Review: Captivated DVD

I have been blessed to review the Captivated DVD by the homeschool review crew. This DVD is an award winning Christian documentary that talks about the impact Media consumption has on our lives and culture. Philip Telfer is the founder of Media Talk 101 and he takes us on a nationwide tour where experts, families,...
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Is Memorization Important for Children?

Hi everyone, most parents underestimate their children’s ability to memorize (including me)! I am still amazed how easy it is for my children to memorize various things across different subjects. Children can retain an enormous amount of information. It is no surprise to me that children who learn to memorize are miles ahead in all...
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How to Avoid Homeschool Burnout

I learned this from a wise leader who said that SYSTEM stands for: S = Save Y = Yourself S = Stress T = Time E = Energy M = Money Save yourself stress time energy and money. A system makes things easy. McDonalds is a great example for a system. Their system is so easy...
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Science4Us Curriculum Review

  Science4Us is a K – 2 grade Interactive Science curriculum from the creators of VocabularySpellingCity.com.  This program is suitable for school, after school and homeschool.  They offer over 350 lessons and you can purchase the online subscription for $7.95 per student per month. It is a complete, core science curriculum and a great introduction to...
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Review: Kinderbach Online Piano Lessons

Through the Old Homeschool Review Crew, we have had the opportunity to use and review KinderBach, an interactive online piano lesson curriculum for children ages 3-7.  We received the free 6-month membership to The KinderBach Online Piano Lesson Membership with Teacher Corner” in exchange for an honest review. The one-year membership is for $95.88 (limited time only)...
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Entrepreneurship Resources for Kids

I believe that teaching children about entrepreneurship is a great way to prepare them for a future that is economically uncertain. Study hard and get a good job might have been good advice for the 60’s, but we are living in a new time and a lot of things have changed since then. Most schools...
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Beef Stew Recipe from Ghana, West Africa

Hey readers, today I would like to share one of our favorite beef stew recipes. It is from Ghana, West Africa. If you like hot and spicy food then this might be for you. Ingredients: 2 pounds of Beef for Stewing 5 Tomatoes 3 oz Tomato Paste 1 large Onion Salt Curry powder Maggi seasoning (cube or liquid)...
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Our MFW History Lesson Day

Hey readers, we’ve had fun delving into our MFW US History lesson on this cold and wet 30 degrees weather day in Texas. We’re still loving our MFW ADVENTURES IN U.S. History lessons alongside the history lessons included in FIAR (Five in a Row). I can’t say it enough, but if you are not familiar with MFW...
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