Chapter Books for Girls

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These are just a few of our favorite chapter books for girls. | thissweetlifeofmine.com

Girls need to read more than just fairy and princess books. Don’t get me wrong. There’s nothing wrong with fairies and princesses, and Emma has read more than her fair share of books about them. But, there’s something about a great adventure book with wholesome female characters that empowers girls to embark on adventures of […]

Why Homeschool? Keep Them Young Just a Little Longer

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Homeschoolers are blessed to have the ability to keep our kids "young" just a tad bit longer. Why the rush to grow up too fast? | thissweetlifeofmine.com

One of the things I love about homeschooling is the ability to keep my kids little for just a little bit longer. I don’t mean little as in I never want them to grow up. I mean little as in young. I don’t want them to grow up faster than necessary. I don’t want grown-ups […]

Roald Dahl Unit and Free Printable {Ntl Poetry Month}

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Roald Dahl Printable | thissweetlifeofmine.com

Wrap up National Poetry Month with a little study of Roald Dahl and his works. I’ll be honest and admit I had no idea Roald Dahl was a poet. However, when I was trying to decide on another poet to feature this month, his name popped up a few times. While I am very familiar […]

Weekend Round-Up: Kindle Books for Tweens {April-25}

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Kindle Books for Tweens | thissweetlifeofmine.com

  Kindle Books for Tweens Please remember, Amazon prices can change quickly. The books below were free at the time this post went live, but may only be so for a limited time. Please double check the price before purchasing any of the books below.   Legend Of Ender Creeper: Adventures Of A Rich Creeper And A Poor Enderman: Join the adventures of […]

Week in Review: The One with the Cookie Campaign

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Welcome! How was your week? We had a good one, but it’s been a bit rainy and chilly around here. It got almost up to 80 degrees last week, and it got below freezing this week. If you don’t like the weather, wait a minute. It’s bound to change… Anyhow, Emma is moving right along […]

WWII Books for Middle Schoolers

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WWII Books for Middle School | thissweetlifeofmine.com

Right now, Emma and I are studying World War II in our history studies. I like to supplement our studies with living books. I check out quite a few books on each topic we study. I leave them on Emma’s book sling, and I let her choose what books to read. Several times a week, […]