Category: Books

Category: Books

Our 8th Grade, 4th Grade and Pre-school Homeschool Plans

Literature based plans for our spread-out homeschooling family.   We’ve got kids in 8th, 4th, Pre-K and a toddler this year.  It’s hard for me to believe this is my 9th year as a homeschooling mom.  I remember talking with my husband about homeschooling when Ellie (now almost 14) was supposed

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What I’ve Been Reading Lately: August 2018

Guys. I finished 10 books this month, thanks to two camping trips and a weekend by myself (my husband saw just what I needed and insisted on taking the kids camping for 2 days so I could stay home by myself for the first time ever.  Yes, it was lovely). 

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What I’ve Been Reading Lately: July 2018

This has been a pretty great reading month for me! Seven books finished and partway through a few more.  What have you been reading lately? Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie I have been hearing about this book for a while and finally got my hands (or, rather, my ears) on it. 

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What I’ve been Reading Lately: June 2018

Our family has gone on two long road trips this month, making lots of time for audiobooks together in the car and lots of downtime to read when we arrive at our destination.  What have you been reading lately? Persuasion by Jane Austen This was a re-read for my book

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Our Summer Homeschool Morning Time Plans

Our plans for homeschooling during the summer.  We homeschool year round (and love it!) and these are the family read alouds and assigned books we’ll be enjoying this summer.    After our family road trip to Mesa Verde last week, summer is officially here! While we do take a break

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What I’ve Been Reading Lately: May 2018

A post shared by Heidi Kindlespire Hillman (@a.lively.hope) on Apr 26, 2018 at 7:57am PDT Bookwork problems: When all of your library holds come in at once.  Has that ever happened to you? I feel like this month was full of books that had cringe-inducing moments and I wasn’t sure

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What I’ve Been Reading Lately: April 2018

It’s been an unusually slow reading month for me. I only finished three books (though I’m pretty sure I read one more and I just can’t remember which one…it will probably come to me as soon as I publish this post!). That’s probably due at least in part to me

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What I’ve been Reading Lately: March 2018

I look forward to sharing the books I’ve read every month. Reading is one of my very favorite things to do.  It’s a way for me to both relax and connect with the world around me. I’m always looking for book recommendations! Please share what you’ve been reading lately in

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Studying the Old Testament

I have been finding such delight in my early morning scripture study this year.  I have not developed a love for the Old Testament like I have for other books of scripture, so I decided that this year my goal would simply be to learn to love the Old Testament.

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