• What's in Our February Brain Box - Our take on a morning basket
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    Our February Brain Box

    A new month means it’s time to share what is in our Brain Box for the month! This is our third month with using our Brain Box and it’s so nice to have our main resources for the month so handy. If you missed the previous months you can also check out our January Brain Box and December Brain Box.…

  • The Books I Read in January - a reading wrap of the all the books I read this month, including the best and the worst
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    January Reading Wrap Up

    Here’s a bonus book list for you this week – my January reading wrap up! January was a good reading month for me, I read eleven books from a variety of genres. I read 2/28 books from my list of books I want to read in 2019, decent but I’m going to have to step it up a bit to…

  • Books Coming out in 2019 we are looking forward to reading
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    Books Coming Out in 2019 We Are Looking Forward To

    A couple of years ago I would take time at the beginning of each month to look ahead and see what picture books were all coming out that month that we were looking forward to reading and then wrote a blog post about it. I thought it would be fun to do that again but instead of making it a…

  • What does a relaxed and minimal homeschool look like? A peek inside our simple and relaxed homeschool

    The Early Learning Bundle is Here! For This Week Only!

    If you’ve been around the blog for a few months you will probably know that every few months I like to feature the newest bundle from Intentional Bundles. I have been organizing these bundles for almost three years now and they are always a lot of fun because it’s a chance where you can get a ton of resources for…

  • The Best Picture Books of 2018 - our favorite picture books published in 2018
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    The Best Picture Books Published in 2018

    I enjoy keeping track of the publication date of the picture books we read and doing a round up of the best books from each year. Earlier in 2018 I wrote two lists: a part one and then part two of our favorite 2018 picture books thus far. Then, at the beginning of the year I like to do a…