Books About Old Testament Times

If you plan to study history chronologically and to incorporate the Bible into your study of history, here are some books to read in addition to the Bible. I gave book recommendations for the study of Ancient Egypt in my posts 10 Picture Books About Ancient Egypt and Books About Ancient Egypt for Older Readers. The Bible itself is enough, but if you’re looking for books to use as literature selections or for a family read aloud, here are a couple ideas. Continue reading “Books About Old Testament Times”

Why Homeschool Moms Should Always Schedule Nap Time

Homeschool moms should always schedule nap time into their days. Nap time is good for everyone from infant to teenager. Even over-worked moms need a break. You don’t have to actually nap, in fact we don’t nap at all anymore. Call it a reading time or quiet time. We call it rest time and we use it to read. When I told my kids the topic of this post they laughed saying it’s my favorite topic. My husband regularly teases me (in a sweet way) about my one hour off every afternoon.  But I endure it all because it is my favorite time of day and I am adamant about fitting it in. A one hour time block set aside to rest is an intentional component of our daily schedule – and I think you should try it too. Continue reading “Why Homeschool Moms Should Always Schedule Nap Time”