Monthly Archives: April 2011

Loving the Little Years: Motherhood in the Trenches

April 25th, 2011 (No Comments)

I bought this (Loving the Little Years: Motherhood in the Trenches) thinking “how will I find time to read this, with all the books I already haven’t read??” I am so thankful I took the plunge! First, I was so relieved to receive the book and find it is small, less than 100 pages, and […]


Homeschool Core Curriculum

April 20th, 2011 (No Comments)

I have first, second, third, fourth and fifth grade (core curriculum) from Timberdoodle and I love it. I like being able to customize . All my children look forward to school and the faster pace of the daily word problems and geography work great for my busy boys. I don’t like the Story of the […]


Apples Spelling

April 19th, 2011 (No Comments)

Loving this book! I purchased this workbook (Apples Spelling) for my two sixth graders. They needed some extra help with spelling rules. We have been using it for two weeks and I am so impressed. The kids like it because the lessons are easy to read, short and to the point. I like it because […]


Jump at Home Grade 5

April 18th, 2011 (No Comments)

Pretty good for spiral method I am not a huge fan of the spiral method but we needed something to make sure we had some areas covered for testing. This workbook does a very thorough job of covering a lot of concepts including patterns, fractions and decimals. The directions were easy to follow. It was […]


Created For Work

April 15th, 2011 (No Comments)

I handed this (Created For Work) to my son when his school Bible study ran out early. The change in my ten-year-old is amazing!! He has always hated work of any kind and now he often pitches in and helps without being asked or complaining, and has put on himself the job of getting our […]


Rosetta Stone Version 3 Homeschool Edition German

April 11th, 2011 (No Comments)

We have used this product for 4 years and it is still my NUMBER ONE curriculum recommendation for learning a language. My husband and I both speak fluent German but have failed to pass it on to our kids the easy way – in every day conversation. We have screened a lot of programs and […]


Manners Made Easy for Teens

April 4th, 2011 (No Comments)

Helpful for teens Manners Made Easy for Teens is a great tool for helping young people be comfortable in various situations and for helping to teach them to be a blessing to others.  There are a wide variety of etiquette topics and they are thoroughly covered.  I appreciate the role-playing projects and plan to have […]