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Review: Daily Bible Jigsaw

I did something new the past month: I played a video game almost every day. And while I’m not a fan of game apps or video games, I did enjoy the Daily Bible Jigsaw from Planet 316. Surprisingly. This review was a rather unusual one, given that it isn’t directly related to homeschool, unless, of […]

Do and Learn

Review: Daily Bible Jigsaw

I did something new the past month: I played a video game almost every day. And while I’m not a fan of game apps or video games, I did enjoy the Daily Bible Jigsaw from Planet 316. Surprisingly. This review was a rather unusual one, given that it isn’t directly related to homeschool, unless, of […]

Stop Stressing Over Math!

Seeing the basic relationship between numbers, and the ability to manipulate them are skills that can be acquired. So how can we parents ensure that our kids don’t get Math anxiety, and that they develop numeracy skills? Here are a few tips:

Review: Creating a Masterpiece

I’m a frustrated artist-wannabe, so when the opportunity to review the Monthly Plan of Creating a Masterpiece came up, I begged for a slot. Shamelessly. Creating a Masterpiece is an online art curriculum taught by artist and art teacher Sharon Hofer. Through video instruction, she guides students, step-by-step, through art projects from Beginner Level to Level 5. She demands excellence from each project, in that each is meant to be a ‘masterpiece’ and not just some arts and crafts project.

House and Home

HP Bulletin #287

It’s been quiet around here. Mostly because the kids are off on some sort of midterm vacation at my sister-in-law’s house, and have been there for over a week. The Hubby and I can hear each other’s thoughts. It’s that quiet (mostly our thoughts are what is there to snack on and what should we watch tonight […]

The Bed

Breeze had been praying for a bed for nearly a year. Every night, a bed of her own was always on the list of things that she prayed for. Ever since she outgrew her crib (at 10 months, I think), Breeze and Raine have been sharing the day bed. It actually isn’t that bad—the three […]

Homeschool in Small Spaces

We live in a cozy, two-bed-two-bath-open-plan-living-area house. While we sometimes have “Can’t I ever have my own space and be alone!” dramas (by me and both girls), this house has served us HPs well over more than a decade. I am not much of an interior designer, and I’m a packrat by nature, so in […]