Category Archives for early homeschooling

Kids Reading Update

I made this video by way of a progress report to see where we are at right now.  My children are not the product of any one reading program, rather their abilities are the result of Glenn Doman’s teachings in his book “How to Teach Your Baby to Read”. You can never have too many […]

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Top 5 reasons to visit the BrillKids website

Our family truly loves BrillKids. I’ve mentioned before why I love Little Reader, the Deluxe materials, Little Musician, and Little Math.  But these products are only a part of my journey with the company as I have followed them through the years.  After the products, Here is my top 5 list for why you should check […]

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Plans for the school year

A month into the new school year, it’s time to finish this draft as I do want to share what we are doing this year.  I was going to do school year-round but opted for a break in August and it has been a good time for me to do some curriculum research and get […]

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MonkiSee Review

I am so excited to tell you about this program.  Intellectual Baby is a company that has grown so much in recent years and I finally took the plunge to see what their reading kit is all about.  See why I chose to buy it now in this post.  Now it’s time to get down […]

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Thoughts on ScreenTime

One of the first concerns people have when I tell them what I am doing with my children is the amount of screen time they are getting.  You’re using DVDs to teach your baby to read?  Isn’t that bad for them?  Indeed there have been many studies that suggest that our children need less, even […]

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Me and MonkiSee

This post is long overdue, but this last week we purchased their full reading kit so I am prepared to give the full inside scoop, and I am so excited to tell you about this reading program.  This post is a little history of my relationship with Krista, how we have watched the company grow, […]

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Homeschooling with Integrity

Today I’m going to talk about pirating.  First off, I give my sincere thanks to all who are honest in their dealings with their fellow men.  I have been thinking about this topic for awhile now, and while it may not be a “feel good” post, it is one I feel I need to address. […]

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Don’t worry about teaching him that…

This post is a response to a funny video I’ve been thinking a lot about. It’s funny!  It’s a bit over the top.  But seriously, what an awesome Mom!  And by the way, we really like Fisher Price toys.  The part about this video I want to comment on is the line at the end, […]

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Review: Teach Kids Chess

A couple of years ago (most of my Jan 2011 posts were really from my old website when I switched to blogger) I started teaching my son how to play chess.  I managed to teach how each of the pieces move and how to set up the board.  However, it’s been 2 years and we […]

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Your Baby Can Read update

I really love Your Baby Can Read, as I have blogged in the past.  I was very happy this morning when I found Dr Titzer’s letter on facebook. (dated Aug 17th, 2012).  I think it is worth sharing here.  I have been on an emotional roller coaster over the recent lawsuit, and trying to contemplate […]

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