Our Favorite Read-Alouds

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Our Favorite Read Alouds

If you’ve read my blog for any length of time, you know that we love books around here! I post book reviews on here several times each month. I post about our monthly reading challenges. I share our reading progress in our weekly wrap-ups.  Occasionally, I share about our read-alouds. Last year, I started the year with […]

Planning Ahead for a Very Busy Season

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Planning ahead for the busy seasons of life | thissweetlifeofmine.com

Back in October, Emma auditioned for a child’s role with the Cincinnati Ballet when they perform Alice in Wonderland this spring. Being a realist, we didn’t get our hopes up. There were a lot of girls auditioning for a handful of spots. We were ecstatic when we got the email stating that she had been […]

Minecraft Homeschool Units {Review}

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Make learning fun with Minecraft! | thissweetlifeofmine.com

Emma is a huge Minecraft fan. She and her friends play it on long hot summer afternoons. She doesn’t have time to play much during the dance season, but she does love all things Minecraft whether she’s playing it or not. I’ve downloaded Minecraft activity pages for her in the past, but none of them […]

Gift Guide for Young Artists

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American Landmarks Chalk Pastels Art Tutorials | thissweetlifeofmine.com

Emma is our resident artist. She loves to color and draw and sculpt. She creates things with washi tape and felt. She’s always crafting or doing art in her spare time. She absolutely adores the tutorials offered at Hodgepodge and Southern Hodgepodge. Last winter, we used the Mug of Hot Chocolate tutorial to create some […]

Christmas Chapter Books for Kids and a Link-Up

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Christmas Chapter Books for Kids | thissweetlifeofmine.com

We are a read-aloud homeschool family. I usually have more than one read-aloud going on at a time. Emma begs for me to read-aloud still – in the 6th grade. Some days I don’t feel like reading, but I do it anyway. I know these days will pass all too soon, and I want to keep […]

Small Talk {Book Review}

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Small Talk {A Book Review}| Amy Julia Becker learns about love, life, and the Lord through the innocence of her young children's daily questions. A refreshing read for mommas. | thissweetlifeofmine.com

About Small Talk Almost every day, one of Amy Julia’s children says something or asks something that prompts her to think more carefully:  “What ‘lasting’ mean?” William wonders when he hears a song about God being an everlasting God. “If the children who died went to heaven, then why are we sad?” Penny asks, when […]