August 17, 2018

God Schooling by Julie Polanco {Book Review}

When it comes to being homeschool parents, you can never learn too much. Just as our children increase in knowledge, we as homeschool teachers chase after it too. We desire to present the best education we can to our children. As a Christian homeschooler, I desire to create the best GOD-centered education that I can. I recently was given a copy of the book God Schooling: How God Intended Children to Learn by Julie Polanco to review and hoped that it would be a great encouraging resource about how to bring God more into our homeschool experience!

About the Author

Julie Polanco is an author, educator, and homeschooler. She and her husband have homeschooled their four children from the beginning, with their first graduating in 2016. She is passionate about homeschooling and Christian living. She is the author of several other non-fiction books and works as ghostwriter as well. She maintains a blog at where she focuses on homeschooling, Christian living, and the writer life.

Her latest book God Schooling: How God Intended Children to Learn is designed to be a guide for homeschool parents who are asking the

August 14, 2018

Exploring Paddington with Branch Out World {Product Review}

Do you love the stories of Paddington as much as I do? There is just something about that darling bear which warms my heart. We were recently asked to review a unit study of Paddington Bear from Branch Out World, a British company.

About Branch Out World

Branch Out World is a British company producing educational resources like the Picture Book Explorers series. These are a collection of literature based unit studies created around beautifully illustrated picture books with links to the British Isles. These are all downloadable units that incorporate reading aloud with a variety of coordinating fun and educational activities.

August 13, 2018

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