How to find Time to Read- when you have none to spare

One of the many questions I get asked A LOT is how I find time to read while homeschooling, blogging, doing Virtual Assistant work, raising 4 children, having time with my husband, who’s a pastor, and you know, breathing. There are a few tips I’ve picked up along the years to allow me time to […]

I have some French in my blood…

… or maybe I don’t. (My mom is probably wondering what in the world I’m talking about!) But after reading my friend Anita Joyce’s new book French Accents, I wish I did! From the attention-grabbing introduction (in which Anita finds out she, in fact, does have French ancestors) to the final thoughts, this book is […]

Love is Kind- free printable

I promised a few weeks back that I would do more book reviews– I have been reading SO much lately. Ben and I started a new “plan” a few weeks ago- we only watch TV after the kids are in bed on the weekends. The other nights, we read. It’s amazing how much time that […]

Coming soon- more book reviews!

As you can probably tell by the name of my blog, reading is an integral part of my life. My intention when choosing the name of the blog was to do book reviews on a regular basis. While I still read quite a bit, it’s been quite some time since I actually wrote a book […]

The Best Books for Girls Ages 8-11

I wrote a post here detailing the books that I love for our kids at their age now, and today I want to share some series that I loved as an older kid. I was (and still am) a voracious reader- my mom would have to make me put down a book and go outside […]

The Best Books for Toddlers

from the archives: originally posted 5.1.2012 Since my unintentional bloggy break, I’ve spent a lot of the extra time reading to my kiddos, so I thought I would share some of our tried-and-true favorite children’s books. They are a random assortment to be sure, but ones that we really love and I think are among […]