The Republican National Convention met in Tampa, Florida last week, and the Democratic National Convention will convene in Charlotte, North Carolina this week. Election season is in full swing, but do your kids understand the election process? Do you?
America has a fairly unique process for electing her presidents. Campaigns, primaries, caucuses, party conventions and […]
We’re planning our annual outing to the big park in town on the Fourth of July. It’s one of my family’s favorite events of the year! I thought I’d take along a few books for the kids to enjoy during the hottest part of the afternoon, and I’m always up for a read aloud or […]
As I’ve been building our Heritage Library these last few years, I’ve struggled with the best way to stretch our very sparse book buying dollars. Experience might tell us that buying paperback books would stretch our dollars further. Carried to the next level, buying used paperbacks would probably be the least expensive way to […]
Do you live in a Super Tuesday state? We do! While I very much appreciate the freedom we have in this country to vote our conscience for our elected officials, as well as for other ballot measures, I have not enjoyed the half dozen or so recorded messages I’ve said, “hello” to today alone! Our […]
My family does not live in a snowy climate. In fact, though I’ve lived within about 20 miles of where I currently live my entire life (of half a century or so), I can remember having snow that “stuck” only twice. My children, therefore, are really not acquainted with snow, or what living in a […]
We have quite a few Christmas books in our Heritage Library. Some are for the very young, and some are for the grown ups. At least half, though, are great read alouds for the family. We really don’t have nearly as many books for this particular holiday as I’d like to have, but every […]
Rather than rely on my puny memory for a list of books that a young girl would enjoy, I asked Dani to make me a list of books she remembered loving at about that age range As it turns out, though I asked for a list for girls, Dani’s list is appropriate for girls AND […]
This is by no means an exhaustive list of children’s books about Thanksgiving, but these are a few that I will be reading to my boys and the grandbabies during the next few days. These are all books that have a permanent home in our Heritage Library. While this list might be a bit […]
A few years ago, the Lord prompted me to begin building our home library.
I now consider our home library our Heritage Library. My vision is to establish a very fine, private library that will be available not only to my children, but to my children’s children. I am spurred on by our […]