Category Archives: Language arts

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

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


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: 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: Patriotic Penmanship Transition (manuscript to cursive)

To add some variety with our handwriting, we’ve been using Patriotic Penmanship Transition (manuscript to cursive) from Laurelwood Books. This is a great handwriting book for an up-and-coming second grader, though I think it could be used with any grade. … Continue reading

Review: The Minstrel in the Tower E-Guide from Progeny Press

Progeny Press makes it easy to study a book with their The Minstrel in the Tower E-Guide. One useful thing I immediately liked about the study guide is that it provides background information that is actually important to the story. … Continue reading

Review: Essential Skills Advantage

For the past few weeks, Boobear has been practicing his math and reading skills with the Complete Home Learning Suite from Essentials Skills Advantage. While he loves math, he needs practice learning his facts and from different angles to make … Continue reading

Review: Homeschool Copywork

We received a Lifetime Membership to Homeschool Copywork as part of the Schoolhouse Review Crew. This allows us to download a wide variety of copywork and notebooking pages. What is Copywork? When you hear the term “copywork” you might think … Continue reading

Review: StoryTime Treasures from Memoria Press

As part of the Schoolhouse Review Crew, I was given the chance to review StoryTime Treasures Student Guide and Answer Key from Memoria Press. I’ve been wanting to take a good look at this program for a while, so I … Continue reading

Review: Logic of English Essentials 2nd Edition

Over the last few weeks, Boobear and I have been working through Essentials 2nd edition from Logic of English. I have one thing to say: I. Am. In. Love. What It Is Essentials is a complete program that is multi-level … Continue reading