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Hi. I'm Tawnee and thanks for visiting out little corner of the 'net.' The love of my life and I have 4 kids and live in Indiana while living our crazy, hectic lives with a little military, a lot of workin' from home, and a whole bunch of fun and adventures in our little homeschool. Thanks for stopping by.
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If you are looking for a homeschool marine biology course then let me suggest Marine Biology 2nd Edition Advantage Set from Apologia Educational Ministries. If you love Apologia Science, you are going to LOVE this Marine Biology 2nd Edition Advantage Set! The sea is His, for it was He who made it, and His hands formed the dry […]
One of the best resources we have found to review our memory work is the Classical Conversations Cycle 3 Activity Books from A Journey Through Learning. Excellent resource to compliment your Classical Conversations Foundation guide. You must have one to use this book, but if you are a CC Family, then you already have a Foundations […]
Veritas Press now offers their Phonics Museum program as a homeschool phonics app and both my 3-year-old and my 7-year-old are really having a blast learning with the app. I could not be happier with the Phonics Museum App. We recently received the Phonics Museum App for review and the kids have been having a great time learning with it. We installed […]
Well, summer is coming to an end. Planning for school years and getting ready for a “normal” daily routine is about to relaunch. And, I STILL have a pile of books on my nightstand that I was going to get through over the summer. Funny how time flies and the best intentions are lost in […]
Homeschool math at the middle school and high school levels can be intimidating so I’m excited to tell you about No-Nonsense Algebra from Math Essentials. One of the top things said to me when I tell people that homeschool (other than the silly socialization question) is….”oh I couldn’t do that.” And when I say they can, they […]
My daughter has really been enjoying her Bible study with I Can Study Esther Alone With God Bible Study (13 week study) (NIV version) from Greek ‘n’ Stuff. When we were given the opportunity to review some of the Bible studies from Greek ‘n’ Stuff, I thought Esther would be great. I had the opportunity to do a deep […]
The kids and I love listening to audio books, they are a big hit in our home, so we were excited for the opportunity to, once again, review an Heirloom Audio Productions audiobook – In the Reign of Terror. My kids are huge into history – my son is at a stage now where history is very […]
Summer is a great time to do some homeschool crafts using Rigid Wrap and CelluClay Quik-Sculpting Kit from ACTÍVA Products. All the kids have been enjoying this fun and creative product for some indoor fun when the day has gotten too hot to be outside and we need an indoor break. WHAT IS RIGID WRAP AND CELLUCLAY? It’s […]
I always love finding something put together and easy to use for my preschooler and I love this Bible ABC Curriculum Notebook from The Crafty Classroom. Easy to use and fun for the kids, this curriculum is a great, complete Preschool Curriculum that can be integrated to include all the kids. I know we are going to […]
Doctor Aviation I FINALLY had the opportunity to learn about flying and aviation history, something I have wanted to do all my life, all thanks to Doctor Aviation. I recently had the opportunity to review Doctor Aviation and I have really enjoyed the course. Doctor Aviation is presented by instructor Daryl Smith, an Air Force veteran […]
My son has been having a great time learning with Grade 1 Lightning Lit Set from Hewitt Homeschooling! My son isn’t a fan of reading and writing, though he’s coming along so the 1st-grade literature was a good place to start for us. WHAT'S INCLUDED? The Grade 1 Lightning Lit Set included the Teacher's Guide, the […]
Let me introduce you to Novare Science & Math and their Science for Every Teacher curriculum. If you are a Classical Conversations family or love Memoria Press curriculum, then you will definitely want to take a minute and check out this great resource that we reviewed this month – Science for Every Teacher. Novare Science & Math […]
I have been a Rush Limbaugh fan for many years and enjoy his both commentary very much. I first learned about the Adventures of Rush Revere Book Series at the Homeschool Convention this year and was very intrigued. So when the opportunity came to review the series, I jumped on it. I knew that the Adventures of Rush […]
Are you considering homeschooling? Are you thinking about homeschooling and wishing that you could learn from others and get the “inside scoop” before you get started? Well, I know when we decided to homeschool our kids I was overwhelmed. Trying to figure out my teaching style, her learning style, how we wanted our day to […]
As a veteran homeschooling mom, I would have loved to have had How to HOMESCHOOL with Stunning Confidence, Contagious Joy, and Amazing Focus (DVD & Coursebook) from Apologia Educational Ministries to help me when I was just getting started with homeschooling. The Overview This amazing course is put together by two wonderful and experienced homeschool moms, […]
If you have read my blog much you know we LOVE studying foreign languages so we were excited to give Whistlefritz and their Educator’s French Collection a try. We got started with Whistlefritz right away. We were excited to get started with the program and so we jumped in with the CDs in the car immediately. Allons […]
Memoria Press provides excellent classical Christian curriculum and First Form Latin is no exception! We were blessed to receive the First Form Latin Complete Set for review, which was very complementary to the classical model we use at home for homeschooling. My daughter was at ease with the use and got started right away. So much comes […]
We recently had the opportunity to review the K5 Learning online program and my son is doing a great job with his math and reading as a result. The K5 Learning online program is great! A wonderful supplemental program for elementary aged students grades Kindergarten through 5. K5 Learning is an excellent resource to work on math and reading […]
We recently had the opportunity to review a product from one of our favorite vendors – YWAM Publishing . I love it when we have the opportunity to check out new or different products from a vendor we love. We had the opportunity review Heroes of History- Ronald Reagan from the Heroes of History collection as well as the […]
Do you long to include typing in your homeschool but struggle with which program may be the best fit? We were fortunate to review The Typing Coach Online Typing Course from The Typing Coach recently and I have to say, I think we have finally found the right program. My daughter is 12 and has been typing for a […]
The month of May is always a difficult month in our homeschool. Everyone is ready to be done for the year and I’m planning out the next year while trying to wrap up this year. Spring fever is rampant and we just want to enjoy the weather. So, most of us need some help with […]
We recently had the opportunity to review Captain Absolutely, a comic book by Wooten Z Bassett from Focus On The Family, and the kids can’t get enough. Can you buy the next one mom? Are there more? Read it again! These are the comments that my kids made once Captain Absolutely arrived at our house. […]
The bittersweet ending of our Classical Conversations Year has come and gone. Our end of the year with fun parties, egg drops, and airplane races are still being talked about. The kiddos are not so happy that we didn’t have CC this week. Yes, we can sleep in a little on our community day now […]
My daughter has been taking online drawing lessons using the Entire Level III from ArtAchieve. She really loves art and I love it when we have the opportunity to try out new art programs. Since I’m not the artistic one in the family, I love online or video-based art programs because I have found they really […]
I know some people are very much for or against homeschooling. There are some in the middle but most have a very strong view. I didn’t – not in the beginning. For some reason, I felt called to homeschool. Yes, me, the daughter of a public and then private Catholic school teacher. The niece of […]