Review: Perfect Reading, Beautiful Handwriting

With his language disorder, Boobear has a hard time reading so I’m always on the lookout for something to shake things up. Perfect Reading, Beautiful Handwriting from Everyday Education, LLC fit the bill. We received a pdf copy to review … Continue reading


We are so excited to share with you about four new books brought to you by Carole P. Roman and   The books are: If You Were Me and Lived in… Elizabethan England (An Introduction to Civilizations Throughout Time) (Volume … Continue reading

Review: The Cat of Bubastes

We’ve been listening to the newest radio drama from Heirloom Audio Productions called The Cat of Bubastes! This is a book I’ve been wanting to get to read to Boobear but haven’t bought yet, so I love the fact we … Continue reading


Boobear has had a good time sending and receiving his own emails with the Annual Subscription from As part of the Review Crew, we received an annual subscription. I set up an email for Boobear and have been messaging … Continue reading


We have been supplementing our studies with worksheets from the Help Teaching Pro Subscription from We received a pro subscription as part of the Review Crew. is a huge site that is full of things that make teaching … Continue reading

Review: Getting Started with French

We are exploring a new foreign language curriculum, Getting Started with French from Armfield Academic Press. I took French in school and always enjoyed it, though I wasn’t able to practice it very much after I was done with the … Continue reading

Working While Homeschooling

As you may know, I’m a work at home mom. I mainly was working part time, because that was all I could find. If you’re wondering where I’ve been – well, I was switched over on my project to full … Continue reading


We’ve found lots of resources to add to our homeschool with the CHSH Download Club from! Now, I have to be honest – this was one of those sites that I had dismissed as not being useful for our … Continue reading

Review: Apologia Astronomy 2nd Edition

As part of the Review Crew, we received Apologia Educational Ministries’ Exploring Creation with Astronomy, 2nd Edition. We received the student text, notebooking journal, junior notebooking journal, and the text on audio cd. The textbook is a hard cover book … Continue reading

Review: Can Do Cubes

  Boobear loves practicing his spelling and phonics with Can Do Cubes from These little wooden cubes from just2ducks LLC came with a CD-Rom and DVD. These have things like the Teacher Guide and the phonetic sounds that you … Continue reading

Review: Jolly Phonics and Jolly Grammar

We’ve tried several phonics programs and nothing seemed to really click well until we started using an awesome program from We received a copy of Jolly Phonics and Jolly Grammar from just2ducks LLC to review. I was surprised at … Continue reading

Review: FlipStir Puzzles

Boobear enjoys puzzles, so I jumped at the chance to review the FlipStir Puzzles from Enlivenze LLC. We received the Solar System puzzle, which is perfect since we’re currently studying astronomy. It’s a great way to help enforce facts about … Continue reading

Review: Foreign Languages for Kids by Kids

We have been using the Starter Set 1 from Foreign Languages for Kids by Kids to learn Spanish. There are a lot of Spanish-speakers in our area, and I feel it’s a good language for Boobear to learn. The Starter … Continue reading