WonderMaps for Relaxed Geography

*This post contains affiliate links.*  At the time of this writing, I was a WonderMaps Brand Ambassador. Though contractually I am no longer an Ambassador, I am still a voluntary promoter. What does this mean? I’ll explain that more in detail in a minute, but first, let me share why I chose to use WonderMaps for Relaxed Geography learning… How do you study Geography? Up until recently our study of geography has been very relaxed and natural, or “as we encounter it” through our other studies of history, science and literature. Even now that we have our North Star Geography book, we

Supplementing the Mystery of History with Heritage History Classics

Those of you who know me in person or have read my blog for any length of time have probably had a chance to hear me go on and on about how much I love, LOVE, The Mystery of History. I’ve had the pleasure of introducing several of my IRL friends and online homeschool friends to it, and helping them see the MOH light. I’m crazy about the fact that I can teach my kids with one group text, I love that it’s a 4 year cyclic series, I ADORE the biblical perspective, and I’m happy that everything I have

Homeschool Mother’s Journal ~ September 21, 2012

Tidbits of life and nuggets of goodness gathered this week, harvested and blended like a tasty cup of hot tea. Grab a sip and savor the flavor of life here at Classic Housewife.

Heritage History: Young Readers Curriculum

I love history. I didn’t like history much as a kid. As a mom, I love it. That’s probably partly because I’m older, but it’s also partially because of the great history resources that have helped make history come alive for me! My journey to loving history began when I found The Mystery of History several years ago. Later, when I found all of G.A. Henty’s historical novels free for kindle I snagged them all up and giggled like a school girl. And now, my growing fondness for our Heritage History books is putting me at risk for being labeled