Category Archives: Books

7 Quick Takes, Mostly About Wasting Time on the Internet

Linking up with Conversion Diary. 1. Here’s something I’ve learned about myself: I do not like going to a salon for regular maintenance of any kind. This might be a somewhat new-ish development (maybe since having kids?), because I used … Continue reading

Posted in 7 Quick Takes Friday, Books, Hair, Miss, Winter | 4 Comments

Book Review and Giveaway – Everything I Needed to Know I Learned from My Six-Month-Old

Everything I Needed to Know I Learned From My Six-Month-Old: Awakening to Unconditional Self-Love in Motherhood by Kuwana Haulsey, is part memoir, part self-help book, part inspirational journey. It’s a story about a mother. A mother who is going through … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, Books, Giveaways | 4 Comments

The Top 101 Fictional Picture Books

I’ve mentioned before my enjoyment of the blog 101 Books. It’s written by a guy named Robert who is reading and blogging his way through Time Magazine’s 100 Greatest Novels (since 1923, plus Ulysses). I was thinking it would be … Continue reading

Posted in Books | 5 Comments

23 Picture Books About Horses

We recently finished a unit on horses. My kids love horses, so this was a really fun one. If fact, we did this unit at their request. As I always do, I got tons of picture books to read and … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Homeschool | 5 Comments

4th of July Fun

We’re having lots of 4th of July fun here. I love the 4th of July. It’s not my favorite holiday, but it’s up there. I like the patriotic songs and parades and the flag waving. I love the middle-of-summer-holiday barbecues … Continue reading

Posted in Arts and Crafts, Books, Summer | 2 Comments

Some Miscellany – 7 Quick Takes Friday

— 1 — I am kind of obsessed with reading the blog Conversion Diary right now. Is it possible to be “kind of obsessed”? Probably not. I think that’s an oxymoron. Whatev. I’m calling it “kind of obsessed.” It’s a … Continue reading

Posted in 7 Quick Takes Friday, Books, Other Mom Blogs, Summer | 1 Comment

Cultivating Bug Love

My girls love being outside. They love getting dirty, wet, chalky, bubble-y. They love the grass and flowers. The birds and animals. They aren’t really huge fans of bugs though. In fact, creepy crawlies are probably their least favorite things … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Homeschool, Outdoors | 1 Comment

Summer Reading List

Recently I have signed up for my local library’s adult summer reading program. Each time I read 140 minutes I can enter my name in a weekly drawing for stuff like books, DVDs, etc. I have entered my name at … Continue reading

Posted in Books | 4 Comments

I Think It’s Interesting!

I went to the library yesterday and grabbed a bunch of stories by one of our new favorite children’s authors, Robert Munsch. We just discovered this prolific author. His stories are cute, funny, and often feature clever protagonists. Some of … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Hair, Miss, Mommy Moments | Leave a comment

Should Preschoolers “Do School?”

I went to my first homeschooling convention this past weekend. I learned some good stuff, got lots of cheap used books, and bought a few new manipulatives for our school room. I had a really good time. Most of the … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Homeschool, Other Mom Blogs | 2 Comments