Three Books I Read Before Each New School Year & How YOU Can Win One


I don’t know about you, but I’m in major planning mode over here. This year I’ve decided to adapt the crate system for this year’s curriculum organization. I’ve fallen in love with Kristie’s techniques and strategies. You should totally check out her blog.

But wait, you said you were going to be giving away books, not talking about homeschool organization.

Yes, yes, I know. Sorry, back to the books!

So, each year during the summer months I spend a little extra time on myself and get some homeschool mama encouragement. My favorite three sources for this are Teaching from Rest: A Homeschooler’s Guide to Unshakable Peace by Sarah Mackenzie, For the Children’s Sake: Foundations of Education for Home and School by Susan Schaeffer Macaulay, and Educating the WholeHearted Child by Clay and Sally Clarkson.

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*The books in the picture are my own well-loved books, the winners will be receiving brand new books. 😉 *

If I could only own three books to guide my homeschooling years, it would be these three. Hands down. I wish I could give you all a copy of each of them, but I think my hubby might get a bit upset if did that.

About Teaching From Rest

Those who have made the decision to homeschool their children have done so out of great love for their children and a desire to provide them an excellent education in the context of a warm, enriching home. Yet so many mothers who have taken up this challenge find her days are full of stress, worry, and anxiety. This book is the answer. Sarah Mackenzie puts our worrying mama hearts at ease as she reveals what really matters, how to make every moment count, how to build a curriculum and daily rhythm that works for your family, and so much more.

About For the Children’s Sake

Everyone wants education to be a joyous adventure and celebration of life, as well as a solid preparation for living. The book is based first on a Christian understanding of what it means to be human- to be a child and parent, and at the same time, it is deeply practical. For the Children’s Sake is a book which can help every parent awaken the young minds fo their children and give them a new richness, stability, and joy for living.

About Educating the Wholehearted Child

Whether you are a first-time homeschooler or a longtime veteran, this comprehensive guide will equip and empower you for your journey of faith as a family. Discover the joy of bringing relationship-based, book-centered learning into the natural daily life of your home. This is a book to encourage you on a journey of discovery in your home life, in education, and in faith. Those who embrace the spirit of this book will find that living wholeheartedly is the key to a life well lived!

So, without further ado, enter below for your chance to win one of these three awesome books!

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