Category: Books

Category: Books

What’s Working in Our Homeschool

Now that we’re well into the new school year and have settled into a rhythm, I’m excited to share with you the curriculum we are/will be using this year! First, a little bit about our family. We have 4 kiddos, ages 16, 11, 6 and 4. I’ve been homeschooling them

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What I’ve Been Reading: September 2020

Short and simple reviews of the books I’ve finished lately. Introverted Mom by Jamie Martin This book has been on my radar for a while. I’ve loved other books by Jamie (Steady Days; Give Your Child the World) but I hesitated to pick this one up. I have found that

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What I’ve Been Reading: August 2020

Short and sweet book reviews of the books I read last month. Find all of my book reviews here. A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness ⭐⭐⭐⭐I was worried about this book because the illustrations are intense. (I generally need to steer clear of creepy images). But the story was so

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July 2020 Reading Wrap-Up

Each month I share short and sweet reviews of the books I’ve been reading lately. July was a pretty good month for me, with nine finished books including three about loveable curmudgeons. FantasticLand by Mike Bockoven This book was propulsive but also really gory and lots of swears. It’s sort

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What I’ve Been Reading: June 2020

Each month I share short and sweet reviews of the books I’ve been reading lately. These are the books I read in June 2020. It’s been difficult for me to focus on much of substance lately. You’ll see that I’m leaning heavily toward lighter, more comfort books than I normally

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What I’ve Been Reading: March + April 2020

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Heidi Kindlespire Hillman (@a.lively.hope) on Apr 1, 2020 at 12:39pm PDT Every month I share super short and sweet book reviews of the books I’ve finished lately. Being in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic has thrown me for a loop

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Favorite Books & Documentaries 2020

Each morning I sit down with my children for a ritual we call Morning Time. It involves singing a hymn, memorizing scripture and lots of reading. We read from a collection of books each day, enjoying learning together from books on a broad range of topics. Morning Time makes up

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What I’ve Been Reading: January + February 2020

Each month I share short reviews of all the books I’ve finished lately. I’m always looking for books to add to my list! Have you read anything awesome lately? I’d love to hear about it in the comments! I realized the other day, that I never hit publish on this

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What I’ve been Reading Lately: December 2019

Every month I share short and simple reviews of the books I’ve been reading lately. You should know that I don’t generally have a problem setting aside a book if I’m not interested in it. There are just too many awesome books out there to waste my time on one

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