Our First Month of School 2016

Homeschool Highlights first month 2016

  This month, we… Started our school year as a second grader and kindergartener! Explored and created our own cave paintings Started our journey through our solar system Fed flamingos Moved to Georgia! Started reading words! Studied how Egypt became one nation and wrote our names in hieroglyphics Got creative…

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Jolly Literacy: A Review

Jolly Literacy Feature

Dear Homeschooler, My daughter is so excited to be starting kindergarten. She absolutely loves school and is so thrilled to learn how to read. That is why I was so excited to have the opportunity to review Jolly Phonics and Jolly Grammar by jollyliteracy.com. When I was a special education…

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FlipStir Puzzles: A Review

FlipStir feature

Dear Homeschooler, My kids love puzzles. I’m always looking for new ones because we inevitably lose pieces – no matter how careful we are. That is why I was excited to have the opportunity to review a puzzle where it is impossible to lose the pieces. When our FlipStir Tyrannosaurus…

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Our 2nd Grade Curriculum Choices


Dear Homeschooler, The new school year is here. It’s easy to just continue on with the same curriculum you have always used. Although I don’t personally recommend changing curricula every year, I do find it helpful to look at the curriculum other home educators have chosen to help me assess if my…

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Talking Shapes: A Review

Talking Shapes Feat

Dear Homeschooler, My kids love technology. Any chance they get, they are on some device playing games, reading books, and watching videos. I always appreciate it when I can sneak in some educational programs and that is why I jump at the chance to review any product by Talking Fingers, Inc. Earlier…

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