Book Lists, For Mamas

My Favorite Christmas Books for Kids

It really is the most wonderful time of the year and one of my favorite traditions is bringing out our basket of Christmas Books!  Over the past few years, we have amassed quite the collection of Christmas themed books.  To keep them special, they are all in a basket that only comes out this time… Continue reading My Favorite Christmas Books for Kids

Book Lists, Learning with Literature

Learn About Thanksgiving Using Living Literature

Imagine these two scenarios and then ask yourself you'd prefer... Reading a textbook about the journey on the Mayflower and the first Thanksgiving, filling in a few worksheets and making a hand print turkey Reading about a woman who was so determined to remember the importance of Thanksgiving, she petitioned the government for 35 years… Continue reading Learn About Thanksgiving Using Living Literature

Book Lists, Learning at Home

20 Great Books for Families to Read-Aloud

I am a bookworm.  Always have been, always will be.  It's probably thanks in part to my overly introverted personality but nonetheless, one of my favorite things to do is snuggle up with a good book.  That is why from the very early days, I have been reading with my children as much as possible. … Continue reading 20 Great Books for Families to Read-Aloud