The boys in my history class have been reading biographies of people who lived during the Renaissance. Biographies can teach us so much. We not only learn what life was like during a certain time, but we can discover character traits to model, and we can be inspired by the accomplishments of others. Enjoy this list of biographies for readers of all ages. Continue reading
There’s a “great debate” whether different styles of learning even exist. Part of the debate is that if they do exist should they be catered to, and should we strengthen the weaker modality instead of teaching to the stronger. Continue reading
Let me begin by saying I am a voracious reader; my three boys, not so much. Oh, they read everything I assigned them, but not as much for fun as I would have liked. They mainly enjoyed adventure and historical fiction. Now, they read nonfiction books about things they want to learn and a lot of college textbooks! These are some of their favorite books that I hope your boys will enjoy, too! Continue reading
“In the great green room there was a telephone and a red balloon…” What mom hasn’t read these words from Goodnight Moon at least a thousand times? I can think of few more precious times than peacefully snuggling with a drowsy little one and reading. A love of reading is one of the greatest gifts we can pass on to our children. Continue reading
Our church has been centering its worship around celebrating the Christian calendar year. It is a transforming study in that we are learning to see the focus of all of life pointing to the pattern of grace in history and in our daily lives. We can begin to train our children by reading to them and pointing them to books that teach this pattern. Let’s show our children the order of life and the love of Christ. Enjoy these books that follow the church calendar.