The Well-Trained Mind: A Road Map for Our Homeschool

A review of The Well-Trained Mind which serves as a road map to our homeschool, showing us the different paths we can take, as well as reminding us to pace ourselves and our kids.

The Well-Trained Mind serves as a road map to our homeschool, showing us the different paths we can take, as well as reminding us to pace ourselves and our kids. Last week I shared about a new series on Life as MOM. With the oh-so-humble title of FishMama’s Picks for Homeschooling, it is my effort […]

Booking It (May Update: Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day)

Booking It is an online book club where we discuss what we’ve read over the past month as well as review a monthly assigned book. This month’s book is  Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day by Winifred Watson.  Heads up: if you make a purchase through any Amazon links in this post, I do receive a small percentage […]

Good Books to Read About Growing Things

The growing season is about to take off, so let’s explore books with our kids about gardening and growing things. Recently, I was reminded at how much my children love books — and love being read to! I ordered a copy of one of my favorite books ever (not sure why we didn’t already own […]

Booking It (April Update: The Dirty Life)

Booking It is an online book club where we discuss what we’ve read over the past month as well as review a monthly assigned book. This month’s book is  The Dirty Life: A Memoir of Farming, Food, and Love by Kristin Kimball. Thank you for keeping my head in a book. Man, it’s easy to drift toward cereal […]

Booking It (March Update: A Million Miles in a Thousand Years)

Booking It is an online book club where we discuss what we’ve read over the past month as well as review a monthly assigned book. This month’s book is A Million Miles in a Thousand Years by Donald Miller. I really gotta start a reading journal or something. I’ve got so many books going that I […]

Booking It (February Update: The Money Saving Mom’s Budget)

Booking It is an online book club where we discuss what we’ve read over the past month as well as review a monthly assigned book. This month’s book is The Money Saving Mom’s Budget by Crystal Paine. We had a revelation at our house this week. I kept walking into FishBoy9’s bedroom after the boys were […]

Booking It (January Update: One Bite at a Time)

Booking It is an online book club where we discuss what we’ve read over the past month as well as review a monthly assigned book. January’s book was One Bite at a Time by Tsh Oxenreider. I love to read. I always have. I was an early reader, starting at about age 4. I don’t […]

Booking It with the Wingfeather Saga

Reading aloud with your children can be a wonderful experience in exploring the world together. The Wingfeather Saga by Andrew Peterson is a great adventure. This year we’re Booking It on LifeasMOM. It’s an online book club designed to get you off the computer, phone, and boob tube and into a book. Reading is an adventure! […]