Each year on the last Monday in May we honor the memory of the men and women who sacrificed their lives for our freedom. Originally known as Decoration Day, a day set aside in 1868 to decorate the graves of Civil War soldiers, Memorial Day became an official federal holiday in 1971. Our feature book… Continue reading The Cost of Our Freedom
Seeds. What seemed like such a simple topic opened up so many teaching possibilities it was hard to know where to even begin! I realized after starting this that we could study seeds for a year and still have more to study. We tried our best to stick to a few topics, but my younger… Continue reading A Seed is Sleepy
Welcome! I’m so thankful you stopped by for a visit. We are a family of book lovers, and my vision for this blog is to provide educational ideas that cultivate learning through the beauty of living books. We use a variety of books to meet our own homeschooling needs and have found real books to… Continue reading Welcome!