Raising strong readers

We all know the importance of literacy. It helps us communicate and make sense of our world. As an author, I love to write books that encourage children to use their imaginations and learn about God and the world around them. But, raising children who love to read can be challenging. It takes intention and…… Continue reading Raising strong readers

Homeschool check-in

Did you start homeschooling this fall? If so, how is it going? Getting ready to homeschool can be a very exciting time. The pros and cons have been listed and weighed and finally your family has made the decision. There may have been some research involved to find the current law in your area regarding…… Continue reading Homeschool check-in

Back to homeschool special

There is a shift in the air. The breeze is fresher now and the leaves are starting to show some colour. Fall is coming, at least here in Northern Ontario, and thoughts are starting to turn back to school. With many families choosing to homeschool, I wanted to offer you a special discount for language…… Continue reading Back to homeschool special

Look for the chicken for good kidlit

Finding good stories with traditional values can be difficult in today’s woke culture. Chicken Scratch Books fills that need with quality middle grade books that uphold the values families are striving to pass on to their children. With each book, Chicken Scratch Books also offers two novel studies to enhance the child’s literature and reading…… Continue reading Look for the chicken for good kidlit

Kidlit resources for homeschoolers

As a homeschooler, my greatest challenge was also my greatest joy: spending all day, everyday, with my kids. I loved learning with them, seeing their faces light up when they mastered something and finding ways to tailor the learning to their strengths. But it wasn’t all fingerpaint and field trips. It was also finding ways…… Continue reading Kidlit resources for homeschoolers

Fun @ home

As the longest March break in recent history has only just begun, how can parents cope with, and dare I say, enjoy the extra time with their children? Many organisations are coming to the rescue with free online resources. Parents are reaching out to other families with ideas and inspiration. Social media is providing unlimited…… Continue reading Fun @ home