Can We Really Talk About Homeschooling?

In January, I decided to homeschool my kids.Why are you laughing? Kinda trying to be serious over here. I really did. No, seriously.No, I didn’t bump my head. No, I’m not on drugs. And no, I don’t have a degree in education....more

A New Hammer in My Homeschool Toolbox

This post contains an affiliate link. I am writing this review in hopes of an extended free trial....more

La La Logic: A Preschool Curriculum Review

     This last month, we have been using an online preschool curriculum by La La Logic; today I get to review it for you. I am pretty excited about this one, as it was a hit with my little Princess who just started school at the beginning of this year. ...more

Science Experiment: Build a Working Archimedes' Screw!

 A perfect use for recycling two-liter plastic “soda” bottles!...more

Homeschooling is a Lifestyle Choice

We've been house hunting for over a year and finally a few months ago put our current home up for sale and one of the top selling points of our current home is the great location.We live walking distance to a Super Target as well as a ton of restaurants and other stores. We are also only 1/2 a mile from the local elementary school which is part of one of the best school zones in South Florida....more

ARTistic Pursuits: A Homeschool Curriculum Review

    I was recently invited to test out and review a great art curriculum by ARTistic Pursuits. They have an enormous selection for all different age ranges, but I settled on Early Elementary K-3: Book 2, Stories of Artists and Their Art. There’s just something exciting about reading stories of an artist....more

Learning like Mommy does

When I was little, I was one of those nerdy kids who really liked school. (Shocking, I know.) I loved my teachers, I liked to learn new things and I even played school on the weekends....more

First Start Reading: A Homeschool Curriculum Review

    I was recently given the opportunity to test out and review First Start Reading by Memoria Press . I got this program for my little Princess, who just turned 4 last month. In my huge package I received the following: First Start Reading: Phonics, Reading, & Printing Books A-D, and the teacher guide that covers all four workbooks....more

Over 50 Eggucational Activities using Plastic Easter Eggs

I have compiled a list of over 50 educational activities to do using plastic Easter eggs and classified them by age (babies through adult!)  There is something for everyone!  Not just for Easter- use them year round to reinforce essential learning skills!http://strollersavvy.com/2015/03/eggucational-activities/...more

Are We Raising Good Decision Makers?

When my son was younger, getting him to make any decision was like pulling teeth. Each morning I would ask him what he wanted for snack at school. Without fail, it would take him at least ten minutes to answer. After a while I stopped asking and he got whatever I chose. Now that he is in his tween years, the decisions he has to make are harder than figuring out if he wants an apple or orange for snack. I can’t be with him 24/7 and therefore I need to make sure that when he is faced with hard choices, such as standing up to a bully or walking away, he has the tools to do so....more