Book and Product Reviews

The Carnival of Homeschooling!
Welcome to the Carnival of Homeschooling! Liberty, and especially the freedom to parent our children as we choose, is something that can't ever be taken for granted. After hearing this week about a family in Spain being sentenced to jail for successfully homeschooling their child, it was a pleasure to see homeschoolers fighting for their…
Countdown to Christmas by Amy Puetz
A few years ago, we used the book Jotham's Journey during the Advent season to build up anticipation for Christmas. The children loved it, so the next year, we used the sequel, Bartholomew's Passage. That one seemed a bit more contrived to me, but it was still a lot of fun for the children and…
Lea Ann Garfias is Surprised by Raising Real Men
Over at Whatever State I Am, Lea Ann Garfias writes, As a mother of three real boys for over 12 years now who has read her share of books on rearing the male species, I did not expect to be surprised by the Young’s take on child rearing.  But I was.  From the moment my…
Art for Boys! A Review of Simply Draw with Bob Parsons
Several of my boys are constantly drawing, so when Timberdoodle, one of our favorite suppliers, asked us if we'd like to review a new art curriculum, I thought, "Great!"and evidently, my boys thought so, too. When Simply Draw with Bob Parsons arrived at our house, there was great excitement, but I wouldn't let them open…

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