What Nino Read, April 2017

Galileo’s Leaning Tower Experiment Viking Raiders The Wishing-Chair Collection Draw Really Cool Stuff Space (DK Eyewitness) Knute Rockne (COFA) Cleopatra Spider The Greenleaf Guide to Ancient Egypt How to Draw Spider-Man Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate...

What Nino Read, March 2017

Track Team Titans The Secret of the Fortune Wookiee Princess Labelmaker to the Rescue! Peter Kent’s Big Book of Armor Who Were the Vikings? King Jack and the Dragon How Georgie Radbourn Saved Baseball The Kingfisher First Encyclopedia Can You See What I See?...

What Nino Read, February 2017

175 More Science Experiments To Amuse and Amaze Your Friends A Lime, a Mime, a Pool of Slime A Mink, a Fink, a Skating Rink Ang Binibining Tumalo sa Mahal Na Hari Ang Prinsipeng Ayaw Maligo Charles Dickens: The Man Who Had Great Expectations Charlie and the Chocolate...

Argentina Unit Study

Living Books: Other resources that may be helpful: Argentina Booklet: A Country Study – $3.50 digital download Animal Habitats free download Christmas Around the World: Argentina A unit study here from Homeschool in the Woods Can’t forget the food!...

What Nino Read January 2017

Abraham Lincoln (COFA) Buffalo Bill Dolphins! Eyewitness Science: Light For the Love of the Game by Michael Jordan Fractals, Googols and Other Mathematical Tales by Theoni Pappas Henry Huggins How We Learned the Earth is Round I Did It With My Hatchet: A Story of...

100 Books Every (Catholic) Woman Needs To Read

Inspired by this post, 100 Books Every Man Needs to Read, I tried to come up with my own 100-book list. I got up to 65, then 118, and then cut it back down to 86, then back up to 112, down to 91, and so on…. I’m at 96 now and tired of trying to decide what...

What Nino Read, November 2016

How To Write A Thank-You Letter by Cecilia Minden and Kate Roth What’s So Yummy? All About Eating Well and Feeling Good A Gebra Named Al Si Pilandok, ang Bantay-Gubat The Shortest Day: Celebrating the Winter Solstice Don’t Let the Barber Pull Your Teeth...

What Nino Read, September 2016

A Child’s Book of Manners A Gift of Gracias Atoms and Molecules Experiments Using Ice, Salt, Marbles, and More Bard of Avon Brother Sun, Sister Moon (Mayo/Malone) Buffalo Bill Bugged: How Insects Changed History Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Chemical Change...

What Nino Read, August 2016

26 Fairmount Avenue A Kiss for Little Bear A Spider Story Abner Doubleday (Dunham) Alamat ng Ampalaya Billy and Blaze Blaze and Thunderbolt Blaze Shows the Way Charlotte’s Web Daniel (Animated Stories Activity Book) Edward Hopper (Venezia) Extreme Machines...

What Nino Read, July 2016

A Boy Named Giotto A Little Pigeon Toad A Swiftly Tilting Planet A wind in the door And Then It’s Spring Are You My Mother? Attack of the Clones Basic Aid Training Basketball for Young Champions Bionics Brian Jacques The Tribes of Redwall Otters + Badgers Cam...

A Rationale for Latin

Just a quick note — Latin discussion at one of my homeschooling moms’ group and the question came up: Why Latin? What are your end goals? My answer: My end goal was simple: for my kids to develop an appreciation for Latin since it’s where the Romance...

So I Lost My Planner/Journal Today….

I got to Kroger and as I stepped out of my car, I reached for my journal on the passenger seat and WHOOPS! IT’S NOT HERE. I had left it at Costco, probably on the baby/toddler seat plastic thingie on the cart, because my journal’s pink and I might not have...

Resources for Drawing Comic Superheroes

We were just at Michaels to pick up stuff for Nino’s sacramental preparation portfolio (will blog that at a later date) and he found a book on how to draw comics, except it wasn’t on sale, and the “50% off any item at regular price” coupon we...

Making Sense of Islam and ISIS (2 of 2)

Way past due compilation of news items and commentaries. Treating this like a homeschooler and educating myself. I’ve bolded the articles that I found most helpful to me. Note that inclusion on this list doesn’t mean I agree with the author or the article....

Making Sense of Islam and ISIS (1 of 2)

Way past due compilation of news items and commentaries. Treating this like a homeschooler and educating myself. I’ve bolded the articles that I found most helpful to me. Note that inclusion on this list doesn’t mean I agree with the author or the article....