May-June 2015 read-alouds

We’re still deep in Little House on the Prairie love around here!  We are enjoying nicer weather these days and trying to take advantage of that and we also have a move coming up which is taking a lot of my time. We’re still reading daily, just not in our normal routine. Farmer Boy was […]

March-April 2015 read-alouds

Since I failed to get the March read-aloud post up (even though I had it written) I am just going to combine March and April. Henry Huggins by Beverly Cleary is one I will happily admit that I picked mainly to try to encourage Stefan to read longer chapter books. Henry and his dog get […]

The amazing birth of our little Maisie

Just after midnight on April 2, one week past her due date, our little Maisie Eliza entered this world. She weighed 10 pounds 1 ounce (my biggest baby by quite a margin!) and measured 22 inches. The past 9 months Before I jump to the more exciting part of Maisie’s birth, I have to briefly […]

Snapshot of life #2

Outside my window… We have had some unseasonably warm weather that has allowed the kids to be outside at least part of nearly every day. Their play has been full of great imagination with things from books we’ve read being played out in our yard and woods. I’m thankful for all the time they have […]

February 2015 read-alouds

This is my monthly round up of longer (100+ pages) read-alouds that I read to the kids. The Milly Molly Mandy Storybook by Joyce Lankester Brisley is a perfect book for a young girl. I’m not saying boys wouldn’t like it (and there are non pink editions, but this was the beautiful hard cover Olivia […]