What I read in April 2023

Each month I share short and sweet book reviews of the books I’ve read. You can follow me on Goodreads for more real-time updates. Click on the images or the titles below to see eacg book on Amazon. Purchasing through my affiliate links give me a small commission at no cost to you (thank you for supporting A Lively Hope!) […]

Doctrine and Covenants Copywork

Doctrine and Covenants Copywork  Hey everybody. I am thrilled to share with you my latest copywork project! This new Doctrine and Covenants copywork bundle includes approximately 100 pages of copywork in three different skill levels. So, you’ll get unlimited access to print 300 minimalist pages filled with uplifting words to help your children learn and grow, both academically and spiritually.  […]

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 since the beginning, so this will be our 11th year […]

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 avoiding parenting books is the best option for me. Too […]

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 sweet and the portrayal of grief so poignant. Both my […]

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 of like Lord of the Flies but set in a […]