Tell Me A Story

Nothing gathers my children's attentions quite like the telling of a good story.  They can nearly always goad their grandparents into telling them one at any time.  Grammy makes up elaborate stories with creatures and characters of all sorts, while Mom Mom and Pop Pop tell stories of themselves as children. My littles love all the stories and … [Read more...]

Song School Latin Review & Giveaway

UPDATE: Congrats to winner, Melinda Walters! Thanks to everyone for entering!  I had a hard time learning foreign languages as a young student. However, I'm excited to learn Latin alongside my littles!  Following the classical way, we're learning Latin, because it is a root language. This should make learning additional languages later, like … [Read more...]

CC Cycle Two App Review & Giveaway

UPDATE: Congrats to Michele Smith and family, who won the Cycle 2 App! I'm so excited for it to simplify review for you and your family, Michele! Guys, I'm excited to review for you today the Classical Conversations Cycle 2 App.  Based on the chatter surrounding the lead up and release of the app, I know many of you are excited about it, … [Read more...]

Memory Work System Review & Giveaway

UPDATE: Rachel Tate Seely is the winner! Rachel has been contacted by e-mail.  Thanks so much to everyone for visiting & entering! Congrats again to Rachel! I hope you enjoy the ease of this system as much as us! : )Guys, I'm excited to share with you today a memory work system created by another CC mom, Jaime from Homeschool Story. … [Read more...]

Cycle 2 Memory Work Lapbooks Review and Giveaway

UPDATE: Congrats to Ina Daniels Patton, winner of the lapbook giveaway! Ina has been contacted via email.  Thanks to everyone who visited & entered! Karen from Wisdom and Righteousness contacted me with a chance to review the My Memory Work Lapbooks she created to complement Classical Conversations Cycle 2.  I was … [Read more...]

Classical Conversations Math Flashcards Review

Classical Conversations recently sent me the new math facts flashcards to review.  Before now, all of our math flashcards were either bought second-hand or homemade.  I hadn't considered there could be variety among math flashcards.   But, there is!  2 things that make the Classical Conversations math flashcards unique:1. … [Read more...]

Prescripts Review and Giveaway

UPDATE: Congrats to Devin Berna, the winner of the giveaway!  Devin has been contacted and I'll be sending along the set of four prescripts books.  Thanks to everyone for entering! Have you seen the Prescripts series of books created by Classical Conversations yet?  They are essentially a series of four spiral bound books … [Read more...]

Teaching the Trivium – A Review

First book club selection completed! Here's my review --Teaching the Trivium: Christian Homeschooling in a Classical Style is written by Harvey and Laurie Bluedorn, "parents of five children whom they have always homeschooled."  In this book, their expressed purpose is to share with the reader what they have learned through many years of … [Read more...]