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March 14, 2022

It’s Time for the Annual Spring Sale! It’s my favorite time of year, not only for the weather but because it’s also time to start thinking ahead to the new school year! This is also the perfect time to buy Build Your Library curriculum during our 2022 Spring Sale! For the next three weeks (March … Continue reading "2022 Spring Sale!"


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January 28, 2022

Welcome to Build Your Library’s “Homeschool Tidbits: Episode 4 – Living Books Recommendations”. In this new weekly video series, I will delve briefly into a topic related to homeschooling and will share some of my knowledge and expertise as a long-time homeschooling mother of 4 children. Three of whom have graduated! Over the past two … Continue reading "Homeschool Tidbits: Living Books Recommendations"


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January 21, 2022

Welcome to Build Your Library’s “Homeschool Tidbits: Episode 3 – How to Use Living Books”. In this new weekly video series, I will delve briefly into a topic related to homeschooling and will share some of my knowledge and expertise as a long-time homeschooling mother of 4 children. Three of whom have graduated! Last week … Continue reading "Homeschool Tidbits: How to Use Living Books"


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January 14, 2022

Welcome to Build Your Library’s “Homeschool Tidbits: Episode 2 – What is a Living Book?” In this new weekly video series, I will delve briefly into a topic related to homeschooling and will share some of my knowledge and expertise as a long-time homeschooling mother of 4 children. Three of whom have graduated! Last week I … Continue reading "Homeschool Tidbit: What is a Living Book?"


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September 30, 2021

The leaves are changing, the air is getting crisp and cool, and the school year is new and fresh. It’s the season of apples and pumpkins and football. Autumn is one of my favorite times of the year so I have quite the collection of fall-themed picture books that I love to share with my … Continue reading "Favorite Fall Reads"


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June 1, 2019

Have you ever read a book at a certain point in your childhood that stuck with you into adulthood? Sometimes books become paper memories – as soon as you reread it your mind drifts back to a time in your life like looking at a photograph. In today’s post there are a series of hypothetical … Continue reading "I Have Just the Book for That!"


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October 22, 2018

Thanksgiving is a bit of a controversial holiday. There are many, many books and resources on the market to help you teach it to your children, but by and large, those books and resources focus on a mythology rather than the actuality of the English coming to America. How much should we teach our young … Continue reading "My Favorite Thanksgiving Books for Younger Children"


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July 23, 2018

Don’t judge a book by its cover. When I was in the 7th grade, my English teacher assigned us Watership Down by Richard Adams. I remember rolling my eyes as she placed the book on my desk. At this point in my life, I was obsessed with Stephen King, John Saul and other “adult” novels. … Continue reading "Underrated Books – Watership Down"


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December 10, 2017

It’s time to head back to Hogwarts for Harry’s fifth year in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. This year Harry has a lot on his plate. The Ministry of Magic is actively working against him, the new Defense Against the Dark Arts professor is taking over the school, and school work as … Continue reading "Unit Study: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix"


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January 25, 2017

It’s National School Choice Week 2017! All week the SEA Homeschoolers has been sharing their School Choice Week Podcast series. Today is my interview with Mari Buckroth, in which we discussed secular homeschooling with Charlotte Mason and living books. Have you been wondering how to secularize the Charlotte Mason philosophy? How to make time in your … Continue reading "School Choice Week Podcast: Charlotte Mason Homeschooling"


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