Category Archive: Reviews

Aug 21

Happy Kids Songs Download- A TOS Crew Review

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With three kids ranging in age from 4-12 in our home, we have been listening to kid’s songs for what seems like forever. When we got the opportunity to review three downloadable albums intended to help teach character and social and emotion growth, Friends & Sharing (Vol. 1), Manners & Character (Vol. 6) and Happiness & Attitude (Vol. 7), from Happy Kids Songs we were glad …

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Aug 18

Teaching Children’s Bible Stories with Wizzy Gizmo – A TOS Review

Wizzy Gizmo Review

Are you looking for an entertaining audio drama that will help you teach children’s Bible stories? We recently received Audio Drama One: Who Created Everything? available from Wizzy Gizmo.  This adaptation of Genesis chapter 1 is part of the Old Testament Bible Series created to help parents practice the commandment in Deuteronomy 6:5-6 to teach the Scriptures to our …

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Jul 30

Analytical Grammar – Mastery in Minutes (A TOS Crew Review)

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As I prepare my son for the start of 7th grade in a few weeks, I set some educational goals for the upcoming school year. One of my goals was to focus on grammar mastery. I have been on a quest to find a grammar curriculum that would not consume large amounts of our time. …

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Jul 23

Are You Ready to Flourish? – A Book to Help Moms Find Balance (A Crew Review)

Flourish for Homeschool Moms

One of the hardest things moms face is burnout. When we add up all the responsibilities of home management and organization plus throw in working at home and homeschooling, we have a recipe for disaster if we are not careful to learn principles of organization, time management and goal setting. In her new book entitled, Flourish: …

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Jun 30

Self-Paced History Course by Veritas Press – A TOS Review

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In the beginning of my homeschool journey with my kids, I decided that I wanted to teach history chronologically. I read several books on classical education and was interested in the philosophy, but found that I was far too eclectic to hold to such a rigid format for our schooling style. However, over the years, …

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Jun 24

Go Science DVD’s from Library and Educational Services – A TOS Review

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Library and Educational Services provided us with two titles from Series 2 of the Go Science DVDs for review.  We received Volume 2, Life Science and Weather and Volume 5, Chemistry. We love science experiments around here so we were excited to see what these videos were all about.   About the Company Library and Educational Services is a …

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Jun 09

We Choose Virtues Parenting Cards Review

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We received a set of thirteen 8.5″x 5.5″ Parenting Cards from We Choose Virtues for review purposes. I am always looking for ways to teach my children valuable lessons on character development and looked forward to trying out this product. They also generously provided us with four downloadable products the Teacher’s Handbook, Butterfly Awards, Kids of VirtueVille Coloring Pages …

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May 30

Diving into Frog and Toad Together with Progeny Press – A Review

literature activities from Progeny Press

  We recently had the opportunity to review the Frog and Toad Together study guide for literature from Progeny Press. My eldest child really enjoyed our use of the Treasure Island interactive downloadable study guide last year, intended for middle- schoolers. This year we chose a guide for the lower elementary age range of K-2nd grade. This study,  based on …

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May 29

Apologia – What On Earth Can I Do? – A Product Review

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    Is a Christian Worldview important to you? Have you been intentional about teaching your kids these important concept? Wikipedia defines Christian worldview as: Christian worldview (also called Biblical worldview) refers to the framework of ideas and beliefs through which a Christian individual, group or culture interprets the world and interacts with it. Apologia Educational Ministries has been equipping …

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May 19

Cell Phone Cases by Trident – A Review

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Having kids and a life on the go, I look for durability when shopping for cell phone cases. When the opportunity arose for me to try the red iPhone 5 or iPhone 5S (Cyclops Case) from Trident Case I was ready for the challenge. I chose the slim design of the Cyclops case, because I had been used to …

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