ABeCeDarian Interactive A Workbook: A TOS Crew Review


PB & J Girl loves using online programs.  That is one of her favorite ways to learn, so when I had the chance to review ABeCeDarian Interactive A Workbook, I knew just which of my children would be the reviewer.  In addition, we also used the … [Continue reading]

My Goals for July 12, and an Update on Last Week’s Goals

Somehow, this summer isn't turning out quite as we expected! On the late morning of July 4th, our air conditioner starting making quite a ruckus.  And then. . .it died! It was 107 degrees that day.  Our house got up to 95 degrees. We opened … [Continue reading]

ArtAchieve Entire Level 1: A TOS Crew Review

Four Suns ArtAchieve

Last semester, all three of my kids had two art classes a week, one in each co-op.  While they already liked art, that ignited their interest in art even more.  I've also come to value art in our homeschool, especially after teaching one of the art … [Continue reading]

Menu Planning for July 10, 2016 – Paleo Meal Plan


So, I've been out of the meal planning loop for awhile, in part because I was trying to eliminate all of the foods that made my heart race.  A strict Paleo diet, without the gray area foods like rice or white potatoes, seems to do the trick.  So, for … [Continue reading]

Does the Thread Count of Your Bedding Really Matter?


Buying bedding and a mattress can be expensive.  When we moved into our house nearly two years ago, we bought a fairly cheap mattress.  It was fine for awhile, but now, both my husband and I have aching back most days.  We won't be able to replace … [Continue reading]

The Life We Never Expected by Andrew & Rachel Wilson: A Book Review and Giveaway

Life We never expected cover

My brother had cerebral palsy, and he was confined to a wheel chair for his entire life.  Before his teen years, he lost one of his great loves--eating.  He had surgery so that he could get his nutrition from a feeding tube since he was aspirating so … [Continue reading]

Olim: Once Upon a Time in Latin Reader 1 & Workbook 1 – A TOS Crew Review

Olim, Once Upon a Time. . .In Latin

The first year we started homeschooling, we joined a co-op that started out each session with a brief Latin lesson.  However, the lessons were carry overs from the year before, and the kids and I had no idea what declensions were.  We were completely … [Continue reading]

My 12 Goals for 2016: June Update

My main goals for 2016 are to work on finances and myself. The year is half over.  Crazy, isn't it? Here's how I did in June: Exercise 4,160 minutes in 2016. 7.28% Complete. I didn't exercise at all in June.  I want to wait to pick up … [Continue reading]

I Rode a Horse of Milk White Jade by Diane Lee Wilson: A Book Review

I Rode a Horse of Milk White Jade Review

This post contains affiliate links which help support Mom's Plans. Bookworm is studying the Eastern Hemisphere for history and literature.  This is BookShark's Level 5, the equivalent to Sonlight's Core F.  The books  in this level are different … [Continue reading]

Notebooking Pages Lifetime Membership: A TOS Crew Review


Last year when I was planning out the kids' homeschool year, I considered buying Notebooking Pages Lifetime Membership.  In the end, I decided against it because I wasn't sure how much I'd use it.  What a mistake that was!  Instead of paying $97 for … [Continue reading]