The day I downloaded my first eBook onto our iPad, I was thrilled. I had finally found a way to carry a library in my bag – without breaking my back or going over the weight limit at the airport! When I downloaded my first free eBook from my wishlist, and began to realize the potential [...]
I had always assumed that a good reader would naturally make a good writer. Not so, according to Andrew Pudewa of the Institute for Excellence in Writing. “The fundamental requisite for being an excellent communicator”? Reading aloud. Because when we’re reading silently, what do we do? We speed read. We skip over the words we [...]
I was at another meeting of homeschool moms. Tonight, the discussion topic was a book that only half of us had read.
I hadn’t read it. And I’ll admit, I was slightly prejudiced against the book and the authors.
But listening to one mom, I thought it sounded like a fabulous book on parenting.
Hearing another, though, I was afraid it might be filled with too many rules and not enough grace.
I laughed as I concluded that you could easily think you were hearing reviews of ten very different books when in a room full of ten homeschool moms who were talking about only one book…