• Books that Will Inspire You to Worldschool Your Children
    adults,  book lists,  methods & philosophies,  worldschooling

    Books About Worldschooling & Teaching Your Children Through the World

    I believe the best way to teach your kids about the world is to show it to them! That being said, I know there are seasons when it just isn’t possible (or it’s more difficult) for whatever reason. I have big dreams of showing my kids the world and exploring it with them. We got Ephraim’s updated Canadian citizenship certificate in the mail a few weeks ago which means we just need to get him a passport and then we can officially leave the country (though no official plans are in place right now). Staying inside of Canada for two years has been a challenge for me in some ways…

  • Our Favorite Books of 2017 (picture books and chapter books)
    adults,  book lists,  picture books

    The Best Books of 2017 (so far)

    We are only three months into 2017 and we’ve already been coming across a lot of good new books. I thought I would start a list of our favorite books published this year and then just keep updating it as the months go on. The year is just beginning and we’ve got a lot more good books to read so be sure to check back often! This is definitely not a comprehensive list of books being published in 2017, but just our favorite ones (that we have read so far). You may also want to check out the best picture books from 2016! THE BEST BOOKS OF 2017   PICTURE…

  • A list of a few great resources to help you in a variety of different ways in your homeschool day.
    adults,  book lists,  books,  parent education,  real homeschool stories

    7 Books to Help You in Your Homeschool Days

    I thought it might be beneficial to share my favorite homeschooling books. Not all of these are actually homeschooling books but they all help me in homeschooling in one way or another. For instance, Reading Magic is about reading aloud to our children and is for every parent and has tips in it that I believe will help me in my homeschooling days. MY FAVORITE BOOKS TO HELP ME IN MY HOMESCHOOL DAYS I used to have a very blurred view on unschooling, this book put it into perspective for me and it’s made me realize how we do a lot of this in our day already. I loved reading how…