Strewing great books and resources that inspire meaningful discussions is a way of life for us as a Sonlight family. We read everyday. We discuss what we've read in the car, over dinner, and for longer than I'd like right before we hit the sheets. What is it about bedtime that turns every child into the world's most inquisitive philosopher?!? What is Strewing? "Strewing" … [Read more...] about How to Connect with Science By Strewing
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Christy by Catherine Marshall As a happy resident of the Smoky Mountain foothills in East TN, I found "Christy" an insightful look at mountain life in 1912. The discussion of the proud and strong mountain people, their heritage, their customs, their way of life was eye opening and fascinating. The story line focuses on a bright and adventurous nineteen year old woman who … [Read more...] about Christy – A Glimpse at Smoky Mountain Life in 1912
Update: I wrote this post four years ago when I enjoyed using Nadine's eBook with my best friend's kids during Holy Week. At the time I had one daughter who was only 6 months old. I am now the happy Mama of three beautiful children; ages 4, 3, and 1 and am looking forward to sharing "The Bunny, The Egg, & The Cross" with them. Nadine has a new blog over … [Read more...] about The Bunny, The Egg, & The Cross by Nadine (eBook Review and Coupon Code!)
My daughter has a penchant for picture book bibliographies. She’s a huge fan of Ada Lovelace and Wangari Maathai. These were not women with whom I was previously familiar, but thanks to some amazing picture books , we are learning about them together. We recently received another fabulous picture book all about some amazing women, “What’s the Big Deal About First … [Read more...] about More Than Beautification – Ladybird Johnson (Giveaway)
Amy Grant is an amazing recording artist and a family favorite. Her Christmas albums always top the stack when we start playing seasonal music. Her songs play in the background during some of my favorite holiday memories; decorating the Christmas tree, making cookies, and snuggling up with beloved Christmas picture books. Her newest album, "Tennessee Christmas" has … [Read more...] about Win an Amy Grant Tennessee Christmas CD!