Family Time Made Easy with The Family Journal

Families are busy these days, and ours is certainly no exception. We squeeze in quality family time wherever and however we can! But sometimes it’s nice to slow down and be more intentional about our dreams and goals. The Family Journal from Byron’s Games makes this SO easy! In the interest of complete transparency, I was really dreading this review. […]

Failure Free Reading Program (review)

Reading is something that I have a great passion for. I love to read and have always tried to instill that love within my children as well. My 14-year-old is a voracious reader and has been since she was very little. My 9-year-old . . . well, not so much. He has struggled greatly with reading, mostly because he just […]

Personal Finance for Teens Made Easy!

Teaching personal finance to our teens doesn’t have to be an overwhelming or difficult prospect. As a family that has been learning a lot about budgeting and paying off debt over the past 3–5 years, I can honestly admit that sometimes it DOES feel overwhelming when I think about teaching these concepts to my children. Well let me tell ya, […]

Learning Resources for the Mars Rover Landing @ LifeInTheNerddom.com

Learning Resources for the Mars Rover Landing

I found out this past weekend that the Mars Rover is landing on February 18, 2021. According to Space.com, only “40% of all Mars surface missions have landed successfully.” It will be very exciting to watch this week’s landing. I’ve rounded up some great learning resources that you can use this week leading up to the landing and even after […]

Our Favorite FREE Audiobook Websites at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Our Favorite Websites for FREE Audiobooks

Audiobooks are a wonderful addition to any home, but they can be a little pricey! We’ve found quite a few resources for free audiobooks over the years. We listen to audiobooks as an alternative to screen time, on long car rides, and while we’re working on other projects like lego building, drawing, or handicrafts.   Librivox https://librivox.org/ Librivox has free […]

An Easy Cost-Effective Way to Homeschool

I have been so impressed with the SchoolhouseTeachers.com Ultimate PreK–12 Annual Membership. After spending several weeks digging through everything that’s available, I’m convinced that this is an easy, cost-effective way to homeschool. I can’t wait to share what I’ve discovered! What is SchoolhouseTeachers.com? SchoolhouseTeachers.com is a Christian, self-paced, online, complete homeschool curriculum offering more than 450 courses covering every subject […]

Dig Deeper with the Faith Journeys Bible Study Series at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Dig Deeper with the Faith Journeys Bible Study Series

Finding time for Bible study can be difficult. Having the Faith Journeys Bible Study Series: Romans bundle and Faith Journey Bible Series: Philippians studies from Julie Naturally has been just the encouragement that I needed to dig deeper into the Bible each day. Although I understand that individual Bible study is incredibly important, I don’t always make the time for […]

Boundary Stone Economics–A Natural Law Approach at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Boundary Stone–A Natural Law Approach to Economics

Most of my adult life has been spent learning Government and Economics, subjects that should have been learned in high school but weren’t. I wasn’t exactly a devoted student in those days, so it’s no surprise that I retained very little from the class. I wish that the Boundary Stone Economics Online Course Bundle had been available those many years […]

Learn Python Coding with Homeschool Code Academy

Coding is a relatively new venture around the Nerddom, but one that is readily accepted with excitement! When I received free access to Python for Beginners: Learn Coding at Home from Homeschool Code Academy I knew it would be a hit. What is Python for Beginners? Python for Beginners: Learn Coding at Home was written by a second-generation homeschool parent […]

Discover Biblical Archaeology with Bible Unearthed

Biblical archaeology is a subject I’ve always been fascinated with, and we’ve been fans of Drive Thru History® for years, so when we were given early access to the new Bible Unearthed course I was VERY excited to see what it was all about. What is Bible Unearthed Bible Unearthed is the newest course developed by Drive Thru History® Adventures. […]