Oak Meadow {Review}: A Complete Curriculum

Choosing a curriculum or a method that works for your child isn’t always an easy task. I’ve been homeschooling for over 10 years and only just managed to find a program that has worked for one of my children. In this post, I will review Oak Meadow Sixth Grade that we used this year to …

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Smart Start in Language Arts

Smart Start In Language Arts: A Review of a Complete Language Program

I recently learned about a Canadian language arts program called Smart Start in Language Arts by Books 4 Results. Offering books for grades 1 through 4 for both schools and homeschoolers, this program takes kids from learning their letters and sounds through reading novels and grammar skills. Based out of Alberta, the author of this …

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Sequential Spelling Review

This year, we needed something different for spelling. We decided to give the program, Sequential Spelling a try. Over the last few years, I thought I’d do spelling simply. I just printed out the Dolch sight words list and broke it down into groups of 10 words per week. Each week, the boys would work …

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SmartSeries Books

In 2010, I wrote about the book series, The Complete Canadian Curriculum. At the time, I had just discovered these books (by accident) and thought they’d be a great addition to a Canadian homeschool curriculum. I was recently contacted by the distributor of the series and they let me know all about their expanded collection of …

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Excellent Resources

When attending the Homeschool Convention back in June, I knew I wanted two things: a writing program and a socials curriculum with a Canadian focus. You can only imagine my extreme excitement when I came across a company who managed to incorporate both! I love when I can find curriculum that covers more than one …

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Basic Cozy Spelling Course

Basic Cozy Spelling Course

If you’ve been looking for a way to develop the spelling skills of your child in the Grade 6 to 8 range, let me introduce you to the Basic Cozy Spelling course. This course is completely free – which already makes it a valuable resource, but is also Canadian – which means our children learn …

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