The Best Funny Poetry Books for Kids - great for poetry tea time.

The Best Funny Poetry Books for Kids


Since April is Poetry Month I wanted to share a list of our favorite poetry books. I’ve actually already shared some of our all-time favorite poetry books so I thought I would great a list with a twist: our favorite funny poetry books. My kids love poetry, maybe it is because they are young yet, but I personally think the reason they…

Living Books for Composer Study: Antonio Vivaldi

Antonio Vivaldi Composer Study


Growing up I knew absolutely nothing about composers or classical music. With the exception of the tune of Ode to Joy thanks to the Drink Milk Love Life commercials back in the 90’s (what I’ve since learned: the commercial lied; milk doesn’t make everyone love life). Was this commercial just a Canadian thing? So, despite my limited composer knowledge, or maybe…

The Best Adoption Picture Books

The Best Adoption Picture Books


I can’t believe I’ve never shared an adoption picture book list here on the blog yet! Truth be told they aren’t the easiest of books to find, at least not good ones, but we’ve read a number of them and today we are sharing some of our favorites. Adoption is a topic that has always been on my heart, even…

The Best Picture Books of 2018 - Part One - the best picture books so far this year

The Best Picture Books of 2018 – Part One


Now that we are a couple of months into 2018 I wanted to share some of our favorite picture books that have been published so far this year! We have previously shared our absolute favorite picture books from 2017 and the ones from 2016. I already feel like I know some of these books will be making it onto the…

What is Intentional Homeschooling?


I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the name of this site, Intentional Homeschooling, I still really like the name but as we get further into our homeschool journey I’ve been realizing how much homeschooling is a lifestyle for us and not something we “do”. If you are on the newsletter list you will have gotten an email yesterday announcing that…