the 24 pack of Magic Stix Washable Markers. About The Pencil Grip, Inc. The Pencil Grip, Inc. was created in 1992 by Dr. […]

Homeschool Crew Review: Wulf the Saxon by Heirloom Audio Productions

Heirloom Audio Productions has added another great title to their collection of works by G.A. Henty.  This time it is Wulf the Saxon about the Norman conquest.  We received the physical CD and enjoyed listening to it! About Wulf the Saxon This audio story is 2.5 hours long and offers a complex story of battle […]

Magic Stix–Review and Giveaway

Cuddle Bug LOVES art, drawing, and being creative.  This kid goes through markers and paint faster than you can imagine. This post contains affiliate links. She was delighted when we recently got the chance to try out Magic Stix by The Pencil Grip, Inc. About Magic Stix Magic Stix are sold on Amazon and come […]

Homeschool Crew Review – Illuminating Literature: Characters in Crisis

Because I sometimes teach high school literature in our co-op, I’m always on the hunt for new curriculum. I recently was able to try out Illuminating Literature: Characters in Crisis.  This is another great product by Writing with Sharon Watson, and it’s a keeper. About Illuminating Literature: Characters in Crisis This Christian world-view curriculum designed […]