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9 Children’s Books About Birds for Nature Lovers

Children’s books about birds may be some of the most beautiful books you can find. Who doesn’t love to think about flying? These books will carry you away on the wings of these magnificent creatures. Hopefully, you can inspire a life-long love of nature as you go outside to put your learning to use. I… Read More 9 Children’s Books About Birds for Nature Lovers

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The Brilliant Way to Teach History for Kids – 5 Tips from The History Mom

I’m so excited to welcome Jayda Justus, aka The History Mom, to my blog for a great post about virtual field trips, history podcasts and other ways to add a little tech to your hands-on history for kids learning. One of the best ways to teach history for kids is through travel.  Actually seeing a… Read More The Brilliant Way to Teach History for Kids – 5 Tips from The History Mom

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Mondays with Miss Mason – On Trusting Good Books

Note: this post is part of an ongoing series. For more information visit the Mondays with Miss Mason page. Do you post on Charlotte Mason topics? If so, leave a comment with your link below and I will include you next week. Living books are a major component of a Charlotte Mason education. There is… Read More Mondays with Miss Mason – On Trusting Good Books

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Mondays with Miss Mason – On Poetry

Note: this post is part of an ongoing series. For more information visit the Mondays with Miss Mason page. Do you post on Charlotte Mason topics? If so, leave a comment with your link below and I will include you next week. Poetry.––Poetry is, perhaps, the most searching and intimate of our teachers. To know… Read More Mondays with Miss Mason – On Poetry

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11 Must-Have Children’s Poetry Books for Your Home: National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month so I am celebrating with 11 must-have children’s poetry books! I have tried to include poetry on a weekly if not daily basis in our home. Whether it is a quick reading at the beginning of the school day or a poem posted in the bathroom where someone might take the… Read More 11 Must-Have Children’s Poetry Books for Your Home: National Poetry Month

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12 Inspiring Picture Books About Women Scientists & Mathematicians

In honor of International Women’s Day, I have made a list of 12 picture books about inspiring women scientists and mathematicians to share with your girls and boys. Lost to history for a time, women of the past are being remembered for their contributions. Modern women are also making a mark on science, architecture and… Read More 12 Inspiring Picture Books About Women Scientists & Mathematicians

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Fall in Love with Poetry in 10 Minutes a Day with Poetry Podcasts

Poetry is a vibrant part of a school day but some people find it difficult. Thankfully, poetry podcasts can help! Poetry podcasts offer a brief reading of a poem along with some commentary about the poet or subject of the poem. As a result, poem newbies and *gasp* poem haters can be transformed into poetry fans.… Read More Fall in Love with Poetry in 10 Minutes a Day with Poetry Podcasts

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Mother Culture Book Club: A Light So Lovely by Sarah Arthur

This is the first Mother Culture Book Club post!  I will be posting frequently with “mother culture” books that I have been reading. I would love you to join me! Comment below with your thoughts as you read or join me on Facebook for discussion.       First up, is A Light So Lovely:… Read More Mother Culture Book Club: A Light So Lovely by Sarah Arthur