There’s never been a point when I haven’t read to our boys, but homeschooling provides much more opportunity and time to read to them. At the beginning of 2020, I got the CD version of the book Read-Aloud Family by Sarah McKenzie and began listening to it. I devoured the book over the next few … [Read more…]
I think all of us moms are reeling from the current world happenings due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Many moms used to sending their kids to school have been thrust into a homeschooling environment overnight. Even us homeschoolers are adjusting to a new normal that doesn’t include field-trips, co-ops, playdates, and trips to the local library. Even going to the park or playing with the neighbor kids seems too risky! While our local libraries are still offering online ordering and curbside pickup (hallelujah!), I’ve been thinking a lot about another avenue to practice social distancing while still getting your kids out of the house. May I introduce you to Little Free Library.
“It is never too early to teach kids about God.” Sparkhouse Family believes that kids can begin learning about God as they begin developing through their childhood. Thus, they have created a wonderful set of kids books called Frolic that reaches young children from the baby years to the older preschool years. Their Frolic Faith set … [Read more…]
Having a whitespace (less stressed) Christmas sounded really good on a blog post, didn’t it? Ha-ha-ha. In reality, I’ve been very very busy. However, not too stressed, so, there’s that. I have said no to a lot of things: like decorating (beyond the Christmas tree and stockings) and baking (although there is a gluten-free cookie mix in the … [Read more…]
This post would be more accurately titled “9 books I read (or finished reading) in 2013.” I love starting books. Finishing them, well, sometimes that happens too!
Is life ever not messy? For the first time in days I actually find myself with a moment of quiet and access to my computer, but words are failing me to fully express the mess that has been my life, our lives, for the past few weeks. All I can say that it’s been messy. There … [Read more…]