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…
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…
Apologia Astronomy Review

Amazing doesn’t even begin to describe Exploring Creation with Astronomy, 2nd Edition from Apologia Educational Ministries.  It truly lives up to all the glowing reviews I came across on the web.  If you want to learn about our first experience…
Can Do Cubes Review

If you have small children, you probably own one or two sets of classic wooden alphabet blocks.  They are fantastic for teaching letters, blending sounds and making words.  But if these are the only blocks in your repertoire let me…
Jolly Phonics and Grammar Review

You have probably heard of Jolly Phonics and Jolly Grammar.  This comprehensive, synthetic program is used across many schools in America and by many homeschooling families.   jollyliteracy.com by just2ducks LLC sent us this amazing reading curriculum for review.  So…