DIY Bird Zip Line

For nearly two weeks now, we have been battling some nasty virus that gave my ten month old and my eight year old fevers in the 103 range. For four days, my oldest daughter barely moved from our love seat and alternated between complaining of being cold to sweating because she was so hot. Just […]

If You Were Me and Lived in Russia {A Review}

Several months ago, I reviewed a set of books by Carole P. Roman that have since become an integral part of our world geography studies. They are often pulled off the shelf by my children and we read them whenever we land on a corresponding country in our lessons. We have recently added If you […]

I Love You All the Same {Review and Giveaway}

I remember worrying when I was pregnant with my second child that I wouldn’t be able to love and care for him in the same way that I did my first child. Since I’d only had the experience of parenting one child, it was quite hard to imagine feeling the same level of love for […]

Fantastic Field Trips in the Carolinas {A Review}

Our family loves a good field trip. We are constantly on the lookout for new places to explore in our area or for new aspects of previously visited places to make return trips more exciting. We are always willing to take a day trip or to drive a little extra in order to enjoy a […]

Every Dog Needs a Home {A Review}

Vermont native Nicole Brierre was a graduate student working towards her degree in elementary education when what was supposed to be an assignment turned into this quaint tale about a dog who finds her family. Based on a true story, Chanterelle Finds a Family is a 40 page, paperback book that contains charming, hand drawn illustrations […]

Classic Stories for Children {A Review}

What child has not heard the name of Peter Rabbit? He is a staple in any children’s library that houses great literature. His adventures have been told for years, being passed down from parent to child to grandchild and beyond. They are classics, surviving the modernization of societies and the ever changing interests of generations. […]

The Kid Who Changed the World {Review and Giveaway!}

When our children are small, we spend time teaching them about how the sky is the limit when it comes to what they can be when they are grown. We are so blessed in this nation to have the opportunities to follow our own desires and find opportunities to pursue our dreams. I do think […]

Take an Imaginative Trip to the Moon! {A Review}

Tanner Turbeyfill is the imaginative son of an astronaut who loves to write in his moon journal about all of the observations he makes while sitting in his tree house. He has a prized rock collection, but it’s missing one important thing–moon rocks. Since he’s too young to visit the moon on his own, he […]

Whatever You Grow Up to Be by Karen Kingsbury, Illustrated by Valeria Docampo {A Review}

From newborn to adult, a child is always the center of their mother’s heart. Watch this mother and son duo through the years as their relationship grows and changes. God has unlimited possibilities ahead of a young child and Christian mothers always desire to point their children towards His will and purpose for their lives, […]

The Berenstein Bears Keep the Faith by Mike Berenstain {A Review}

Brother Bear and Sister Bear love to learn about science.  They love to read about dinosaurs, use microscopes to look at things close up, and gaze at the far away stars. Their friend, Ferdy Factual, loves science too and one night he brings a telescope to the Bears’ home so that they can all have […]