Archives for February 2017

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 […]

Review: Home School in the Woods HISTORY Through the Ages Project Passport World History Study

Of all the reviews we’ve done so far (a mind-boggling total of three), HISTORY Through the Ages Project Passport World History Study: The Middle Ages from Home School in the Woods was the one that the girls consistently looked forward to. What it is (and who used it) Home School in the Woods make engaging […]

Love a Man Who Cooks and Other Things I’ve Done Right

My love language is gifts, and one of my dialects is food. Fortunately (both for me and him!), The Hubby has learned—over the 12 years of marriage and 17 years of couplehood—to speak it with ease. The Hubby gets me my favorite treats: popcorn and, on extremely special occasions, Cheetos Jalapeño Cheese. Sometimes, when he […]

Mathematize Your Home: What’s Algebra But a Lost Number?

  I remember my high school Math days as bleak days of terror. Geometry was bearable, but Algebra, Trigonometry, and Calculus were the stuff my nightmares were made of. I remember in one Calculus class, our teacher asked me to stand and recite and I couldn’t answer the question. I was totally humiliated (The Hubby […]

Review: Times Tables the Fun Way

The chance to review Times Alive by Times Tables the Fun Way came at a perfect time, because Breeze is scheduled to learn her multiplication tables just about now.  And who wouldn’t enjoy online lessons with animated songs and stories to learn times tables the fun way? I learned the times tables the old-school way: […]