I used to review curriculum, now I create it

Mom’s Speak Out About their Greatest Struggles with Homeschooling!

Homeschooling is hard, in fact, some seasons and stages, homeschooling is STUPID hard! I’m talking all hands on deck, survival mode here! If you are feeling at the end of your rope, this post is for you! I reached out to my readers and asked them what their biggest struggles with homeschooling were! Let’s get […]

I was Homeschooled and I’m Weird

I may be weird (well, as weird as you that is) but I can write my own name and everything! I don’t wear a dress that goes to my toes, I know how to talk to other people, I didn’t live on a farm, I didn’t live in my pajamas (well at least not ALL […]

Top Preschool Curriculum Choices for Homeschooling

Looking for a detailed list of available Preschool curriculum to help you start with your little one? Look no further! I’ll give you a brief overview of each program, the cost, and links to go find more details! Make sure you stop and pin this post for later so you don’t lose it! If you […]

The AMAZING Curriculum Reveal Roundup 2015 and Favorite things Friday # 19

I love reading curriculum reveals and seeing what other homeschoolers choose, don’t you? I searched around the web and found as many curriculum reveal posts I could to share with you! If you’re a blogger, make sure to add your curriculum reveal to the link up below! I hope you find these as inspiring and […]

5 Things you Need to Know Before You Start Homeschooling

Back to school signs abound all around us, sales on paper and stationary are dangled in our faces. Alas, it’s that time of year again and many people are considering homeschooling as an option for the first time! If you are new to homeschooling or need some fresh inspiration as the school year approaches, read […]

Natural Home Remedies for Colds, Sore Throats, and Ear Infections

These last few weeks we have had colds, sore throats, achy, etc. The whole family has pretty much been down and out and when I got it I was ready to crawl in a hole. I couldn’t believe how fast and hard it hit! I woke up with insane sinus pain/pressure, my ears hurt, my […]

Free Printable Bookmarks to Color

Everyone loves a cute bookmark, but kids love ones you can color and personalize! I designed this set of 6 bookmarks so that there is one for everyone! Print off the two black and white copies and have 6 bookmarks to color, personalize and laminate to use over and over again! Make sure to pin […]

Grapevine Studies Review

I am always on the lookout for Bible curriculum that isn’t boring, that makes the Bible come to life for my children! God isn’t boring and neither is His story, why should our curriculum be???? Grapevine Bible Studies‘ catch phrase is “Stick Figuring Through the Bible.” Their approach is to teach symbols and have the […]

Homeschooling the Uncooperative Child

We’ve all been there: the buckle at the knees, the unappealing pout, maybe the folded arms and determined scowl, all preceding the dreaded “WHY do I have to do this?!?!?!?” Find out how we homeschool the uncooperative child. Make sure you pin this so you can find it after! Do you have an uncooperative child? […]

The Beginner’s Bible Come Celebrate Easter Sticker and Activity Book By Kelly Pulley ~ Review

The Beginner’s Bible Come Celebrate Easter Sticker and Activity Book by Kelly Pulley popped on the BookLook Bloggers site about a month before Easter. ‘Perfect!’ I thought, ‘Just in time for Easter!’ WRONG. The book unfortunately was backordered and we got it only about a month ago but that didn’t stop my 5 year olds […]

Dice Off® Spanish Game for Kids! So Fun they Won’t Know they’re Learning!

I’m a big believer in learning through play, I think it is a powerful learning method, especially for kids! So when I discovered Dice Off® Spanish Game for kids by Foreign Languages for Kids by Kids®, I was blown away! Come join us on our family games night and see why you need to get this […]

Will I be Homeschooling High School? What are the pros and cons?

A lot of people have been asking lately if I will be homeschooling high school. High school seems to be scary territory, “how can we teach things so advanced? How will they get a diploma? They need their friends!” Although I went to public school for grade 11 and 12, the homeschool scene has changed […]

Free Coloring Pages and Favourite things Friday #17

Welcome to another Favorite things Friday! I’m so excited to see what you guys have been up to this week and so enjoy reading each and every one of your posts! This week I want to make sure you all head over and grab your free printable dinosaur coloring pack! See it by CLICKING HERE […]

5 Reasons Sonlight Curriculum didn’t Work for us

Sonlight is easily one of the most popular homeschool curriculums currently available. It has an amazing reputation as one of the most comprehensive programs and SO many homeschoolers I talked to recommended it. 

I did some research, I read their 27 Reasons NOT to Buy Sonlight® as well as all the reasons to buy it. […]

Free Dinosaur Coloring Pages

I put together this super cute bundle of free dinosaur coloring pages and copywork for your preschool/kindergarteners! My kids love to color, doesn’t matter how old they are! The copywork at the bottom just adds a little element of “school” to these pages, and helps them learn their letters or if they are older, how […]

Homeschool Planet Online Planner Review

Hello, my name is Rebecca and I am a planner addict. I mean really, true story, I have bought EVERY. SINGLE. PLANNER I come across. I love to plan! I love paper! I love schedules! I love pretty things! I am a complete and total sucker for a new planner, I simply cannot resist. However, I […]

Home Art Studio Review: Fun Kids Art You Don't Have to Teach!

Do you want to teach your kids art but aren’t sure where to start? This is a full review of our current kids art program, Home Art Studio. We have been using the Home School Art Studio Program DVD with Lindsey Volin 1st Grade video with all 4 of the older kids and they love it! We […]

Make a Fishing Game and Learn About Magnets

Looking for a fun activity to do with the kids (of course, with a learning aspect involved)? Why not try this awesome, easy, 10 minute prep homemade fishing game? I promise you that you have everything you need around your house (as long as you have magnets) and it will occupy the kids for HOURS! […]

SmartKidz Media Learning Resources for Homeschoolers: Full Video Review

Have you heard of SmartKidz Media? I heard about it for the first time from the Schoolhouse ReviewCrew and as soon as I clicked on the link, I wanted in! This is a detailed review AND video review of the SmartKidz Media Library for Homeschoolers. If you have been looking for some fun, engaging learning resources to supplement […]

HELP! I’m Starting Homeschooling and Don’t Know Where to Start! And Favorite things Friday #12

Are you starting homeschooling and feeling completely overwhelmed? Don’t panic! Grab a cup of coffee, a pen and paper, and come make a plan with me on what to use for curriculum, how to understand and teach your child successfully, and more! 1. Before you do anything, check out this post, “How to Get Started […]

I used to review curriculum, now I create it!