Category Archives: Product and Book Reviews

Unschooling Rules by Clark Aldrich – Rules 1-5

Are you thinking of unschooling? Do you wonder WHAT it is? There is a great book “Unschooling Rules” by Clark Aldrich that lists “55 ways to Unlearn What We Know About Schools and Rediscover Education.” Even if you are not … Continue reading

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A Mom’s Guide to Home Organization

I’m looking forward to reading and reviewing A Mom’s Guide to Home Organization soon. I ordered it, although I’ve written my own book on organizing back in 2008 (Get Organized, Stay Organized), because there are always good, new tidbits to … Continue reading

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Mommy MD Guide and Hitting the Reset Button

Grrk…yes, that is a word and an emotion, I’m sure of it. I asked Dave nicely to take the kiddo to her Fancy Nancy event at a local library tonight and hoped to get some work done. Yes, work, as … Continue reading

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A New Book Has Arrived!

I am holding a rather timely book in my hands…”The Mommy MD Guide to Losing Weight and Feeling Great.” This book includes over 700 tips for women who want to shape up and slim down. Let’s crack this book and … Continue reading

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Learning While Playing – Playful Learning

[peeks head up, looks around] Hello stranger…it’s been a while, hasn’t it?! Christmas… Getting geared up to move… I’ve got a list of excuses. How about we ditch all of those and concentrate on two reviews for today…one is a … Continue reading

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I’m Reading Ken Robinson’s “The Element”

This is not a full review of the book, mainly because I’m only 1/3 of the way through it. That said, I felt compelled to post on what I have read so far. As Robinson describes in his book, finding … Continue reading

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Beethoven’s Wig (It’s Very Big!)

Beethoven is REAL?! We were listening to one of the Beethoven’s Wig CDs and I mentioned that Beethoven had lived a long time ago and made a great deal of beautiful music. Emily stopped in her tracks, “Wait a minute … Continue reading

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Math Dice Jr. Fun

I had an opportunity to finally sit down and play MathDice Jr. this week. My father-in-law is in town, so I roped him and Dave into a game with Emily. We had tried out the game once before, but I … Continue reading

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My New Book is Now Available on Amazon’s Kindle

Just thought you all would want to know! Just $3.99…or FREE if you are a Kindle Prime Member… You can find it by clicking on the link below…

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A Thomas Jefferson Education – Book Review

If you have not read this book, I recommend it highly. It has really made me think about educational goals and the possible results of a more classical education (classical as in studying the classics, not classical as in our … Continue reading

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