teaching reading

How to Choose Books for Your Homeschool
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How to Choose Books for Your Homeschool

Books are an incredibly important part of our homeschool – in fact, they are central to just about every part of our homeschool! But how do you choose books for your homeschool? What should you look for and…

Five Ways to Improve Kids’ Reading comprehension
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Five Ways to Improve Kids’ Reading comprehension

Once your kids learn how to read, you want to make sure that they aren’t just reading the words, but that they actually understand what’s happening in the story. This is called reading comprehension. If your kids can…

Teaching Kids Letters and Sounds
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Teaching Kids Letters and Sounds

I’ve spent a LOT of time over the last 17 years teaching kids letters and sounds. Between my time teaching in the classroom and now homeschooling my own kids, I’ve picked up many different ways for kids to…

How to Teach Kids to Read: the best resources, curriculum, and tips for parents
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How to Teach Kids to Read: the best resources, curriculum, and tips for parents

Teaching kids to read can feel overwhelming. Whether you are homeschooling and the responsibility is solely on you or if your child is in school but needs extra support, it can feel like a lot – especially if…

Winter Books Kids Love
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Winter Books Kids Love

One of my favorite things about the changing of seasons is the books! I store seasonal books separately from the rest of our books, so it’s always so fun to pull out the new (old) books as the…