Calling All Readers: Annual Reading Challenge Info!

By Betsy | October 21, 2019

Reading challenge check-in and information on the new 2020 reading challenge!

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Voyages of Discovery, or, How NOT to “Teach Reading”

By Janie | October 18, 2019

When did reading and literature become academic subjects? And is that a good thing?

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Back Porch Book Chat: Melissa Deming (Bible Teacher)

By Betsy | October 14, 2019

Back Porch Book Chat: A Casual Conversation about Books. Today’s guest is Melissa Deming.

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Choosing Biographies: Practical Considerations

By Betsy | September 30, 2019

Some practical considerations to keep in mind when choosing biographies for your children or students.

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Choosing Biographies

By Betsy | September 22, 2019

What is the most important question in choosing biographies? We’ve got the answer!

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Go Build Something! Engineering Books for Boys (and Girls)

By Janie | September 21, 2019

A booklist of fun and informative titles on engineering for all ages

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4 Books About the Reading Life: a Literary Nightstand Round-Up

By Betsy | September 16, 2019

On Reading Well, Book Girl, Bequest of Wings, and I’d Rather be Reading: books about the joys of the reading life.

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Cookbooks for Kids and Teens: A Book List

By Betsy | September 9, 2019

A short list of cookbooks for kids and teens that will take your preschooler through to “kitchen graduation” as a teen.

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Laid-Back Language Arts

By Betsy | September 7, 2019

Laid Back Language Arts: learning to enjoy writing and communicating well without drudgery.

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The Delights of Childcraft, part 2

By Megan | August 22, 2019

Yesterday I introduced a set of books that impressed me as a child, and I appreciate them more now as a parent and home educator. Here I describe the contents of the individual volumes so that you may consider adding a few more items to your collection. Volume 1: Poems of early childhood Beginning with…

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