Category Archives: Literature

Great Book Lists for Children!

I’m thoroughly enjoying guest hosting the Literacy Musing Mondays linkup this week. If you want some great ideas about books, head on over to check out the posted reviews and other cool links. If you’re a blogger, please join the linkup … Continue reading

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Final Friday Family Faves: August 2015 Edition

We’ve had a whirlwind week with starting homeschooling, attending our first field trip to the Patuxent Research Refuge, and getting ready for our homeschool co-op’s annual Welcome Back Picnic. But we’re never too busy to reflect on our favorite reads … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Our Favourite Books from Joyful Mud Puddles

I am excited to have Meaghan Jackson from Joyful Mud Puddles posting for us today about her family’s favorite books from around the world. Check out her piece. Maybe you will find some new favorites! My boys love listening to … Continue reading

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Take Me to the County Fair: Favorite Books and Memories

County fairs are steeped in tradition, talent and can-do spirit. The experience is well worth sharing with our children. Some of my favorite childhood memories revolve around the local fair. Some of my favorite children’s books do, too. I grew up … Continue reading

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Final Friday Family Faves: July 2015 Edition

*This post contains affiliate links to books we love. What do our favorite books all have in common this month? They’re all children’s books. Yes, even my husband made his choice from the children’s bookshelf this July! Hunter (Daddy) loves Fairy … Continue reading

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Stop! Don’t Read That!

     I was horrified when I saw what my son was reading! Want to know what I did? I shoved the book back into the library bag.      “Don’t read that.” It’s one phrase I dread saying. I don’t derive any … Continue reading

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Does every book have to expressly mention Christ?

     Every day I strive to teach my children the Bible is a living and active, life-giving book that’s essential to prioritize. We delve into exciting stories of Moses leading the Israelites out of Egypt, Joshua watching the walls … Continue reading

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Final Friday Family Faves June 2015 Edition

     Welcome to the first-ever edition of Final Friday Family Faves where I plan to feature the favorite book-of-the-month of each of my family members. This month the Greek Poet Homer and a book featuring the fearsome black mamba … Continue reading

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Christian Summer Reading Programs with Prizes!

     Would your children love to earn a $10 gift certificate from a Christian bookstore? Mine would!      For the first time this summer we are excited to try the summer reading program hosted by Family Christian Stores. … Continue reading

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Ten Questions I Ask Myself When Evaluating Books for My Children

     Every time I walk into our fabulous public library, I’m overwhelmed by a sea of choices. If I read with my children for hours every day, there wouldn’t be enough time to read a small fraction of the … Continue reading

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