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Reviews of educational products that don't quite fit into any of the other categories. Enrichment products, fun teaching helps, and more!

EarnSum Money and Envelope System

It’s a question that’s been debated by many parents: Should kids receive an allowance? Or be paid to perform chores around the house? Or neither? John Smoak, creator of EarnSum, doesn’t believe in just handing kids money in the form of…Read

Big Fat Notebook series

Big Fat Notebook series

It’s a bold promise: everything you need to ace math in one big fat notebook. And the promise doesn’t stop at math. There’s a big fat notebook for English language arts, science, world history, and American history. Welcome to the Big…Read

Love Unending

Love Unending

It’s common knowledge that the advent of children brings a change in a wife’s relationship with her husband. Suddenly, we’re responsible for a little human being who needs near constant care and who brings a whole new set of fears,…Read

Raising Real Men

Raising Real Men

“Boys will be boys.” I’ve always hated that old expression, because it’s so often used to excuse poor behavior. And yet, there’s no arguing that no matter how misused it may be, the phrase is true. So where is the balance? Is…Read

Hope Unfolding

Hope Unfolding

Hope Unfolding: Grace-Filled Truth for the Momma’s Heart is a great book for moms. I enjoyed Becky’s humor, her honesty, her appreciation of the difficulties and delights of mothering, and her heart for Jesus. She speaks truth in this…Read

The Defense of New Haven (DVD)

The Defense of New Haven (DVD)

Little Crew Studios, operated by the homeschooling Steege family, burst onto the scene of independent Christian filmmaking back in 2011 with the release of their inaugural film, Runner from Ravenshead. Featuring an all-child cast, Runner…Read

TechnoLogic: How to Set Logical Technology Boundaries and Stop the Zombie Apocalypse

TechnoLogic: How to Set Logical Technology Boundaries and Stop the Zombie Apocalypse

I’m a Millennial. Okay, just barely—but I still qualify. I grew up around technology and got an early start with computers. I may not be a natural tech geek, but I do handle technology competently and have done so for years. And from…Read

Rocking Ordinary

Rocking Ordinary

Have you ever felt ordinary? Or perhaps you feel like it would be an improvement to feel ordinary, because you feel broken and ruined and useless? Lea Ann Garfias has written a new book called Rocking Ordinary for all the women I just…Read

“Family” shadowbox

“Family” shadowbox

We were introduced to Shadow Box Inspirations recently when they sent us a sample of one of their unique, creative pieces of artwork. The shadow box we received says “Family” in large, scripted letters made up of semiprecious and natural…Read

Pitchin’ a Fit: Overcoming Angry and Stressed-out Parenting

Pitchin’ a Fit: Overcoming Angry and Stressed-out Parenting

“You are not alone. Everyone struggles with this issue [anger] to some extent.” This primary principle dominates Pitchin’ a Fit, the newest parenting book from homeschool graduates Israel and Brook Wayne. And it’s that humility,…Read