3 Chapter Books Series We Love + a FREE Reading Log

There's nothing more special than snuggling up with your children with a good book. Our family loves to read, but we've really struggled to find chapter books that keep our children engaged and interested in what happens next. Perhaps that's due to their young ages or short attention spans, but we've started and stopped too many books to count. Most often we have stopped a chapter book because of one or more of the following reasons: Too long Too descriptive Used too advanced or … [Read more...]

My 2014 Summer Reading List

Besides Seattle's Best Level 4 Medium-Dark & Rich Coffee, two of my favorite things are making lists and reading good books, and even though we don't take summers off from school, all of the summer reading lists popping up online are pressuring me into making my own :) So, here's what's on my 2014 Summer Reading List, by category. Maybe, just maybe, I'll get at least a few of these read in the midst of school and preparing for baby because I'm still a ways off from my 2014 goal of 40 … [Read more...]

Six Considerations for Your Child’s Summer Reading Goals

Today, my friend Meghan of First Comes Love is sharing with us a topic dear to my heart -- setting goals for summer reading. With the kids on summer vacation, it's the perfect time to make some goals with your children to improve their reading skills and further hone their love of good books. See what advice this homeschooling mom of 6 has to offer & be sure to visit Meghan. Ahhh, summertime. Picnics at the park. The playground. Family vacations. Extra reading. What?? Yes, reading. At some … [Read more...]