My Favorite Summer Books

Oh, Summer! I just love you so. I am counting down the days till we can stay up late, sleep in, and lounge by the pool. Even in summer, reading aloud never stops around here. Now that my kids are getting older, I simply put our summer picture books in a basket for...
Finding your optimal homeschooling pace

Finding your optimal homeschooling pace

It has been a long time since I have been able to run any sort of distance because of health issues. But the other day, as I was reflecting back on my years of homeschooling, I started to see some parallels between homeschooling and running.  There are significant...
My Favorite Picture Books for Fall

My Favorite Picture Books for Fall

Oh Fall, I just love you so much. Fall is hands down my favorite season. I’m thankful I can go outside without being drenched in sweat from Southern humidity. I love the colors, the crisp mornings, and ALL things pumpkin spice (yes, I totally fall for anything...
My Favorite Spring Children’s Books

My Favorite Spring Children’s Books

    Oh Spring. I am so glad you have arrived. The dreary days of Winter hang on my soul. Getting out in the sunshine, looking at the beautiful flowers, and hearing the return of the birds’ songs are so delightful. It also means it is time to replace...
My Favorite Winter Children’s Books

My Favorite Winter Children’s Books

For a long while now, I have kept a thematic picture book basket out at my house. Each season, holiday, theme, etc. I change out the books. I own a great deal of these books from my former kindergarten classroom, but you can always get these titles from the library. ...
A Literary Advent

A Literary Advent

I have a confession when it comes to Advent traditions. I love them because of the routine and comfort they bring to our family during a busy season, but sometimes they can be a little overwhelming and by December 12th I wonder how I’m going to make it through. This...