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The Best Novels for Grade Two

Twelve of the Best Novels for Grade Two

It feels like forever since I’ve written a book list! I used to do them every week but I took a little break and it’s been hard to get back in the habit, but I plan on bringing them back every two weeks, if there is a specific genre/type of book list you would like, let me know! For today’s…

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The Best Picture Books of 2017

Each year I am really impressed by the amount of picture books that are published. A lot of them are junk but there are some real gems in there! Last year I did a round up of our favorite picture books from 2016 and wanted to do the same for 2017. We definitely read more picture books at the beginning…

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A Mother's Education: Books to Read in 2018 - As a lifelong learner I want to constantly growing myself, yes, I get to learn alongside my children as I homeschool them but I also want to be learning on my own. This year I have chosen a literary mentor and a list of books I would like to read.

A Mother’s Education – The Books I Want to Read in 2018

Homeschooling is great for parents who want to be lifelong learners. I enjoy picking certain topics to teach my kids that I can learn along with them. Though I don’t think my education should solely be tied to theirs. I want to be learning on my own time as well. I thought I would share a list of books I…

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The Best Picture Books to Curl Up With This Winter

The Best Winter Picture Books to Curl Up With This Winter

Is there any time better than winter to curl up in a cozy spot with a good book? We have had an unusually snowy November and I’m pretty sure we’ve already had more snow so far than we did all of last winter. While we do try to get out when the weather is warm enough we’ve also had some…

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Living Books for Composer Study: Antonio Vivaldi

Composer Study with Living Books: Antonio Vivaldi

I’ve learned over the past few years the benefit of  reading living books and I am making a real effort this year to add as many living books into our days as possible. Composer study and artist study are not something that are generally taught in the regular school system but hang around homeschoolers for a little while and chances are…

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