Summer Reading Round-Up at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Summer Reading Round-Up!

Most kids love the Wild West and stories of Cowboys, Indians, and moving west. What better topic to focus on for summer reading! We’re continuing the 10 Days of Wholesome Books for Summer Reading series today with our Summer Reading Round-Up! There are so many topics that you could delve into, including: Daniel Boone and the Wilderness Road Louisiana Purchase […]

25 Wholesome Picture Books for Your Family at LifeInTheNerddom.com

25 Wholesome Picture Books for Your Family

Finding wholesome picture books to read with your children shouldn’t be a chore. Unfortunately, it can be. There are so many children’s books that contain very questionable content these days! I am often shocked at the political agendas that are addressed even at the picture book level. But that’s another post for another day. Today I’m sharing our top 25 […]

10 Days of Wholesome Summer Reading @ LifeInTheNerddom.com

10 Days of Wholesome Books for Summer Reading

Do you want your children to read wholesome books filled with inspiring characters worthy of emulating? Do you worry about what your children are reading and feel like you need to preview their books (especially older kids), but you just can’t find the time? If so, then you’ll want to join me over the next two weeks as I bring […]

Help! Homeschooling is Ruining My Marriage @ LifeInTheNerddom.com

Help! Homeschooling is Ruining My Marriage!

Welcome to the “What’s Your Secret Struggle Homeschool Mom?” guest post series. Today, I’ve asked my husband to share his thoughts on how homeschooling affects our marriage. We’re more than a decade into this journey and we’ve seen some ups and downs along the way. I can say with absolute certainty that communication with your spouse is the key! Knowing […]

Easy Backyard Science for Spring

Spring is finally starting to tip-toe its way into the South and it has me looking forward to more outside time for the kids. It’s been raining at least a little every day for the past three weeks and my kids are rather stir-crazy. In preparation for sunnier days, I thought it would be fun to put together ideas for easy […]

All 9 Seasons of Little House on the Prairie Streaming on Amazon Prime!

Y’all!! I am so excited to let you know that Amazon Prime just added all 9 seasons of Little House on the Prairie to their streaming service. That’s right…the whole series FREE with Amazon Prime. Don’t have Prime? You can try it for 30 days for free. Hey…you can watch a lot of Little House in 30 days! This post […]

Family Movies that Encourage Kindness

If you have a visual learner, movies are a wonderful way to teach them about kindness and compassion. There are some really great movies out there, but it can be difficult to find them amongst all the…well, not so great ones. My kids love to watch movies, and we’ve discovered some real gems. This post may contain some affiliate links […]

21 Amazing Books About Kindness for Kids

Using books about kindness to teach kids doesn’t have to be complicated or time-consuming. Books are wonderful tools to teach children. The stories draw them in, capture their imaginations, and imprint important lessons on their minds. For these reasons, and many more, it’s vital that we as parents choose books wisely so that we’re building up desirable character, habits, and […]

Random Acts of Kindness Challenge for Siblings

The sibling relationship can sometimes be a little strained, especially in a homeschool setting where they are with each other all day. Here are some ideas to challenge and inspire your kids to be a little more kind to each other every day.   Don’t forget to grab the free printable at the bottom of the list so that you […]

Random Acts of Kindness Challenge for Parents

While the kids are busy learning all about being kind and putting that into practice, you can be a leading example by showering your family with kindness every day! Here are some ideas for inspiration.   Things that don’t cost a cent Make a list of the needs you see in your family and start praying over them daily Give […]