• Liberation of Denmark 75th Anniversary

    Number the Stars & 75 Years Since Denmark’s Liberation

    This May Marks the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Denmark On April 9, 1940 after one of the shortest battles in history lasting a mere six hours, Denmark was occupied by the Nazis. They would remain under Nazi control until May 1945 when they were liberated by Allied Forces. During the time of occupation in Denmark, as in many other occupied countries the Nazis were on the hunt for innocent Jews. Amazingly though, about 90 percent of Danish Jews survived the Holocaust. That is significantly more than any other European country. Why? The Danes had a fortunate advantage than that of many other countries.…

  • List of Free Reading Resources

    List of 5+ Free Reading Resources

    Want some free reading resources? In light of recent events, I  have created a list of free reading resources that are available to anyone and everyone.  When I heard that families were being forced to stay home because of certain events happening in the world right now, I really wanted to do something to help. I was at loss as to what I could do to help because I didn’t want to add to any overwhelm effecting families who have been tossed into homeschooling or benefit from them financially. After thinking about it for a while, I decided that I could compile a list of…

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    7 Picture Books About Gardening That Kids Will Love

    Finding lovely picture books about gardening is not hard Today is the first official day of spring! When I think of spring, my mind automatically turns to gardening. I have gardened with my mother for pretty much as long as I can remember. It has always been part of our late winter/early spring routine to plan the garden, start seeds indoors, waiting for the soil to thaw so that we can prepare the garden beds and transplant the little seedlings. Gardening is really great thing to do if you have the space and resources to do so. Getting the kids involved is even better.  Gardening…

  • Kids Books Being Adapted Into Movies

    Kids Books Being Adapted into Movies

    Who Doesn’t Love a Good Book Turned into a Movie? I am really excited to share with you a list of children’s books that are being made into movies this year. There are one or two in particular that I am pumped up about. I would love to hear from you, which one you are the most excited about. Let me know in the comment section below. Now for the list! The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate If you haven’t read The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate, then I strongly suggest you do. It is a wonderful book. You can read…

  • 2020 Reading Challenge (1)

    2020 Reading Challenge | Free Printable Included

    Want to Join a Reading Challenge? It is now the year, which means it’s time to start planning a reading year that you can be proud of. If you didn’t read my post yet about setting reading goals for a productive reading year, then you can find that post here. If you need something to motivate you to read more books in this new year, then why not try a reading challenge? If you have never done one before, don’t fret. They are relatively easy to do. Benefits of a Reading Challenge You might be wondering why it is such a good idea to join…

  • 3 Simple Steps to a Successful Reading Year

    3 Steps to a Successful Reading Year

    Creating Reading Goals for a More Productive Reading Year 3 Simple Steps for Helping You and Your Child Create and Achieve Reading Goals. What Are Reading Goals? There are many types of reading goals. It all depends on who you talk to, but generally speaking, reading goals by definition are simply little challenges you give yourself to not only get better at reading but also help improve consistency in reading at the same time. This makes them not only great for adults but children as well, especially reluctant readers. Creating feasible reading goals doesn’t have to be difficult or time-consuming, even when creating them with…

  • 8 Sites That Offer Free Ebooks and Audiobooks 8

    8 Sites That Offer Free Ebooks and Audiobooks

    Free ebooks and audiobooks are great, right? Here in this blog post, you will find links to sites that offer ebooks and audiobooks for FREE! Some of the sites require you to sign up, while others have no strings attached. I personally prefer not signing up for things, but in some cases it is worth it. The sites that I will link to, cost you nothing except perhaps your email address. Just a quick disclaimer, most of the free ebooks and audiobooks are in the public domain, meaning they are not subject to copyright. Most such books are considered classics and most are at least…