Literature Designed as Fun

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Have you ever tried to read Shakespeare or other books from the 1800s? They are hard to read but are great literature too. Perhaps you took Shakespeare in highschool or college but couldn’t understand what you were reading. Or perhaps… Read More »

Back to School for Homeschoolers

Just like at the end of school, around this time of year the teacher blogs are full of cool ideas for back to school. However a lot of them aren’t applicable to homeschoolers. For example we don’t need to play getting to know you games or activities or hand out an about the teacher newsletter.… Read More »

The Girl Who Drank The Moon

Are you looking for a book for your tween that has magic, intrigue and fantasy? The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill may just be that book. This book, for ages 9-12 won the Newbery Medal and was a New York Times Bestseller. Summary: Every year, the people of the Protectorate leave a… Read More »

Vet Academy

Do you have an aspiring vet to be? If your child is age 7+ this book will be perfect for him or her. It’s not just a book, it’s an activity book with punch out games, models and stickers. Vet Academy is part of a series of books about jobs. Other books in the series… Read More »

My Year of Writing

Are you looking for a way to encourage your child to write more? Or perhaps they love writing and want to keep their writing for a long time? My Year of Writing contains 365 creative writing activities so you can “be creative everyday.” The book starts with an introduction and before you get started section… Read More »

Who Owns Free People? A Peek Behind the Boho Brand

Want to know more about who owns the boho brand Free People? We have all you need right here in this guide! Main image courtesy of Shopbop. When the image of carefree, boho vibes comes to mind in the fashion world, chances are you think of the brand Free People. This eclectic designer seeks to… Read More »

Cooperative Games

Looking for something new for family games night that won’t have your children fighting with each other? Try cooperative games from Family Pastimes. Disclosure: We received two games from Family Pastimes to try out and review. The company sells many, many cooperative games. We tried out two but I also already own two others. We… Read More »

Spelling Through Phonics

Do you want to know more about how spelling is learned and what phonics has to do with it? Perhaps you are a teacher or homeschooling parent who is looking for help teaching your students to spell. Spelling Through Phonics by The McCrackens (40th Anniversary Edition) is a simple and straightforward guide. Disclosure: I received… Read More »

Word Roots

Are you looking for a resource to teach yourself, your child or your students about Word Roots? The Word Roots Series from The Critical Thinking Co is a great choice. Keep reading to find out why and how to use it. Word Roots Series Disclosure: I received Word Roots in exchange for an honest review.… Read More »

Love, Mom and Me

Looking for a fun way to connect with your child approximately age 8 and up? If your child can write you might want to check out Love, Mom and Me: a Mother & Daughter Keepsake Journal or it’s related books. Summary: A must-have shared mother-daughter journal for the pair who are seeking a thoughtful, creative… Read More »