Review: Forbrain

I always tease my daughters that they each have two volume settings for their speaking voices. Breeze’s voice settings are only Loud and Louder; and Raine’s are Soft and Mumble. My aunt (who works with special needs kids) was telling me about a voice feedback hack to help the kids hear themselves better so they […]

Review: Let the Little Children Come

I find talking about God, the Gospel, and salvation daunting sometimes, especially when talking to children. That’s why this Gospel Tracts and Evangelism Tools Sampler Pack that I got for review  from Let the Little Children Come is wonderful. Each of the ten items in the pack helps engage children children’s attention and interest, and makes […]

Review: Brinkman Adventures

We have been enjoying audiobooks for some time now, and a well-narrated one can keep the girls enthralled for hours (Neil Patrick Harris’ reading of Beverly Cleary’s Henry Huggins has been the hands-down winner so far). We’ve never tried a full-production radio drama like Brinkman Adventures before, so I was excited to have the girls […]

Review: Super Teacher Worksheets

The girls love worksheets, so the Individual Membership from Super Teacher Worksheets was a welcome review. Super Teachers Worksheets is a by-membership site where you can find and download a plethora of worksheets (mostly for K to 5th grade, with some of the chapter book activities going up to 7th grade). With worksheets that cover […]

Review: Let’s Go Geography

My kids have always been fond of geography, so when Let’s Go Geography offered one year of their three-year geography curriculum for review, I wanted to try it out. What it is and who used it Let’s Go Geography is a downloadable curriculum that tackles one country every lesson. Each lesson is a PDF file […]

The HPs’ Annual MIBF Field Trip

I have been going to the Manila International Book Fair longer than The Hubby and I have been together (17 years in November!). It used to be held at the World Trade Center on the corner of Roxas Boulevard and Buendia Avenue, which was about two blocks down from where I lived. My mom and […]

Review: Carole P. Roman Storybooks

We all love reading in HP Household, and the opportunity to review children’s books from Carole P. Roman was too good to pass up. Besides, some of her books coincided with our lessons. We chose two books from her If You Were Me and Lived in… series: Renaissance Italy and The American West. We also […]

Review: Progeny Press ‘The Silver Chair’ E-Guide

I have always loved reading, and I’m thrilled that the girls have picked up on that as well (to the point of uselessness sometimes, as they read and lounge amidst all the chores that have to be done—but that’s a completely different post). One thing that I never really did though was dig deeper into […]

Where’s My Heart?

I attended an enlightening writers’ workshop last Saturday, and of all the things I learned, what really struck me (hard) was when the speaker, Nelson Dy, asked us to write our Writer’s Mission Statement. Why did I start this blog? I wanted to encourage other moms who were also grappling with this motherhood thing. Those […]

Review: Is There Anything Better Than Candy? Box-Tract

This paper pumpkin candy holder (say it ten times fast!) from Let the Little Children Come is the most unusual–but fun!–product we’ve reviewed so far. Officially titled the Is There Anything Better Than Candy Box-Tract, this tiny treat box is actually a tool to help share the Gospel with children.   The box tracts come […]