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    May Reading List

    I did not get much reading accomplished this past month. Since soccer season has started and spring has arrived with warmer weather I feel like we are always doing something. We are hardly at home and if we are there seems to be a project that needs to be done. After a long winter season of cold weather (well kind of cold for the south) there are a lot of projects that need tending to.I was enjoying The Esacpe Artist by Brad Metlzer but I wasn’t able to finish it before I had to return it to the library. So I will try again but with the long wait list…

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    April Reading List

    In March I decided to focus on reading books instead of watching TV to relax. It wasn’t easy to change habits while in the beginning of the soccer season, Bookworm with chicken pox, birthdays and grandparents visiting. Add in daily life responsibilities of homeschooling, homesteading, and homemaking and it seemed near impossible but I wanted to try. I finished 2 of my 3 books from my March list. I decided to take my time reading through Zero to 10,000 Page Views in Less than 30 Days by Anna Merhalski as I’m working on my blog. Reading in my hammock at nap time gave me some “me time” that I always hear is…

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    March Reading List

    I’ve been trying to make reading a bigger priority in my life. Mostly because I want to set an example for my children and help them love reading books. I have struggled with this because being a homeschooling mom I spend much of my day reading and instructing my children through schoolwork that if I’m not working on something that needs cleaned or fixed I want to just relax and give my brain a break. Reading does not give my brain a break unless I don’t want to retain anything from the book. Last month I started all 3 of these books. I’ve gotten through the majority of 2 of…