Do you have children in K-5?

Posted on Feb 20 2014 - 10:57am by Alexa B (Kat Biggie)

Just a quick note today. I am currently enjoying a nice warm fireplace and the quiet solitude of our lodge in Snowshoe, WV. My husband and his friends and their wives are out skiing, but I decided to take the day to just relax, have some quiet time, enjoy not having to change diapers or fix snacks, and work on my novel. Yes, I am still working on my novel!

It is quiet. The only sounds I hear are the fireplace crackling, the refrigerator running, and my keys clacking.

A much needed getaway!

But I did want to take a moment to share some information. I was recently contacted by K5 Learning about a free trial in exchange for reviewing their program.


I am always interested in checking out learning programs, especially since my son is far more motivated to do work on the computer than he is on worksheets. And although Jelly Bean is only four, she is an advanced four, and I can see her getting some use out of this program as well. So, I agreed.

K5 Learning has an online reading and math program for kindergarten to grade 5 students. I’ve been given a 6 week free trial to test and write a review of their program. If you are a blogger, you may want to check out their open invitation to write an online learning review of their program.

The site is really cute. They offer a free Ebook, free trials, free worksheets. I’m excited to start my six week review!

If you have school age kids (K-5) go check it out!

And now, I’m off to enjoy my solitude, and get lost in Callie’s adventures in Paris! Which, by the way, I basically threw out the original manuscript and started from fresh. And it’s much improved!!


Deutsch: Paris: Eiffelturm und Marsfeld

Deutsch: Paris: Eiffelturm und Marsfeld (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Alexa B, who blogs as "Kat Biggie" is a wife, mother, and writer. She has three children and one in heaven. She recently self published a book entitled "Sunshine After the Storm: A Survival Guide for the Grieving Mother" which is available on Amazon. She blogs about life after the loss of one of her twin daughters to TTTS, motherhood, all things parenting, advocacy, grief support and social good.

7 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. Janine Huldie
    February 20, 2014 at 11:56 am - Reply

    Enjoy your time off and I too have checked them out for Emma here, but thank you for sharing more of your thoughts on K-5 Learning. And seriously just enjoy your vacation and time off now!! :)
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  2. katbiggie
    February 20, 2014 at 12:02 pm - Reply

    Oh I plan on it Janine! :-)

  3. another jennifer
    February 20, 2014 at 6:16 pm - Reply

    Yay! I’m glad you have a day to yourself and writing. It’s nice, isn’t it?

    G’s been into IXL math and have even gotten Biz into it as well. I might check this out as well.
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  4. Ilene
    February 20, 2014 at 8:37 pm - Reply

    I am so happy for your! That you’re in WV and writing and that you’re starting fresh! And I am so exciting about this learning series! Thanks for the intro to it!
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  5. Lisa @ The Golden Spoons
    February 20, 2014 at 9:16 pm - Reply

    Your getaway sounds heavenly! Enjoy!
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  6. The Dose of Reality
    February 21, 2014 at 11:28 am - Reply

    Oh, I hope your creative juices were flowing and you got a lot of work done! Hope it was a wonderful day!!

    I’m going to check out the K5 Learning program!! –Lisa
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  7. Dana
    February 21, 2014 at 2:11 pm - Reply

    My kids are too old for this program, but it sounds good. Your getaway sounds even better – have a great time!
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