Bob Books Review: Stories for Beginning Readers

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On my Learning to Read: Celebrating Success post, Bobbie  asked about the Bob Books, a series of books for beginning readers that we use. So I thought I’d do a quick review. The Bob Books are these short little books, …

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Review: Mother-Daughter Duet by Cheri Fuller and Ali Plum

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On my desk and around my office are little gifts that my mother has given me over the years – a “Dare to Dream” poem, a couple of her photos of fog among the Redwood trees, and the latest addition, a …

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Review: Dancing with My Father by Sally Clarkson

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Have you ever struggled with joy? About three years ago, I realized that I was just doing the work, going through the motions of life, doing what my father taught me – work hard, do what’s necessary without complaint, and …

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Review: The LightKeeper’s Daughter by Colleen Coble

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Christian book publisher, Thomas Nelson, recently sent me a complimentary review copy of  The LightKeeper’s Daughter by Colleen Coble as part of their BookSneeze program. The book came right around Christmas, in perfect time for me to take some time to …

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Q&A: Teaching Textbooks Homeschool Math Curriculum

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My 12 yo daughter is nearly done with Teaching Textbooks Math 7 (she’ll finish by Spring Break in March 2010) and my 10 yo son just started a few months ago. So, when another homeschool mom asked me about Teaching Textbooks, as a possible …

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