Honeybees Unit Study

  Honeybees are fascinating little creatures that can teach us a great deal about diligence and perseverance. “Busy as a bee” takes on a whole new meaning after studying the daily life of these little creatures. Here are some resources for your Honeybee unit study. This post may contain some affiliate links for your convenience, which means if you make […]

10 Unique Handmade Valentine’s Day Gifts

Nothing says “I Love You!” like a unique handmade Valentine’s Day gift, but us non-creatives (yep, that’s me!) sometimes have difficulty coming up with ideas for an awesome gift.  Yay for Pinterest!! I found some really fun and beautiful ideas and printables and would like to share them with you.  Happy Valentine’s Day!   12 Months of Pre-Planned Date Nights […]

Favorite Thanksgiving Books at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Favorite Thanksgiving Books

Thanksgiving is becoming an overlooked holiday these days. Halloween gets loads of attention and then on November 1st the Christmas carols are on the radio, Christmas decorations are in the stories, and of course, the Christmas sale ads begin. Thanksgiving is difficult to make money from so the holiday gets relegated to half an aisle of cheap decorations at the […]

Halloween…Denounce or Redeem?

Halloween is a hot button issue in Christian circles these days. Some claim that participating means that we are promoting a satanic holiday. I don’t agree. God can use anything to bring people to him. So what makes Halloween so controversial anyway?     Pagan Origins Halloween has its roots in the pagan ritual of Samhain. It was a night […]

Wholesome Historical Fiction for All Ages at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Wholesome Historical Fiction Books for All Ages

Historical fiction is one of my favorite genres. I love being able to learn about the culture and traditions of the past through the lives of characters. It’s so much better than trying to learn through the dry paragraphs of a textbook. The time period comes alive, and it’s much easier to remember. There are so many amazing historical fiction […]

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 […]

30 Wholesome Books for Middle Schoolers at LifeInTheNerddom.com

30 Wholesome Books for Middle Schoolers

Before I knew better I let my daughter read whatever she found in the “tween” section of the library. There were cute covers and fun illustrations that made the books look completely harmless. Then I picked up one of the books she had left lying on the table and read a few pages. I was shocked at what I read. […]

30 Wholesome Books for Elementary Kids at LifeInTheNerddom.com

30 Wholesome Books for Elementary Kids

It can be a little scary when children begin reading books on their own. You’re not sure what content they are picking up from the library shelves, and there are a great many books available to them that aren’t appropriate for their growing minds. That’s why I’m giving you this list of 30 of our favorite wholesome books for elementary […]

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 […]