Grocery Shopping

Gone are the days when I could get in and out of a store in less than an hour.  Most times I feel as if it takes me an hour just to get out everyone out of the car, the stroller situated, remembering the cloth bags and keeping everyone alive as we walk through the parking lot.  

Phew!  I’m exhausted just thinking about grocery shopping, let alone actually walking into the store.  I used to find grocery shopping a relief, my solitude, a place to hide from anyone needing me, and NOW its a football scrimmage where the coach (that would be me) has a play by-play move. Continue reading

History Can Be Exciting

A day in the life of a historian COULD be the most exciting day of your life!!!

Experiencing history through the written words of Rush and Kathryn Limbaugh made for one thrilling and epic read, while being able to review all five of the Adventures of Rush Revere Book Series created by Adventures of Rush Revere #1 New York Times Bestselling Book Series by Rush and Kathryn Adams Limbaugh was ingenious.

For someone, like myself, who in the past has found learning history rather dull, never again would I entertain that idea after reading the Rush Revere Series. 
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Made In The USA

SUMMERTIME, made for lazy mornings, ice-cream cones, serious sunshine and of course FLIP-FLOPS!  What is time spent at the beach without some fabulous flip- flops to show off freshly painted toes, and a cold drink to wash away the heat of the day.  Ahhhh, to know my feet can carelessly be free and comfortable at the same time is a double bonus! 

Have you heard of TELIC flip-flops?  If your answer is ‘NO’ keeping reading and let me introduce you to a company that believes in a standard higher than most. Continue reading

Basics To Homeschooling Review

“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” ~Aristotle

Some of the best ways to learn a new venture in life is by seeking wisdom and guidance from someone who has gone before you.  The wisest people on earth have sought out mentors who will teach them the ways of what they are learning, and this is the secret to their enriched life.  Home education is not any different.  As a homeschooling mom myself, I need guidance and wisdom from another mom mentor who will teach, share, bless, encourage, strengthen and challenge me in ways to help me grow exponentially.  I was so excited to have the opportunity to review How to HOMESCHOOL with Stunning Confidence, Contagious Joy, and Amazing Focus (DVD & Coursebook) published by Apologia Educational Ministries.  If you’re in a season where you need a little clarity, focus or encouragement than this review is for you!         Continue reading

Lets Learn Spanish Review

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Language is a fascinating gift given to all of us, known for its complex process that needs to be decoded.  When properly deciphered the brain has the ability to decode a foreign language, such as Spanish.  There are three major components in learning any foreign language which are Consistency, Practice and Listening.  So, with much enthusiasm I present to you this review of Educator’s Spanish Collection produced by Whistlefritz. Continue reading

Giving Back To The Community With Kids

“Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.” ~ Anthony Robbins

Surrounded by everything we need, we are truly a blessed family, yet my kids are seeing life through a wrong set of eyes.  My children are certainly not any different from most others, and it is imperative that as much as they are given, much is required!  In an effort to help them realize that the world is more than Lego building, buying toys and ‘ALL’ about them, this summer we are taking the time by ‘Giving Back’ to our community. Continue reading

Healthy Kids–Healthy Lifestyle

Choosing a healthy lifestyle as a kid is not a natural, ingrained tendency, but must be cultivated by the family to make wise choices.  With reviewing MarshMedia, which is an online health education website for students in grades k-8, I have come to the conclusion that some topics are better reinforced by an outside source.  Currently, MarshMedia is giving us the opportunity as homeschoolers to take advantage of a special offer being made exclusively for us, which is a Homeschool Special.

*The Homeschool Special is a subscription that will give you exclusive access to stream 59 of the most requested video programs.  There is a one time fee of $50, and you may view whichever programs you choose as many times as you would like.  Hurry as this incredible deal will only be available until 12-31-17, so you sure do not want to miss out!   

My review is based on three, out of the 59 video programs I chose that would be a great fit for my family, they are Wash Those Hands, You’re Not A Little Kid Anymore, and Go Slow Whoa! Continue reading

K5 Learning Review

Keeping our minds sharp in the transition of our homeschooling year coming to a close and summer fastly approaching is extremely important to our family.  This review of K5 Learning, which is an online program, is helping us supplement our math and reading lessons and fits perfectly into our already ‘loose routine.’  Unlike any other online program my student cannot wait to work through her math and reading lessons, and is extremely excited to see herself progress from where she first started.  K5 Learning may just be an excellent fit for your family when the summer routine gets a little crazy!    
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Little Latin Learners

Salvete!  It is always in our children’s best interest to provide enhancing opportunities to enrich their educational experience.  This review of Prima Latina Complete Set which is published by Memoria Press, is the foundation of starting your students on the path of a classical educational approach.  For some, learning Latin can often be difficult or intimidating, yet the journey Prima Latina takes the students on makes Latin very approachable and even lighthearted.               Continue reading

Fair Trade

In a country where we want Fairness, Justice and Everything Just Right…….why oh why do the same principles not apply around the world!!!

~In the United States of America we have the ability and power to effectually change our consumerism, yet we ignore the obvious and live as if we do not know it exists.  Traveling extensively overseas, for more than 10 years, I have seen, touched, lived with, and built relationships with people who work hard just to survive daily.  These individuals I am referring to are fathers, mothers, brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, cousins and even children.    Each day these individuals awake to being consumed with thoughts of survival, and of course making money to provide the means of doing so.  What can be done to stop this perpetual cycle of unfairness, INTENTIONALLY LOOK for ways that enhance someone else’s life!  If this was easy the world would work in harmony, yet this is challenging and often difficult to pursue an avenue that requires thought, and yes even extra money.    Continue reading