Homeschool Sixth Grade Curriculum

History Time period: Medieval/Early Renaissance, 400 – 1600 Story of the World, vol. 2 Sample page Story of the World activity book, vol. 2 Activity book 2 sample Test Booklet, vol ....more

Homeschool Fifth Grade Curriculum

History In fifth grade, you start all over with ancient history. Even though you are covering the same time period as first grade, there’s always more to do and learn. If you did not use The Story of the World volume 1 in first grade, then get it now for the fifth grade ....more

The Hot Zone Ebola Virus

All of my kids have read the book about the first outbreak of Ebola in 1976, called The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus. If your kids are high school age, get them this book and of course, read it yourself. There’s plenty of information about Ebola in the news with the 2014 [...] The post The Hot Zone Ebola Virus appeared first on Eve Out of the Garden ....more

Get an e-reader if you have dyslexia

Good news for anyone with dyslexia: ...more

Hugh Nibley: Roman Satire and Us

This is a Hugh Nibley talk — BYU Women’s Lecture, October 26, 1991, entitled, Roman Satire and Us. I have it posted on Scribd or you can read it here....more

Homeschool Fourth Grade Curriculum

Let’s take a look at a fourth grade curriculum for homeschool. ...more

Homeschool Third Grade Curriculum

Third grade History: Late Renaissance/Early Modern 1600-1850 I continue with World History, using volume 3 of the Susan Wise Bauer books. These are great for busy moms and parents who didn’t get a chance to love history when they were in school. The curriculum involves reading a chapter with your child, activity worksheets, and a timeline ....more

When your spouse forgets — forget it

There’s an old “I Love Lucy” episode where Lucy hopes Ricky remembers their anniversary. It’s so aggravating. Why doesn’t she just remind Ricky, “its our anniversary on Tuesday.” Instead she keeps dropping all these hints about their special day, serving him rice for breakfast, circling the date on the calendar and asking Ricky “why is that day circled?” Eventually she...more

Manage your day to include creativity

I spend most of my time in the “reactive” zone rather than the “creative” zone. I picked up this book that my son brought over and I read about taking time to be creative. I recognized right away, the meaning of “reactionary workflow” — responding to text messages, email, pings, and rings – “trying to stay afloat.” It’s interesting that [...] The post Manage your day to include creativity appeared first on Eve Out of the Garden ....more

Miso Chopped Salad

I want life to be a little more simple. Especially meals. Simple to make, a little mess, healthy, and tasting good ....more