A Book List To Get You Through Winter

Suggested reading for the months that lay ahead... No reviews or explanations. Just a simple list of some (admittedly challenging) books to get your wheels turning and heart seeking while you're curled up under a warm blanket with a steaming cuppa. It's my own personal reading list that I am embarking on at this time. [...]

Second Grade Curriculum + Rhythm

Our weekly rhythm is organized to focus our time and energy on one area of study a day. This allows us to dive in, supplement curriculum, answer any questions that arise, etc. without rushing or feeling pressure to move to another task. We do not get buried under a heavy workload of busy work. We [...]

Homeschool Curriculum

People have many questions when they hear that we homeschool. But one of the most common, by far, is: What curriculum do you use? The short answer is that I don't buy one bulk curriculum. Rather, I piece together a custom plan. Last year, when he was a kindergartner, we used Montessori by Mom. And [...]

Spring Book Lists

For last season's book picks see Winter Book Lists Mom + Dad: Be the Gift, by Ann Voskamp; Lent Study, by She Reads Truth; Exodus, the Holy Bible; Molly's Game, by Molly Bloom; The Lost Symbol, by Dan Brown; Americana: Dispatches from the New Frontier, by Hampton Sides; Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk, by Kathleen Rooney; Cook + Cork, by Chris Horn and Harry Mills; Why Suffering? Finding Meaning and Comfort [...]

Winter Book Lists

When I asked family, friends, and strangers a few poll questions about what they would like to see included on this blog, one of the most popular ideas was "book suggestions". So I have organized our reads for this season into two very simple categories ("Mom + Dad"  and "Kids"). Our little one is a [...]