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Tips on how to raise a reader from a mom with 14 kids.

How to Raise a Lifelong Reader: Tips for a Mom with 14 Book-Loving Kids

How to Raise a Lifelong Reader: Tips for a Mom with 14 Book-Loving Kids {Post contains affiliate links} My kids are all avid readers. Whether they began reading at age 4 (Judah and Hezekiah) or age 8 (Enoch) they are all now strong readers who love to lose themselves in a good book. After 22 …

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Mordecai loves to cuddle up with his kitten Esme.

The Life-Changing Fear of Maggots (and Tarantulas)

The Life-Changing Fear of Maggots (and Tarantulas) Fun things that are happening around here! A couple of weeks ago a certain 8-year-old (who shall remain nameless) developed a sudden, overwhelming terror of maggots. Yes, maggots. Here’s the thing about maggots, my friends, they are small and yes, they could be hiding practically anywhere in your …

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