Charlie Hernández & The League of Shadows by Ryan Calejo: A Review & Giveaway

Those who read my blog know that I'm a big proponent of reading aloud to my kids.  I've been doing it since they were too tiny to talk, and I'll continue reading aloud to them until they ask me to stop. One of our goals with reading aloud is to … [Continue reading]

Exhaustion – Blogging Through the Alphabet

I love my kids.  I'm so blessed to have them, and I wonder every day what they'll be like in adulthood.  I remember fondly their baby and toddlerhoods, and I love watching them grow into young adults. But right now, I also see their challenges … [Continue reading]

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 … [Continue reading]

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 … [Continue reading]

Books I Read Aloud to the Kids, February, 2019

In February, we continued our lull of only going to ABA three times a week, so we didn't get in quite as much reading/listening as other months.  Plus, I had a mom fail and forgot to keep track of what we read and listened to as we finished them, so … [Continue reading]

Dyslexia: Blogging through the Alphabet

When you’re teaching a young child to read and you homeschool, you’ll likely hear this piece of advice if your child is slow to learn how to read—“Don’t worry.  My child didn’t learn to read until 9 (or 10 or 11), and now he’s a voracious … [Continue reading]

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 … [Continue reading]

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 … [Continue reading]

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris: A Book Review

Since I was a teenager, I have read many different types of Holocaust stories.  Lately, I've been reading fiction centered around the events in World War II. This post contains affiliate links. By far, one of the best I have read is Heather … [Continue reading]

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 … [Continue reading]