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How to Get Lost (and a free book)

I'm not sure when it happened, but it was confirmed this past Christmas.  We have moved past the toys on the wish list.  My (not so) littles were hoping for things that supported their dreams--like dance and games and shoes.  My little fella asked for a pair of Crocs (easy to slide on and off… Continue reading How to Get Lost (and a free book)

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Why I Love My Kindle But Not an E-Book

I love my Kindle.  I do. I appreciate that I was given this really generous gift by my family.  I love having the fun and educational "apps" that my children enjoy when we have long waiting times.  (Like today at the Pediatrician's.....and then again at the Pharmacy.  Long waits.) One of my favorite features, that… Continue reading Why I Love My Kindle But Not an E-Book

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Mama Read Books and Daddy Listened

My brother is working on a special project, and he mentioned something that has me thinking about Mama and her books.  Mama loved books.  She read a lot of different kinds, but mysteries were among her favorites.  She also liked novels like "Saving CeeCee Honeycutt" and "Salvation at the Dairy Queen"--novels about people and their "real… Continue reading Mama Read Books and Daddy Listened

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On my Bedside Table

I was inspired by the book I was given yesterday to get my reading act together.  As we wind down our "official learning" school year, and shift into mostly reading, I thought I'd get my "wish list of reading" put together for summer. Before I get started on my rather lengthy and somewhat intimidating list (focus is… Continue reading On my Bedside Table

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If You Were Ever A Child…..

The homeschool curriculum I use with my littles is literature based. There is a list of books for "required" reading and then another list of "suggested" books if you have the time and your child loves to read. Which mine does. It was touch and go her kindergarten and first grade year. I wasn't sure… Continue reading If You Were Ever A Child…..