My Bookshelf · Seasons & Holidays

25 Days of Christmas Books!

Photo by Torsten Dettlaff on   It's almost 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. I am actually thinking about wrapping… Continue reading 25 Days of Christmas Books!

Homeschool · My Bookshelf

Morning Time with A Gentle Feast and Claritas (2020-2021)

We dabbled in A Gentle Feast (AGF) last year and loved it! We will continue using this curriculum again this year! We are adding a little Classical Education to our Charlotte Mason homeschool this year. For Morning Time we will use the morning time packets from A Gentle Feast (American History) along with memory work… Continue reading Morning Time with A Gentle Feast and Claritas (2020-2021)

Mother Culture · Motherhood · My Bookshelf

A Mother’s Morning Basket (Back to School)

It's been awhile since I shared what is in my personal Morning Basket. During the months leading up to a new school year, I like to gather books that prepare my heart and home for the year ahead. So most of my basket is filled with books that inspire our homeschool. I've recently discovered Karen… Continue reading A Mother’s Morning Basket (Back to School)

Autism/Dyslexia/SPD · Homeschool · Mother Culture · My Bookshelf

Considering Homeschooling? Resources and Research to Get Started

So many are considering homeschooling this year due to Covid. All of my homeschool groups on social media are exploding with new members. If that's you.... welcome!!! It takes a lot of courage to consider this lifestyle for your family. We were accidental homeschoolers too. It wasn't in our original plan but it was in… Continue reading Considering Homeschooling? Resources and Research to Get Started

Autism/Dyslexia/SPD · Homeschool · My Bookshelf

Reading Resources + Handwriting Help

I've been asked recently what our favorite resources are for strengthening little hands and helping kids to read or write. Our children with autism and dyslexia have enjoyed these tools and we've seen great improvement! If your child struggles with reading, handwriting, story telling, or fine motor skills.... give some of these a try. Some… Continue reading Reading Resources + Handwriting Help