Best Book of March

During March I read The Trespasser, The Versions of Us, Journey to Munich, Love Warrior, Montessori From the Start, and Essentialism. Essentialism was hands down the winner of the month. Most likely the year. I wrote a whole post about that book, so a little bit about the first runner-up: Montessori From the Start. This book… Continue reading Best Book of March

Best Book of February

In February I read For the Children's Sake, Library of Souls,The Rest of God, The Girl on the Train, Big Little Lies, Traveling Mercies, and Carry On. The winner of the Best Book of February is: For the Children's Sake. Traveling Mercies was a close second. I've been working to incorporate more non-fiction into my reading this year, and… Continue reading Best Book of February

Best Book of January

In January I read The Spy, The Sound of Gravel, Lilac Girls, Hollow City, and The Rosie Effect. And the winner of the auspicious title Elizabeth's Best Book of January: a tie. I know, such a cop-out. But truly, I read two really phenomenal books in January and both so different. First, The Sound of Gravel… Continue reading Best Book of January

Reading: For the Children’s Sake

For the Children's Sake by Susan Schaeffer Macaulay was a Christmas gift from my mother. This rather thin book contains a wealth of information and educational ideas based on the teachings of Charlotte Mason. I've heard the Mason name before in association with education, but this was my introduction to her. I must say, I'm smitten.… Continue reading Reading: For the Children’s Sake