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Ok, I know I am not alone in this boat, but if you have children that are very active or who have better learning experiences using hands-on learning techniques and tools it can most definitely be draining. Why you ask? In the beginning it is SO much fun because there is just a flood of ideas out there which is fantastic, thank you internet! BUT … then after 6 or...

I will fully admit that I am a little OCD when it comes to keeping school records and paperwork. My OCD comes for two reasons. The first being that I want to keep clear records should I ever need to share them with anyone down the road. I don’t know about you, but every parent’s plate is full. Your days are filled with to do lists and when you add a job on top...

I LOVED teaching nursery rhymes in our homeschool when my children were younger. There are so many different ways to bring a nursery rhyme to life for a child. So when I received the new Margaret Wise Brown, who just so happens to be one of my FAVORITE children’s book authors thanks to the Runaway Bunny, I could hardly wait to dive into the magical storyline and...

Has there ever been a television show that perhaps you saw the commercials for or found yourself channel surfing past and perhaps you caught a weird moment on the show that made you keep on surfing only to find out later on when you watched the show from beginning to end that you just got pulled into the story line? For me, that is what happened with the Originals....

Have you ever watched a television show and just laughed and laughed so hard that you found yourself still smiling hours later? Then these 22 hilarious episodes from the Mike and Molly show season five from Warner Brothers Home Entertainment are sure to bring on the laughter, happy tears, and lighter step to your day! Before I get much further into this review, I...

If you have been homeschooling for a while you can probably relate to this… You just sit down to start your lessons with your children, or perhaps you have finally managed to break through on a difficult topic with one of your children, then, just as you get a wide grin and are about to jump for joy it is all interrupted by that dreaded noise. Someone knocks...

Oh to visit a quaint English village! Having traveled all over the world in my lifetime, I must say that some of my fondest memories are of staying in bed and breakfasts in the English countryside. Given the right company and setting it can quickly feel like you have stepped into a painting or into a novel. So, what if you were to visit a small English village and...

Do you like that loveable Wibbly Pig from the Mark Inkpen storybooks? Even if you do not know who Wibbly Pig is, why not take a few minutes and have some fun with the new Wibbly Pig! Adventures with Wibbly! DVD from NCircle Entertainment.  This fun DVD brings 6 fun episodes and 3 sing-along songs for you and your children to have fun with to life, right out of...

When looking for a homeschool curriculum that covers zoology it is always tough to find one that is not only fun but also informative. This Elementary Zoology homeschool curriculum pack contains the perfect blend of facts, required science elements, hands-on activities, fun activities, field trips, PLUS I am able to teach it to both my 4th and 6th graders at the same...

Making math lessons fun is a must in my house. I have never been shy about the fact that math and I do not always get along. So, when I get the opportunity to make math lessons not only fun, but also bring them to life with hands-on activities, I just jump right in. It makes math that much easier for my children to learn and be reinforced when the math skills...

Do you like those lovable Octonauts? Then why not learn all about crocodiles and crabs with the new Octonauts: Crocodiles & Crabs DVD from NCircle Entertainment! This new and fun DVD is themed to those misunderstood, but still important crocodiles and crabs that are frequently seen and interacted with by those fun loving Octonauts. These adventures of the Octonauts...

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