Family Creativity with Oriental Trading (Review)

Spring in Chicago is full of surprises.  One day we are running outside in t-shirts, finding beautiful new blooming flowers.  The next day we are reaching for winter coats because it is snowing again.     For the most part…
Middlebury Interactive Languages (Review)

It is with the spirit of adventure that we decided to try Elementary Spanish 1 for Grades K-2 from Middlebury Interactive Languages.  My kids are not big fans of computer learning, but with the baby #4 almost here I asked…
Help Teaching Pro Subscription Review

If you are in the field of teaching you might have heard about HelpTeaching.com, an easy-to-use, customizable resource for educators.  Recently I had a chance to review their Help Teaching Pro Subscription.  If you are a teacher or looking for…
The Magic and Wonder of Math and Science (REVIEW)

Studies have consistently shown that playing games with children is good for families.  I usually love playing games with my children.  I find that it’s an easy way to bond and have fun together.  But let’s be honest: the only…
A+ Interactive Math Review

The best way to guarantee success in math is to make it exciting.  You start with bright and interactive materials, concentrate on laying the foundation for conceptual understanding with simple and clear instructions, and offer enough opportunity to practice in…
SchoolhouseTeachers.com Review Yearly Membership

  When I was given free Yearly Membership to SchoolhouseTeachers.com, I was not planning to use it.  If it is so great why have none of my homeschooling friends ever mentioned it?  Besides, I am not one of those people who…