Tag: reading

llama lovin’

We had several of the “Llama Llama” books before we had Julianne, but out of all of our four children, she is the one who has bonded with Little Llama the most.  She LOVES the llama.  Loves him.  Every time she has a chance to choose a book, you can be assured that at least …

Book Review: Bringing Lucy Home

Confession:  I’m not really sure what goes into a book review.  I actually asked Google, “what makes a book review good”, but then decided to just go at it on my own.  I guess I should have mentioned my lack of book review prowess to the author, Jennifer Phillips, before I answered the call to …

broken

When the Galilean boy brought his bread to the Lord, what did the Lord do with it?  He broke it.  God will always break what is offered to him.  He breaks what he takes, but after breaking it he blesses and uses it to meet the needs of others.  After you give yourself to the …

need a good read?

I’ve updated my “recent good read” page.  Here’s the new info. Enjoy, and make sure to tell me what you’re reading too!  I’m always looking for something new to add to my wish list! 🙂

teaching reading at home

This summer I’m working on some of the readiness skills for K-4.  We’re cutting shapes, lines, zig-zag lines, curvy lines… We’re coloring, we’re counting, we’re gluing, we’re (gulp) reading. I’ve always had an intense fear of teaching my children to read.  Of all of the elementary school aged milestones, this one terrifies me the most.  …

books for a new year

I’ve been on a “fast” from fiction since the end of last February.  That includes Christian fiction, which I was an avid reader of.  It was actually not as difficult as I thought it would be.  I’ll go more into that when the 1-year mark hits. Anyways, I am part of a book club my …

i’m workin’ on it!

I have another post coming soon… a book review.  But, it might take a day or two to complete. (Courtney, you will understand, you were there last night!)  Things are crazy around here, and there is precious little time to actually THINK!  So, if you are one of my faithful three, please check back in a while!