Category Archives: Product Reviews

Pearson Homeschool Science Curriculum Review

Pearson Homeschool Science Curriculum

I received this product for free. I am being compensated for my time to use the product and write this review. All opinions are my own and I was not required to provide a positive review. Science is one of those subjects that we’ve been pretty relaxed with so far. I haven’t done any formal (Continue reading…)

TypeKids Touch Typing Course for Kids

Touch Typing Course for Kids

I received this product for free and was compensated for my time. The opinions are my own and I was not required to provide a positive review. My, how times have changed! When I learned to type it was on an actual typewriter in a high school classroom filled with loud machines. We used whiteout, (Continue reading…)

Online Courses for Right Brained Learners with JumpCourse


Although Caroline isn’t anywhere near ready to start taking college level classes, I wanted to review JumpCourse because I know there are many people who read this blog who have right-brained children, gifted children, and children who otherwise simply learn and think outside the box. Online learning can be a great option for children like (Continue reading…)

Grammarly – A review of an online writing tool for homeschoolers, parents and teachers

When I was contacted by Grammarly, I have to admit I was skeptical that I would really find the website that impressive. I was wrong. This is a great tool that could definitely be of use for homeschoolers, parents and teachers. What is Grammarly? Grammarly describes itself as an automated proofreader and personal grammar coach (Continue reading…)

iBlog Pro – Take your blog to the next level with this ebook


If you are a blogger and want to take your website to the next level, I highly recommend iBlog Pro. This ebook is FULL of excellent information from experienced bloggers. I personally contributed the chapter “Setting Up Your Blog for Passive Income,” a topic near and dear to my heart! The major sections all have (Continue reading…)

Sticker Dolly Dressing Around the World – Sticker Books as Learning Tools

Sticker Dolly Dressing Around the World

I purchased Sticker Dolly Dressing Around the World probably almost a year ago. It sat on the shelf until it seemed like the “right” time to get it out and use it with Caroline. This fall was the right time and so we’ve been enjoying it! One of the things we like to do as (Continue reading…)

Potato: A Tale from the Great Depression – 10 Days of Learning from The Great Depression Series


Every once in awhile you see a book somewhere that draws you in and you know you have to buy it. Potato: A Tale From The Great Depression was that way for me. It brings a complicated time down to a simple level for children, showing them what life was like for one family during (Continue reading…)

Must Have Items for Homeschooling a Creative Girl


My husband and I have been blessed with a creative little girl. She has more imagination in her pinky than I have in my entire body. She lives in a world of possibilities where her stuffed animals are her real friends and she’s never met a plot she didn’t want to recreate! So how do (Continue reading…)

ABC Mouse Website for Toddlers, Preschool, Kindergarten and First Grade

Perhaps the best website I’ve used with Caroline is ABC Mouse. It is by subscription, but worth every penny in my opinion.  There are two things that set ABC Mouse apart from other learning websites. The first is the high quality of the site in general. The graphics and production level are far superior to (Continue reading…)

LeapFrog Letter Factory: It’s Officially a Big Hit

LeapFrog Letter Factory DVD

I can officially call LeapFrog Letter Factory a big hit with Caroline. Now that I know she likes it, I’ll look into the other related ones as well.  Thanks very much for the recommendations! I’ll be checking out some of the others soon! I also purchased the Fridge Words Magnetic Word Builder today. We already (Continue reading…)

Easy, creative fun with do-a-dot paints and books

This summer I introduced Do-A-Dot Rainbow Art Set Paints to Caroline. I wasn’t sure what to expect, but she LOVED them.  She’s used them regularly ever since. I purchased a few of the books such as Do-A-Dot Discovering My World Activity Book and have been making copies of the pages that interest her. (That way (Continue reading…)