• Book Review: Soul of an Octopus

    Book Review: Soul of an Octopus

    By on November 28, 2016

    This book challenges our material assumptions about consciousness and the sources of intelligence in an effective and captivating way.

  • Book Review: One Thousand Gifts

    Book Review: One Thousand Gifts

    By on November 20, 2016

    ...her life was turned upside down and burst open by finding gratitude to God for the slightest little gifts...

  • Best Books for Kids About Thanksgiving

    Best Books About Thanksgiving for Kids

    By on November 19, 2016

    Here are our favorite books about Thanksgiving for kids. These would be terrific to read to or get in...

  • Book Review the Last Runaway

    Book Review: The Last Runaway

    By on November 12, 2016

    This historical novel is set in Ohio and is about a Quaker girl from England who who becomes involved...

  • Homeschooling Book and Curriculum Sale Here

    By on November 5, 2016

    Yesterday (and this morning) we are having a homeschooling book and curriculum sale in our home. It was an...

  • The Nightingale Book Review

    Book Review: The Nightingale

    By on October 26, 2016

    This moving story will hold you until the last word and beyond. Read it if you need to remember...

  • Bible translation resources

    Bible Translation Resources

    By on October 23, 2016

    Good Bible translation and reference tools on websites, in apps, and books that I would recommend.

  • book review the Pollan Family Table cookbook

    Book Review: Pollan Family Table Cookbook

    By on October 18, 2016

    I spent some time over the weekend reading this cookbook, and trying the recipes, and got some great ideas...

  • Book Review House of Thieves

    Book Review: House of Thieves

    By on September 28, 2016

    Full of high society on the one hand, and squalor, poverty, and depravity on the other, it is this...

  • Book Review: The Interestings

    By on September 22, 2016

    I have just now slogged through it and do not recommend it, giving it only three stars. The bottom...

  • Ashley Bryan featured artist

    Featured Artist: Ashley Bryan

    By on September 14, 2016

    I will never forget this man's energy, love of color, excitement for the creative process, his great attitude, and...

  • board book gifts

    Board Book Gift Suggestions

    By on August 13, 2016

    I think board books are very important because they instill the good habit (and tremendous joy!) of reading early,...