• Our Homeschool Monthly Reading Wrap Up - our monthly read alouds and independent reads
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    WHAT WE READ IN APRIL – our homeschool read alouds and individual reads for the month!

    Here’s a wrap up of another reading month. Rae read a TON this month! My non-fiction reading was everything from a very disappointing read to one I loved.       WHAT WE READ IN APRIL THE SEVEN YEAR OLD Keeper of the Lost Cities – books 1, 2 & 3!   THE TEN YEAR OLD Keeper of the Lost Cities – Unlocked Whichwood Ramona Series The Green Ember Bliss Bakery Series Nancy Drew Diaries Series   FAMILY READ ALOUDS Life as a Viking Isobel Kuhn Underground to Canada   THE MOM Dyslexia 101 Awaking Wonder The Call of the Wild + Free

  • WHAT WE READ IN MARCH - our homeschool read alouds, what the kids are reading & what mom is reading!
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    WHAT WE READ IN MARCH – our homeschool read alouds, what the kids are reading & what mom is reading!

    Today Raeca and I are sharing a wrap up of our reading from the month of March! We are chatting about our read alouds and what we read on our own as well. There was a combination of some pretty mediocre books and some really great ones. We would love to hear what you have been reading lately and if you have any book suggestions for us for future months!       WHAT WE READ IN MARCH   Here are all the books we read in March, be sure to watch the video to hear our thoughts on them!   Flat Stanley’s Worldwide Adventures: The African Safari Discovery When…

  • MARCH HOMESCHOOL LIBRARY HAUL - a variety of books we've recently checked out from the library
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    MARCH HOMESCHOOL LIBRARY HAUL šŸ“š a variety of books we’ve recently checked out from the library

    I always have fun sharing the books we got out from the library. Here’s a recent stack of books we’ve check out!       BOOKS MENTIONED The Great Cake Mystery Case Closed – The Mystery in the Mansion Thirty Days Has September – Cool Ways to Remember Stuff Cool Flexagon Art Jambo Means Hello – Swahili Alphabet Book Curious Lists For Kids – Human Body Stormy Seas – Stories of Young Boat Refugees Hip Hop Speaks to Children The Dark Ages and the Vikings  

  • Kids Reading Challenge - a month long readathon for kids - with a giveaway!
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    KIDS READING CHALLENGE & GIVEAWAY šŸ“• a month long reading challenge for kids with a giveaway too!

    I recently hosted a readathon and my kids wanted to get in on the fun by hosting their own month long readathon. Oh, and of course we’re doing a giveaway as well. Watch the video for the details and then read on below for how to join!       Here’s how to join the Reading Challenge #1 Go to Hey Reader and make an account #2 Join the Kids Hey Readerathon. #3 Add the books your kids want to read for each challenge. #4 During the month of November encourage your kids to read the books they picked and when they finish each book head back to Hey Reader…

  • A Look At Our Bookshelves and Favorite Books

    A Look at Our Bookshelves

    We recently did some rearranging in our house and kind of accidentally ended up making a book and reading corner. Previously our books were kind of spread all throughout our house in different bookcases but now they are mostly all together. The only exceptions are that my son has all the picture books in his room, I may end up moving those with the rest of the books at some point. And then we have a few books used as decorations throughout the house as well as our collections of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, I have this leatherette collection and my husband has a set that…

  • What We've Been Reading Lately in our Home and Homeschool - books for mom, middle school and elementary kids - picture books, audiobooks and chapter books
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    What We’ve Been Reading Lately – September

    So, apparently when the weather changes here I start reading more. In June and July I only read one book a month and this month I read something like twelve books! Other than the cooler weather I also think Scribd has a lot to do with my increased reading. I’m not even a full month into my free trial and I’ve already read/listened to seven books on there with a couple more on the go and some of the ones I read at the beginning of the month pre-Scribd are available on there as well. I’ve personally been very impressed by the selection. Not sure what Scribd is? Think of it…