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How To: Encourage Reading in Your Kids

How do I make my children love reading? I’ve heard this question multiple times.  In one sense, I can’t make my children love reading. I can read to them and make them listen to books, but I can’t force them to enjoy an activity. My job as their mother though is to create an environment that…

Five TOP Gifts for Moms

Mother’s Day is a beautiful time to celebrate mothers and the work they do to for those around them.  I’m so grateful for my mom and mother-in-law who have loved my family and me for so many years.  Each year they give their time and love for us.  I’ve also always viewed Mother’s Day as…

The Best Advice for New Homeschoolers

We recently had some new neighbors move in next door, and we were thrilled when we were able to meet them.  It’s always fun to hear people’s stories.  Come to find out we are both originally from California!  Crazy! Anyway, we chatted for a few minutes asking all of the fun first questions.  And it…

A Lesson in Parenting

I learned a valuable parenting lesson from a fictional rabbit.  In “The Green Ember,” Pickett, a young rabbit, feels like he has been abandoned by family and ignored by the people he loves. Now that’s not really true…but regardless he feels unloved and unaccepted. Pickett finds a brusque, crusty old rabbit who is a warrior.…


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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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