"When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes" - Erasmus
Ever since I was a young girl, I have been an avid reader. One of my heartfelt desires is that my little ones will have a great love of reading quality books, throughout their lives. One great blessing of home education is that my children and I have ample time to read together.
I also endeavor to read books which will instruct and challenge me. The following are my planned books to read each month, through this year.
January- Raising Real Men: Surviving, Teaching, and Appreciating Boys
February- Organized Simplicity: The Clutter Free Approach to Organized Living
March- What He Must Be If He Wants to Marry My Daughter
April- One Thousand Gifts
May- Raising Godly Tomatoes
June- The Ultimate Guide to the Daniel Fast
July- The Fallacy Detective
August- Cure Tooth Decay
September- The Whole Soy Story
October- The Five Love Languages
November- Living Rich for Less: Create the Lifestyle you Want by Giving, Saving, and Spending Smart
December- Honey for A Child's Heart
Reading with Children
"So please, oh PLEASE, we beg, we pray, Go throw your TV set away, And in its place you can install, A lovely bookshelf on the wall."
-Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
I love to glean reading ideas for my little ones from the Sonlight catalog, Ambleside Online booklists, and Honey for My Child's Heart. I would also love to get this book, which looks like a tremendous resource for gleaning good read aloud recommendations.
Our Read Aloud List (a few of our planned selections for this year)
The Big Picture Story Book
Big Truths for Little Kids
Sarah, Plain and Tall
Cricket in Times Square
On the Banks of Plum Creek
Missionary Stories with the Millers
What books are you planning on reading this year?
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