Weekend reading: February 21, 2015

Playing in the Snow

A double batch of pasta sauce on the stove, kids playing in the snow, and The Hobbit on Audible…it’s a good day! It’s been one of those weeks where nothing goes quite right, brought on mostly by our sweet little man’s horrible sleep habits. Being exhausted means I haven’t been as productive, motivated or kind as I’d […]

Technology in our homeschool

Technology in our homeschool

One of the biggest—and most surprising—changes to our homeschool this year has been the addition of technology. Although we’ve always used an iPad for memory work and audiobooks, and we are on our third year of using Teaching Textbooks, this is the first year we have fully embraced technology as a learning tool. The big girls (3rd […]

What are you waiting for?

What are you waiting for?

For a long time, I had the terrible habit of saving the good stuff for “someday.” Okay—in full disclosure—while I recognize this tendency these days, I still find myself tempted to hold onto things rather than enjoy them: A lotion or scrub that I want to save for a special treat. A journal I’m afraid to start because […]

A mishmash of books {Quick Lit with Modern Mrs. Darcy}

Quick Lit for February...a mishmash of books

My January reading list was characterized by stories from World War II as well as books about creativity and productivity. February, on the other hand, has been a mishmash of whichever books grab my attention when I open the overflowing Books to Read folder on my Kindle. (I just can’t stop buying books from my wishlist […]