I’m officially one step closer to working myself out of laundry duties…my four-year-old has learned how to fold towels! And not just the one-two-you’re-through method, but the mom’s-amazing-wrinkle-free-four-step-fold. 😉 Read More
Charlotte Mason, an early educator from the early 1900’s, had a unique outlook on the education of children. She claimed that the foundation for knowledge didn’t begin in the classroom, but rather in the teaching of good habits at home (the top three being: attention, truthfulness, and obedience). Read More
Our first daughter came out talking…not quite, but pretty much. To this day she can out talk just about anyone I know. By the time she was two, she was speaking in full sentences. Therefore, when her third birthday rolled around I had a little lightbulb moment… Why don’t I attempt to teach her how to read?
My kids are getting to the age that I’m trying to get them to engage in more independent activities (even if it is only for a few minutes).
My goal is not to entertain them but to prompt them to creativity and independence.
Reading books with our kids is an everyday event. I have been sharing some of the classics with my kids and have been pleasantly surprised with how much they are enjoying them. (Almost as much as I am enjoying reading them.) Read More
Let me tell you, I LOVE learning from other moms. My best ideas come from you all! I love when we can swap ideas, encourage one another, and inspire eachother on this journey of motherhood. Today I have a special treat for you… a guest post from a very special mama. Read More
Every morning after breakfast, I lay the baby down for her morning nap then the other two kids and I snuggle on the couch for reading time. This usually consists of a little reading lesson for Jovie, then she and I take turns reading through a pile of books, while Jace sits back and enjoys the stories. 😉 Read More
Happy December! We are planning a little excitement for the kids into our holiday season this year by having fun with some of their favorite classic holiday books… come along! Read More