When I first heard of Math Lessons for a Living Education, I was intrigued, in a very reserved manner. You see, I have tried a LOT of different math programs. I have learned (the hard way) that math can make or break your homeschool! I was hesitant to try something new because I had worked […]
Bringing a Sense of Wonder into our Homeschool
What if we could offer our kids an education that inspired them to wonder? What if we could stop teaching them how to think and what to learn and instead approach teaching like good seasoning– Where we give them just enough to whet their appetite and watch the spark fan into flame? This would be an […]
Hands On Curriculum That Will Make Science Fun Again!
Science curriculum gave me a bad taste in my mouth and I’m going to tell you why… it was either insanely overpriced (for just one grade mind you, and I needed 3) or boring as all get out. I was beginning to get discouraged with the whole idea, Science was supposed to be fun right? […]
How to Engage your Kids in Science
Kids love to explore, they love to experiment and guess and DO… which kind of makes Science the ideal subject for them. When we teach our kids Science we are generally giving them lots of room to make good guesses and test out their theories. They are learning facts about the world all around them, […]
Social Studies that will Grow your Child’s Faith
Homeschooling from a Christian standpoint is changing. The more mainstream homeschooling becomes, the more neutral curriculum companies have begun to make their programs. It is becoming harder to find curriculum that teaches from not only a Biblical perspective, but weaves the hand of God into the very foundation of the lessons. And yet this sums […]
Social Studies your Kids Actually WANT to Do!
Do your kids roll their eyes when you pull out your social studies? Today I want to talk to you about an exciting new social studies curriculum I have learned about from Master Books. This is their Elementary Geography and Cultures curriculum and is recommended for grades 3-6. We have been trying it out this last […]
Elementary Bible & English Grammar Curriculum Review
For many years I have been a huge fan of Master Books (a division of New Leaf Publishing Group). I trod through the crowds at the homeschool conventions, looking for these treasures amongst the books. I read them together with my children and we have enjoyed every book we have purchased. Just a few months ago, […]