Homeschool · My Bookshelf

Our Family’s Morning Basket Favorites

Our school days are slooooowly returning. The first thing I add back in is Morning Time! It is our favorite time of the day. We gather around for breakfast or a snack and read together. Morning Time is done "family style" with all of our children (ages 5-9) joining in as we loop through each… Continue reading Our Family’s Morning Basket Favorites

Motherhood · My Bookshelf

Mama’s 2019 Book List

Today, I am sharing my personal reading stack for the year. In 2019, I’m looking to slow down, simplify, and clean things up a little. Hoping this will allow us the time and energy to build relationships and get outside more! Digging deeper into our: Health + Heart + Home. 📚❤️🏠 #mamareads #simpleliving #homeeducation *PS:… Continue reading Mama’s 2019 Book List

My Bookshelf · Seasons & Holidays

Reading Weather Has Arrived

  We had our first dusting of snow this morning in Middle Tennessee. The children are out trying to scrape snowballs together with their dad. I'm cuddled under blankets by the fire, shivering and struggling to stay warm. My body was definitely not made for winter weather. I'm trying my best to embrace this season… Continue reading Reading Weather Has Arrived

My Bookshelf · Seasons & Holidays

25 Days of Christmas Books!

Happy December! Time to change the calendar and gather Advent materials. (And I should probably consider removing the rotting pumpkins from the front porch.) As we count down to Christmas, we will pull out a new book from our December book stack. Christmas books are my favorite! We will also be adding Advent activities and… Continue reading 25 Days of Christmas Books!

Homeschool · My Bookshelf · Seasons & Holidays

Unit Study: Seeds, Trees, and Leaves

We finished up our science unit on bugs last month. I decided to pause our usual science lessons and do a quick unit study on trees and leaves. The leaves have been beautiful this year! The kids love going on leaf hunts and running back home to identify them in their books. They really enjoyed… Continue reading Unit Study: Seeds, Trees, and Leaves