Westward Ho! Exploring American History with Homeschool Legacy (Review)

How Do I Teach American History? I’ve been asking myself this question. Going into the new school year, I knew that one thing I really needed to do was find some way to teach American History on a deeper level than what we’ve done already. As we continue to work through World History with the Mystery of History, we needed to find a way to study American History, too. How was I going to do this? And then at the Teach Them Diligently convention in Nashville, I discovered Homeschool Legacy’s Once-A-Week unit studies. Eager to try the Once-A-Week unit studies

Summer Heat, DK Books, the Library ~ Weekly Wrap-Up

The past two weeks have seriously overflowed with books. We have so many books! (I love books.) The past two weeks have also been very HOT, in spite of some unexpected Summer rain. We’re approaching the most miserable part of the summer, so, how about that air conditioner? I didn’t take nearly enough pictures this week, I’ll have to do better next week. 😉  Around the house… The most notable thing that happened around the house in the past two weeks – we got the air conditioner hooked up and running! I know that air conditioning is a privilege, believe