“We want to give reality to history by showing that it is not something remote, to be found in books only; we want to show that the life of each child forms part of history; then we may lead him on to see that the whole world is different for each man that has lived,Continue reading “Keeping Company – First Grade Timeline”
I first saw pictures of Juniper Grover Journals pop up in pictures on Instagram. The striking covers and sleek design of the inserts immediately caught my attention. I added a journal to my mental “To Buy” list. I finally took the plunge so to speak when I decided to begin both a calendar of firstsContinue reading “Review: Juniper Grove Journals”
It only took three months for me to hit a bit of a reading slump and to feel unmotivated by the reading goals I set in January. This is when the rubber meets the road . . . when I have a choice on whether to push forward on my goals or to let theContinue reading “March Reading Wrap-Up”
“Not an hour passes without the enormity of the task I have taken on bringing me to my knees. This work of homeschooling and raising hearts and souls and bodies is hard. It is more than I can do in my own strength. Even so, more than anything else, I desire to teach and motherContinue reading “Commonplace Selection”
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Hi, we are Carrie and Melinda. We are identical twin sisters, second-generation homeschoolers, and book lovers!
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